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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

3,281 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 3,281
Reviews: 1,280
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 10.22%
Wants: 150
Gots: 288 | FT: 6
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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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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4.1/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

I poured this beer from the tall boy can at about 55 degrees F and its color is definitely clear and coppery with a full 3 finger head that settles to a full cap of fine bubbles and leaves a nice archway looking lacing patter on the glass.

The aroma is very malty sweetly smelling of caramel, honey and bread with hints of citrus fruits (tangerine?) and hops. Now when I first opened the cans I was hit with a rush of floral hops, but as it settles and warms in the glass they smell a little more piney but only way in the background.

The taste is sensationally caramel hop sweet and bready with a mix of dark fruit and grapefruit with only a mild hop finish that is faintly dry. Some alcohol is apparent mid sip, but only faintly so but she is warming on an empty stomach! This is a very well balanced beer leaning a little to the sweet side.

The mouthfeel is sweet, smooth and full with mild carbonation and a mild dry finish with a hint of black pepper numbness.

Overall I am going to give this beer props! Number one, this review was from a can and I have no hints of metal in my beer at all. If I was drinking from the can, then yes, I probably would. You know what, a metal flavor to beer is not all that detracting. What is detracting from beer is cheap adjuncts. This beer is a solid 4 out of 5 or better and it ranks up there with many of the Imperial IPA's that I have had and can surely hold it's own. You gotta try it!

WissBrauSean, May 26, 2013
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G'Knight Imperial Red Ale from Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
92 out of 100 based on 3,281 ratings.