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RATINGS: 2493   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.09   IBU: 75   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
Great Divide’s Yeti Imperial Stout is an onslaught of the senses. An almost viscous, inky-black brew, Yeti opens with a massive, roasty, chocolate, coffee malt flavor that eventually gives way to rich toffee and burnt caramel notes. Packed with an enormous quantity of American hops, Yeti’s hop profile reveals a slightly citrusy, piney, and wonderfully dry hoppy finish. 75 International Bittering Units (IBUs).

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bfeldmann (1049) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - FEB 17, 2006
"Poured a pitch black color with a nice dark tan head that laced well. Aroma was mabye some pine, roasted coffee and chocolate. The flavor was the same. Very smooth creamy mouthfeel."

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fatty (363) - Perkiomenville, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 6, 2006
Dark brown, black with brown thin head. Aroma is hoppy, roasted coffee malt. Flavor is sweet roasted malt. Creamy palate. Good and I’d have it again, but it just didn’t quite measure up to expectations.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
stegosaurus (1882) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 4, 2006
UPDATED: MAR 15, 2007 pours black with a decent sized creamy cola colored head. aromas of roasted malts and chocolate malts, hops, alcohol, and a hint of caramel. flavor is sweet, tastes of chocolate and coffee, a little unbalanced.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 18/20
sersdf (1018) - chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 3, 2006
i’ve had some good imperial stouts, including the dark lord and the expedition stout, but i like this one a lot. maybe more than the dark lord, at least. pretty smoky, but a good amount. masks the alcohol well, and the pour and aroma were wonderful. very solid imperial stout.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Mumpu (46) - USA - JAN 30, 2006
Pours thick, completely opaque black. A monster of a flavor with big hops with grapefruit undertones, caramel malt, bitter chocolate, strong coffee. Alcohol was completely hidden at 60 F (until it kicks in, that is!). Try the Oak Aged version if you like the flavor but find the presentation too strong.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
tenghave (402) - Taastrup, DENMARK - JAN 29, 2006
Købt til ølsmagning i City2 for 30 kr. (65 cl. flaske). Øllen er sort og nærmest porteragtig. Smager meget af engelsk lakrids, men er bitter i eftersmagen. Har lidt kulsyre. Smagte faktisk bedre ved 5 grader end ved 10. Ved 10 begyndte alcohollen at kunne smages, uden at den dog på noget tidspunkt blev for kraftig.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
sunevdj (3500) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - JAN 29, 2006
Pours black with a dark brown head. Very sweet. Has a strong caramel/sugary effect in the back of the throat. Port-like. nice warming alcohol in the finish. I actually prefer this one to the oak aged version.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
tjthresh (1867) - Greenfield, Indiana, USA - JAN 28, 2006
UPDATED: DEC 9, 2006 Served in a snifter @ 59 degrees. Pours the color of Hershey’s chocolate syrup, with a creamy head the resembles an over cooked flan. Completely opaque, and dense. Truck loads of American hop aroma. Grapefruit, and evergreen to be precise. Burnt sugar, Carmel, dried fruits are apparent. Each drink is bliss. The hop character starts with ’shock and awe’ type attack, then a big slap of rich dark chocolate takes the middle, and finishes like a bitter cup of gas station joe with chocolate flavoring. Top that off with a mouth filling body, and a slight alcohol burn, and you have a staple beer for any stout lover.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheBeerLover (1026) - DC Metro Area, USA - JAN 28, 2006
Yeti Imperial Stout pours to an opaque, jet black color with a thick and creamy tan head, and a moderate amount of carbonation. The nose on this beer is packed with big aromas of citrus and pine paired with aromas of sweet malt, dark chocolate, and aromas of coffee. The palate is full on the tongue with lots of good sweet malt, dark chocolate, and mild roasty flavors. There is a nice underpinning of currant fruit flavors as well. Yeti Imperial Stout finishes with more big dark chocolate, roast, and currant flavors up front, then ends with some dark chocolate that leads into a piney/citric hop bitterness that linger. This is a rich, flavorful, delicious, Imperial stout with lots of big aromas and flavors. As far as Imperials go, it isn’t exactly on par with classic examples of the style, but I have found the domestic(American) versions to be actually more to my liking ei Bell’s Expedition, Rogue Imperial or even Smuttynose Imperial. I would have liked a little more peppery alcohol in Yeti, but make no mistake, this is a huge beer, and one that should not be missed.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TomDecapolis (4617) - Milton, Delaware, USA - JAN 25, 2006
Thanks to Fatty. Pours a dark brown with a small tan bubbly head. Aroma of caramel, dark chocolate and light coffee. Flavor of cocoa, alchol and light coffee.

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