Ten FIDY | Oskar Blues Grill & Brew

BA SCORE
96
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9,874 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:
9,874
Reviews:
2,617
Avg:
4.33
pDev:
9.24%
 
 
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741
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2,821
For Trade:
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5/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

WOW TEN FIDY is the best beer ever, can not get enough of this great beer. This is worth every penny.

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4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

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4/5  rDev -7.6%

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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%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev -7.6%

Photo of richj1970
4.8/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Poured from 12 oz can into Stone Brewing pint glass.

A: Pitch black with brown creamy three finger head that seemed to last forever. Nice lacing.

S: Amazing. Dark chocolates, Expresso, maybe some dark fruits, roasted malts.

T: Creamy, following nose with chocolates and coffe notes. Big flavors that I enjoy with an imperial stout.

M: Full bodied. Thick but not overly so. Creamy and coats the palette nicely.

O: Easily one of the best stouts. One of my goto choices.

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3.75/5  rDev -13.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -19.2%

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5/5  rDev +15.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -13.4%

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4/5  rDev -7.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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

A: Motor oil black with a light brown, almost maroonish creamy head leaving pretty nice lacing. Looks very rich and inviting.

S: Roasted malts, espresso, baker's chocolate, just a hint of vanilla, and some dark fruits in the background. The smell is incredible.

T: Mirrors the nose in many ways which is a very good thing. Lots of dark chocolate, plums, strong espresso, and roastiness. Wow.

M: Thick, creamy, smooth. What I imagine most stouts to be, only this time I'm not disappointed.

O: One of the few beers I've had where I find no flaws.

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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.94/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

12 ounce can poured into a snifter.

A: Pours a black color with a half finger head and decent lacing.

S: This smells amazing!! Roasted malts, dark chocolate, a little coffee as well as some nice sweet fruity aromas.

T: Lots of roasted malts, espresso, dark chocolate, smoke, and a little fruit. There are hops in there somewhere, but hard to find with all the other strong flavors. The alcohol is very well hidden.

M: Full bodied with just enough carbonation. Super smooth...almost perfect.

O: There's nothing bad I can say about this beer. It's damn near perfect.

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4.75/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Purchased at a local bottle shop for $16/4 x 12oz cans.

Poured into a room temp nonic.

A - A somewhat viscous black beer. Pours like chocolate milk. Head is a rich medium brown, almost like moose. 2 fingers high. Average lacing.

S - Roasted malt, chocolate, some hint of nuts, reminds me a little of a chocolate milkshake.

T - Dark chocolate. Roasted malt. Some hops. Ends with some slight bitterness of burnt/roasted malt and hops. Its taste easily hides the 10.5% ABV!

M - Smooth and silky, but not like a nitro-tapped Guiness. Chewy.

O - An excellent beer. Easy to drink. In my top ten. Will always be available in my house.

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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Ten FIDY from Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
4.33 out of 5 based on 9,874 ratings.
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