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Ten FIDY - Oskar Blues Grill & Brew

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BA SCORE
98
world-class

7,758 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 7,758
Reviews: 2,272
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: 9.13%
Wants: 490
Gots: 1,546 | FT: 95
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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Photo of Mertzy81
4.8/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Purchased at a local bottle shop for $16/4 x 12oz cans.

Poured into a room temp nonic.

A - A somewhat viscous black beer. Pours like chocolate milk. Head is a rich medium brown, almost like moose. 2 fingers high. Average lacing.

S - Roasted malt, chocolate, some hint of nuts, reminds me a little of a chocolate milkshake.

T - Dark chocolate. Roasted malt. Some hops. Ends with some slight bitterness of burnt/roasted malt and hops. Its taste easily hides the 10.5% ABV!

M - Smooth and silky, but not like a nitro-tapped Guiness. Chewy.

O - An excellent beer. Easy to drink. In my top ten. Will always be available in my house.

Mertzy81, Mar 01, 2013
Photo of evenKeelD
4/5  rDev -8.7%

evenKeelD, Apr 12, 2013
Photo of TheGoof
3.75/5  rDev -14.4%

TheGoof, Jun 14, 2013
Photo of zerocool88
5/5  rDev +14.2%

zerocool88, Sep 14, 2014
Photo of Porter_Hoarder
4.8/5  rDev +9.6%

Porter_Hoarder, Sep 29, 2014
Photo of jimbob25
4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

jimbob25, Sep 18, 2014
Photo of mjk91383
4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

mjk91383, Nov 05, 2014
Photo of NJfiend
5/5  rDev +14.2%

NJfiend, Nov 21, 2011
Photo of joejost
4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

joejost, Aug 15, 2014
Photo of Montrose79
5/5  rDev +14.2%

Montrose79, Dec 11, 2011
Photo of msnow34
5/5  rDev +14.2%

msnow34, Dec 13, 2013
Photo of SeaUrchin
4.45/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

cracked with a born on date of 10-03-09 thanks to IDateTheFormula, thank you, poured into a tulip, first sip taken out of the can just to see what it was like(advised by a fellow BA to do so)

appearance - black, light carbonation, little head if any, no lacing to speak of, almost the consistency of motor oil

smell - smell of chocolate and sweet roasted malts, and slight coffee

taste - followed the nose, went with a nice sweet malty chocolate, then it moved into a slightly bitter coffee, then a mild sweet alcohol flavor, very delicious

mouthfeel - thick and silky, the light carbonation kept it smooth, this is what i look for in a texture of a russian imperial stout, top notch

drinkability - while this is a heavy beer it is still very drinkable, just over a long period of time, if i had access to this on a regular basis, it would be something i enjoyed over the entire duration of a tigers game, when im in a state where this is sold i will be picking up a case of this

SeaUrchin, Jan 09, 2011
Photo of winstonator
4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

winstonator, Jun 01, 2014
Photo of rappmann
4.58/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a can into Duvel tulip. Reviewed from notes.

A - Literally pours completely jet black. Oily is a good word to describe it. Two fingers of tan head that dissipates into a thin wisp over the beer. Great lacing, Great looking beer.

S - Boozy bitterness, sweet malt, dark bitter chocolate, and some nice deep fruit notes that I love in a stout.

T - Bitter dark chocolate really comes through, really well balanced, not too malty or sweet, the dark chocolate really helps balance it out.

M - Again likening this brew to oil is the best comparison. In a word, I would describe it as slick. Very nice carbonation, really nice beer to sip on.

O - A great beer, that I had wanted to try for a long time. Really what can I say that hasn't been said on these reviews. Seek it out, it's worth every penny!

rappmann, Dec 08, 2012
Photo of SanDiegoCraftFan
4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

SanDiegoCraftFan, Apr 06, 2012
Photo of Tash2360
4.25/5  rDev -3%

Tash2360, May 27, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

mannyman3000, Dec 07, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -3%

Jimbo33, Feb 18, 2013
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4/5  rDev -8.7%

Paravouz, Jul 24, 2013
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5/5  rDev +14.2%

derp, Dec 06, 2013
Photo of DonGuido
4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

DonGuido, Jan 31, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -3%

patpoels, Nov 16, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

punxsybob, Apr 04, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

smk1363, Aug 05, 2014
Photo of Moneyman11
4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

Moneyman11, Aug 05, 2014
Ten FIDY from Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
98 out of 100 based on 7,758 ratings.