DENVER ... Great Divide Brewing Company is excited to introduce a new addition to their Yeti clan, Chai Yeti (9.5% ABV), an imperial stout brewed with traditional chai spices. With this Himalayan-inspired variation, the brewery is bringing Yeti back to its roots.
“Chai Yeti is a natural fit to the Yeti lineup,” said Brian Dunn, founder of Great Divide Brewing Company. “We thought the chai spices would work well with the chocolate and roasty malt character of Yeti.”
Not only does the flavor profile match perfectly with the beer, it also transports the drinker to the Yeti’s homeland as this new variation is a nod to the Yeti’s home region of the Himalayas. The connection between the geographic location where the mythology surrounding the Yeti was born and where the chai spice flavor originated is a natural play.
Traditional chai spices of cinnamon, green cardamom, black pepper, ginger, nutmeg, and vanilla blend seamlessly with Yeti’s rich, roasted malt backbone for a spicy beast fit to tackle Everest.
Chai Yeti will be available from October through December in 22 oz bottles across the country. This Yeti variation will also be available just in time for National Yeti Awareness Week November 13th -17th.
“Extensions to the Yeti lineup are lots of fun to develop, brew, and sell, and we have plenty of ideas for future variations,” said Dunn.
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About Great Divide Brewing Company
Founded by Brian Dunn in 1994, Denver-based Great Divide Brewing Company has landed an impressive amount of acclaim, earning 18 Great American Beer Festival medals, five World Beer Cup Awards and 14 spots on BeerAdvocate's "Top Rated Beers: Colorado" (2015). RateBeer.com named Great Divide among the "Top Brewers In the World" (2014), and "Top Brewer in Colorado" (2013) and 12th on their list of "Best Brewers In The World" (2013). At Great Divide, Bold Character is not just a catchphrase. It is the philosophy behind what they brew, how they think and what they believe. For more information visit www.greatdivide.com.