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RATINGS: 2128   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.


Jamesthebrit's rating

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jamesthebrit (292) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - DEC 1, 2013
A: sweet and boozy. A hint of coffee. A: Looks amazing. Viscous. Head is creamy tan. T: Same as the smell. Sweet. Boozy. A lot more coffee roasty note on the taste. P: Alcohol is aggressive on the palate. Finish is very dry almost like a vodka. Nice flavor development. Overall this is not my favorite stout. Overly boozy, it drowns out the nice roasted charachter that the beer has. Had this at room temp at a festival and it was rough. Gave it another go out of the fridge and it was equally as rough.... Not bad. Not mind blowing.


4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
dlihcsnatas (343) - Texas, USA - DEC 21, 2014
Black brew with brown head that fades fast. Smells like a dark chocolate bar so right off I want to tear into this one. Taste is heavy chocolate with a mild alcohol and a bit of coffee. Damn this is good stuff and here I was skeptical about all the good reviews. OK so I have a new favorite imperial stout but I have to dock overall points due to price tag and the fact that it comes in a CAN.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sudomorph (709) - Barrie, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 20, 2014
355ml can dated 9/16/13. Pours black with a half finger, tan head. Aroma had big notes of dark chocolate, cocoa, and hints of coffee and a nuttyness. Taste is balanced. Roasty malts, bitter chocolate, coffee, nuts, caramel, and toffee. Full body with a medium carbonation. Creamy but clean I?m the mouth. Overall very nice. Dark chocolate, coffee, nutty, caramel. Tasty.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
ebone1988 (263) - Wyoming, Michigan, USA - DEC 20, 2014
Aroma is sweet, candy but roasted malt. Appearance is black, light brown head. Taste is same as the smell, this strange mix of candy sweetness and roasted malt. Mouthfeel is ridiculously thick, oily, flavor hangs. Overall, wow, very very nice stuff.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
hockey30and3 (1) - Monclova, Ohio, USA - DEC 19, 2014 does not count
Read Dick you Leslie tasty Bonello rolls off your tounge. My brother said he's going to go hump the air. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gregwilsonstl (1143) - Missouri, USA - DEC 18, 2014
Dark black. Thin tan head. Super roasted. Cocoa nibs. Really solid stout. Coffee.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dr_Fellini (543) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - DEC 15, 2014
Can to glass. Pours a deep black color with a creamy medium brown head. Aroma is a nice roasted malts, light chocolate character, oats. Flavor has a big oat character, roasted malts, touch of chocolatey sweetness. Long lingering roasted malts and oat character in the finish. Overall a very tasty imperial stout.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
thegreenrooster (3301) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - DEC 13, 2014
Pour is a black motor oil out of the can. A small tan head forms with the aroma of an intense roasted malt with caramel and chocolate. Flavor is more of a rich chocolate with a heavy roasted malt mouthfeel but some hops are present as well. After 2k ratings there is not much more to say. a super thick an enjoyable beer.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kvv104 (13) - - DEC 9, 2014
Can. Pours pitch black with a nice bownish head. Taste like dark chocolate with an aftertaste of hops.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
drsandman (399) - New York, USA - DEC 4, 2014
Pours a deep black with sizeable brown head. Aroma is roasted malt, coffee, caramel, chocolate, grass & light hop. Flavor is very sweet, light booze, chocolate & faint licorice. Bitter lightly hopped chocolate lingers

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
gad905 (162) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 4, 2014
Year-old can into goblet, 3/1/14. Dark brown, tan head. Nose of chocolate, toffee, roast, coffee. Tastes big sweet dark caramel, milk chocolate, prunes, coffee, plus plenty of hop bitterness too. Very rich and viscous, silky smooth body, softish carb. Top drawer.


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