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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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4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
t8dd (43) - Mascoutah, Illinois, USA - JAN 5, 2013
Pitch black. Coffee notes with subtle chocolate and vanilla. Robust and in your face. Amazing. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
poech73 (151) - Nivelles, BELGIUM - JUL 12, 2014
Thanks hackobock for IP Trade. Magnifique Double stout mûri en fût de chêne dominé par ses arômes alcooliques et boisés. Le nez dégage des fortes senteurs de wisky, de malts grillés, de mélasse, de boisé et de houblons citronnés piquant les narines. En bouche, la gorgée, bien dense et douce, presque sans pétillance, est d’abord dominée par des saveurs liquoreuses de café fort, de mélasse avec un arrière goût de wisky accompagné d’une sensation vanillée due à alcool et au bois, et d’arômes de fruit des bois surets (mûres, mirtylles). La finale est sympa: amertume franche et sèche surtout sur la langue. Le palais reste avec les saveurs arômatiques. Ce qui est sensationnelle c’est que je n’ai aucune lourdeur ni sur l’estomac ni dans la bouche; ce qui m’indique une très bonne bière. Dommage ces effluves alcooliques qui masquent un peu le profil aromatique de la bière.

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Cool_Bond (1254) - Kung av Öl @ Facebook, SWEDEN - JUL 4, 2014
Incredibly heavy taste of coffee, dark chocolate and soy. The scent is also really good. A heavy bitterness that fills the mouth forever. Close to perfect beer! Follow me @ Kung av öl @ Facebook for more pictures and ratings.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Veeks (56) - New York, New York, USA - JUL 4, 2014
Mine wasn’t oak aged but burnt oats balance out quite a bit of hops for this dry stout with a hint of booziness - very pleasurable on an unseasonably cool 4th of July.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Tstamba (295) - Maryland, USA - JUN 20, 2014
Bomber to a pint. Opaque black fluid with thin tan head and ample lacing. Big bold coffee notes highlighted with dark chocolate and vanilla sweetness. Flavor is complex, smooth, creamy, well balanced, yet dark and brooding. A truly world class Imperial Stout!

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
ColaKid (51) - AUSTRALIA - JUN 14, 2014
My mate traded six Murray’s wild things for this and it was worth it. You can’t get this in Oz so honoured to have some. A perfect imperial stout. Roasty, chocolate, coffee, strong alcohol taste, smooth, good bitterness, everything you want. One if the best beers I have ever had. Drank it listening to a Neil Young record, went down an absolute treat, like black gold.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (1711) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 8, 2014
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours black, tasty, sweet, bitter roasty coffee, oaky, chocolate.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HuskerTan (464) - Holdrege, Nebraska, USA - JUN 5, 2014
Bottle. A- Oak, roasty, alcohol. A- Black color, black liquid, tan head. T- Oak, woody, smoky, bitter chocolate, coffee. P- Full body, average texture, average carbonation, robust finish. O- Maybe the best of the Yeti beers, tenfold smoother and more drink ability than the original Yeti. The oakiness adds a nice dimension and makes it smooth.

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
jbuskirk (418) - Holdrege, Nebraska, USA - JUN 5, 2014
The Oak Aged variant of Great Divide’s awesome Yeti boasts more complexity than the bare-bones Imperial Stout. You still get a huge dose of coffee and bittersweet chocolate but the oak becomes an excellent element in the already smoky character of the beer. Of course, nothing can stop that bracing hop finish with all of its earthiness and roasty bitterness. The Oak Aged Yeti proves that Great Divide has the chops to make an amazing ale even better.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
beerbaaron (1157) - Arizona, USA - JUN 4, 2014
Draft. Black with a nice creamy brown head. Lots of coffee. Espresso. Lots of chocolate. Dark chocolate. Some oaky notes with accompanying light dryness. Enough hops to balance everything. Nice noderate bitterness and roastiness. Great balance. Full body. Soft and smooth. Some alcohol warmth but no booze. Top notch beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
ReeceG (52) - Iowa, USA - JUN 2, 2014
2012 vintage had this side by side with the regular yeti, and although i enjoyed this beer it just wasn’t as good as the regular to me. the oak taste was good, but it subdued the complex bitterness the regular gave me which was a slight detractor for me. overall damn good but the original is slightly better to me


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