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Ten FIDY - Oskar Blues Grill & Brew

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8,192 Ratings

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Ratings: 8,192
Reviews: 2,333
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: 9.13%
Wants: 529
Gots: 1,840 | FT: 103
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Oskar Blues Grill & Brew visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  10.50% ABV

Availability: Fall

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Beer added by: Georgiabeer on 12-29-2006

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12 oz can poured into a Blind Tiger Brewery snifter glass. Canned on date of 09/28/2012. “Fig old Bidys.”

Appearance: Pours a finger of mocha colored head which slowly dissipates to a film/ring and leaves sticky clumps of lacing. Slow as molasses. Striking shiny ink black body. It almost looked like clumps were being poured out of the can.

Aroma: Lots of roasted dark malts. Smells papery/cardboardish. Some sweet stone fruit and alcohol. Brings to mind chocolate powder and cold chocolate milk.

Taste: Massive amounts of smooth roasted malts fading into a nice chocolate/coffee taste. More of the papery notes. Slightly smoky, almost savory chocolate. Some leathery raisins. Finishes with an herbal hop bitterness.

Mouthfeel: Huge, thick and heavy. Lots alcohol warmth, almost boozy. Low carbonation for what is one of the better mouthfeels I've had from a stout. Too bad it's so hot.

Overall: A memorable looking stout with a thick, heavy body. The notes of paper/cardboard were not too distracting and were starting to take on some nice nutty chocolate tones not unlike an aged barleywine/old ale. Surprisingly it was boozy and had some residual herbal hop bitterness on the finish.

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Ten FIDY from Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
97 out of 100 based on 8,192 ratings.