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RATINGS: 1245   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.11   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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Espresso Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout is a new addition to the Yeti clan. A generous infusion of Denverís own Pabloís espresso adds yet another layer of complexity to this beer, combining with the vanilla oak character, intense roasty maltiness and bold hop profile to create a whole new breed of mythical creature. Itís official, you can now have Yeti with breakfast.

Suggested food pairings: Breakfast burrito, eggs Benedict, hash browns, cheesecake, creme brulee.


4.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Nephilium (1391) - Ohio, USA - MAR 22, 2009
Not a big aroma on this one. Hints of coffee, roast, and chocolate. Pours an opaque black, with a huge milk chocolate colored head. The flavor is where this one is at. Strong roast, with the touch of vanilla from the oak, balanced with a touch of hop, then fading to a nice mocha finish. This is one fine beer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HOPSHUNTER (742) - Tampa, Florida, USA - MAR 22, 2009
Bottle. Poured black with a large brown head, nice lacing. The aroma is of malt and coffee. The flavor is sweet with roasted malt and strong coffee. Medium bodied, very creamy. Slightly bitter finish with long lasting coffee. Very good!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerman6686 (4596) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 22, 2009
This poured a dark dark brown almost black with a light tan head. Aroma was lots of coffee and burnt malts. Flavor is really burnt coffee and some smoke. Hard to handle a whole pint of this stuff but pretty good.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
LtDan (1784) - Los Angeles County, California, USA - MAR 22, 2009
Aroma: Oak, whole coffee beans. Appearance: Dark brown with barely any head. Flavor: Espresso, earth, wood, vanilla and a touch of smoke. Palate: Thick and silky. Overall: Better than the Great Oak Aged Yeti sans the Espresso. Really impressed, glad I had a friend to share this with me, as it is strong and filling.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
lb4lb (2552) - Austin, Texas, USA - MAR 21, 2009
Bottle in trade from 7ways. Thanks! Pours very dark black with a short lived tan head. Smell is chocolate, fresh oak, a bit of vanilla, and only mild coffee aromas and a touch of alcohol. Taste is rich, and chocolatey with a strong fresh oak flavor and hop bitterness to it. Very mild coffee flavor in fact, and very similar to what I remember of the Oak Aged Yeti, with lots of oak, hops and chocolate. Rich body, and soft yet prickly carbonation. Another very solid beer in the Yeti series, but I found this too similar to the Oak Aged Yeti and it didnít have enough espresso to really distinguish itself as much as I hoped for. Still a great beer.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Juancho (239) - Georgia, USA - MAR 21, 2009
Draught at Brick Store Pub. Pours black with a thick dark brown head. Looks like old motor oil pouring into a pan for changing... Thick and satisfying the flavors are dominated by coffee and vanilla from the oak, there is a faint hint of hops. Very nice, but a little less oak would have made this perfect IMHO. As usual...very solid stuff from Great Divide !!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bu11zeye (11971) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAR 21, 2009
(Draught and bottle samples) Pours an opaque black (brown edges) with a medium-sized tan head. Aroma of grapefruit, coffee, roasted malt, and dark chocolate. Flavor of chocolate, roasted malt, and hops (citrus).

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Juelze (1139) - Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 20, 2009
Thanks to CaryTheDude for the trade. Pours a deep dark brown color with medium frothy tan head. Aroma is of light coffee, chocolate, light vanilla, hops and some dark fruit. Taste is wood, vanilla, alcohol, hops, chocolate, alcohol and light coffee. This beer, to me, is a mess. The hops are too intense and mess everything up. This could have been a great beer, but for me, the hops screws it up. Not bad, but not what I was expecting.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Petrucci914 (910) - Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 20, 2009
Thanks to my bro for sharing this! Pours black with a medium off-white head which fades rather quickly leaving a few rainy streaks on the glass and some mocha bubbles. Aroma is vanilla, dark roasts, chocolate, and grassy hops. Taste is much the same. Taste is a bit too hoppy but has some good milk chocolate and vanilla characteristics.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
thornecb (4503) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 20, 2009
Pours black into a snifter. Mocha head with excellent retention leaves spot lacing. Espresso, oak and dark chocolate aromas. Oak upfront with deep, dark chocolate in the middle and a lasting espresso and hop finish.


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