G'Knight Imperial Red Ale - Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
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Reviews by bennett_loves_good_beer:
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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4.23/5 rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
A: poured from a 16 oz can into a pint glass, red brown colored with a large foamy offwhite head that lingers leaving good lacing, clear
S: heavy on hops, earth, pine, citrus , grapefruit, breast malt sweetness, tangy and mouth watering
T: pine bitterness up front, bitter at first with a lemon quality, sweetens to honey and slight raisin flavors, hint of heavy alcohols and esters
M: medium to full with good carbonation, slight alcohol presence
O: nice balance of bitter mixed with quite sweet maltiness
Serving type: can
07-22-2014 02:30:51 | More by M_C_Hampton
G'Knight Imperial Red Ale from Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
92 out of 100 based on 3,053 ratings.