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Recommend some very thick imperial stouts

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by BlackDragon, Feb 21, 2013.

  1. BlackDragon

    BlackDragon Initiate (0) Michigan Feb 16, 2013

    Please give the thickest Imperial Stout suggestions you have and if any are available year round or at least easy to obtain that would be even better.
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  2. denver10

    denver10 Poobah (1,065) New Mexico Nov 17, 2010

    Oskar Blues's Ten Fidy
  3. SFACRKnight

    SFACRKnight Champion (800) Colorado Jan 20, 2012 Beer Trader

    Ten fidy. Shit pours like 10w50 motor oil...

    Ha ha, denver10 beat me to it.
  4. Victory Storm King is thick in deliciousity
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  5. Lare453

    Lare453 Champion (975) Florida Feb 1, 2012 Beer Trader

    If you can trade for it, ccb ba sweet stout.

    Other than that, ten fidy, bcs, old raspy.
  6. Marshal Zhukov. One of my absolute favorites and it's thick as hell.
  7. krl2112

    krl2112 Advocate (680) Illinois Nov 10, 2012 Beer Trader

    Ten fidy is really dark and thick and available all the time. I think dark lord is very thick and dark as well. I really enjoy it as well but unfortunately only available once a year.
  8. DogfishJoe

    DogfishJoe Advocate (515) Ohio Feb 14, 2010 Beer Trader

    Plead the fifth, and Doris from hopping frog hands down.
  9. MetalMountainMastiff

    MetalMountainMastiff Savant (440) California Oct 1, 2012 Beer Trader

    I would guess old engine oil...but i've never drank it.
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  10. SFACRKnight

    SFACRKnight Champion (800) Colorado Jan 20, 2012 Beer Trader

    How could I forget mephistopheles?
  11. MichiBrew

    MichiBrew Aficionado (170) Michigan Nov 26, 2010

    BB Plead, FIS, Expedition, Wake n Bake...
  12. DORIS was the biggest I've ever had the pleasure of putting in my mouth. Ten Fidy is close. Best mix of both big mouth feel and taste has been FIS.
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  13. strangebrew321

    strangebrew321 Savant (425) Indiana Feb 18, 2009 Beer Trader

    Ten Fidy
    Founders Imperial Stout
    Marshall Zhukov for the win
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  14. njhopspop

    njhopspop Savant (345) New Jersey Oct 17, 2010

    Flying Dog Kujo
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  15. BlackDragon

    BlackDragon Initiate (0) Michigan Feb 16, 2013

    Where can I get doris never seen it before
  16. BigE90

    BigE90 Aficionado (245) Washington Mar 19, 2011

    MZ hands down!
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  17. Thread title immediately made me think of Ten FIDY and Expedition Stout. Bourbon County should probably make the list, too.
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  18. CityofBals

    CityofBals Savant (480) Illinois Sep 12, 2012

    Eclipse. LOL!
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  19. HopsintheSack

    HopsintheSack Advocate (685) California Apr 17, 2012 Beer Trader

    MZ is the thickest richest I've had I would say. Although it was way too sweet for me.
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  20. HighWine

    HighWine Savant (440) Illinois Dec 11, 2010 Beer Trader

    Berserker, Marshall Zhukov/Hunahpu's
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  21. Idk where you're from but Wisconsin gets Hoppin Frog. Their BA Boris is phenomenal as well as the Hop Dam Triple IPA. Talk about tremendous mouthfeels though. All their beers are a little pricy unfortunately.
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  22. mondegreen

    mondegreen Savant (440) Georgia Nov 4, 2009

    Agree with the Zhukov recommendations for sure. Westbrook's Cap'n Skoons is up there with MZ in terms of body, IMO. Also, any of the super high ABV stouts like World Wide Stout or BCBS are gonna be thick as hell, too.
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  23. Nectar

    Nectar Savant (310) New Jersey Jan 17, 2013

    DORIS, tenfidy, older viscosity
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  24. Becks Saphire
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  25. --Dom--

    --Dom-- Savant (425) Missouri Dec 22, 2012

    Ten Fidy
  26. Dark Lord, other than those already stated like Ten Fidy, there is a Sonoran Imperial stout with a shiney label, can't remember the name, pretty think and good.
  27. BB1313

    BB1313 Poobah (1,010) Ohio Jul 16, 2009

    KBS, Bell's Expedition, Founders IS, Hoppin' Frog DORIS/BORIS, Ten Fidy, Peche Mortel are like milkshakes..
  28. JuniperJesus

    JuniperJesus Savant (450) Illinois Feb 26, 2011

    Goose Island Nightstalker. She's so thick, if she was on craigslist she would describe herself as BBW.
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  29. adamant1912

    adamant1912 Savant (475) Michigan Jan 10, 2010 Beer Trader

    I refer to Founders Imperial Stout as motor oil. I think the high IBU/bitterness/ABV contributes to the very heavy mouthfeel.
  30. I'll "ditto" the Ten Fidy recommendations.
  31. elgiacomo

    elgiacomo Savant (470) Georgia Jun 28, 2007

    Marshal Zhukov was way up there on the thickness factor. For something somewhat more easily obtainable, Bell's Expedition Stout is thick and delicious, especially with some age on it.
  32. I agree with Marshall Zhukov. I just wish it was more hoppy and bitter.
  33. Old Rasputin, Yeti, Boulevard, Sea Monster and well its a coffee stout but can't live without Speedway!
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  34. Gregfalone

    Gregfalone Savant (375) California Sep 5, 2012 Beer Trader

    The abyss, ten fidy, yeti
  35. bifrost17

    bifrost17 Initiate (0) Washington Dec 16, 2011

    Add me to the MZ list, probably one of the thickest beers I've tried yet.
  36. Yeti Oak Aged
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  37. Neorebel

    Neorebel Savant (405) New Jersey Jun 29, 2005

    Oskar Blues Ten Fidy
    DFH Worldwide Stout
    Avery Mephistopheles
    Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout
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  39. kraddel

    kraddel Aficionado (160) Belgium Jul 20, 2012

    Black albert
    Hel en verdoemenis

    If theyre available over there in the us..

    CORKSCREWFISH Savant (325) Illinois Apr 22, 2011

    Marshall Z is most likely the thickest richest I've had!

    Even More Jesus is a rarely mentioned but extremely rich thick brew!
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