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Ten FIDY - Oskar Blues Grill & Brew

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BA SCORE
98
world-class

7,777 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 7,777
Reviews: 2,276
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: 9.13%
Wants: 492
Gots: 1,558 | FT: 95
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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4/5  rDev -8.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

A - Pours midnight black with a wonderful thick brown foamy head.
S - Aroma is of roasted coffee and chocolate.
T - I taste bitter or burnt chocolate.
M - Not as chewy as I expected, more medium body.
O - This is an outstanding Imperial Stout, can't think of one better.

spacecake9, Friday at 01:09 AM
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4.3/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Purchased at Champagne's in Warren MI for $14.00 for a 4pk. Served at 12deg C for the first half the can in a tulip

A- Unbelievable. This thing is like a friggin black hole. I went to a bright light and not a lick of penetration even at the edge of glass to light bulb. Amazingly dark. Nice dark head that looks chocolaty brown and a touch red.

S- Excellent. Super roasted and chocolaty good.

T- Excellent. Super nice burnt nutty chocolate flavours. Enjoyable to the max. Nice hop bite. A touch hot

M- A bit canny. Yuk. Other than that pretty good. I touch chalky afterwards.

O- Very good. Happy I bought them. Will buy again if I get a chance, they are worth it.

Food Pairing

This fantastic stout went well with...... Braised Beef Short Ribs in a lovely tomato sauce.

Enjoy

DaveBar, Nov 20, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -14.4%

I saw the rating for this beer, I found it at my local beer shop, and had to buy it. I poured it into a tall glass to see it in all of its glory.

First lets go with the things I respect with this beer. This brew is inky black and the lacing on it is beautiful. It has a high 10.5% ABV also. That's where I have to stop. I respect what they are trying to do with this beer but I just can't appreciate it. Unfortunately I still have taste buds.

The negatives:
Smells like an IPA with roasted characteristics
Tastes like an IPA with dark characteristics (cocoa and some malt)
HIGH amount of hops and bitters. I just googled its IBU rating and its a 95!!! Holy crap, that's higher than some of the most bitter IPAs I've ever had.
$15 for a 4 pack.

I just can't appreciate bitter beers. I just don't like to consume bitter things. I had high hopes for this but I'm let down. Its one of those "America, F ya!!" sort of beers. Where they just put as much hops as possible just because its the American thing to do.

If I want a dark chocolate beer I'll just stick with my girly Samuel Smith's Organic Chocolate stout. :) I had no idea that this beer was going to be this bitter (95 IBU!!), I would have never paid 15 dollars for a 4 pack if I had known. I need to grown a thick beard and ride a unicycle before I can enjoy this level of manliness.;

Fear4Beer, Nov 19, 2014
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Ten FIDY from Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
98 out of 100 based on 7,777 ratings.