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RATINGS: 2259   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.


5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Ctplt777 (334) - - SEP 25, 2014
Perfect. Absolutely perfect. First off the color is just epic black as night. Sweet, chocolatey aroma. Taste is just delicious. Roasty, sweet, and chocolate. NO alcohol taste and for 10.5% my hats off to them. Just really really awesome tasting. In my opinion the best imperial stout out there. Plus the name of the beer is awesome.

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

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
ordybill (695) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - MAR 1, 2015
Poured from a 12 oz. can into a tulip glass. Aroma- HMMM, coffee, caramel and malt. fantastic. Appearance- Looks like I just poured my old engine oil into a glass (that’s actually a compliment) Taste- The best Russian Imperial Stout I have ever had. I could also say the only RIS that I cared for. But this awesome tasting. Palate- A heavy brew with moderate carbonation, has a creamy texture and a good alcohol feel after the swallow. Overall- World class, I now know why people flip over this beer.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
mrbigpappa (9) - - MAR 8, 2015 does not count
The best Russian Imperial Stout I have ever had. Palate- A heavy brew with moderate carbonation, has a creamy texture and a good alcohol feel after the swallow. Overall- World class.

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Bestbrew1 (60) - Minnesota, USA - MAY 17, 2013
Definitely one of my favorite RIS. The 10.5 is hidden well although this beer really is as thick as oil. Probably the thickest beer I’ve had. It is like drinking an oil slick. This one ages well so set a few on their side. Nice smooth and complex brew.

4.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Haze76 (18) - - NOV 7, 2013
poured into a snifter, pours jet black & thick. Medium mocha head. nice lacing. Nose of candied prunes with a hint of alcohol. tastes of also candy prunes, raisins, alcohol, balanced nicely with a bitter lingering aftertaste. roasted malts. excellent stout.

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
bmulder87 (9) - Belmont, Michigan, USA - JAN 1, 2014 does not count
Wow! Aroma has very rustic bourbon scent. Leaves a very balance palate for a bourbon barrel craft beer. This is a beer to drink in a cabin next to a fire on a icy cold day.

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Hollywoodbeer (2) - Troy, Michigan, USA - MAR 7, 2014 does not count
A luscious mouthful of flavor. Deep color. Rich aroma. This is one to savor.

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
partywithanM (103) - Kansas City, Kansas, USA - MAR 25, 2014
8oz on tap. Oh damn is this good. Wish I had some dark chocolate to enjoy with this beautifully dark beer.

4.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Lacho (29) - USA - JAN 11, 2015
Pours thick and creamy, dark brown caramel head. Taste is creamy, roasty sweet, alcohol is high, but well balanced; hints of licorice, raisin, butterscotch. Awesome beer, reminiscent of Irish coffee.


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