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Ten FIDY - Oskar Blues Grill & Brew

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

6,762 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 6,762
Reviews: 2,205
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: 9.13%
Wants: 423
Gots: 1,178 | FT: 83
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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beerking1

Virginia

2.85/5  rDev -34.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 2 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

I REALLY want to like this beer more. The look is AWESOME, with a dark brown head, about 1/2 inch high, leaving a cap and lace all the way down. Darkest head I have ever seen on any beer. Pours thicker than any beer I have ever had before, much like a 30W oil, AFTER months in the engine.
Aroma is great, EXTREMELY roasty, with burnt notes. There is some notes of higher alcohols in the nose, but they blend well with the roast.
Flavor is where this beer falls apart. HUGE notes of fusel alcohols, and I am expecting a big headache from this. The higher alcohols form a hot, astringent character on the tongue, very slightly overwhelming. The roastiness and malt is great, but the fusels are too much.
I recommend sharing this, as 12 oz seems way too much.

Serving type: can

04-10-2008 01:50:12 | More by beerking1
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Ten FIDY from Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
97 out of 100 based on 6,762 ratings.