Ten Fidy

Ten Fidy

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Ten Fidy

by Oskar Blues Brewery (brewery website)

Origin: Colorado, USA – Type: Imperial Stout – Alcohol: 10.5%

The beer: I’ve said it before, Oskar Blues Brewery are one of my favourite breweries in the world and for a very good reason. This Imperial Stout is my favourite stout and whenever I can get my hands on this gem (whether at a bar or in a bottle shop) I jump at the chance.

Ten Fidy encapsulates all the great flavours that are associated with a solid stout and turns them up a notch, blending them seamlessly in to a thick seductive liquid.

As you take a sip your tongue will go through flavours of coffee, chocolate/coco, cream, caramel, burnt oak, smoky flavours and much more. The mouthfeel is thick and creamy but just enough to hold all of these delicious flavours together.

I think Ten Fidy’s biggest achievement is just how smooth and easy it is to drink, whilst containing so many varieties of flavour, textures and packing a whopping 10.5% ABV.

This beer is like eating a premium decadent chocolate desert or drinking a thick dark coffee. It should be treated as such.

The little extra: Ten Fidy has 98 IBUs and is made with enormous amounts of two-row malt, choclate malt, roasted barley, flaked oats and various hops.

Where we bought it: Bottledog King’s Cross (69 Gray’s Inn Road, London WC1X 8TR)

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