Ten FIDY | Oskar Blues Grill & Brew

9,866 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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4.74/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Aged 2 days shy of 3 years. I've had this many times now but this is by far the best.

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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: Pours a deep, dark black with a bright brown head that slowly dissipates. Leaves a good amount of lacing on the glass.

S: Rich and nutty, with sweet notes of chocolate and malt.

T: Rather bitter to me at first, and subsides into a more chocoately deliciousness. Definitely a lot of malt.

M: Very heavy and filling.

O: Overall a wonderful RIS that gets better as it warms up a bit. Wish it was a little cheaper, at $14/4 pack it's not an everyday drinker for me.

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look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

A- Pretty much black. Head is huge thick and brown. Falls to two fingers and stays there. Two solid rings of lacing.
S- Sweet, roasted, and all sorts of nice flavors. Coffee, Chocolate, caramel, a bit of earth, a bit of hops. Very nice.
T- Starts sweet with an interesting and odd blend of caramel, apple, spice, and grapefruit. Gets more roasted with espresso flavors and dark coffee. finish is a huge kick of roasted flavors and hops competing and complimenting.
M- You can see it's thick the moment you pour it. Smooth. Body is crisp at first, but it evens out.
O- One of the best stouts I have ever had. Very good.

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look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Served on tap at the brewery in Lyons, have had this since canned as well

A - Jet black oil slick with a 3 finger tan fluffy head with excellent retention and sticky lacing. Like a sexy simple black dress, this beer is working the glass.

S - Extremely pungent rich dark chocolate notes with espresso coffee notes you'd except in a RIS and a healthy dose of booze, sweet vanilla and caramel mingle with the aforementioned notes.

T - Yum, the chocolate is bittersweet and wholesome and fills the palate right before coffee notes and a bit of vanilla, malt, oak, smoke and a touch of earthy bitter notes touch the tongue and diminish as warming booze replenishes the soul. This beer is too complex, is too aromatic and pretty to drink from the can.

M - Full bodied, moderate-high carbonation, slick, oily, thick mouth feel with appropriately loud warming booze.

O - My favorite canned RIS, equally excellent on tap and among the best showing from Oskar Blues. This is one hearty beer with complex chocolate flavor and great balance.

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Ten FIDY from Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
4.33 out of 5 based on 9,866 ratings.
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