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RATINGS: 2330   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.16/5   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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Crack open Yeti Imperial Stouts 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 Yetis already intense chocolate, roasted coffee malt flavor and hugely assertive hop profile. Who says you cant tame a Yeti? 75 International Bittering Units (IBUs).

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4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
timberrr (43) - New Jersey, USA - JAN 22, 2013
Bomber bottled Sept 18, 2012 poured into a snifter. Jet black in color with a dark tan 1 finger head with decent retention. The aroma was of roasted malt and chocolate on the front. As it warmed up I noticed more ester, oak and booze. Flavor of dark roasted coffee, caramel, oak and vanilla with a bitter chocolate finish and a touch of an alcohol bite. Medium to full bodied with moderate carbonation although fairly smooth. Overall another tasty version of the Yeti, Ive enjoyed them all so far.


3.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Turboninja (588) - Tampere, FINLAND - DEC 7, 2016
Medium, slightly bitter aroma with dark chocolate and coffee. Pitch black color with medium beige head. Strong, averagely balanced, organic taste with dry dark fruits, oak with alcoholic twist, slightly bitter coffee and bitter roasted malts. Wide taste spectrum and long aftertaste with dry fruits. Medium/strong body with light carbonation. Overall, bit boozy oak, bitter nuances dampen other flavors. Still, vivid and high quality.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dahlstrom (345) - Nygatan 29, SWEDEN - NOV 30, 2016
UPDATED: NOV 30, 2016 330 ml bottle from Systembolaget. APPEARANCE: pitch-black with a medium mocha head. NOSE: strong aroma of roasted malt, coffee, oak, bitter chocolate, mocha, caramel. TASTE: very sweet, long and moderately bitter aftertaste. Well hidden alcohol. MOUTH: full body, with a oily texture.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Samuel214 (714) - SWEDEN - NOV 28, 2016
Flaska frn SB. Kolsvart, tjock vtska med krmigt mrkbrunt skum. De hrliga tonerna frn grund-yetin (mngder av choklad, kaffe, hrt rostade toner, chark, enbrsris) mter lena vaniljtoner och en ltt syrlig ekton. Blandar sig fint i krmig toffee, lite inlagda krsbr och en viss syrlig ton som drar t grnt pple. Stor, maffig kropp som samtidigt har tydliga tecken av ekfatslagringen. Jmfrt med vanliga Yetin finns hr en strvhet, men som inte helt lyckas tmja detta kraftpaket till imperial stout. De krva tonerna av kaffesump, granskott, aska och de hrt rostade inslagen blandas upp med en ltt syrlighet frn eken. Knns lite som en brottning dem emellan som inte helt avgrs - detta r kanske min egentliga invndning. Stor beska i avslutningen. Kvar i munnen eftert r kaffesump frn presskaffe. Trots eklagringen r denna nstan strre i sin krvhet n vanliga Yetin. Svrtmjd.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Abrakarl (430) - SWEDEN - NOV 26, 2016
Great beer, but I prefer the chocolate and espresso versions that were available a few years ago. Nice with the smaller bottle though. Thick and oily, slightly smoky and strong with coffee.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mesjasz (1154) - Lodz, POLAND - NOV 26, 2016
Nalewa się z cudowną brązową pianą, aż żal było nalewać całe po rant. Aromat mlecznej czekolady waniliowej, nutka espresso. Intensywnie i apetycznie. Pierwszy łyk i już wiadomo, że będzie fajnie. Spore ciało, bardzo gładka faktura, przechodzi po ustach niczym aksamit. Niestety posmaku wyskakuje dosyć spora goryczka. Słodycz jest, ale na początku. W smaku nadal fajnie waniliowo i czekoladowo, ale też wchodzi paloność i więcej kawy. Solidna rzecz, niestety goryczka psuje efekt, sprawiając że piwo jest dosyć ostre. Lekko wychodzi alkohol, ale nie jest on w złym stylu.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
EerieDrinks (23) - Malm, SWEDEN - NOV 25, 2016
UPDATED: NOV 25, 2016 3 finger frothy tan coloured head, as beautiful as it?s little brother. Dissipates quickly. Pitch black beer. Aroma is seriously like chocolate and lemon ice cream with hints of a dark and deep aroma which I guess is the oak aroma. The citrus becomes more and more apparent as it warms up.Taste is actually pretty citric upfront, instantly followed by creamy chocolate mousse-like flavor, along with sweet vanilla. Slightly vinous. Nice, warming alcohol kick at the back. Coffee bitterness reveals itself as it warms up. This is equally thick as the regular Yeti but sticks to the palate much better. Overall, I don?t think I can choose between the two but if I have to choose, this is slightly better.Top notch stout.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Pedro_Pinho (193) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 24, 2016
Pitch black with a creamy brown head. Aroma is... wow!! Chocolate, espresso, vanilla and oak. Taste is strong on the vanilla, but roasted malt and chocolate are there. Full body, low carbonation and wood finish. Slightly bitter at the end. Great beer!!

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HoppyScallywag (309) - Butler, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 17, 2016
Beautiful sour beer. I really like this. I'm also half kicked in the ass. But, with that said, it has a nice sour, candy sour. I dig it ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Gluepot (499) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 12, 2016
A deep frothy tan head on a near black body. A dense aroma features wood, chocolate, vanilla and mild coffee. The Oak chips manifest themselves in a damp woodiness and a deeper oak taste. Earthy and citrus hops, sweet chocolate, coffee, crme brule, toffee and dark berries create a deep and complex taste profile. This is an IS edging towards an imperial black IPA. The blend is rich, sweet but bitter at the same time. A dense and slightly sticky texture are also assets.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
VastActiv (5910) - Oulu/Helsinki, FINLAND - NOV 12, 2016
Bottle at One Pint Pub, Helsinki. BBE 01 DEC 2017. Colour is black with small brownish head. Aromas and flavors: Dryness, coffee, chocolate, wood and roasted malts. Very dry imo.


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