overall
100
98
style
Serve in Snifter

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 2485   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.11/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Ten FIDY Imperial Stout This titanic, immensely viscous stout is loaded with inimitable flavors of chocolate-covered caramel and coffee and hide a hefty 65 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.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SrSilliGose (3328) - pouring bus, New Brunswick, CANADA - JUN 30, 2009
UPDATED: AUG 11, 2009 Cans from hophead22, SuIIy, and Captaincougar- Thanks guys! Had a few cans of this now. Pours a really deep brown with a quicky fading tan head. notes of dark chocolate, coffee, malt, toast. Nice body with a grainy yet smooth mouthfeel. drinking chocolate milk with some grammcrackers and bittering hops dropped in. One of the beersI had a metallic finish to it that was a little offputting. But overall, This was a good beer. Happy I finally tried this! Thanks again! Drinking this again and it is pretty damn tasty.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
RedSox2004 (1800) - Pacific Palisades, California, USA - JUN 28, 2009
Havent had a lot of impy stouts from a can... Poured solid black with a smallish brown head and ok lacing. Strong coffee and molasses aromas with some buttery chocolate and malted milk balls. Wonderful espresso taste up front, with plenty of chocolate, caramel, roasted malts, figs, warming alcohol, and a surprising hops bitterness that comes up to bite you toward the finish. One of the more complex flavor profiles Ive come across. Smooth creamy mouthfeel, low carbonation, and a great espresso/chocolate aftertaste that lingers for a long while. This is great.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nightfall (1307) - Hamburg, GERMANY - JUN 26, 2009
Can from Miver (thanks Joe !). Easily my best canned beer ever ! Opaque black with a dark brown head. Velvety mouthfeel. Sweet malty taste with lots of roasted coffee and chocolate. Very roasted aroma. A pleasure !

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
cprochak (590) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 25, 2009
Can from Malt & Vine. Tasted blind with 14 others that day. This was in top 3. Pours a dark black with great mocha head. Hints of butterscotch, chocolate and dark brown sugar aroma. Incredibly sweet with molasses flavor. Medium body, incredibly smooth mouthfeel. Ive put down a growler of this in a night, so its incredibly drinkable.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MeisterBrew (138) - Cheyenne, Wyoming, USA - JUN 22, 2009
Can. Pours jet black with a medium sized brown head. Aroma of sweetened cocoa, roasted malt, and slight hint of coffee. Flavor is very nice... sweet cocoa dominates, but there is a definite alcohol presence. Great stout.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
clingman71 (297) - Centerville, Ohio, USA - JUN 20, 2009
CAN! Good Lord this is thick and dark as night. Black with a brown head that builds big and thens dissipates very quickly. This beer is HUGE. Oily, smoky, bitter cocoa, almost a slight burnt sensation. BIG BIG BIG and excellent. It is hoppy and bitter, but the flavor has so much going on that you dont think about the hops, but you definitely notice the bitterness. I am in awe of this beer, and in a can. I am frightened to think what would happen if I had regular access to this beer!

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fata2683 (2176) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - JUN 19, 2009
can, pours a "thick as hell" black, medium dark head, plenty of lacing. Burnt molassis and roasted malt nose. Screams dark. Dark roasted malt, almost burnt, some bakers chocolate, and a nice hop presence. There is no sweet in this thing at all, its just big, black, and bitter, and it makes me smile. Im glad that there are 3 more of these with my name on it.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gracefullypunk (667) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 17, 2009
Pours deep brown with a tan head that doesnt linger. Smells of coffee, chocolate, roasted malts and toffee. Tastes much the same, with some dark fruits and a slightly peppery hop taste to finish it off. .

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Maddog (524) - Kettering, Ohio, USA - JUN 11, 2009
An incredible beer. First had this on draft at the awesome brewery in Lyons, CO. Had it in a can yesterday. This beer is a big, black demon of an Imperial Stout. Opaque black, a big dark head makes it as imposing as any beer around. A light beer drinker would just quiver at the mere sight, smell and certainly taste of this behemouth. The flavors are complex with a ton of roasted malts, coffee and some smoke. It also has a big, dry hop finish, an oily mouthfeel and surprisingly, drinks fast and easy. A dangerous beer to say the least, but truly, one of the best Imperial Stouts out there.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
roder60 (1289) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 10, 2009
Pours a thick jet black that sticks to the can and drips all over the place. Minimal head. Aroma is coffee, baking chocolate, and a bit of alcohol. Flavor is lots of roastiness, chocolate, black licorice, and a bit of a dark cherry undertone. Overall, enjoyable.


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