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Ten FIDY - Oskar Blues Grill & Brew

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

6,812 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 6,812
Reviews: 2,206
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: 9.13%
Wants: 430
Gots: 1,189 | FT: 82
Brewed by:
Oskar Blues Grill & Brew visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  10.50% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Georgiabeer on 12-29-2006)
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Kuaff

Alaska

4.66/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bought on April 12th, 2014, but canned on September 24th, 2012 (...?!). Enjoyed at cellar temperature in a snifter.

Inky blackness oozed out of the can and, darkly pooling in my snifter, created a one-finger head of mocha-brown froth. Beauty.

From the moment I cracked the can open my nose detected a downright lethal dose of chocolate. This is balanced and enhanced by a thwomp (yes, "thwomp") of rum-soaked raisins and prunes, with a touch of earthy vanilla. Notably chocolaty and fruity, like chocolate-covered raisins smell. The aroma also has a bit of a likeness to the dough of a sweet, dark rye bread.

The flavor is a maelstrom of intense chocolaty maltiness and roasty earthiness. And it has a depth of dark fruitiness I usually only get from Belgian strong dark ales. Simply sublime. Must be the age.

The feel is thick, heavy, and sticky... duh! Anyway, it's great.

Tremendously tasty.

Serving type: can

04-15-2014 00:50:29 | More by Kuaff
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Ten FIDY from Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
97 out of 100 based on 6,812 ratings.