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Ten FIDY - Oskar Blues Grill & Brew

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

7,110 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 7,110
Reviews: 2,216
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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Photo of rangerred
4.85/5  rDev +10.7%

12oz can into a snifter.

Pours a dark, inky black with a one finger dark tan head. The head fades pretty quickly but thick lacing is left on the sides of the glass and it is impressive for a beer of this strength.

Aroma is a very rich, dark chocolate that is loaded with vanilla and toast. There is kind of a Sharpie smell to it but it is very nice. There is some tobacco and it is an aroma that is anticipating a very sweet beer.

Loads of vanilla, dark chocolate, and toast on the flavor. Smoke comes rushing in next along with some tobacco notes. There is some wood and a very light hint of dark fruit although the fruit is very well restrained allowing the caramel and cocoa to shine. Bitterness is fairly high but any hop character is restrained behind the char and toast. Mouthfeel is very heavy and silky smooth but not too sweet.

Overall, probably the best RIS I have had and one of the best beers I have ever tasted. So much going on and delicious on a cold night. While the price is too steep to buy on a regular basis, it is worth every penny.

rangerred, Nov 14, 2013
Photo of themegamancave
4.25/5  rDev -3%

themegamancave, Nov 13, 2013
Photo of Joshpu
4.36/5  rDev -0.5%

Poured from the can to a snifter.

A: Poured black with a one finger brown head.

S: Roasted malts, dark chocolate, vanilla, coffee and a slight booziness. Also a fruit note as well, like cherry.

T: Roasted malt, syrupy caramel, vanilla. On the end I get the bitter chocolate/coffee. As the beer warms I get a lot of chocolate and coffee.

M: Medium to full bodied. Pretty thick mouth feel, almost syrupy. Definitely sweet and a little bitter.

Overall a great example of an RIS. Basically just how I like them to taste. Kind of reminds me of Stone's RIS.

Joshpu, Nov 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev -8.7%

Allurex, Nov 13, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -3%

socon67, Nov 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev -8.7%

mmulebarn, Nov 12, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -14.4%

GumDropButtons, Nov 12, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -3%

ms11781, Nov 12, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

MVP09, Nov 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev -8.7%

Liquoric3, Nov 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev -8.7%

anticipation23, Nov 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev -8.7%

A-Smoove, Nov 11, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

kevrice88, Nov 11, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -3%

azorie, Nov 11, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

RochefortChris, Nov 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev -8.7%

thegrimone, Nov 11, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -14.4%

Djsaturn1, Nov 11, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

attometer00, Nov 11, 2013
Photo of hopflyer
4.36/5  rDev -0.5%

Pours deep black with some ruby color on the edges when held up to light. 2 finger dark tan head, color looks like a light milk chocolate.

Smells roasty and smooth vanilla, not much dark fruit, but some hops and alcohol

Taste is really mellow dark molasses like with some hints of vanilla and just a tad of coffee. Alcohol burn is there but pleasantly so, not overbearing one bit. Limited hops are just enough to roughin the edge of the malts on this one.

Very smooth and thick and one the lower side of carbonation. Very well done.

Really like this big stout, from a can nonetheless. A bit pricey but worth it in my opinion. Haven't really taken to BBA stouts yet, so this is my go to stout. Beats old raspy which I had for the first time last night because its smoother and more mellowed out to me.

hopflyer, Nov 10, 2013
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5/5  rDev +14.2%

ejeitner, Nov 10, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

nohopsnothanks, Nov 10, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

DanSmith17, Nov 10, 2013
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5/5  rDev +14.2%

JDD419, Nov 10, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

instinct2, Nov 10, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

everlong353, Nov 09, 2013
Ten FIDY from Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
97 out of 100 based on 7,110 ratings.