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RATINGS: 2221   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.16   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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Crack open Yeti Imperial Stout’s 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 Yeti’s already intense chocolate, roasted coffee malt flavor and hugely assertive hop profile. Who says you can’t tame a Yeti? 75 International Bittering Units (IBUs).


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4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerenberger (1538) - Fischer, Texas, USA - OCT 30, 2012
Aroma is dark roasted malts and hints of chocolate. Pours a rich black with a dark tan head and nice lacing. Taste is overall light bitter. Touches of vanilla up front give way to chocolate with dark roasted malt and coffee on the backside. Not as bitter as regular Yeti - somewhat smoothed out. Full bodied with minimal carbonation. Overall, very drinkable and enjoyable.


4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Brandon1989 (336) - Euless, Texas, USA - FEB 1, 2015
This beer had a lot of smoke from the bottle. It poured a dark black with a very dark and thick khaki head that left a lot of lacing around the glass. This is definitely a beautiful beer. The aroma is dark roasted malts, earthy, woodiness, some faint chocolate. The taste is chocolate,dark roasted coffee, some vanilla, very sweet yet balanced with the hop bitterness. There is also a distinct woodiness i’m assuming that comes from the oak that is somewhat smokey. You also pick up a little bit of alcohol but it is hidden quite well for a 9.5% abv. This beer is thick, almost like oil. I was extremely impressed by this beer and would highly recommend.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jorn69 (1241) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - JAN 30, 2015
@ Havregatan 150130. Bottle (650 ml) from Systembolaget. Roasted malty with woody and hoppy notes, lots of chocolate and coffee, vanilla, full body with an oily texture. The finish is long, dry, bitter and roasted with chocolate. A wonderful beer!

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
c_lee_burton (141) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JAN 26, 2015
22 oz bottle. Pours a thick black with a huge dark tan head with nice lacing. Smells of roasted coffee and a oak bbq smoker. You get roasted coffee, sweet toffee, vanilla, and citrusy hops. The palate is full bodied but not overly thick. Finishes with a nice hop bitterness that’s sticky but not dry. Wonderful stout.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Alengrin (2630) - BELGIUM - JAN 26, 2015
Courtesy of Benzai, tasted at tderoeck’s place. Black colour, deep beige, creamy head. Deep chocolatey maltiness, chocolate cake, mocha, cold espresso, liquorice, toasted bread and - as expected - some vanilla-like oaky tannins. Big and thick, oily mouthfeel, profoundly malty with nuttiness and big black chocolate presence, spicy accents, strong and mouth filling roasted black coffee bitterness increasing towards the end; far away in the back, the oaky tannins appear again, but in a way more subtle than I got used to from oak-aged stouts, could have been a bit more for me. Nevertheless, this is clearly a big stout in all respects, flawless, impressive, deep and rich. Lovely.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Benzai (9168) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - JAN 23, 2015
Bottle shared with tderoeck, 77ships and Alengrin @ Tim needs to get rid of his ticks tasting. Opaque pitch black color, medium sized dark brown head that lasts for quite a while. Aroma is malts, roasted malts lightly, coffee strongly. Taste malts, medium coffee, some roast, strong bitter. Medium to full body and carbonation. Pretty damn good, although I don’t get the oak aging that clearly.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
MadRobin (2129) - Silver Spring, USA - JAN 22, 2015
On tap at Churchill's Pub & Grill in San Marcos, CA. Opaque, near black with a brown head and excellent lacing. Aroma of smooth rich roasted malt, chocolate, wood, smoke, peanut butter cups and vanilla. Taste of rich roasted malt, roasted coffee, dark chocolate, vanilla, wood, bourbon and peanut butter cups. Full/medium body and medium/high carbonization. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
TheGDBatPan (10) - Rolling Meadows, Illinois, USA - JAN 20, 2015
I?m not sure why, but I really enjoyed this. I?m usually not someone for bitterness, or for non-coffee stouts, but this beer won me over on the first sip.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pyrmir (3641) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JAN 19, 2015
650 ml bottle at Hasse. Midnight black with mocca head. Aroma of chocolate, sweet woody notes, oak, roasted malt, coffee and more chocolate. Taste has bitter chocolate, roasted malt, alcohol, sweet malt, oak and vanilla.

4.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
mike5326 (1037) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - JAN 18, 2015
Poured from a bottle. Dark brown color, huge frothy tan head. Strong chard malt aroma. Full body with a chard oak flavor and a full finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Luvystypotables (841) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - JAN 18, 2015
Amazing aroma of vanilla, chocolate and coffee. Great looking beer pours and ebony color with a lasting tan well laced head. Creamy feel with a smoky, chocolate taste. Mildly bitter finish.


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