Ten FIDY | Oskar Blues Grill & Brew

BA SCORE
96
world-class
9,853 Ratings
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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
Ratings:
9,853
Reviews:
2,610
Avg:
4.33
pDev:
9.24%
 
 
Wants:
736
Gots:
2,820
For Trade:
127
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Photo of Twon519
4.56/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Phineasco
4.52/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Roelleke1986123inkijk
4.75/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Michiganman2325
4.94/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of DropD
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Ten Fidy and Founder Breakfast Stout are easily my top 2 favorite stouts that you can get easily when they are released every year. Priced a little high, but it only comes around once a year.

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Photo of samEBC
4.24/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of PDXAmbassador
4.56/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

A classic velvety thick and pleasantly sweet imperial stout that's certainly improved by barrel aging, but it's pretty darn good in its own right as an easily-attainable (if, albeit slightly overpriced) non-BA shelfy stout in a can. In fact, I can't think of any better.

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Photo of Wigginsross
4.96/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

This is one of my favorite beers. The feel is very smooth with the amount of alcohol that is in it. Taste of chocolate and coffee that is blended together exceptionally.

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Photo of Sam671217
4.69/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of RMW66
4.35/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jwilcox767
4.41/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A - Deep black, dark head
S - Roasted coffee and malt, slight caramel
T - Same as the smell, but very well balanced and not overly boozy.
M - Nice carbonation, sticky, coating
O - Awesome beer, definitely will get more.

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Photo of GoombahMike
4.75/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Exquisite. I'm used to calling Old Rasputin my favorite beer, but this baby might have just stolen the throne. The pour is thick, almost like mud, producing a dark brown, frothy head. Upon first ingestion, the beer coats your tongue and refuses to relinquish its hold on your taste buds. Oskar Blues has knocked it out of the park!

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Photo of MinerBob
4.2/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours black with a dark toffee colored head. The smell of alcohol is predominate. It has a dark rich strong coffee flavor with some sweetness. It's smooth and creamy with an easy swallow. At 10.5% this is a great stout.

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Photo of captaincoffee
3.92/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 3.75

Living in the UK, this is a beer I sought out when visiting the US. Couldn't get it for a while, but was finally successful last year. I've had a few over the time, and here's my thoughts. Pours like death itself. Motor oil with a thick luscious head that has staying power and coats the glass. Nose is a bit milder than expected with rounded coffee, black licorice, and burnt sugars. Taste hit initially like it will be smooth and a touch sweet with lots of coffee and cocoa. Sadly, it quickly turns astringent and acrid. I wanted to love this beer, but the flavor just isn't that great. Mouthfeel is exceptional. Overall, what this beer does well is does magnificently, but the taste doesn't hold up.

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Photo of BrianScott
5/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of DissentFatsquirrel
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of tvenne
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Casey_L
4.35/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Nedster10
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of HopliteMpls612
4.52/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SuiGeneris1
4/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Slim_720
4.39/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of crisis1290
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

By far , one of my all time favorite RIP. There isn't much that can be said, that already has not been said about this gem !
Super black pour. Super fluffy head. Could be at least 2 1/2 -3 fingers ! One of the prettiest pours in all my days of drinking RIP. What makes this so speacial is how balanced this one is. Many RIP are super boozy and remain boozy from start to finish. This one is amazingly well balanced. Big fan !!

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Photo of ead73
4.15/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Burgh1328
4.65/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

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