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Ten FIDY - Oskar Blues Grill & Brew

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2,437 Reviews

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Reviews: 2,437
Hads: 9,084
Avg: 4.33
pDev: 9.24%
Wants: 668
Gots: 2,395 | FT: 121
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:
Beer added by: Georgiabeer on 12-29-2006

This titanic, immensely viscous stout is loaded with inimitable flavors of chocolate-covered caramel and coffee and hide a hefty 98 IBUs underneath the smooth blanket of malt. It is made with enormous amounts of two-row malt, chocolate malt, roasted barley, flaked oats and hops.
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Photo of cnbrown313
3.98/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured from their signature can into a snifter

A - Looks and pours like motor oil. I actually got a pretty nice 2 finger khaki head on my glass too, which is rare for such a big imperial stout like this.

S - Smells like chocolate, a little bit of fresh coffee, and dark roasty malt

T - Definite alcohol and chocolate up front, but this is surprisingly drinkable for such a big beer. It has a creamy, slightly bitter finish that make you want another sip

M - This was my favorite part of Ten Fidy... It's thick, slightly chewy, and creamy all at once.

O - This isn't my favorite non-barrel aged RIS, but it's definitely in my top 5. I prefer Plead the 5th, Expedition, and Founder's RIS. But if none of those were available to me - I would happily choose this to cure a big RIS craving!

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Photo of BuffaloTapHugger
3.98/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured 12 ounce can into a small tumbler. Like a can of oil out of the can, a small caramel colored head and some very stellar lacing. Smells of sweet roasted malts, some chocolate, coffee notes, and earthy tones. Taste is a bitter/sweet blend of robust coffee, some of that there chocolate, nice sweet malts and some nice hop to pop at the end. The beer is thick, its real chewy and has a bite like no other. ABV very noticeable, but the fullness of the beer has know problem telling you about it. Unfortunately its a sipper, but if you like slugging barium this is the beer for you. It's phenomenal overall, just takes a lot of devoted time to consume, (chuckles). Been dying to try this one, glad that I did but would probably pick another RIS if confronted again.

"It should have been you, Gordon"....

is next

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Photo of MCain04
3.98/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

6 month old can poured into a 13 oz snifter. Extra in a trade with hilgart1, much appreciated!

Appearance: Dark dark brown. 1 finger tan head. Moderate retention/lacing.

Smell: Roasty, a little alcohol on the nose, toasted malts.

Taste: Heavy roasted malts, a little boozy, but there's a malty sweetness that finishes with a soy-sauce aftertaste that isn't the greatest.

Mouthfeel: Full, heavy, smooth, coats the tongue.

Overall: Overrated in my opinion, not even close to world-class. A decent Imperial stout but for $15 per 4 pack I can think of 10 other stouts I'd pick over this without spending more than I would for this one. Doubt I'll ever drink this again, but you never know.

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Photo of jaxon53
3.98/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Couldn't wait to try a canned RIS. Served at just about cellar temperature, in a snifter, from yes, a can! Let's see if it lives up to the hype.

Appearance: Pours out a deep inky, spent motor oil black. Possibly the blackest I've seen. Not a single ray of light could pass through this tar colored liquid. A vigorous pour yielded about a half inch of thinnish, dark, coffee colored head. Head receded rather quickly, leaving some thin streaks of dark lace.

Smell: A bit of a faint nose on this one. Nice roasted malt aroma with some prominent chocolate notes. Maybe a little molasses or brown sugar sweetness with some underlying dark fruits and black licorice. Almost a warm, freshly baked cookie in there as well. Pretty good so far.

Taste: Wow! A bit different. Quite bitter and dry in my opinion. A little coffee, a bit of dark chocolate, and an almost oaky flavor. A little dark fruit, maybe a raisin flavor. Tons of roasted malts with a mild hop bite. Finishes pretty smooth, with a little molasses and some noticeable booze. Not bad at all.

Mouthfeel. A bit dissapointed in this part of the brew. A little bit thinner than I would like but decent. Comes up just short of chewey. A moderate amount of carbonation is felt on the tongue and throat.

Drinkability: Pretty good drinkability despite the high ABV. Drinkability seems to get better as the beer warms. Overall pretty good, but different RIS. Lives up to the hype in my opinion.

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Photo of MisterClean
3.98/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Ten-Fidy? He wanted ten-fidy. That ain't no girl scout, that's a damned lochness monster!

On tap at Manderes in Folsom

A - Poured black, with a 2 fingered brown head, dissipated slow, left nice lacing.

S/T - Dark coffeee, chocolate, caramel, and light alcohol. Little hop flavoring.

