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Ten FIDY - Oskar Blues Grill & Brew

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

6,773 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 6,773
Reviews: 2,205
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: 9.13%
Wants: 424
Gots: 1,181 | 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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Trulyamazing

New Jersey

4.79/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

I will drink this forever. In the world of craft beer where there are thousands to try, I normally don't buy many over and over again. However, Ten Fidy is my baby. The mouthfeel is perfect. Only problem now is most other stouts seem thin to me. I gave a 4.75 for taste because although I love it, it could have had just a tad less hop bitterness for me. Buy, smell, drink, enjoy, REPEAT!

Serving type: can

10-15-2013 08:46:33 | More by Trulyamazing
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BurgeoningBrewhead

Pennsylvania

4.73/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Pours like an engine oil milkshake into a snifter; jet black with a lovely moderately-thick brown head made of tiny bubbles that seems to not fade at all, and leaves rings of dense, delicate lacing when it finally does.
Smells delicious...dark, metallic roasted malt, coffee, dark chocolate, milk chocolate, dark fruit, surprisingly little hint of booze for 10.5%.
Taste is awesome. Dark chocolate and coffee balanced perfectly with sweet milk chocolate, booze-soaked dark fruit, burnt sugar, all balanced again against a perfect layer of bitterness, leaving you basking in the glorious afterglow with sticky sweetness, and dark roasted bitterness lingering on the tongue, after a slight puff of alcohol heat.
Mouthfeel is thick and creamy, beautiful.
Overall, this is an awesome RIS. While it's not the most complex, it has big flavors and they're all perfectly in sync with each other. Excellent!

Serving type: can

10-15-2013 05:12:16 | More by BurgeoningBrewhead
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MWolverines66

New York

4.25/5  rDev -3%

10-15-2013 00:44:04 | More by MWolverines66
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coriswrasse

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

10-14-2013 18:46:36 | More by coriswrasse
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hopkrid

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

10-14-2013 09:46:43 | More by hopkrid
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MattBreight

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

10-14-2013 05:05:06 | More by MattBreight
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dmorgan310

Panama

4.25/5  rDev -3%

10-14-2013 03:02:08 | More by dmorgan310
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hopazoid

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

10-14-2013 01:17:27 | More by hopazoid
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kyleeliot

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

10-13-2013 22:56:40 | More by kyleeliot
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Dcunicelli

Pennsylvania

3.49/5  rDev -20.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

12oz can poured into a glass.
This is an appealing beer by any estimation, but....

I feel like the hype far outweighs the delivery.
This is a really good beer. I have no doubt. But for the price I paid in Pa, I feel like this just isn't delivering on the hype.

Taste is great upfront. Finishes bitter. More bitter than expected.
Color and appearance are super. Dark with a nice coffee colore head.
The smell is a bit astringent and less than mouthwatering.

Overall a beer worth trying but for my money not a beer worth buying more than once.

I feel like I let down every hipster with skinny jeans and facial hair. I just didn't love it.

Serving type: can

10-13-2013 21:34:58 | More by Dcunicelli
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PStriedl

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

10-13-2013 20:40:49 | More by PStriedl
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Farky87

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

10-13-2013 20:18:50 | More by Farky87
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Ozzie1111

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +14.2%

10-13-2013 13:03:35 | More by Ozzie1111
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100200300

Georgia

3/5  rDev -31.5%

10-13-2013 01:47:34 | More by 100200300
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Madfish85

Rhode Island

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

10-13-2013 01:25:00 | More by Madfish85
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Duane_Opfer

Virginia

4.71/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

12 oz can poured into a Spiegelau glass. Canned on 10/4. Consumed on 10/12.

A - Appeared rather viscous during pour from can to glass. Deep brownish black with a cinnamon colored head. Gentle pour yielded less than a finger of head. Quickly dissipated. Lightly carbonated. Light splotchy lacing which fades over time.

S - Vanilla, heavy cream, anise, and toasted malts with some acidic coffee astringency. Alcohol notes, but not boozy.

T - Rich in flavor. Coffee, toffee, toasted malts, caramel, vanilla, nutmeg, and amaretto. Pleasant alcohol notes. Some tartness initially, but fades quickly with a slightly bitter finish. Completely hides ABV.

M -Perfect sipping beer. Silky smooth. Lightly carbonated, perfect for style; slight tingle on tongue. Slight stickiness... reminiscent of a good eggnog. Very warming.

O - Wow. Really enjoyed this beer. Perfect cold weather beer. Perfect mouthfeel, rich flavor, and very warming. Still can't believe this is 10.5%. A complete package... can't understand why it isn't a top 20 beer on BA. Has my highest recommendation.

Serving type: bottle

10-13-2013 01:03:53 | More by Duane_Opfer
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Xandrose

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev -3%

10-12-2013 04:39:55 | More by Xandrose
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Braden

Tennessee

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

10-12-2013 03:57:11 | More by Braden
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TastyIsBeer

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

10-12-2013 03:47:33 | More by TastyIsBeer
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Twan22

California

4/5  rDev -8.7%

10-12-2013 02:35:31 | More by Twan22
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sprague808

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +14.2%

10-12-2013 01:55:19 | More by sprague808
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Beer_lover89

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

10-12-2013 01:54:30 | More by Beer_lover89
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dvmky

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -8.7%

10-12-2013 01:32:23 | More by dvmky
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anhigdon

Kentucky

4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

10-12-2013 01:09:23 | More by anhigdon
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jerefreakinmiah

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -25.8%

10-11-2013 21:27:08 | More by jerefreakinmiah
Ten FIDY from Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
97 out of 100 based on 6,773 ratings.