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RATINGS: 1234   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.


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4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
UltraViolence (23) - USA - AUG 29, 2009
The Espresso Yeti acquits itself far better than the Chocolate Yeti. The original Yeti still reigns supreme. The Espresso does what it says on the label by whacking your palate with coffee flavor...some derived from the Yeti itself, the more forward coffee flavor derived from the espresso proposition. Very good...just not as good as itís ancestor/predecessor.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dr_Fellini (371) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - JUL 26, 2014
Bottle to glass. Pours a deep black with a thin fizzy brown head. Aroma is burnt roasted malts, coffee. Flavor is burnt bitterness, light chocolate sweetness. Medium to heavy body with a strong lingering coffee burnt bitter. Tasty. Potent.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gkeh (186) - Texas, USA - JUL 25, 2014
A beautiful beer: pitch black pour, dark mocha head, completely opaque. Aroma is big espresso, cocoa, roasted malts, dark fruits, and WOOD. Lots of wood on the tongue too. Bitter hops make an appearance in the taste. i love the Yeti line. So damn tasty.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Tstamba (295) - Maryland, USA - JUL 13, 2014
Bomber to a pint while watching the World Cup 2014. Viscous black pour with thin tan head but ample lacing. Espresso roast coffee, dark chocolate, toasted grain and toffee notes. Multilayered complex flavor profile, balanced, huge coffee presence, dry butter finish... One of the best...

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
SpringsLicker (3121) - Tennessee, USA - JUL 10, 2014
From a bottle in my cellar. Pours black with a mocha head. Aroma of dark roast malt, espresso,chocolate. The flavor is complex and combines all the aromas in a play of flavors. Rich, full bodied and creamy.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tmoreau (2315) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - JUN 26, 2014
On tap at Lunar Brewing Co. for just a short time, dispensed to a snifter with a black/brown hue, good persistence to the healthy layer of brownish tan head froth, and wavy/web-like cling to the lacing. The nose was quite roasted, with espresso, malt creaminess, light barrel induced vanilla, and light wood & char. Full bodied, with a noticeable, earthy hop bitterness & tanniny bite, continued roastiness, and a touch of cocoa on the back. The finish was dry, woody, dusty, and somewhat astringently abrupt, but my palate didnít necessarily mind the abuse.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cool_Bond (1251) - Kung av ÷l @ Facebook, SWEDEN - JUN 22, 2014
Jeez that incredible aroma of espresso you get. Absolutely delectable taste of coffee, dark malts, oak and a bit of roasted malt. Bitterness to the aftertaste is tough but really good and enjoyable. Fills the mouth very well and forever. I have only one word for this beer: Enjoyment! Follow me @ Kung av Ųl @ Facebook for more pictures and ratings.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jackfrost9p (245) - California, USA - JUN 20, 2014
One of my favorites. Very smooth and drinkable. Coffee, chocolate, vanilla and molasses notes are very noticeable.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheJestersBeer (2034) - SWEDEN - JUN 15, 2014
650ml bottle. Pours very dark brown, with a brown head. Roasted, complex aroma, coffee beans, chocolate, oak, vanilla, ashes, hops. Off-dry, full bodied, high bitterness, creamy CO2, Rich, complex taste, roasted malt, coffee, chocolate, oak, hops. The coffee lends a far bit of acidity, leaving the beer slightly harsh. Impressive, nevertheless. (2014-06-15)

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ARH (337) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 11, 2014
UPDATED: JUN 12, 2014 On tap, poured into a 6 oz imperial pint-style glass. The aroma is very rich and sweet notes of caramel, vanilla, chocolate nibs, nuts, and oak. Espresso is noticeably missing from this profile. It pours a pitch black color with a dark brown bubbly head which doesnít retain well - only a medium light ring remains - but leaves lots of messy lace. Itís highly bitter, with a medium malty sweet undertone. The beer is a full, rich, malty body with a thick, chewy texture and a good amount of soft carbonation. The espresso is very strong at the finish with some nuttiness, figs, and chocolate, as well as a hint of citrus peel. The strong espresso note sticks around in the aftertaste.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
knickskicks (686) - - JUN 8, 2014
Black pour, fluffy tan head. Nose is huge espresso and chocolate, wood. Taste is big espresso, wood, chocolate. Creamy mouthfeel.


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