M - Highly malt-dominated, slighlty thin, very sweet. No alcohol presence in mouthfeel.

D - This is a good beer. It could probably use some hops to tame the sweetness.

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Photo of JToad
3.98/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to cpferris for sharing this with me..

Poured out of the can straight into a Michelob Celebrate chalice.

Pours a dark viscous, like motor oil. Nice large head, with great lacing on the side.

Smells of chocolate, tobacco.

Tastes of chocolate, raisins. Slight tobacco undertones, mixed with coffee and hops. A bitterness not usually found in a lot of stouts.

Sips well, not overally as thick as it looks, goes down smoothe. The 10% ABV is well masked but I"m not sure i could do more than of these. It compares well to Darklord, but do not like it as much as I do the GI Bourbon County Stout. Very interesting for my first craft beer in a can. I enjoyed this beer alot, just had a few issues with the raisins, and some of the tastes on the front of the tongue.

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Photo of mnj21655
3.98/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12 oz. can poured into a pint glass

Pours a deep, dark impenetrable black, that strongly resembles used motor oil, with about a 1/4" of sturdy dark brown head that exhibits decent retention. Aroma is very restrained, good but noting too out of the ordinary. Roasted malts, chocolate, molasses, and some dark fruits are present with just a faint whiff of alcohol. Taste is much like the aroma. At first I am hit by a sticky sweetness which is followed by the arrival of roasted malts and, towards the finish, some dark chocolate and hop bitterness. The dark fruits don't appear until after the bitterness. In the late finish I get some alcohol, not hot or overwhelming, but noticeable. Mouthfeel is ok, it was a bit too thin IMO. This brew is medium, maybe medium-full, in body and has low carbonation. Drinkability is good, there was a nice alcohol warmth (a good thing) but overall I just wasn't that impressed. Its a solid brew and one that I'll revisit (since I have a few more cans) in the hope that tonight was just a bad night for FIDY.

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Photo of C20Percent
3.98/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

**Bottled on 10/11/2011**

A: Pours like a can of oil -- just pours so thick and black with a bubbly brown head on top. Surely, depending on how vigorous you pour the can the more head you get, and I definitely let it fly. Don't expect the head to stay like this throughout. But, this is what I feel a stout should look like.

S: Heavy chocolate, cocoa -- lots of nice roasted maltiness and toasted grains. Nothing bad here -- a bit of booziness, but very solid.

T: Warm, syrupy, roastiness with a little bitter finish. Not the booziness that I smelled. Some definite cocoa in there. Maybe even some caramel flavors. Nice taste.

M: Thick body -- syrupy, oily. Little carbonation, but that works here. Good chewiness, which brings out the chocolate. Nothing wow here, but good.

O: Very solid Imperial Stout -- the look of this is the winner. The smell and taste back it up. If you're looking for a heavy stout, then I'd suggest this brew.

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Photo of justinmartz
3.98/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Let me preface this review by saying that I had this at the Falling Rock Tap House in Denver and they charged me NINE FUCKING DOLLARS for ONE CAN. Since then I've been able to buy a four-pack for $8.49.

Hubba hubba, this is one pretty looker! This thing pours an impenetrable blackness for which there is no escape but the tan head ensconced above it. The color and viscosity are near that of a warm balsamic reduction. The Whoppers and ice cream used in the brew come through in the aroma, along with some alcohol. After all, this is an imperial stout. With its low carbonation and medium body it drinks easier than others in the style. The roasted barley hits up front with a hop bitterness towards the back, while the finish is mildly dry and pleasantly bitter.

Were it not for the persistent alcohol I would have rated it higher. I know this is partly what typifies the style but I wish it could have been covered up more.

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Photo of Natural510
3.98/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz aluminum, canned 12-22-08.

Consistency of crude oil bubbling fresh from the ground; the color is beyond pitch black. A centimeter of brown head is created, which dissipates to a thin but solid ring of lace on the upper lip of the chalice.
Loads of chocolate to the nose, with a slight roasted malt edge.
Flavor is very sweet; rich milk chocolate, candied sugar and espresso dominate the flavor. Very similar to a chocolate candy bar. Malt provides a hint of cola to the flavor as well.
Heavy in body and soul, as evidenced by the pour. Ever-so-lightly bitter in the end, with a nice little hop buzz at the finish.
Drinkability suffers a bit from the cloying sweetness. If that element had been toned down, it would make for a much nicer RIS. Still worth picking up, but I'm tempted to age the other cans further to see if it will mellow.

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Photo of JeffV
3.98/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

This beer looks like motor oil as I pour it into my glass. The head is reluctant and I find myself trying to pour in such a way as to accentuate it. However, the head that does emerge is unrelenting and caps the beer from start to finish.

