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RATINGS: 2447   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.09   IBU: 75   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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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).


Evolutionary's rating

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Evolutionary (341) - Ohio, USA - FEB 26, 2013
Wow. Tap at barleys. Pours dark as night. Great dark brown lacing and mild carbonation. Roasted coffee and chocolate nose. Gives way to dark thick stout fullness with chocolate and roasted Malts upfront and toffee sweetness right behind. A great imperial stout. High alcohol is hidden in the mix. ---Rated via my mouth


4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
retinadoc (143) - - APR 26, 2015
Draft. My new all-time favorite beer. I will have to re-calibrate my ratings, to accommodate this beer. A dense, sweet, complex mixture of coffee, chocolate, and malt flavor. Intense flavors. Slightly astringent finish, buffered by the overriding sweet flavors and aromas. Will give a 4.9 overall rating, to accommodate an as-yet un-tasted more perfect beer.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Helsdon (248) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - APR 24, 2015
Not too often you get a beer sporting an overall rating of 100, guess that’s why I had this fella brought up from Buffalo. My first great divide. Yeti or not... poured and inky dank black with a sheet of mud-brown head. Nose lots of deeply roasted malts, sweet chocolate and a little coffee. The sweetness takes a step back on the taste, lots of roasted malts that are a touch burnt, but not unpleasant. Coffee, chocolate and a decent balance with the bitter and the sweet. Excellent brew.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Smokey_P (10) - Currumbin Valley, AUSTRALIA - APR 20, 2015
Such a great beer. Extreme dark chocolate, espresso coffee, caramel and raisin with the booze adding a bit of warmth. Would love to try this at the source.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Desverger (3002) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 20, 2015
Tap@Fermentoren, Copenhagen (4/4/2015) - black pour with tan head. Roasted malty aroma and taste, some burnt notes, some milk chocolate, caramel, coffee, light vanilla, great stuff.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bulk_Carrier (2517) - Temporarily, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 10, 2015
Bottle dated February 25, 2015. This was poured into a snifter. The appearance was a jet black color and it pours like motor oil. A thin tan quarter finger head dissipated practically immediately. Stringy lacing clings nicely around the glass. The smell took a light pine from the hops and allowed a nice gracing of roasted coffee and an ample amount of milk chocolate. The taste had a nice bitterness between the coffee bean and the piney hops. The milk chocolate balances to bring out a nice sweetness. A lingering sweet to roasty milk chocolate aftertaste starts and feeds into the finish. On the palate, this one sits about a light to medium on the body with a great sipping quality to it. The carbonation sits good for the style and for me. Bitter piney and roastiness rolls over my palate in a sticky sort of glazing. Overall, definitely a good Double Stout that I would have again. Nice to finally have the horse before the cart, about time.

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
kkleu357 (462) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - APR 10, 2015
From notes on 3/30/15 On tap at Great Divide. Thick body. Very dark. Huge chocolate aroma. Lots of sweet chocolate taste with a nice alance of roasted flavor.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
CH-303 (1564) - Fribourg, SWITZERLAND - APR 7, 2015
Appearance: Bottled 29/10-2014. Basically black, very dark tan head.
Aroma: Dark malt, burnt, coffee/chocolate.
Taste: Very dark malt, coffee, burnt, tar. Warming and very nice.
Bought: Drinks of the World (Bern), 355 ml, CHF 8.30
Info: 3/4-2015

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BottleHound (156) - Sandnes, NORWAY - APR 6, 2015
330 ml bottle. Inc black color with small brown head. Aroma with lots of chocolate, pine and coffee. Malty, quite dry, well balanced flavour. Surprisingly long aftertaste.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GIJOE (768) - North Berwick, Maine, USA - APR 4, 2015
Pours pitch black with a voluminous, frothy, brown head that stays long. Copious lacing. Nose is huge malt with bold coffee and chocolate notes. Taste is bitter dark chocolate up front, trailing off to a slightly burnt toffee. Full body, playful carbonation. This is a tasty beast that stout lovers will enjoy.

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
mfhennig (98) - McHenry County, Illinois, USA - APR 2, 2015
12 oz bottle into a tulip glass, pour’s thick and black with a nice brown head, lotsa lacing on the glass. The toasty aroma was noticeable upfront. Flavors of coffee, caramel, cocoa. This is a huge beer, full bodied, thick and chewy without a lot carbonation. This thing lasts! I will hope to find a BA version of this somewhere down the road. Until that happens, I will be hard pressed to find something better. WOW!


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