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Ten FIDY - Oskar Blues Grill & Brew

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

7,117 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 7,117
Reviews: 2,217
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: 9.13%
Wants: 463
Gots: 1,289 | FT: 84
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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4.25/5  rDev -3%

ChanceK, Nov 21, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

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4.9/5  rDev +11.9%

Can dated 9/19/2011 poured into a snifter

A: pitch black no head minimal lacing beautiful

S: milk chocolate and espresso

T: chocolate vanilla coffee tastes like a milkshake with a perfect blend

M: thick and heavy

O: best non aged stout you will have. This is perfectly made and well worth a large price tag

Givemebeer, Nov 20, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -3%

BigJim5021, Nov 20, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

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4/5  rDev -8.7%

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4.25/5  rDev -3%

scottDC, Nov 19, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -20.1%

Slay40, Nov 19, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

N3ptune, Nov 19, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

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4/5  rDev -8.7%

RKing44, Nov 19, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

Canti4341, Nov 19, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -3%

22Blue, Nov 19, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

KOP_Beer_OUtlet, Nov 18, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -3%

Buttermilk, Nov 18, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

jayfarley3, Nov 18, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -3%

bbrown12, Nov 18, 2013
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3.35/5  rDev -23.5%

Dated: 09/05/13
Served on a pint glass.

A: Pours a dark black color with a tan frothy head.

S: Sweet smell, taffy, plum, bacon.

T: Very tart.

M: Full bodied, heavy on the tongue, low carbonation. not much alcohol feel to it.

O: Very strong and rich beer, this is only the second beer of this style I had so I still found it strong in taste. I have a lot of respect for the style but not something that I can enjoy.

TheBeerTrekker, Nov 18, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

billblakeslee, Nov 18, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

BfloBrewHound, Nov 18, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

fleurdelou, Nov 18, 2013
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4.08/5  rDev -6.8%

12 oz. can poured into "stout" glass
(canned on 8/28/13 8:35 a.m.)

L: like pouring an old can of motor oil -- black. black black; light does not pass through this thing. and it looks thick. the dark-brown head is only 1/4-inch and this "stout" glass is very similar to a tulip. no stick or lace but does keep a nice collar of reddish brown (the head has a twinge of redness to it)

S: BIG stout ... lots and lots of dark roasted barley and grain, big coffee notes, chunky chocolate ... maybe some raisins. maple syrup. starting to smell the alcohol -- rubbing alcohol, very noticeable now.

T: first sip is too good ... all coffee with no trace of booze/alcohol. alcohol booziness starts to show up about 1/5 in, but it's still very drinkable around the vodka/liquour note. dark chocolate. quite sweet, but the alcohol is really permeating each sip. molasses

F: slick but full, loads of carbonation ... overall very drinkable for such a thick-looking, big-boozy brew

O: hard to properly place -- I've had two cans on different days so far, and the first can felt weaker but also hid the alcohol perfectly; the second can tastes much, much boozier for some reason but has a more drinkable mouthfeel.

I'll split the difference and say Ten Fidy is quite drinkable with loads of good sweet chocolate, espresso, burnt/roasted barley notes -- and the 10.5% ABV is no joke. i'm definitely going to enjoy the second half of my 4-pack. (and bonus points for selling this in 12 oz. form -- a bomber of these things is always pushing it for me, so I love the 12 oz. can serving ... perfect!)

Premo88, Nov 18, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

AGust82, Nov 18, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

comrade_tony, Nov 18, 2013
Ten FIDY from Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
97 out of 100 based on 7,117 ratings.