In the nose this beer has a nice chocolatey-coffee smell augmented by a touch of hops and a great malt spine.

The beer's taste is robust and indulgent. Chocolate. Coffee. A little pumpernickel maybe. Some piney hops in the back of the throat.

The one problem I have with it is that at 10.5% this beer has a little too much alcohol bite. I want the alcohol to serve as a crisp way to end a mouthful not as a sterile swab of vodka. This beer is the latter. Its a nitpick because when you buy a beer that is named for its alcohol content (ten fidy) you get what you paid for...

The beer has a delightfully heavy feel in the mouth and you can tell you're drinking an imperial. This isn't a sissy's beer and it does not feel like one.

With that said, it would be tough to choke down many of these in one sitting. On the other hand with the high alcohol content one beer is probably enough.

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Photo of dwpiercetx
3.98/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

With all the hype, I was expecting a knock out with a smooth feel that would hide the alcohol under the stoutiness. I was wrong. I am not saying this was bad at all, just didn't live up to the BA hype put on it. I will buy more next time it comes around. It's a beer that I'll drink if I want beer and it's too late to make a session. Dark..couldn't see through it. Roasted choc and coffee malts with lingering alcohol taste...the only bummer. Would and do recommend for special occasions for cans.

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Photo of foxmul924
3.98/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

(Can into Room-Temp Pint Glass)

Appearance: Utterly Black Body with a Deep Brown, Lasting
Head with Sufficient Lace.

Smell: Chocolate and Alcohol

Taste: Bittering Hops are Quickly Overtaken By the Extremely
Malty Chocolate, Molasses, and Roasted Barley.
Additional Notes of Coffee and a Lingering Marshmallow

Mouthfeel: Full-Bodied, Almost Like Drinking a Thick Milkshake.
Very Smooth with a Semi-Clean Finish. Slightly Sticky
On and Around the Lips.

Drinkability: Definitely a Sipping Beer. Probably Wouldn't
Partake in a Second as it is Quite Rich, Warming, and Filling...
Not To Mention the 10% ABV Sneaks Up On

Other: A Very Solid Russian Imperial Stout. I've Been Very
Impressed with Oskar Blues and Their Blue Collar 'FIDY'
Mentality. Worth a Try!

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Photo of johnd513
3.98/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Big thanks to stevemcqueenjr for this one.
This beer pours oily pitch black in the glass with a carmel colored head that quickly disapears. The smell is chocolate and alcohol which not suprising considering its high abv. The taste is bitter, chocolate and coffee flavors. The mouthfeel is creamy and smooth, not as carbonated as I would like. Drinkability is good but obviously hindered a bit by its high abv.

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Photo of Swongler
3.97/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Obtained a few cans at Healthy Spirits in San Francisco. Great beer. Caned fall of 2013, opened 4/21/2014. Poured into a brandy snifter.

A - Black-Sharpie-black in color. Pours quite smoothly out of the can into a snifter that fits all 12oz plus head perfectly. About a finger and a half of brown-ish head. Beautiful pour.

S - Having a Japanese grandmother made me sensitive to the smell of soy/teriyaki. So, I DO smell the soy sauce/teriyaki that some people describe in the beer. It is a sweet sticky smell - which reminds me more of teriyaki than soy sauce. Smell of corn syrup, prunes, and coffee also linger quite nicely.

T - Soy is not nearly as present in the taste as it is in the smell. Toasted malty flavor comes forward with notes of coffee and licorice. That date taste comes through as well. Coffee mixed with burned/roasted coffee beans comes through as well. Earthy notes are minimal, but slight in mid-sip. Alcohol is hidden, but definitely a sipper.

M - Viscous. Coats the inside of your mouth. Heavy feel - something I am not necessarily used to coming out of a can. What can I say - something you might expect from an imperial stout weighing in over 10% ABV.

O - Great beer - especially for the price. A 4-pack in California can be found for roughly $12-$15. You'd expect a 22oz bomber in a glass bottle with this type of quality to come in around that price alone, but you get twice the beer for the same price with a 4-pack of this stuff. Fantastic quality for the value. I look forward to aging a can, and picking up some more.

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Photo of Fatehunter
3.97/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Poured into a snifter. Color as black as the can. Tan head that quickly dissipated, save the ring around the edge.

S - Overwhelming malt smell. Roasted malt, tinge of burnt malt, and cocoa. Very rich smelling overall.

T - Like drinking candy. Sweet, chocolaty, and finishes with a good tongue grabbing bitterness. This is a full malt beer.

