Ten FIDY - Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
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Ratings: 6,817 | Reviews: 2,207 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by goatgoat:
3.95/5 rDev -9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4
Pours like motor oil. Absolutely opaque black. An aggressive pour shows no initial head. Just after pouring a thin cap of mocha cream appears and then disappears. No lacing. Aroma is heavy dark fruits, berries and chocolate. First taste is smooth and creamy, an underlying roast note ends with a slight alcohol taste. As it warms chocolate and roast become more prominent. The main detractor to this brew is that the alcohol is more noticeable than I would like. Generally I prefer more roast character as well.
And the "pack it in, pack it out" slogan on the can warms the heart of this backpacker. It would be an excellent backcountry brew. Pika, meet Ten FIDY. Ten FIDY, Pika.
Initial review on 2/5/09. After a few more RISs under my belt I revisited it. The above is the newer review. It's fairly similar though I reduced the scores a bit, I was a bit starry eyed with this brew since it was one of my first RISs.
Serving type: can
02-05-2009 03:59:35 | More by goatgoat
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3.35/5 rDev -23.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3
Not really my thing. The taste is overwhelming and not all that enjoyable. I struggled to finish the can. With that said, my friend who finished it loved the beer. I would personally recommend against this, but given its high rating most people disagree with me. To each their own.
Serving type: can
07-31-2014 23:03:41 | More by etmur007
Ten FIDY from Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
97 out of 100 based on 6,817 ratings.