Recommend some very thick imperial stouts

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  1. BlackDragon

    BlackDragon Initiate (0) Feb 16, 2013 Michigan

    Please give the thickest Imperial Stout suggestions you have and if any are available year round or at least easy to obtain that would be even better.
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  2. denver10

    denver10 Poo-Bah (2,314) Nov 17, 2010 New Mexico

    Oskar Blues's Ten Fidy
  3. SFACRKnight

    SFACRKnight Meyvn (1,148) Jan 20, 2012 Colorado
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    Ten fidy. Shit pours like 10w50 motor oil...

    Ha ha, denver10 beat me to it.
  4. PatriotsRule

    PatriotsRule Aspirant (257) Sep 25, 2012 Massachusetts

    Victory Storm King is thick in deliciousity
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  5. Lare453

    Lare453 Meyvn (1,338) Feb 1, 2012 Florida
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    If you can trade for it, ccb ba sweet stout.

    Other than that, ten fidy, bcs, old raspy.
  6. standardcherry

    standardcherry Initiate (0) Jan 17, 2011 Massachusetts

    Marshal Zhukov. One of my absolute favorites and it's thick as hell.
  7. krl2112

    krl2112 Crusader (736) Nov 10, 2012 Illinois
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    Ten fidy is really dark and thick and available all the time. I think dark lord is very thick and dark as well. I really enjoy it as well but unfortunately only available once a year.
  8. DogfishJoe

    DogfishJoe Initiate (189) Feb 14, 2010 Ohio
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    Plead the fifth, and Doris from hopping frog hands down.
  9. MetalMountainMastiff

    MetalMountainMastiff Initiate (0) Oct 1, 2012 California
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    I would guess old engine oil...but i've never drank it.
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  10. SFACRKnight

    SFACRKnight Meyvn (1,148) Jan 20, 2012 Colorado
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    How could I forget mephistopheles?
  11. MichiBrew

    MichiBrew Initiate (0) Nov 26, 2010 Michigan

    BB Plead, FIS, Expedition, Wake n Bake...
  12. BasterdInABasket

    BasterdInABasket Aspirant (248) Nov 8, 2010 Wisconsin

    DORIS was the biggest I've ever had the pleasure of putting in my mouth. Ten Fidy is close. Best mix of both big mouth feel and taste has been FIS.
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  13. strangebrew321

    strangebrew321 Disciple (317) Feb 18, 2009 Indiana
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    Ten Fidy
    Founders Imperial Stout
    Marshall Zhukov for the win
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  14. njhopspop

    njhopspop Initiate (0) Oct 17, 2010 New Jersey

    Flying Dog Kujo
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  15. BlackDragon

    BlackDragon Initiate (0) Feb 16, 2013 Michigan

    Where can I get doris never seen it before
  16. BigE90

    BigE90 Initiate (0) Mar 19, 2011 Washington

    MZ hands down!
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  17. Gyle41386

    Gyle41386 Initiate (0) Dec 14, 2008 South Carolina

    Thread title immediately made me think of Ten FIDY and Expedition Stout. Bourbon County should probably make the list, too.
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  18. CityofBals

    CityofBals Initiate (0) Sep 12, 2012 Illinois

    Eclipse. LOL!
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  19. HopsintheSack

    HopsintheSack Devotee (452) Apr 17, 2012 California
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    MZ is the thickest richest I've had I would say. Although it was way too sweet for me.
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  20. HighWine

    HighWine Initiate (146) Dec 11, 2010 Illinois
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    Berserker, Marshall Zhukov/Hunahpu's
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  21. BasterdInABasket

    BasterdInABasket Aspirant (248) Nov 8, 2010 Wisconsin

    Idk where you're from but Wisconsin gets Hoppin Frog. Their BA Boris is phenomenal as well as the Hop Dam Triple IPA. Talk about tremendous mouthfeels though. All their beers are a little pricy unfortunately.
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  22. mondegreen

    mondegreen Devotee (423) Nov 4, 2009 Georgia

    Agree with the Zhukov recommendations for sure. Westbrook's Cap'n Skoons is up there with MZ in terms of body, IMO. Also, any of the super high ABV stouts like World Wide Stout or BCBS are gonna be thick as hell, too.
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  23. Nectar

    Nectar Initiate (0) Jan 17, 2013 New Jersey

    DORIS, tenfidy, older viscosity
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  24. reverseapachemaster

    reverseapachemaster Aspirant (244) Sep 21, 2012 Texas
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    Becks Saphire
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  25. --Dom--

    --Dom-- Disciple (305) Dec 22, 2012 Missouri

  26. TNasty1126

    TNasty1126 Initiate (189) Jun 21, 2012 Washington

    Dark Lord, other than those already stated like Ten Fidy, there is a Sonoran Imperial stout with a shiney label, can't remember the name, pretty think and good.
  27. BB1313

    BB1313 Poo-Bah (2,698) Jul 16, 2009 Ohio

    KBS, Bell's Expedition, Founders IS, Hoppin' Frog DORIS/BORIS, Ten Fidy, Peche Mortel are like milkshakes..
  28. JuniperJesus

    JuniperJesus Aspirant (270) Feb 26, 2011 Illinois

    Goose Island Nightstalker. She's so thick, if she was on craigslist she would describe herself as BBW.
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  29. adamant1912

    adamant1912 Disciple (371) Jan 10, 2010 Michigan
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    I refer to Founders Imperial Stout as motor oil. I think the high IBU/bitterness/ABV contributes to the very heavy mouthfeel.
  30. Craigory

    Craigory Disciple (351) Nov 10, 2012 South Carolina

    I'll "ditto" the Ten Fidy recommendations.
  31. elgiacomo

    elgiacomo Meyvn (1,044) Jun 28, 2007 Georgia

    Marshal Zhukov was way up there on the thickness factor. For something somewhat more easily obtainable, Bell's Expedition Stout is thick and delicious, especially with some age on it.
  32. andrewinski1

    andrewinski1 Savant (941) Apr 14, 2009 New Hampshire

    I agree with Marshall Zhukov. I just wish it was more hoppy and bitter.
  33. abcentfishing

    abcentfishing Initiate (0) Oct 12, 2009 California

    Old Rasputin, Yeti, Boulevard, Sea Monster and well its a coffee stout but can't live without Speedway!
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  34. Gregfalone

    Gregfalone Initiate (0) Sep 5, 2012 California
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    The abyss, ten fidy, yeti
  35. bifrost17

    bifrost17 Initiate (0) Dec 16, 2011 Washington

    Add me to the MZ list, probably one of the thickest beers I've tried yet.
  36. MickJ0nes

    MickJ0nes Initiate (0) Dec 10, 2012 Pennsylvania

    Yeti Oak Aged
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  37. Neorebel

    Neorebel Crusader (727) Jun 29, 2005 New Jersey

    Oskar Blues Ten Fidy
    DFH Worldwide Stout
    Avery Mephistopheles
    Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout
  38. onefalsemove711

    onefalsemove711 Initiate (184) Jul 20, 2011 California

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  39. kraddel

    kraddel Initiate (0) Jul 20, 2012 Belgium

    Black albert
    Hel en verdoemenis

    If theyre available over there in the us..

    CORKSCREWFISH Initiate (0) Apr 22, 2011 Illinois

    Marshall Z is most likely the thickest richest I've had!

    Even More Jesus is a rarely mentioned but extremely rich thick brew!
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