926. Ten Fidy

926. Ten Fidy

Jadyn and I went to The Publick House on December 17th. I had an Allagash Interlude, a Haansens Oude Geueze, and a can of Ten Fidy. The food and beer were good, as usual.

Beer Stats:
Brewery: Oskar Blues Grill & Brewery
Alcohol: 10.00%
Serving: Can, 12 oz.
Style: Russian Imperial Stout, BJCP Style Guide

Appearance: 4.5 | Smell: 3.5 | Taste: 4.0 | Mouthfeel: 4.5 | Drinkability: 4.0

Overall: 4.05

Pours a viscous, deep, opaque black. Topped by a half-inch, dark brown head that fades to a film, leaving good lace. The aroma is fairly light overall. Roasted malt aromas, chocolate, dark fruit, and a hint of molasses.

Sweet and chocolate tinged malts upfront. The center is dominated by dark fruit, with notes of raisins and prunes, over a sharp molasses and boozy backbone. There's a nice roasted bitterness in the finish, as well as an alcoholic spiciness. Thick and full-bodied, with prickly carbonation.

Maybe it's been awhile since I had a RIS, but this seems a bit sweeter than most. Still a good beer, and a great dessert beer.

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