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Ten FIDY - Oskar Blues Grill & Brew

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

6,955 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 6,955
Reviews: 2,209
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: 9.13%
Wants: 443
Gots: 1,229 | 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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kpowledge

New Mexico

5/5  rDev +14.2%

11-03-2013 03:19:50 | More by kpowledge
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DeeMalloy

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

11-03-2013 02:40:35 | More by DeeMalloy
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WVUbrew

West Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

11-03-2013 01:35:37 | More by WVUbrew
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sabitu

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

11-02-2013 23:32:37 | More by sabitu
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TheBishopco

Tennessee

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

11-02-2013 20:07:23 | More by TheBishopco
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MDM

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

11-02-2013 19:53:15 | More by MDM
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golf4collet

West Virginia

5/5  rDev +14.2%

11-02-2013 18:50:26 | More by golf4collet
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spoonhawk

Iowa

4/5  rDev -8.7%

11-01-2013 23:43:50 | More by spoonhawk
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macher0

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -8.7%

Can to goblet.

A. Almost jet black. Poured finger light tan head that retreats to a fine bubble rim and blotchy film. Highly viscous.

S. Chocolate and caramel malts. A roasted fragrance. Bitter cocoa. Woody and dusty.

T. Dark roasted malts, bitter chocolate, coffee, liquorice, vanilla, and some bitterness from the hops. A little booze on the end.

M. Full bodied, moderate carbonation, and oily. The feel is not as thick as the appearance likely from the high abv.

O. A really good stout, but not great. Very consistent across the metrics. The price is high but I would likely buy again given the right circumstances. I certainly recommend this ale to anyone.

11-01-2013 21:07:19 | More by macher0
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rodemey2

New York

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

11-01-2013 03:26:41 | More by rodemey2
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mlhyatt

Georgia

4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

11-01-2013 02:44:36 | More by mlhyatt
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TLA

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -3%

11-01-2013 01:02:49 | More by TLA
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SuomiHobbit

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -20.1%

10-31-2013 22:24:15 | More by SuomiHobbit
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jmccullough108

Missouri

4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

10-31-2013 18:24:37 | More by jmccullough108
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tjsmith910

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

10-31-2013 16:50:29 | More by tjsmith910
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Dolfan907

Louisiana

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

10-31-2013 16:39:22 | More by Dolfan907
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Rion

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

10-31-2013 12:54:34 | More by Rion
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StevenLaValley

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

10-31-2013 07:52:47 | More by StevenLaValley
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TickleMeTony

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev -3%

10-31-2013 04:57:35 | More by TickleMeTony
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Fahz

New York

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

10-31-2013 03:25:34 | More by Fahz
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MaddDogg84

Texas

5/5  rDev +14.2%

10-31-2013 01:10:48 | More by MaddDogg84
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phideltashaggy

Tennessee

3.73/5  rDev -14.8%

Poured from the can into a stein

A- Beautiful pitch black. No light is getting through this beast. Thin brown head receded quickly. Not much lacing sticks, but it looks beautiful when taking a sip.

S- Mostly coffee, maybe a smidge of dark chocolate. Something is just a little sweet in the nose. Surprisingly, I can't smell the 10.5%.

T- More of the nose. Lots of coffee, some black chocolate, and some malty sweetness. Lots of chocolate and coffee sort of bitterness. You can taste the alcohol for just a split second before the bitterness kicks in.

MF- Very little carbonation. Sort of creamy, thick mouthfeel. A small, sharp bitterness stays in the back of the throat long after the sip was swallowed. Alcohol burn happens very slightly for just a nano second in the back of the throat.

Overall, this is the most drinkable 10.5% RIS I've ever had. This is pretty good, and I would definitely like to have another on a cold winter night.

10-31-2013 01:05:12 | More by phideltashaggy
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YCantWeNotBeSober

Michigan

4.29/5  rDev -2.1%

A - pours dark black with a little less viscosity than I was expecting. Beautiful roasty brown head turns soapy quite quickly (was expecting it to be creamier)

S - milk chocolate, coffee, dark fruit, licorice. Honestly getting some heavy apple cider-like notes.

T - Absolutely delicious. Starts with a bright, sweet, dark fruit flavor that fades into the roastier flavors. A nice lasting roasty bitterness on the finish. Super balanced between sweet and dry. Multi-dimensional flavors keep it interesting.

M - Creamier than the appearance led to expect. like silk on the tongue and actually quite oily.

O - Was reluctant to buy due to the high price tag but after hearing so many good things about it I had to try it and I'm glad I did. Not necessarily something I would purchase again with so many equally good RIS options, but definitely worth a try.

10-30-2013 22:20:19 | More by YCantWeNotBeSober
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guido19

Rhode Island

4.25/5  rDev -3%

10-30-2013 16:36:50 | More by guido19
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VernonBaxter

Texas

4/5  rDev -8.7%

10-30-2013 16:24:27 | More by VernonBaxter
Ten FIDY from Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
97 out of 100 based on 6,955 ratings.