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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.


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
truebluehes (186) - Tipton, Iowa, USA - APR 9, 2015
Can. Thick, beige head. Chocolate, roast malt. Awesome stout. Thick palate, clean awesomeness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Hopmaestro (481) - Örebro, SWEDEN - APR 7, 2015
Aroma is dense and thick of chocolate, molasses and sweet and heavy malts. Taste is big and masculine, like a can of testosterone, dark and powerful. Thick malts, heavy syrup, a pinch of licorice. It ends dry and bitter.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Kauge (696) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - APR 5, 2015
Can from a Systembolaget in Stockholm. Canned 10.08.2014. Pours black with a glare of mahogany. The head’s tan, dark, not big, but retains and laces nicely. On the nose it’s got a lot of roast and toast, molasses or even brown sugar, chocolate, and some piney-resiny hops to go with it. Tastes real chocolaty sweet with a lot of roasty notes, and a bunch of bitterness in the finish. The 98 IBU-s? Not quite hidden in this one. Mixes nicely with the roastiness. Thick and viscous, sticky, heavy body. Very soft and smooth in the mouth, almost no carbonation. When it’s warm, I do get some of the 10.5% but by no means it is distracting. A very nice sweet and hoppy Impy. An excellent dessert beer.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Roger60 (118) - - APR 3, 2015
SB Lund, burk. Ahhh som en fläkt av mordiska TOROS. Stor och välhumld arom. Påtagligt släkt med Yeti. Fyllig djup frisk med högalkoholhaltig fräschör. Inte för kärringar. Härligt med spriten som fond till alla dessa tjock intensiva sirapsmalttoner. Om ändå den funnes på stora flaskor, fingrarna nöt ut av allt burköppnande....

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
fidelis83 (2196) - Clinton, Iowa, USA - MAR 31, 2015
Deep oily black pour with a three finger, creamy to oily medium brown head that has great retention and leaves nice lacing. Aroma is big on roast and toasty notes, some oily grain, chocolate, citrus, earth, leather and a little charred wood. Flavor is loaded with roast and slightly overdone chocolate chip cookies up front, dark toffee, roasted nuts, a little pine, light, sweet toasted wood notes, cooked dark fruit and a hint of old vanilla. Heavy body, super creamy entry, light, blanketing and somewhat soft carbonation and slightly goopy, still quite creamy finish. This is a fantastic Impy Stout.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
FestDecBeet (412) - - MAR 29, 2015
Look: pours a dark black. Oily. Dark brown head. Smell: chocolate. Roasted malts. Taste: roasted malts. Very smokey. Chocolate milk. Feel: very thick. Very sweet. Overall: nice beer. Heavy malts. First drank: 3/27/15 Vintage:

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mike67 (927) - , New Jersey, USA - MAR 28, 2015
12 oz can. Pours black with a long lasting, foamy, brown head and nice lacing. Aroma is of bread crust, toasted malt, cacao, brown sugar and chocolate covered cherries. Body is full and smooth. Toasted malt, herbal hops, dark fruit, brown sugar, chocolate, and coffee fill the mouth. Finish is long and bitter. Delicious, complex brew.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beerhammaren (1332) - FINLAND - MAR 27, 2015
.33l can from Vihreä Haltiatar. Pours pitch black with low beige head. Aroma is coffee, cocoa , chocolate, mud cake, syrup, dark fruits and dark malts. Some whisky notes. Flavor is alcohol and mostly same like aroma. Swell!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Kavu (2919) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAR 27, 2015
0,33l can @ Vihreä Haltiatar. Pours pitch black with a medium tan head. Aroma is roasted malts, chocolate and alcohol. Flavor is roasted malts, chocolate, alcohol and some hops. Awesome.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
nihtila (1730) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 27, 2015
16.1.2015.Looks like very dark cola. Oily texture. Aroma of roasted malts, chocolate. Soft roasted malts, velvety, milk chocolate, nice warmth but alcohol is well hidden. Excellent.


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