M - Syrupy, thick; fair amount of carbonation that is hidden by the thickness. Lingers in the mouth.

D - Great overall. A bit too malty for my preference, but no downgrades for that. One or two of these in a sitting it plenty for me due to the sweetness.

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Photo of wspscott
3.97/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz can in New Belgium tulip
canned on 10/30/09

A: Completely black with a thick dark tan head that drops to a film very quickly.
S: A little sweet and very roasty with a hint of chocolate.
T: Very roasty, some hop bitterness as it warms. There is some definite chocolate along with some burnt notes (maybe black patent malt). A little bit of dark caramel sweetness. There is only a slight hint of alcohol warmth, somewhat surprising given the 9.5%
M: Creamy, rich, a medium low level of carbonation, all combine for a sippin beer that goes down very smooth.
D: An excellent example of a RIS, goes down smooth, a great dessert beer and a something that would be perfect in front of a campfire. Highly recommended.

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Photo of BeerAndBourbon
3.97/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A. Pours a black with ruby brown edges with a one finger creamy brown head.

S. Coffee, dark chocolate, some sweet dark fruits with some booze.

T. Very dark chocolate with a bit of sweetness - molasses. Lots of roasted bitterness and coffee on the swallow.

M. Thick and chewy with smooth carbonation, but the carbonation is a bit much for me - it makes you want to swallow rather than allowing the flavors to sit on your tongue.

D. I really like the aroma and the flavor is good, but the carbonation level really takes away from the drinkability. On the other hand I'd more than happily drink this again should it cross my path.

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Photo of elgiacomo
3.97/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz canned August 25, 2008, enjoyed August 21, 2010.

Trying some aged 10W50 tonight...hopefully my tolerance will allow me this 2-year old can plus the 1-year old can in the same night for some comparisons.

Pours thick black with a very small DARK brown head, one of the darkest heads I've seen, shame it was so small and short-lived. Reduces to a small ring and very faint wispy island, leaves just a few temporary spots of lacing.

Aroma is rich black coffee...lots of coffee, some dark chocolate and roasted malt, a little bit of anise and dark fruits round things out. Flavor is roasted malt, anise, cherries/dark fruit, some coffee & chocolate, very low alcohol presence. Good, but not the best tasting Ten FIDY I've had.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied for an IS, low carbonation, sticky.

Well, the muted alcohol was nice, however this seems to have lost some of the characteristics I've enjoyed in this beer in the past. Definitely curious to see what the 1-year old can has in store.

Aroma 4, Appearance 3.5, Taste 4, Palate 3.5, Drinkabilty 4


12oz canned Sept 25, 2009, enjoyed August 21, 2010.

Pours thick black with a small, fizzy, and quickly dissipating dark brown head, reduces to a small ring and doesn't leave much lacing. Even more flat looking than the '08.

Aroma is of moderate strength and features some coffee, chocolate and roasted malts, dark fruits, mustiness and alcohol, quieter than other versions I've had.

Flavor is some strong coffee, somewhat burnt, roasted malts, a bit of chocolate, some dark fruits and a touch of sourness, also only of moderate strength. Alcohol makes more and more of a presence as it warms and starts to become fairly distracting.

Mouthfeel is thick compared to all beers, but medium bodied for the style, low to medium carbonation, oily and a bit sticky.

Good, but easily my least favorite can of this I've had. While never reviewed, the 2007 batch ranks in my memory as the best one yet.

Aroma 3.5, Appearance 3.5, Taste 3.5, Palate 3.5, Drinkability 3.5


Jul 3, 2009

12oz. can. Pours black, literally like used motor oil. Blackest, thickest substance I've ever seen come out of an aluminum can. Small dark brown head. Some lacing, but very temporary, doesn't stick to the glass.

Aroma is dark roasted malts, cofee, and some chocolate.

Flavor is heavy on the chocolate with some coffee, roasted malts, and a bit of the hops rearin' their head, and is also long-lasting. This year's is less chocolaty than the previous years.

Low carbonation, thick and rich.

A top-notch imperial stout. I've bought a number of 4-packs over the past year and will definitely buy more. Enjoying this one along with a Hershey bar and they're a great combo!

Aroma 4, Appearance 4.5, Taste 4.5, Palate 4.5, Drinkability 4.5

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Photo of sonicdescent
3.97/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

One of the few out of region brews that we are lucky enough to have in the Pittsburgh area.

Appearance is a very dark and viscous looking brew. Carbonation was not present when opening the can, but managed to pour it into a small head anyway that gave way to a crown with decent lacing.

Nose is a lot of chocolate up front, toffee, caramel, and cream. Very nice in hiding the alcohol.

