Serve in Snifter


on tap

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 2056   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.1   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 98   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
Share this beer with friends!
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.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
jdroop (14) - - JUL 20, 2014
Fantastic had it on draft, deep dark, super rich roasted malt notes, velvet like expression.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zymurgeist2 (982) - Redwood City, California, USA - JUL 18, 2014
From can to tulip. Overt chocolate and rich malt. Alcohol on the nose apparent. Black and inky with brown highlights and dirty, brown head that slowly faces to a collar. Oily texture, viscous. Full, rich malts and deep fruit. Alcohol warmth. Moderate bitterness. Feel like I would have rated this higher the other times I have had it. But still pretty tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Zekada (102) - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - JUL 18, 2014
Can from systembolaget. Smell of roasted malts and chocolates. Pours black with a small brown head. Taste is sweet with notes of chocolates and coffee. The palate is wonderful. Strong and smooth. Overall a really good beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
MrAnderson (8) - SWEDEN - JUL 17, 2014 does not count
A really smooth and intense stout at the same time. Nice sweet chocolate notes all over.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mecafilo (70) - Perugia, ITALY - JUL 11, 2014
Can @ Elfoís Pub, Perugia, Italy. Pours with a pitch black colour, small brown head. Aroma is moderate to strong malt, with notes of chocolate, coffee, liquerice and roasted malts, and soft notes of vanilla, moderate hoppy with notes of herbs. Moderately sweet, softly to moderately bitter, softly sour. Medium body, creamy texture, soft carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mark_Eck (656) - - JUL 10, 2014
Pours oil black. Aroma is dark chocolate and roasted malts. Big taste of roasted malts, chocolate, and coffee with a bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dinkle50 (960) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 7, 2014
Black pour with a single finger espresso head. Sweet roasty aroma with some raisin. Full mouth, almost syrupy. Taste is sweet at first, but morphs into bitter chocolate & espresso. Almost fruity at times. Maybe dates or raisins. Alcohol is super hidden.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
mcnealc31 (250) - Elida, Ohio, USA - JUN 27, 2014
Looked like motor oil coming out of the can with one of the darkest heads Iíve ever seen. The aroma is mostly chocolate and roasted barley. The first thing I notice is how smooth and velvety the texture is. Tons of flavor, but not overpowering. Chocolate, marshmallow, charred wood. Hops hit earlier than most. Although there is a lingering citrus finish. And the name Ten Fidy? Itís the 10.5% ABV, which is sneakily hidden. Yes, itís in a can, but this isnít one for the beach or a camping trip! Pour it, savor it. Outstanding!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rood (31) - Borgerhout, BELGIUM - JUN 26, 2014
Thanks berntholer, for sharing this one. If you would like to smell & taste chocolate, nesquick, oat, dates, this is your beer. OK mouthfeel. A good bitter aftertaste. An okay brew to me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sarlacc83 (703) - Oregon, USA - JUN 21, 2014
Tap. From notes. A: Lazy lightless black. G,ood mocha head on this one. N: Big dark cocoa, licorice, caramel, coffee. Some oxidation, since this is an older draft for 2008. Malt layering is quite intense. T: Really, really, really sweet, to the point of being cloying. Not a speck of hop to be supped. M: Thick motor oil. Low alcohol presence. It is 10-50. O: This is just too much sweetness for me. I prefer a backbone of bitterness to level out the cloying malt. Though it avoids the soy sauce trap of Dark Lord.

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page  1  2  3 4 5 » 206

Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50