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RATINGS: 1145   WEIGHTED AVG: 4/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
We toned down the hops a bit to allow cocoa nibs to contribute some pleasing bitterness, while vanilla notes from the oak combine with the cocoa to create an aroma and flavor akin to a gourmet chocolate bar. A dash of cayenne keeps things lively, adding just a bit of heat to the finish. A Yeti for summer? Hell yes.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Moggman (235) - Columbus, USA - OCT 16, 2009
Bottle. Pours black with dark brown head. Aroma is cocoa, roasted notes, and coffee. Flavor is chocolate and coffee with notes of vanilla and the smallest bit of heat in the finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
troopie (2293) - Munchen an der Willamette, Oregon, USA - OCT 14, 2009
Draught. Poured black with tan head. Much lacing in even rings. Aroma of chocolate, roast and espresso. Flavour is roast malt, chocolate, a few vanilla bits and an unsweetened coffee finish. Full body and flavour. This is a beer that is exactly what it sets out to be.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Theis (15119) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 14, 2009
Bottle at Craft Heads, Shibuya - shared with Mette. Pitch black - brown head. High chocolate aroma amd taste, light chili/spicy, light alcho-burn, lovely hoppy aroma, high hoppy taste, medium but pleasant sweetness, aokey, vanilla, light bourbon caracters. Fantastic beer - thanks !!!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Snojerk321 (2960) - San Diego, California, USA - OCT 13, 2009
22 oz bomber. Pours a dark cola with a thick and creamy brown head. Aroma of oak wood, chocolate and light vanilla. Taste of oak wood bathed in chocolate and vanilla. Hints of cocoa detected. Very nice but not as good as the regular oak aged yeti.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kyzr (1362) - Belgrade, Montana, USA - OCT 12, 2009
Pours thick dark brown with good sized brown head. Pepper, chocolate and roast on the nose. Flavor is rich with roasted malt and cocoa. As it warms, espresso really comes out with a good bit of spicey pepper on the finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HonkeyBra (4034) - Lemont, Illinois, USA - OCT 11, 2009
Another trip to Denver, another Yeti I need to crush. The Imperial stout with perhaps the most incantations, this is another GD brew that didnít make it out to Chicago for some reason (though Iíve seen it in dubious other markets. NW Indiana? Peoria IL? Come on, GD.) Back to the beer, I crushed it with CaryTheDude while some weird drunk guy annoyed us. itís obviously black with a thick tan head. Aroma of chocolate, coffee. Flavor is big chocolatey stout goodness, and a little splash of spice in the finish. Good stuff, through and through.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ruskiimperial (308) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - OCT 11, 2009
I absolutely love dark imperial stouts that are black as night with a chocolate flavor just as prevalent. The pour gives a tan head that stays for the whole duration. Lacing on the glass stays along with the foamy bubbles. The initial flavor is very smooth, while offering some hints of spicyness and oak, along with the more conventional flavors you expect from a double stout like licorice, chocolate and some coffee. All of these flavors are prevalent but do not overpower each other. The alcohol is well hidden and all of the flavors balance out each other quite well. A very enjoyable brew well worth the money.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
direwolf9 (29) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 10, 2009
This is a great beer. One of the easiest stouts to drink. Very smooth. Just like its description....this makes a great summer beer which is unusual for a stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Brigadier (3520) - Chagrin Falls, Ohio, USA - OCT 10, 2009
650 ml bottle
After having tried the other versions of Yeti I was looking forward to this eagerly. A bit of disappointment later I was reminded of a hopped up Southern Tierís chocolate bomb. It is still enjoyable and very interesting; I just prefer the other strains of Yeti more.

Aroma / Appearance - The deep black slimy body crawled down the glass leaving a teak colored head. Sticky streams of lacing clung to the sides like strands of ice. Roasted chocolate marshmellows, floral hops, freshly split oak, and chilled black coffee were not quite what I was expecting but were close enough.

Flavor / Palate - The taste of a Mars Bar hopped up a few levels made this one stand out from the start. Iced mocha, hickory shavings, and a strong chocolate truffle finish definitely means this is not for the faint of heart. Iíd almost buy this again if it were not $11.99 and competing with other alternatives like Speedway Stout and Expedition.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DuffManSW (436) - Riverside, California, USA - OCT 10, 2009
Bottled.. Pours black with a creamy light brown head.. Light chocolate aroma that was slightly woody and perfumey.. Flavor is chocolate, roasty and you can really pick up the wood. Medium carbonation and full body.

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