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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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3,461 Ratings
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Ratings: 3,461
Reviews: 1,296
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 10.19%
Wants: 155
Gots: 360 | 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:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-12-2003

Classified by the brewery as an "Imperial Red/Double IPA" 8.7% ABV, 60 IBUs
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3.5/5  rDev -15%

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3.75/5  rDev -9%

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4.38/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

In my son and laws, fridge in Laurel MS.
Pours amber orange with an off white copius head that has superior retention
smell- lots of alot. Floral hops hit the nose. Pine, pepper, sharp orange and some grapefruit with some maltiness.
Taste- malts pick up their side but balance of hops and malts is excellent.
Chewy, with a good dry finish.
Damn good beer.

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4.75/5  rDev +15.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -9%

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4/5  rDev -2.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -9%

Photo of Sheppard
4.71/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a can into a pint glass.

Appearance: Red, copper, amber, with off white head.

Smell: Tropical fruits, melons.

Taste: Sweet with mild bitterness off the bat, but some very nice late tropical fruit.

Mouthfeel: Not overly heavy, good enough to drink while grilling (which is what I did). Very clean, doesn't linger long.

Overall: Another great beer from Oskar Blues and definitely my favorite of the lot. I love fruitier IPAs and this really does it for me. I wish I had bought the entire four pack.

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3.75/5  rDev -9%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -15%

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3.75/5  rDev -9%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

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4/5  rDev -2.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

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4.12/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Poured from a 16 oz can into a Leffe chalice. Great white head that retains and laces nicely. Pours clear, deep amber color with a finger of white head.

S: First, earthy hops, next grapefruit and pine. Kind of like an uber Dales Pale Ale with malty sweetness finish. The hop first, citrus second, malt sweetness third. Nice.

T: Lovely alternation of sweet malts and piney hops. Complex, but not messy. Original and novel, a big beer. The alcohol nicely masked, even tho doubles are not my thing.

M: The body is full, syrupy, weighty. A great food or after dinner beer, great end of evening beer, not an appetizer. great with sauces, meats, cheeses, even dessert. Nice finish without being cloying.

D: A great DIPA. It's malty and sweet, bordering on Scottish. Well done.

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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

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4/5  rDev -2.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +15.3%

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4/5  rDev -2.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

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4/5  rDev -2.9%

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4/5  rDev -2.9%

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4.44/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Strong pine and orange aromas burst out from a reddish-orange body. Lots of thick, chunky foam and sticky lacing. Exceptional flavors melding softly sweet malt flavors with an intense yet smooth hop bitterness. Silky smooth feel builds up to a nice, tingly crescendo; clean, crisp, and dry finish.

Balance and complexity build up to an intensely pleasurable DIPA experience. A hop-hammer with a pleasantly complementary maltiness throughout. Ecstasy in a can!

G'Knight Imperial Red Ale from Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
92 out of 100 based on 3,461 ratings.