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G'Knight Imperial Red Ale - Oskar Blues Grill & Brew

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G'Knight Imperial Red AleG'Knight Imperial Red Ale

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3,200 Ratings

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Ratings: 3,200
Reviews: 1,277
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 10.19%
Wants: 146
Gots: 262 | FT: 7
Brewed by:
Oskar Blues Grill & Brew visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Classified by the brewery as an "Imperial Red/Double IPA" 8.7% ABV, 60 IBUs

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-12-2003)
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Canned 2/20/14 from Brevard :
Pours an amber-orange, with a very nice amount of foamy head. The surface head sustains, and the edges are fairly thick with bubbles, leading to some nice lacing. The nose is clay, earthy base with some fruitiness thrown in (mango, papaya) with a honey or caramel sweetness.

The taste starts right up front with a pine bitterness on top of a caramel, tropical fruit sweetness. I expected more malt up front, but am happy for hop-forward nature (even with an older can). The end taste, especially as the beer warms a bit, is a bit of candy-like sweetness. Even though the hops are the star of the show, I think the beer is actually pretty well balanced.

Had this in the past, but did not rate or review at the time. Recalled enjoying it, but have not grabbed any for a while. Will have to correct that in the future, and especially look to edit my review with a fresher can.

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G'Knight Imperial Red Ale from Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
92 out of 100 based on 3,200 ratings.