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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:
#268
Reviews:
2,625
Ratings:
9,937
pDev:
8.9%
Bros Score:
4.5
 
 
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747
Gots:
2,853
Trade:
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look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

On tap at Oskar Blues. Poured into a pint glass.
Appearance - possibly the darkest beer I've ever had! Creamy, thick, near brown head! A web of sticky, brown lacing!
Smell - a robust coffee nose with a noticeable presence of alcohol.
Taste - bold, robust, flavorful! An excellent, thick cup of coffee with booze!
Feel - some bitter hops, chocolate, coffee. This is a heavy, somewhat chewy brew.
Overall - a great representation of the style, and in a can no less! Show me yo Fidy's!

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

12 ox. can poured into a Founders snifter. Canned on date 12/02/10.

Appearance: Pours thick, jet black color. No real head to speakof, but a thin dark brown lacing.

Smell: Molasses, milk chocolate, caramel, with a touch of dark fruit. Smell is very rich and sweet.

Taste: Similar to the smell - Rich chocolate and molasses take the forefront, some caramel/toffee and dark fruit come through. Alcohol is hidden well. This beer is very rich and finishes pretty sweet. The only thing I would add is more bittering hops to balance out the sweetness on the finish.

Mouthfeel: Thick, rich, and velvety smooth. Appropriately low carbonation. Stays true to the motor oil name. Pretty much spot on for what I'm looking for in an imperial stout.

Overall: Phenomenal beer. As far as "straight" imperial stouts go (no flavor adjuncts, barrel treatment, etc), this is one of the best.

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Ten FIDY from Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
Beer rating: 4.38 out of 5 with 9,937 ratings
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