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RATINGS: 2254   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.1   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 98   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
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. Ten FIDY (10.5% ABV) is made with enormous amounts of two-row malt, chocolate malt, roasted barley, flaked oats and hops. Ten FIDY is the ultimate celebration of dark malts and boundary-stretching beer.


mesperon's rating

4.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
mesperon (205) - Hillsdale, New Jersey, USA - FEB 24, 2010
What a gorgeous mother of a beer! Deep black hole dark - light has no hope of passing throught this beer. I’ve never imagined a beer that thick and dark. Nice dark tan head with a little lace, doesn’t last. Aroma is of bright dark chocolate, dark coffee beans, cooked sweet fruit - apple maybe?, and nice roasty goodness. Mouthfeel is as you would expect - syrupy thick - with velvety soft carbonation. Starts light - tate doesn’t show up until the middle of the tongue. Starts with dark chocolate, carbon, licorice, maybe a hint of vanilla, deep woodsiness. Develops more into dark burnt roast - tastes like a campfire - in a good way. Alcohol is warming, but not overdone. An overlying sweetness doen’s compete with the bitterness but keeps it from being unpleasant. Kind of a meatiness in the end, crips bitterness lasts in the end. What a glorious beer. I will dream of this, and I may write a song about it.


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Turtles (501) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 22, 2015
355ml can from Systembolaget. Black with a tan, creamy and compact head, leaves nice lacing. Aroma: roasted malt, chocolate, coffee, soy sauce, soil. Mild carbonated, really creamy sweet mouthfeel, full body. The taste is rich and sweet, roasted malt, dried dark fruit, plums, cocca, toffee, milk chocolate, salt. Finish bitter sweet with a light smokiness.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Joakgust (1115) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 17, 2015
Can. Opaque black beer with a large beige head. Aroma is malty with notes of caramel, chocolate, molasses, nuts and sherry. Flavor is malty with notes of caramel, chocolate, coffee, nuts and sherry. Well balanced.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Vestergaard (912) - Aarhus C, DENMARK - JUL 14, 2015
Can at Burspraks Blind Imperial Stout Tasting. Pours a pitch black with a lovely, brown head. Aroma is very roasty, malty and chocolaty. Taste is smooth with some vanilla, roasty bitterness. Nice, thick sweetness. Sweet licorice. Full body and average carbonation.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Klimaet (702) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - JUL 12, 2015
Can @ Burspaks Blindtasting. Pours pitch black with a medium dark brown head. Aromas of sweet dark fruits, vanilla, roasted malts, fudge, salty and sweet licorice. Taste is roasty, licorice, molasses, vanilla, dark sweet fruits.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Savage_Night (115) - California, USA - JUL 10, 2015
Pours black with a thick brown head. Head retention is great. AROMA: chocolate, coffee, caramel, alcohol, vanilla, woody, smoke, candied sugar, molasses, bitterness, slightly chard, malty and spice. TASTE:, coffee, chocolate, caramel, roasty, earthy, soy sauce, smoke, vanilla, woody, candied sugar, malty, hop bitterness, alcohol, slight licorice, chard, spice and slight peppercorns. AFTER TASTE: spice, coffee, bitter chocolate and caramel with a thick buttery and boozy finish that leaves a nice warmth in the chest.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
beeratarian (166) - cleveland, Ohio, USA - JUL 6, 2015
On tap at whole foods. Poured a full pint ( thank you ) for $4! Nice rich black pour with medium, tight, light brown head. Aroma is black licorice, roasted malt and alcohol. Flavor is nice and rich without being too sweet. Mouthfeel is smooth and drinkable. Taste of a nice original imp stout without coffee or chocolate added.

4.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
tbunting75 (15) - - JUL 5, 2015
Pours thick and black. Very faint aroma. Hits all the roasted and chocolate flavor notes you’d expect. Not at all boozy given the 10.5%.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
vadie (1018) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 1, 2015
Un tas de malt torréfié et chocolat dans l’arôme et en bouche. Onctueux, très forte et bien équilibré. Noir sombre avec une petite robe marron.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BroadestTom (158) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 27, 2015
Aroma chocolate, coffee, toast, roasty, caramel, licorice, smoke, Appearance black, brown foam, frothy, Taste lightly bitter, medium sweetness, Palate full body, thick feel, creamy, soft carbonation, Overall a great imperial stout that I would suggest to a friend

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MarcoDL (2892) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 26, 2015
Bottle @ ZEBF 2015. Finally I caught the legendary Ten Fidy, it was bound to be a let down. It’s a solid ris with some coffee. I understand why a lot of people like it, but it’s just too decent and middle of the road to be really great.


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