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Ten FIDY - Oskar Blues Grill & Brew

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

6,990 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 6,990
Reviews: 2,210
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: 9.13%
Wants: 453
Gots: 1,243 | 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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gashmoney

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

10-28-2013 21:27:43 | More by gashmoney
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obiwan_k3n00bi

California

3.5/5  rDev -20.1%

10-28-2013 18:06:20 | More by obiwan_k3n00bi
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BSuter

Indiana

4/5  rDev -8.7%

10-28-2013 16:36:46 | More by BSuter
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Tayloraphilips

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

10-28-2013 15:33:32 | More by Tayloraphilips
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Cholansky1

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

10-28-2013 14:05:45 | More by Cholansky1
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Ankur

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev -3%

10-28-2013 13:57:54 | More by Ankur
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Redstar137

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +14.2%

10-28-2013 12:58:50 | More by Redstar137
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BeersAndBears

Nebraska

4.25/5  rDev -3%

10-28-2013 02:01:40 | More by BeersAndBears
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iamshad

California

5/5  rDev +14.2%

Friend, _n:_
A person who gives you their last 100pt beer in the fridge.

Thanks, Jimi! Ten Fidy is so unbelievably smooth.

When I poured it into the glass, my first thought reminded me of changing the car oil after waiting too many miles ... it poured so thick and black ... like bad oil. I now understand why this is $15/4pk and it's worth the money. wow, what an exceptionally smooth beer. I have just been ruined for wanted to try _anything_ other imperial stout.

Standing in front of the poured glass on the counter, I could clearly smell the strong aromas. It's just so wonderful. Rich. Heavy. Chocolate. Dark chocolate. Roasted. Mature. Thorough. Molasses. Thick. Rest well on palette. Aftertaste lingers. Worth every single penny.

10-28-2013 01:05:31 | More by iamshad
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BFCarr

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

10-28-2013 00:39:27 | More by BFCarr
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lordofstarside

Nevada

4.56/5  rDev +4.1%

Can to a snifter, canned 8/29/13

Pours pitch black with a finger and a half of dark mocha foam, moderate carbonation on the sides. Good retention and lacing, great looking beer

Smells of roast coffee, dark chocolate, caramel, and alcohol. Really good but not too complex, might be my stuffy nose

Taste is with the nose, dark espresso, dark chocolate, roast caramel malts, a little hoppy citrus, and a touch of alcohol on the finish. Really good even at two months old, everything comes together really well

Feel is smooth and creamy, thick, milky, and full. Alcohol concealed really well despite it's age, goes down dangerously easy

Overall one of the better RIS I've had. Three more cans sitting in my cellar, this should really be something in a year or two

10-28-2013 00:36:13 | More by lordofstarside
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KYGunner

Kentucky

4.45/5  rDev +1.6%

Amongst the biggest and grandest of appearances, this stout is thick and viscous. Black beyond comprehension the head slowly built in a row of foam then slowly disappated to a thin line. The foam was deep brown it held a ton of lacing.

Deep coffee aroma mixed with a bit of char, then chocolate, caramel and marshmallow hit the nose. Some light malt aroma, roasted of course, can be found near the end.

The flavors in this stout are so robust, so rich, that as cliche as it is I can't believe it comes from a can. The roasted coffee is strong at the front and then rails into a chocolate, Graham cracker and marshmallow finish. I actually catch a roasted caramel malt in there, though it is tempered and lost in all of the other richness.

The feel is silky smooth with a real thickness. 10.5 ABV is only noticeable in a heat that enters the chest. The carbonation is low and it lends to an easy drinkability.

I know it has been said before and there's a lot of hype but this really is something special, and it's in a can!

10-27-2013 23:45:05 | More by KYGunner
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mpayne5

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev -3%

10-27-2013 23:41:39 | More by mpayne5
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MarshallBirdhouse

Kentucky

4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

10-27-2013 20:14:03 | More by MarshallBirdhouse
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6thstreetbrewpub

District of Columbia

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

10-27-2013 18:46:02 | More by 6thstreetbrewpub
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Msudukie

New York

4.25/5  rDev -3%

10-27-2013 05:54:06 | More by Msudukie
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fsck

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -20.1%

10-27-2013 05:53:06 | More by fsck
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buddha5050

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

10-27-2013 03:50:12 | More by buddha5050
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ali1987

Florida

4.01/5  rDev -8.4%

A: Jet black body with motor oil coloring and a light toffee brown head. LOTS of brown sticky lacing behind.

S: Milk and dark chocolate, vanilla, chocolate ice cream

T: Roasted malts, cocoa, hops, dark roast coffee, some smokiness, & some BC powder-like bitterness on the finish.

M: Thick & somewhat creamy.

O: Good stout. I understand the hype, but it's dangerous due to the alcohol content!!!

10-26-2013 23:55:44 | More by ali1987
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MNBeerGeek

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -3%

10-26-2013 23:12:03 | More by MNBeerGeek
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ThoughtsAblaze

South Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -25.8%

10-26-2013 20:46:07 | More by ThoughtsAblaze
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hikeeba

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev -8.7%

10-26-2013 20:34:01 | More by hikeeba
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Jerseybeerboy

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

A: Almost onyx. Thick and syrupy. Abundant head that dissipates into fantastic lacing. A pretty beer!

S: Even though I'm drinking this from a snifter I'm not overwhelmed by the smell. That being said it is still a pleasant aroma of molasses and chicory.

T: Up front, chocolate coffee and light smokiness. On the finish dark fruit but not sweet. Awesome!!

M: Sticky! Sticks to the inside of your mouth like it does to the side of your glass. Wow!

O: this is what I want in a stout. As winter approaches and I switch to stouts porters and barley wines this beer does not disappoint. To me it lives up to the hype.

10-26-2013 19:55:13 | More by Jerseybeerboy
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MannyFL

Florida

5/5  rDev +14.2%

10-26-2013 17:55:30 | More by MannyFL
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Hypersomnia

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

10-26-2013 17:42:07 | More by Hypersomnia
Ten FIDY from Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
97 out of 100 based on 6,990 ratings.