RATINGS: 1368   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.12/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
Espresso Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout is a new addition to the Yeti clan. A generous infusion of Denver’s own Pablo’s espresso adds yet another layer of complexity to this beer, combining with the vanilla oak character, intense roasty maltiness and bold hop profile to create a whole new breed of mythical creature. It’s official, you can now have Yeti with breakfast.

Suggested food pairings: Breakfast burrito, eggs Benedict, hash browns, cheesecake, creme brulee.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PatBateman81 (178) - Caserta, - FEB 3, 2012
Bottle 66 cl @ Karhisma Birroteca (Piedimonte Matese, Caserta - Italy). Best before 02/15/12, so I think has at least 1 year aging. Well, I had a freshier one many times ago and my impressions are that aging increase its balance. Yetis normal version is totally hopped, dry and herbaceous, while young Espresso Oak Aged suffers from coffee influence. This one, on the contrary, puts in the middle: aroma is completely rich. You’ll find citrus, orange, blood orange, coffee beans, chocolate, cocoa, roasted malt, burned sugar, ashes, licorice, roots, pineapple. Body is heavy BLACK with a solid cappuccino foam, and gives you a viscous taste full of roasted and burned malt with the classic Yeti sharpness and fizzness; add some dark fruits, cocoa, vanilla. Moreover, finish introduce a good complexity. The dryness of whiskey, resinous as pine, moka and licorice notes again, dark chocolate and lasts long. In the end, finish the entire 66 bottle is so hard, but just for the body strength; alcohol doesn’t stun you and it’s very well hidden. So, we are in front of a great example of coffee IRS.

RichTheVillan (8040) - Birmingham, West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 16, 2017
Bottle during HF tick fest; opaque dark brown pour with a bubbly dark tan head, aroma has strong coffee and chocolate, taste has light vanilla, sweet milk chocolate, decent coffee.

Piotrek4 (246) - Lublin, POLAND - SEP 11, 2017
Pachnie ładnie, kawa, czekolada, pralinki i subtelne, zupełnie nie przeszkadzające alko. W smaku mocno wytrawne, ale to żadne zaskoczenie, po wcześniejszych przygodach z innym Yeti. Generalnie określiłbym to jako mocno palone espresso idące w kierunku dojrzałego orzecha włoskiego.

brian.b (20) - - SEP 3, 2017
Really good Stout. Starts with a strong espresso flavor and ends fairly smooth. Overall a good Stout, but the finish had a little bitterness. Not much, but too much to be in the same class as other top tier stouts. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

beerplace (1803) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 3, 2017
650ml bottle from Elizabeth Station. Bottled on 2017-03-17 (on St. Patrick day, yeeey!). Pours a very dark brown with the same head. Aroma is roasted malt and coffee. Taste is similar, very roasty with coffee notes. Good stuff, but too roasty.

tandembrauer (1526) - Stavanger, NORWAY - AUG 31, 2017
UPDATED: AUG 31, 2017 On tap at P? Kornet, Stavanger. Pours black with big brown head. Aroma of medicine, medicine, medicine, whisky, wood, coffee, chocolate. Tastes sweet with very bitter finish. Smooth mouthfeel.

ametras (1685) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 6, 2017
22oz bottle. Black with a thick foamy brown head. Flavors are espresso, chocolate, brown sugar, ashes, caramel, resinous hops and alcohol with herbal, fruity and spicy notes. Light to medium body, soft carbonation, oily texture.

llkc (2598) - århus, DENMARK - AUG 6, 2017
Duft kaffe mørk chokolade kakao rustet malt smag malt sød kaffe vanilje ristet malt svag bitter eftersmag

aleksander9 (1822) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 19, 2017
-On tap Røør, Oslo- Espresso, chocolate and oak. Thick, slick, sweet and oily finish.

nilsas (4305) - Bryne, NORWAY - JUL 16, 2017
Great Divide Yeti Imperial Stout - Espresso Oak Aged Imperial Stout 949418

Lukt: Kaffe, bek, lakris og Sjokolade.
Utseende: Sort.
Skum/kullsyre: Dekkende skum, heng langs kant.
Smak: Kaffe, lakris, sjokolade, liten skarp avslutning.
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tightslice (1380) - Redwood City, California, USA - JUL 3, 2017
UPDATED: JUL 6, 2017 Bottle from K&L in Redwood City, CA. Aroma is woody, vegetal, coffee beans, cocoa, mild vanilla. Taste is bitter and woody, black espresso. Not picking up any sweetness here, which is a surprise. Extremely bitter and ashy, heavy on the espresso with very little vanilla or malt on the palate. Also, very hoppy. Easily my least favorite Yeti so far.
Update: Originally served at cellar temp but had another glass colder (from the fridge) and I preferred this a bit colder (think cold brew / iced coffee).

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