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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3.75/5  rDev -13.4%

Photo of pagriley
4.54/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

12 oz can a few months old

A - pours oil black with decent 1 finger tan head that lingers
S - sweet malts with roasted coffee and hints of dark fruit
T - Malt forward with a thwack of roast bitterness at the back end
M - rich, creamy and full bodied - session this indeed...

Overall a superb imperial stout - pretty much the benchmark for me. Have had this a year old and it does evolve nicely, but fresh is pretty much just awesome, so not sure how many will see a birthday from this year in my cellar!

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Photo of SomethingClever
4.78/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

12 oz can poured into tulip glass

A: darkness pure and simple mocha head it laces and clings on the glass

S: licorice roasted malts maybe some alcohol 

T: deep robust roast, silky chocolate, licorice, a little coffee, nutty sweet on the tongue big satisfying aftertaste

M: creamy luscious on the mouth just coats and clings even after it is gone it just lays on your tongue 

O: Amazing its deep complex layered and the mouthfeel goes and goes it's everything a stout should be and it's in a can. WTF are you reading this for buy it now price be damned

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4.8/5  rDev +10.9%

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4.6/5  rDev +6.2%

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4.64/5  rDev +7.2%

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4.28/5  rDev -1.2%

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4.6/5  rDev +6.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of Big_V
3.25/5  rDev -24.9%

12oz can poured into my sniffer
A-Dark with very faint head
S-Maybe some roasted malt with chocolate. Not much else.
T-Getting faint chocolate and some coffee. About it. Got a nice buzz quickly from just one can.
M-low carbonation, heavy body
O-The can didn't provide a date. Not getting much in the flavor department that other people have described. To me this beer was just 'meh'. If I'm in the mood for a stout this won't be my first choice.

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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

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4/5  rDev -7.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of spacecake9
4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

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.

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4.32/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -13.4%

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4.8/5  rDev +10.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of therackman
3.75/5  rDev -13.4%

Photo of DaveBar
4.3/5  rDev -0.7%
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.


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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.12/5  rDev -4.8%

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