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RATINGS: 2449   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).


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Tmoney99 (11624) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAY 17, 2005
Bottle. Large rocky light brown head that lasted thru the brew. Aroma was a heavy molasses and coffee. Full creamy body. Flavor was heavy complex sweet with a light bitter finish. Good brew.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Christian (11553) - Odense, DENMARK - MAY 9, 2006
UPDATED: APR 9, 2009 Black with a lasting brown head. Rich and complex aroma of chocolate, licorice, port, dried fruit. Sweet flavour with all kinds of burned notes, followed by a solid hop bitterness.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thewolf (11369) - Kolding, DENMARK - OCT 26, 2007
Bottle, bought @ Kolding Vinhandel.
[my 100th american rating]
Pitch black pour with a rather small creamy brown head. Powerful aroma, roasted, burnt caramel, a little coffe and much dark chocolate - perhaps cocoa. Extremely creamy and full mouthfeel. Flavour is slightly oaky (even if this is not the oak-aged one), lots of chocolate, a little warming viniousness, some vanilla and lots of roasted toffee. A powewrful presence of hops in the finish.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
jcwattsrugger (11348) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - SEP 30, 2005
22oz bomber –pours a rich thick chocolate head. Color is black-dark brown. Aroma is sweet and malt. Taste follows. Not to my taste.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HenrikSoegaard (11215) - Randers, DENMARK - FEB 18, 2006
Bottle. Creamy light brown good mostly lasting head. Dark brown colour. Fantastic chocolate aroma and flavor. Very oily palate. A very good imperial.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
imdownthepub (11146) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 16, 2011
On tap at The Euston Tap, Euston, London. Black with tan head. Full on roasty, burnt, sweet, caramel / toffee flavours. Overwhelming on the palate, tricky to enjoy in a pub like this would probably be better as a fireside warmer. Bitter finish.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pinball (11072) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 19, 2008
draft. one of the best stou’ts i’ve tasted. well balanced, looks great, tastes great - aftertaste keeps balanced, no weird notes to distract you from the goodies. The only letdown was a faint aroma i couldn´t really pick up.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
UPDATED: JAN 17, 2009
Name: Yeti
Date: April 20, 2005
Mode: Bottle
Source: Trade
Appearance: pours like black oil, thin tan head
Aroma: hoppy roasted aroma
Body: nice oily oatmeal body
Flavor: very rich chocolate malt flavor with lots of roasted character and a lasting bitter finish
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 5/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 16/20
Rating: 3.5/5.0
Score: **4

The score was calculated based upon the notes and an old scoring system.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bierkoning (10877) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - APR 11, 2007
Bottle. Almost opague, dark head. Licorice and mango in the aroma. Sweet and full bodied. Licorice and roastflavor, immediately followed by loads of fresh earthy and flowery hops. Citrus in the far background. There is a difference in character between the oak aged and the "plain" version. The oak version is perhaps more complex, the "plain" version has more hop caharacter and a more pronounced aroma. The quality in both cases is outstanding.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lubiere (10788) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 13, 2004
Deep black stout, thick and molassy. Nice hops and chocolate aroma. intense hops and rich chocolate, sweet malts. Alcohol burn, but rich bodied. (July 31 at Indiana Microbrewers Festival)


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