Thursday, August 5, 2010
Great Divide Chocolate Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout
- Albany, USA - AUG 4, 2010
Appearance: might be the darkest beer I’ve ever seen. Head is like beautiful mud.
Aroma: mostly dark chocolate, but not as intense as other chocolate stouts. Noticeable hops imparts some citrus.
Taste: delicious dark chocolate not overdone. Nice gentle bitterness with a touch of pepper in the aftertaste. Oak aging gives a slightly smokey and woody taste in the finish. Robust but smooth.
Drink: for 9.5% ABV it tastes and feels like something much lighter. You can gulp it or sip it. Booze is well masked.
Mouthfeel: not too thick, not too thin; not too lively, but not flat.
Overall: very impressive. Not the best chocolate stout I’ve ever had but a damn good one. Highly recommended.
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