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Ten FIDY - Oskar Blues Grill & Brew

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

6,814 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 6,814
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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71gto

Illinois

1/5  rDev -77.2%

05-02-2012 03:02:09 | More by 71gto
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dgrauwiler

Texas

1/5  rDev -77.2%

11-16-2012 03:34:43 | More by dgrauwiler
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xanfantasy


1/5  rDev -77.2%

11-05-2012 19:16:41 | More by xanfantasy
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djsisson


1/5  rDev -77.2%

12-17-2012 01:32:23 | More by djsisson
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TheBigBoy

Pennsylvania

1.75/5  rDev -60%

02-08-2014 05:20:09 | More by TheBigBoy
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suckaj

Florida

1.75/5  rDev -60%

07-01-2014 12:07:35 | More by suckaj
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SenorHops

Rhode Island

2/5  rDev -54.3%

03-19-2012 01:26:16 | More by SenorHops
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edhaaslovesbacon

Colorado

2/5  rDev -54.3%

04-03-2013 21:02:05 | More by edhaaslovesbacon
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bernat1971

Washington

2/5  rDev -54.3%

01-17-2014 16:45:35 | More by bernat1971
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alysmith4

District of Columbia

2.08/5  rDev -52.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

This beer pours thick like gasoline, and I must say it tasted like it as well. Way to syrupy and bitter for my taste. Couldn't detect any distinct flavors.. just thick and bitter.

The level of carbonation was not great either. Just a thick, cloudy, syrupy mess. I would not have this beer again, and I would definitely not suggest this beer to anyone.

Serving type: can

03-01-2008 21:50:40 | More by alysmith4
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bjohnson

Massachusetts

2.15/5  rDev -50.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Pours a jet black with a thin half finger nestle coca colored head that has only a slight retention that dissipates rather quickly leaving a rim that hugs the edges of the glass. Nose of sweet cocoa, espresso, slight caramel, and a bit of dark fruit. A tad earthy with a slight grassy hop presence.

Roasty flavor up front falls quickly into a bitterness that stings the tongue. Intermingled are bitter nestle cocoa, sweet molasses, and a sharp bitter coffee bean flavor that reminds me of dunkin donuts crappy iced coffee. Bitterness is fucking acrid and quite unpleasant. I was hoping this to have a lot more lactic smoothness, but there is no milkiness here, only a sharp bitterness. Roasty coffee flavors take over the aftertaste and leave the palate quite dry. Hints of caramel as you exhale strongly through the nose.

I'm not sure all the hype surrounding this beer is warranted. I've had PLENTY of better imperial stouts.

Serving type: can

02-09-2008 01:52:28 | More by bjohnson
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od_sf

California

2.25/5  rDev -48.6%

12-11-2012 21:35:03 | More by od_sf
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Arbitrator

California

2.35/5  rDev -46.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 1

Lightly chilled can into a glass. 2009 vintage. Purchased on sale at $10.50 a four-pack -- appropriate price. But with the price increases and my changing palate, it's almost certainly the last time I'm buying this beer.

A: Pitch black, completely opaque when held to the light. Reminds me exactly of used motor oil. A mildly vigorous pour produces several inches of fluffy, chocolate-colored head. It recedes very slowly into a halo and broken film on the top of the brew, with little lacing down the glass. Very captivating for a 10%er.

S: Dark chocolate, coffee, roasted malt, and vinous dark fruit, like raisins. The fruit is restrained, so it doesn't add a tartness to the aroma.

T: Follows the nose, but brings out some flavors I couldn't detect in the aroma. This beer is nearly sickly sweet. Dark chocolate, molasses, raisins. It has a light earthy bitterness and some smoke, but not a hell of a lot of balance. It ages nicely, but fresh this doesn't distinguish itself from others in the style.

M: Velvety smooth, creamy, and full-bodied. Low carbonation, as is appropriate for the style. A little alcohol burn (not warmth), but it's mostly well-masked. I love the toasty exhalation that follows each sip.

D: I opened one with largadeer, who wound up leaving early and making me finish the can on my own. It was very hard. That, and the price increases, and my decreasing tolerance for sickly-sweet RISes, have made me a little tired of this beer overall. I don't see myself buying this again.

Serving type: can

12-09-2009 08:59:46 | More by Arbitrator
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beerbtl

California

2.5/5  rDev -42.9%

06-23-2013 19:43:41 | More by beerbtl
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dcs1548

North Carolina

2.5/5  rDev -42.9%

12-25-2011 15:57:38 | More by dcs1548
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Leschber

Texas

2.5/5  rDev -42.9%

07-24-2014 19:42:55 | More by Leschber
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phishbone23

New York

2.5/5  rDev -42.9%

01-22-2013 21:00:56 | More by phishbone23
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DustinSWB

Florida

2.5/5  rDev -42.9%

09-29-2013 14:16:57 | More by DustinSWB
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get_bentley

Texas

2.5/5  rDev -42.9%

01-01-2014 04:22:13 | More by get_bentley
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Raziel313

California

2.5/5  rDev -42.9%

02-14-2014 08:34:38 | More by Raziel313
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blabaer

California

2.5/5  rDev -42.9%

10-26-2013 03:51:46 | More by blabaer
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bkwhoppa66

New Jersey

2.5/5  rDev -42.9%

12-11-2013 01:23:51 | More by bkwhoppa66
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thsSAMO

Ohio

2.5/5  rDev -42.9%

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Maggie2014


2.5/5  rDev -42.9%

07-05-2014 23:13:23 | More by Maggie2014
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Drk93TT

Michigan

2.51/5  rDev -42.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

A: Pours pitch black with plenty of creamy dark head The appearance of this brew is outstanding.

S: Smells of chocolate, roasty malt and some creme/coffee. Alcohol bit is apparent in the nose.. wow.

T: This takes a strange strange turn for me... at cold, cool, and even warmer temperature. Tastes like granny smith apples and alcohol. Chocolate and roastyness are like 10% maybe of this beer. This is wild.

M: Full and complex. But still a perfumey-fruity odd flavor that just doesnt fit for the style to me.

I feel let down by this Holy grail stout. Dissapointed. Sad. Oh well. Oskar blues needs to tweak this one. Too fruit/ester/off flavor-y for me. Oh well.

Serving type: can

01-01-2014 03:46:02 | More by Drk93TT
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