Taste is pretty good, disguising the alcohol well but surprisngly not very bold. The same tastes are what was present in the scents.

Mouth is great, pretty heavy in body and light in carbonation.

Drinkability is good as I would have this again, and it's novel to have a high quality brew in a can, however for your Russian imperial stouts, I may shop around a bit.

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Photo of Metalmonk
3.96/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

I'd been wanting to try this for quite some time. No problem finding Dale's or Old Chub, but this one hasn't made it to these parts as far as I know. Many thanks to coldmeat23 for hooking it up.

The pour is like cracking open one of those old school oil cans and throwing it in a snifter. Completely pitch black, with a colony of bubbles nesting at the bottom of the snifter, probably too suffocated in thick viscosity to climb up. The head is a gorgeous brown, smooth and thick like melted chocolate ice cream, and it stays put a good while before thinning to a crown. Pouring this kind of thing out of a can felt like total novelty. I love it.

Unlike other Oskar Blues stuff, and pretty much all other canned crafts I've had, there seems to be a layer to the aroma that is, well, "can." We'll just call it earth/mineral. But some deep roasted characteristics do emerge, as does some chocolate. Not really "all that," in terms of aroma--certainly not as big and bold as others of the style.

While bringing the snifter to the mouth, I still get that mineral/earth element, but it's pretty well buried by the roasty goodness once liquid hits tongue. Good dark roast coffee qualities merge with a creamy milk-chocolate flavor, while a nutty aspect rounds it out. Faint whispers of cola, dark berry and steamed milk in the background--and into the finish, where the roast/nut characteristics dominate. Hops? Maybe, but only well-mingled--they definitely don't run the show.

Slick, round and uber-creamy in the mouth, although thick/gooey it is not. Just the right balance of weight and glide, and quite dry, certainly more so than many in the style category.

9.5% ABV (that's what it says on the can) is superbly well-hidden, lending only the most minor sensation of alcohol warmth. Makes it dangerously drinkable. I'll hunt this down again and see what happens. This hit the spot and has plenty to recommend it.

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Photo of nickd717
3.96/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Can at City Beer Store in SF. A good beer but definitely not a standout for the style.

A - Black color, dark brown head. One of the darkest heads I've seen in a beer.

S - Aroma is roast, coffee, chocolate, and some hops.

T - Roasted malt, coffee, hint of dark fruit, bitter cocoa, and slight metallic notes. Hops really stand out relative to most other imperial stouts. Alcohol noticeable but not too much for the ABV.

M - Smooth on the palate with a full body, but not at all syrupy. A little alcohol warmth.

D - Average-plus for the style.

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Photo of bifrostguard
3.96/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A - This is one seriously dark, sludgy thick beer. Just pouring it I am already worried about surviving putting this into my system. Tall and frothy dark tan head that hangs around for awhile. Pure black and highly viscous. Looks like something meant to be in machines not humans.

S - Surprisingly, hops are the first thing that come to mind. Chocolate, roasted malts and a slight metallic aroma.

T - Inversely to the smell, hops are no where in sight until the aftertaste and they are minimal at that. Still a very smooth and well balanced flavor. This is about as sweet as I can take with a slight alcohol presence. Roastiness, chocolate and coffee are all mild. Not an overpowering flavor but dense.

M - Very smooth and milky. It does leave a sticky sweet film and I would like a little more carbonation, but I'm coming to the realization that this is supposed to be how a highly ranked stout should feel.

D - A calorie dense beverage that feels sweeter than it is. I like this one a lot but it is a bit too much after a couple. Increasing the abv and the bitterness and I would stick with this one all night.

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Photo of natelocc787
3.96/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Very nice aroma with vanilla bourbon, cinnamon, milky chocolate and roasted malt. Nose is complex and light. Taste is all milk chocolate, breakfast blend coffee, brown sugar, maple and roasted vanilla beans. The mouthfeel complements the character well. This beer was very whip creamy as if it came from a cask. Creamiest, low bubble stout I've come across but it was close to perfect.

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Photo of spoons
3.96/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Served from a can into a Bruery tulip.

Nice tan head if poured a little vigorusly.

Smells is not the greatest. Someone said soy sauce and I completely agreee.

A little bitter after biting through the foam. Once this warms its incredibly drinkable. Creamy mouthfeel. Not a whole lot of roasted barley. Nice oat flavor.

You can't taste the alcohol, but you can feel it by the time you get to the end of the can.

Overall, its a very tasty/smooth imperial. Definitely drink again, a little on the pricey side though.

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Ten FIDY from Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
96 out of 100 based on 2,437 ratings.