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Crack open Yeti Imperial Stoutís sophisticated sibling -- Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout. Although these beers come from the same clan, they have entirely different personalities. Aging on a blend of French and toasted oak chips infuses a subtle oak and vanilla character into Yetiís already intense chocolate, roasted coffee malt flavor and hugely assertive hop profile. Who says you canít tame a Yeti? 75 International Bittering Units (IBUs).


4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
OhioDad (2493) - Hilliard, Ohio, USA - AUG 8, 2005
22 oz bottle - Pours thick black with a thick creamy brown head that lingers and laces well. I tried the non oak aged version last night and loved it so much that I had to try this one tonight. Aroma is of vanilla, coffee, brown sugar, molasses, also some plum, and burnt wood. Taste is still smoky just like the plain old yeti but this has much more of a vanilla flavor. The oak flavor also comes through in this making it seem a little more sweet and smooth. Behind it though there is still that roasted chocolate, coffee flavor that I loved in the regular Yeti. On the palate it actually seems a little more creamy if that is possible. This is divine decadence... Fantastic stout and it definitely belongs in the top 50.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
CharmCityHops (12) - Maryland, USA - AUG 5, 2005
Opaque black hole-like liquid with a dark tan head. It quickly dissapated to a ultra sticky. No light streaming through and limited carbonation after the initial pour. Deep, thick aromas of alcohol, vanilla and brown sugar sitting in a thick Italian espresso Taste: Vanilla mixed with tasty roasted malts. Once it warms a bit, you have the oak flavors mingled with the bitter middle and finish. Lingers on the tongue for quite a bit. Middle to heavy mouthfeel, but creamy. Hops linger on the tongue

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BeerRules (243) - Houston, Texas, USA - AUG 3, 2005
Sweet aroma of vanilla, molasses, smoke, and fruits. Very rich and creamy mouthfeel. Flavors spread all over the tongue. Some nice flavors of brown sugar, vanilla, faint bit of chocolate, and warming alcohol. I cant detect much difference from the regular yeti, except for big vanilla. Oh well, its good, but was expecting more.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
CamdenD (1059) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUL 31, 2005
Very smooth and velvety imperial stout. The oaking seems to mellow the hops that dominate the normal yeti, and I think itís a good thing. This is a true dessert beer with attitude. Beautiful.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
shadey (1879) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - JUL 30, 2005
Black pour with dark ton head. Nice lacing. Smooth mocha aroma. Some alcohol. Flavor is full bodied and rich. A little too much alcohol. Still very high quality.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dixen (1465) - Flagstaff, Arizona, USA - JUL 30, 2005
Pretty sweet nose, coffee, chocolate, milky, faint notes of alcohol and some oak. Comepletely black beer, wonderful big and thick dark tan head on top of this black fluid. Flavor starts sweet, chocolatey, loads of coffee, touch of oak, ends in a bold hoppy bitterness with a nice burn of alcohol. A really nice beer!

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Zeswaft (1361) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUL 30, 2005
A pretty awesome imperial stout. Tons of sweet coffee and chocolate. Smokey flavors too. Not really a big difference from the regular Yetti. some sips you can taste a woody flavor but nothing that sets it apart from the other one.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
jrob21 (2466) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUL 27, 2005
subtle oak and vanilla character into Yetiís already intense chocolate, roasted coffee malt flavor and hugely assertive hop profile.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
fly (1417) - austin, Tejas, Alabama, USA - JUL 25, 2005
Take all the finer aspects of the GD Imp, dress it up, pimp it out, shave the corners, fluff it up, lay it down, roll it over and call it home. This has character and more with a round mouthfeel like velvet. Enjoyable times ten turned up to feedback level.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Maddog (381) - Kettering, Ohio, USA - JUL 25, 2005
This is as good as imperials get. Huge, malty, complex with a dry finish. This Imperial is huge in body, taste and power. A must buy, I tried these unfortunately in bottles at the Great Divide brewery in Denver. One kick ass brew.


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