Ten FIDY | Oskar Blues Grill & Brew

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
Colorado, United States
oskarblues.com

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.50%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
This titanic, immensely viscous stout is loaded with inimitable flavors of chocolate-covered caramel and coffee and hide a hefty 98 IBUs underneath the smooth blanket of malt. It is made with enormous amounts of two-row malt, chocolate malt, roasted barley, flaked oats and hops.

Added by Georgiabeer on 12-29-2006

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#269
Reviews:
2,639
Ratings:
9,987
pDev:
8.9%
Bros Score:
4.5
 
 
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750
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2,868
Trade:
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Photo of Red5StandingBy
4.24/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from 12oz can into Spiegelau Stout glass. Canned October 5th 2017.

L: Black, two and a half finger dark tan head has superb retention. Lacing is nice.

S: Lots of roasty coffee and then some nice sherry and a touch of lactose.

T: Very present roasted coffee note with some light sherry and that hint of lactose. Very nice.

F: Light, low carbonation and a lingering coffee note.

O: Nice beer. I’m a touch underwhelmed tbh.

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Photo of beaulabauve
4.16/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jbehlar
4.01/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of PappaSam21
4.58/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

What a great beer from Oskar Blues.
This has been one of those beers i heard of but not ever tried. Wow glad i did.
Appearance Dark thick no light going through, beautiful one finger head.
Smell Malt and more dark chcolate malt sweet dark fruits.
Taste Dark chcolate, bitterness with sweet chcolate covered rasins, slight cherry goodness.
Mouthfeel is perfect super smooth.
Overall great brew cant wait to sit on it for a while to see how flavors develop.

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Photo of postal
5/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Bf_89
4.22/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Thomas_Wikman
4.36/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Just like the Bourbon Barrel Aged version of Ten FIDY (which I also had recently) this is an extremely good stout, but a tad milder (and no bourbon of course).

Look: Jet black with a thick fluffy mocca colored head

Aroma: roasted malts, chocolate, dark fruit,

Taste: The flavor is chocolate brownies, roasted malts, some vanilla ice cream with coffee and dark fruit.

Feel: full body, rich, silky mouthfeel

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Photo of TheIPAHunter
3.74/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TheCrowsEye
4.3/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BrewsOverHoes
4.39/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Phoodcritic
3.83/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of 1971bernat
2/5  rDev -54.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of burk1982
3.67/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AyatollahGold
4.08/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Chris1907
4.31/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

This is a highly rated and a decent stout no doubt. However if you are looking for something better tasting, smoother, and big look no further than Even More Jesus by Evil Twin Brewing. That beer my friends is fantastic! Cheers.

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Photo of sombrasenelsol
1.47/5  rDev -66.4%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.5

I used to love this beer, what happened to it? The past 2 years I’ve bought it has been a disappointment! I remember the first time I tried it about 4 years ago it was amazing and became my favorite dark brew. It used to be so smooth and that deep double fudge cookie flavor was there. Lately it just taste metallic and awfully bitter, skunky maybe? Did they change brew masters? I live in Austin TX where Oskar Blues opened a location, could it be they’re brewing it here under a different brew master? If so it explains the drastic change in quality, I hope someone can provide me an update on this. Bring back the original recipe please! $16 for 4 cans is expensive and a damn waste for below mediocre quality.

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Photo of Easton70
4.39/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Holy shit, this is amazing. I’m trying this on Christmas Eve after the dinner and a couple of Cruiser All Day Pale Ales and this is a great way to finish the evening.

I’ve got a hell of a cold but I can still get the aroma here: dark chocolate, dried figs and a hint of liquorice but the liquorice really comes through in the after taste once you’ve taken a gulp.

This is an amazing beer to drink at Christmas time. Definitely one to be savoured.

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Photo of BurtStL6
4.6/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Deep rich dark color, small tan head, rich chocolate scent, very full bourbon and chocolate flavor. “This dog’ll hunt”, “embrace the darkness”

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Photo of Stooven
4.53/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

One of my favorite year-round stouts.

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Photo of SBlobaum
4.27/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Wgkutz
4.04/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of DoubleDaisyCutter
4.44/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Ericthered121
4.42/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Zaktcc
4.57/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of hcproff36
4.37/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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Ten FIDY from Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
Beer rating: 4.38 out of 5 with 9,987 ratings
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