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
Ratings:
9,853
Reviews:
2,610
Avg:
4.33
pDev:
9.24%
 
 
Wants:
736
Gots:
2,819
For Trade:
127
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 9,853 |  Reviews: 2,610
Photo of Virby44
4.47/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of dms1767
4.52/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of bshefftz
4.6/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of EmeraldMist
4.05/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Look - Pours the blackest black with a short brown head, no lacing. Visible alcohol legs.

Smell - Loads of roasted malt, ashy, burnt coffee, sweet fruity alcohol.

Taste - Like the aroma only stronger. Gigantic roasted malt body, bittersweet dark chocolate, alcohol is noticeable but this is such a big beer that it fits right in, bitterness towards the end but no hop flavors I can pick up, aftertaste lasts into oblivion with burnt brownie edges and charred malts.

Feel - Full bodied, chewy, very slick and oily on the palate, good amount of alcohol warmth.

Overall - This is a huge beer. Not very complex, but it will cure a stout craving in no time. Powerful.

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Photo of NMA
4.48/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of rsuarez1982
4.59/5  rDev +6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of 911CROFT
4.1/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of hopsonhopsonhops
4.83/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

delicious, full bodied, thick like molasses, leaves you wanting more.

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Photo of Roco82
4.66/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

This Imperial Stout definitely hits the tastebuds right. Not too heavy but a nice smooth body. The flavor hits a nice malty chocolate coffee flavor which hides the hops very well; hops are definitely on the back end. Impressive!

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Photo of kitch
4.46/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A 12 fl oz can, canned on 13th October 2016, with a note that said “Midnight on a moonless night”. Poured into a Lost Abbey teku glass.

Appearance: It was black in colour with a nice two fingered mocha brown head that had great retention and left lots of nice sticky lacing.

Aroma: Roasty coffee, rich dark chocolate and light char with hints of molasses and licorice.

Taste: Roasted malts, molasses and dark fruit plum and raisins to start, followed by rich dark chocolate, roasty coffee, caramel and a light char. Finish is lightly bitter.

Mouthfeel: Rich, velvety, creamy and smooth. Full bodied with moderate to light carbonation.

Overall: A wonderful Imperial Stout from Oskar Blues which is nicely balanced and great to drink.

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Photo of Strohm
4.36/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mbalint1
4.4/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TerryMills
4.17/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Nice brew..

Has the most bitterness of any stout I've had.. The usual stout flavors, big roasted malts,chocolate,coffee..

Kind of a high price for what it is imo, at $10 a 4 pack this would become one of my regulars

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Photo of MrDell
4.67/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

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

12 oz can poured into a teku glass.

Nice big brownish foam lasting for a while.

Smells chocolate, caramel and coffee, grapefruits.

Taste is incredible. Oskar Blues knows the deal. Flavor of chocolate, coffee and very well balaced. You basically wont even feel the alcohol despite the strong ABV.

Overall, truly a masterpiece. Once again from OB which is and for a long time will be a top notch brewery.

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Photo of sfishman
4.66/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of jmh21
4.44/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of Sour_Lord
4.06/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Fubudu187
4.51/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Photo of sjrider
4.06/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Vinny27
4.62/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Une très bonne stout au café. Riche et rond. On ne goûte pas le 10.5%. Elle a une belle couleur noire, belle mousse brune foncée. Le goût est intenses malts torréfié, café et légèrement le cacao.

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Photo of schuler
4.53/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Wenzl
4.11/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Nicolaiw
4.04/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours pitch black with one finger tan head.
Aroma has cocoa, cardamom, molasses, espresso coffee,
Taste is lots of cocoa, bitter chocolate, coffee, sweet, bitter finish

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Ten FIDY from Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
4.33 out of 5 based on 9,853 ratings.
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