Ten FIDY | Oskar Blues Grill & Brew

9,868 Ratings

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

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

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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.6/5  rDev +6.2%

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4.8/5  rDev +10.9%

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4/5  rDev -7.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

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

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4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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5/5  rDev +15.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Dark body with a dark head, a thick foaming head that could even stop light in its tracks. Thick lacing, thick enough to stop hell in its ever expanding reign of good and did I mention it looks sexy!
Dark fruits, spices and caramel mixed with some mild chocolate and fig. Strong roasted malts and banana licorice!
Roasted malts, chocolate, spicy and filled with mild hopped flavors and caramel hints followed by licorice as you swallow.
Medium to thick bodied and it really envelopes your tongue and just awakes your taste buds.
An excellent example of an Imperial Stout and very fun to drink, great tasting and well worth the wait i finding this one. If you see buy it. Then drink it.

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4/5  rDev -7.6%

I've had this beer on tap and I'd probably give it a 4.5. But the can version, which I've had twice is just not the same in my book. Just a 4.

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4/5  rDev -7.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

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4.4/5  rDev +1.6%

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4.12/5  rDev -4.8%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

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5/5  rDev +15.5%

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4.32/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.43/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is a big, thick, creamy, delicious meal of a beer. A rich and decadent beer best enjoyed as dessert.

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4.2/5  rDev -3%

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4.22/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Leave it to Oskar Blues to do a bang up job with a canned stout.

Poured from a two month old can into a stemless wine glass. Abundant milk chocolate brown head with excellent retention.

Silky mouthfeel, creamy and almost nitro level smoothness out of a standard 12 oz can. Amazing job by the masters of craft beer canning.

The nose is definitely boozy, and there's a bit of a black licorice thing happening. Molasses on the nose. Big roasted malts commensurate with the style. Subtle dark chocolate note as it lingers in the mouth, very nice. A moderate drying effect on the sides of the tongue after each sip that is extremely pleasant.

This is a great stout by a deservedly well regarded brewer. Take one in the can today!

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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Wow! Excellent RIA!

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3.75/5  rDev -13.4%

Ten FIDY from Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
4.33 out of 5 based on 9,868 ratings.
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