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Ten FIDY - Oskar Blues Grill & Brew

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7,174 Ratings

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Ratings: 7,174
Reviews: 2,226
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: 9.13%
Wants: 465
Gots: 1,310 | 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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4.2/5  rDev -4.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

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4.2/5  rDev -4.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -25.8%

dmsohyea, Saturday at 05:44 AM
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4.25/5  rDev -3%

killcore, Saturday at 03:43 AM
Photo of HopBomb515
4.64/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance wise this beer is a black hole. Light goes in and doesn't come out. Big dark brown head settles to a cap and laces nicely. Smell is of roasted grain, dark chocolate, espresso, toffee, oak, and some smokey charred earthiness. Taste is amazing, so complex. Big wave of sweet and bitter chocolate, toasted grain, smoke, anise, espresso in the finish and that lingers with an oaky earthy edge. Creamy and thick as can be, leaves the palate coated. This is just an amazing stout all the way through. I enjoyed this one aged exactly one year to the day. Canned 9/19/13 and drank 9/19/14. Still one of my favorite beers of all time and a pricey indulgence I'll spend my money on from time to time.

HopBomb515, Saturday at 03:19 AM
Photo of DTown
5/5  rDev +14.2%

DTown, Saturday at 03:04 AM
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3.5/5  rDev -20.1%

brians52, Friday at 09:49 PM
Photo of Anaxagoris
4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

Anaxagoris, Friday at 07:48 PM
Photo of JuicesFlowing
4.68/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Poured into a balloon glass.

Look: The body is as black as midnight and the head is a thick dark mocha color that doesn't recede. Beautiful bands of lacing coat the glass.

Aroma: Dark roasted malts come to the front with traces of rich, bitter coffee afterwards, and also a kiss of black licorice.

Taste: Really bitter and rich, with bitter chocolate and coffee stealing the show. The alcoholic bite in the finish adds some peppery heat.

Mouthfeel: Smooth and dry.

Overall: This is what an imperial stout should taste like.

JuicesFlowing, Friday at 05:34 PM
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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

The barrel-aged version is even better but this stout is truly amazing.

rjengelking, Friday at 05:17 PM
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4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

Pours thick and black as they come with a Mocha brown one finger head. Smells like sweet chocolate, caramel, and slightly bitter like roasted coffee. The taste begins with an overwhelming creamy, smooth, thick mouthfeel. It tastes slightly nutty and a lot of that sweetness comes through. The finish is a mild roastiness. This is a fantastic beer. One of the best imperial stouts I've had.

BenwayPHD, Friday at 06:56 AM
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4.25/5  rDev -3%

Dajtai007, Friday at 06:36 AM
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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

jklecko2, Friday at 04:47 AM
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4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

A: Darkest beer I've seen. Thick, long lasting head. Looks like motor oil. In a good way.
S: Not a lot of aroma. Slight chocolate, more than slight alcohol.
T: Very full, deep and delicious. Coffee and chocolate flavors. Alcohol tastes is very noticeable.
M: Thick and creamy.
O: An excellent brew! The alcohol flavor is too strong for my liking and brings the rating down just a bit.

captenaj, Friday at 03:33 AM
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4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

Vukusich, Friday at 03:24 AM
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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

Clarkson, Friday at 02:01 AM
Ten FIDY from Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
97 out of 100 based on 7,174 ratings.