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RATINGS: 2413   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.1/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 98   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
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.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BeerPrince (1701) - Vancouver, British Columbia, - APR 14, 2008
Black and very thick. Large frothy lasting head. Aroma is rich of coffee, chocolate and some oatmeal. Rich on the tongue with a strong roasted malt presence. Slightly alcoholic but otherwise rich and creamy with great depth.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
willisread (2814) - Owensboro, Kentucky, USA - DEC 5, 2016
Can from Gambrinus. Pours a pitch, oily black with a 2 finger brown head that lingers. Looks like Hersherys syrup really. Cacao, treacle and light licorice on the nose. Creamy on the palate, chocolate milk with a lingering sweetness but also good dryness. Light lingering roasty, sweet chocolate milk and coffee note. A great no BA imperial stout.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anstei (1365) - Zurich, SWITZERLAND - DEC 5, 2016
Can at Erzbierschof Monday Club, courtesy of DerA, many thanks! Pours pitch black with a little beige foam. Aroma is strong malts, coffee and chocolate, vanilla, aroma of a brew house. Body is heavy and intense, some booze, but continuing the flavours. Rich but atypical. Long chocolate palate.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Axile (81) - SWEDEN - DEC 5, 2016
Can @ little Dublin. Pours black with a medium beigebrown head. Notes of roasted malt, coffee, chocolate, liquorice, fudge and macadamia nuts. Same in taste with a medium bitter finish. Great one!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rob19a (143) - - DEC 3, 2016
16/20 very good imperial stout if not at the top of its class. Usual flavours of dark chocolate and coffee. Big taste, long aftertaste. Jet black pour, very mildly carbonated

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Niko100 (2734) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 29, 2016
Rich black color; Heavy creamy body; Aroma of toasted malt, coffee, & chocolate; Flavor of roasted sweet malt, chocolate, cocoa, coffee, oats, hops, and some licorice; Warm finish & slightly bitter; Nicely balanced & complex; Very good brew!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
clueo (180) - Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 19, 2016
Awesome imperial stout! Pours a dark and foamy brown and is quite hoppy. Has the typical chocolate and coffee overtones of a stout. Great beer!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mep3222 (1318) - East Greenbush, New York, USA - NOV 19, 2016
UPDATED: NOV 20, 2016 Chocolate Roasted malt aroma with a bit of a boozy alcohol finish. Taste is a deep roasted malt, chocolate, with a dry bitter hoppy finish. Not much sweet at all to this dark stout. There is a ton of body and flavor and in the taste the booze is well masked. Solid imperial stout, balanced and full flavored. Maybe slightly too bitter finish for such a deep bold body. Dropped from 3.9. I suspect there is a higher concentration of "heads" in here. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
commonmac (1093) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - NOV 19, 2016
Tap at Busters...always love this place. Served up in a 12oz snifter glass. Dark cola into black. Half finger of tan head thats committed to the cause. No sign of dissipating. Nose is chocolate and a little coffee. Taste is decadent chocolate and caramel dessert with a hit of espresso at the end. Noticeable bitterness towards the middle of the sip with an alcohol tingling mouthfeel to round out consumption. This is a big beer. Sticks with you and the alcohol content seems to grow with each sip. Good imperial stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Werckmeister (2472) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - NOV 15, 2016
0,355l can at home courtesy of Saeglopur. Canned 11/04/2015. black color, small coffee-colored head. smells of milk chocolate, spices, earthy, caramel, bit milky, some vanilla, cocoa, coffee beans. nice smell. full body, soft carbonation, soft mouthfeel. tastes earthy, sherry notes, cocoa, light licorice, lightly boozy, some cocoa powder, light soy sauce. finishes lightly bitter with notes of soy sauce, some sherry and licorice. good beer but expected a bit more. a bit heavy on the soy sauce / sherry notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BenL8 (89) - SWITZERLAND - NOV 11, 2016
Aroma is intense, lots of dark malts, some berries and plums. Flavour is complex and intense, coffee and liquorice, long finish. Classic imperial stout but not my favourite.

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