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RATINGS: 1319   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.12/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
Espresso Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout is a new addition to the Yeti clan. A generous infusion of Denver’s own Pablo’s 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. It’s official, you can now have Yeti with breakfast.

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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sigma23 (380) - , Maine, USA - JAN 16, 2010
no pleased with this at all. pours black with thin tan head. very sweet soy aroma and not much else. drinks very thin and sweet with soy sauce, slight oak, and old coffee grounds. very thin beer

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
SamGamgee (2452) - down the whirlpool, California, USA - JAN 10, 2010
22oz bottle thanks to nickd717. Black with a tan head. Oak, coffee, cocoanut, and hoppy aroma. Complex, but just a touch too much spicy oak chip character. The flavor is smoother than the aroma, with some vanilla and spice from the oak, and a bitter, roasty finish. Medium on the malty sweetness with a nice coffee balance that is really the highlight, but the oak provides a weird counterpoint that still holds it back a little. I like this much better than oak aged yeti, but the oak is really the problem. The coffee is actually quite nice in this, but great divide just sucks at any subtlety when oak-aging beers, and the oak holds back what could be a great coffee stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
illidurit (2258) - San Francisco, California, USA - JAN 10, 2010
Bottle courtesy nickd717, glad you could make it! Pours darkest brown with a fluffy beige head. Aroma is coconut from the wood aging with roasted coffee and dark chocolate and a surprising amount of sprucey, piney hops peeking through. Flavor is toasty and chocolatey with a big roasted coffee influence. Woody and bitter. This is clearly the superior version of Yeti.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
nickd717 (3782) - San Francisco, California, USA - JAN 9, 2010
Bottle via trade from ben4321. Thanks, Ben. This was a great one, possibly the best of the Yetis I’ve had. Pours jet black with a nice tan head and some good lacing. Aroma is intense with lots of coffee, chocolate, and roast. Flavor is excellent: espresso, roast, oak, and milk chocolate, melding extremely well, with none of the flavors too heavy. Medium-full on the palate with lots of coffee bitterness and some hop bitterness as well. Pretty drinkable for an imperial coffee stout. As rating #1420 for me, RateBeer played a "Bag of Weed" video from "Family Guy" after I entered my rating. Nice touch.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jeff789 (1408) - West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 4, 2010
Pours a pitch blackwith a big tan head... Aroma of milk chocolate, coffee, roasted malt and vanilla... Flavor profile matches nicely, roasted malt, vanilla coffee bourbon chocolate alcohol... Medium full body fades to a finish that is complex but not entirely cohesive...

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
halfonit (1259) - Fall River, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 3, 2010
Pure black color. Aroma is full of coffee and chocolate, with some malts, vanilla, and nutty undertones. Flavor is of big time espresso beans! There is also some chocolate malts, roasty flavors, and slight vanilla. Leaves a lot of coffee in the aftertaste. I might have to go to the bathroom after drinking this one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DeeBee21 (51) - NH, New Hampshire, USA - DEC 30, 2009
DArk brown pour thin dark tan head. Simple but intense aromas of chocolate thick heavy cream with hints of that bitter roastyness from the espresso . Flavor follows suit dark coffe roast smooth silk cream. Hints of booze linger on the mouth. So warm and yummy

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
craftycarl21 (2306) - Seattle, Washington, USA - DEC 30, 2009
Pours pitch black with a small tan head. Aroma holds definite coffee/espresso, dark chocolate, cream, roasted malt, and a bit of charred wood and chalk. Flavor is on another echelon from the smell; tons of coffee grounds, roasted malt, big cream notes, wood, and plentiful chocolate. The palate is absolutely insane; massive roast notes, but also that great chocolate and cream sweetness. Yet another variant of Yeti, and yet another ridiculously good brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jblauvs (1357) - Chester, Vermont, USA - DEC 30, 2009
Dark Brown/Black pour, tan head. Aroma is Cream, Chocolate, Coffee Roast. one dimensional, yet extremely pleasing aroma...Flavor is woody chocolate with exceptional coffee roast bitterness that envelopes the whole palate. It even lingers on the tongue, sticky and full of woody bitterness. the mouthfeel is creamy and leaves a boozey tingle on the tongue as it passes. The addition of espresso to one of my favorite oak aged beers is welcomed. This shit is tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
oteyj (2139) - New Hampshire, USA - DEC 30, 2009
Oily black pour with a vivacious tan head. Aroma is massively coffee oriented with bakers chocolate, roasted barley, oak, and cream. Not overly complex, but extremely robust and hard hitting. Just can’t brush it off. Flavor is creamy to the max with unescapable oak, 100% cocoa chocolate, dark roast coffee, mocha, cappuccino, and latte. So impressively crafted. Palate is extremely viscous with an oily mouthfeel and creamy texture. Fuckin’ A. Fuckin’ B even... As if the regular yeti wasn’t enough... big ups to the GD crew.

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