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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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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

3,069 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 3,069
Reviews: 1,271
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 9.95%
Wants: 140
Gots: 203 | 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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bennett_loves_good_beer

Wyoming

4.19/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

As soon as I crack open the can I am blasted with a piney hop aroma.

Apperance: Pours a deep orange with a thick two finger head that dissipates very slowly. Smell is fantastic as it pours. Head is lumpy and thick as it slowly dissipates. Lots of sticky lacing.

Aroma: Grapefruit, pine, hop oil, citrus, brown sugar. Wow, can already tell this is going to be a fantastic beer.

Taste: Sweet and malty with a mostly fruity and slightly piney hop finish. Brown sugar and sweetness slowly gives way to some delicious hops. The delicious grapefruity, flavors seem to come out more as the beer warms. Just a fantastic balancing act of a strong malt and hop presence.

Mouthfeel: Perfect. Beer is full bodied and slowly brings all malt and the hop flavors over the palate. The 8.7% alcohol is hidden well.

Overall, a superbly balanced brew. Like the extra sweet malts that are present since the hops balance it out nicely. A truly world class beer but it is quite expensive. Over $15 for a 4 pack of tall boys.

Serving type: can

08-18-2013 20:28:30 | More by bennett_loves_good_beer
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G'Knight Imperial Red Ale from Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
92 out of 100 based on 3,069 ratings.