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RATINGS: 2049   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.1   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 98   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
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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.


4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Buongiorgio00 (736) - - JUN 10, 2014
Imperial stout davvero degna di occupare un posto d’onore nell’olimpo di questo stile. Corpo cremoso e coloro nero impenetrabili, soffice schiuma color nocciola. Gusto estremamente caffettoso, con note di cioccolato e tostate così intense da rasentare il limite con l’affumicato. Intensa e golosissima. Presenza alcolica appena percettibile.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fakebeersnob (137) - Saginaw, Michigan, USA - JUN 8, 2014
This is one fine stout. Creamy chocolate texture. Hints of caramel in it. The coffee is not overpowering at all. Low carbonation. Malty and full bodied. Can feel the alcohol, but is not overpowering. Actually feels a bit less than it is.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcnielsen (2005) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - MAY 31, 2014
Can. Pours a black color with tan head. Roasty, syrup, licorice aromas. Roasty, chocolate, syrupy flavors. Pretty decent imperial stout.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
LearninBeer (363) - Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA - MAY 31, 2014
The aroma is malts, coffee, toasty, caramel. Pours black with caramel brown head mostly diminishing, good lacing. The taste is bitter. The body is medium, the texture creamy, the carbonation lively and the finish a long bitter. Overall very good.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HIGHB4LL (448) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAY 28, 2014
On tap at Tasty Weasel. Appearance: amazing black color, clear, film of dark brown color, oily light lacing. Aroma: roast coffee, prune, chocolate, light floral, fruit. Palate: full body, alcohol warming feeling, bitter finish, oily texture, soft to flat carbonation. Taste: great roasty sweetness into nice floral bitterness. Overall, so good, so so good.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
TappanGordo (70) - New York, USA - MAY 26, 2014
From a can to wine glass. There’s chocolate, coffee, caramel and a bit of hops. This was fantastic.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Garrold (1140) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 26, 2014
Tap at Brewdog, Sheffield. Dark chocolate brown. Thin, lasting, creamy, tan coloured head, that moves slower than the rest of the beer. Beautiful looking beer. Smells a lot like hot chocolate, made with Valhrona chocolate. Which is a very good thing. Treacle, too. Some woody booziness, like a barrel aged affair. Taste is caramel sweet. Woody dry. Palate is thick, chewy and boozy. Quality chocolate all the way through this beer. Lovely.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Beerandhockey8 (225) - Three Forks, Montana, USA - MAY 25, 2014
From 12oz can to snifter. Pour is jet black with a thick brown head. Nose is huge roasted malt, alcohol, dark fruits, dark chocolate, coffee. Taste is heavy bodied, bitter taste, hints of sweetness. Finishes very smooth with a touch of alcohol on the tongue. Happy I finally got to try this, so complex and completely lived up to its reputation.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
merc7186 (1993) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - MAY 21, 2014
Aroma: Chocolate Malts, Oatmeal, Mild Coffee Appearance: Dark Opaque Hue, Passes No Light, Brown Head, Great Lacing Taste: Chocolate Malts, Oatmeal, Mildly Boozy Mouthfeel: Great Carbonation, Medium to Full Bodied, Mildly Boozy

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
TizzleJizzle (607) - Garland, Texas, USA - MAY 21, 2014
12 oz can. Poured an opaque black shade with a khaki head and little bit of lacing. Taste of roasted and toasted malts, sweet, and chocolate. Medium carbonation, medium-thick body. 10.50 very well hidden.


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