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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

3,496 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 3,496
Reviews: 1,301
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 10.19%
Wants: 157
Gots: 377 | 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
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Photo of azkkr
4.04/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of CO-Bloom
4.85/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Skillz
4.16/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of therealJAYZ
4.08/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Oldmankeebler
3/5  rDev -27.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Not overly hoppy. I normally don't like IPAs but I liked this one.

Photo of sjccmd
4.44/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours slightly hazy medium amber with nice ruby highlights. Creamy light tan head, almost off-white. Bubbles continue to rush towards the top. Sticky lacing.

Grapefruit, orange, sweet tangerine in the aroma along with pine. Honey and caramel malt fill in as well. Toasty malt underneath.

Tangerine and grapefruit in the flavor. Juicy hop character. Almost seems sweet initially but finishes dry. Fruity hop character gives way to resiny and piney. Biscuit and toast make up the malt presence but allows the hops to take over.

Medium carbonation with medium slick body. Creamy but not chewy. Sweet impression initially but finishes quite dry.

Well brewed with delicious hop character. Shows that you don't need experimental hops to make an excellent hoppy beer.

Photo of psweendogg
3.87/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Charlie9614
3.74/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Magery
3.74/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of brewqueno
3.75/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Pro_Magnon
4.03/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of FightinIrish88
4.16/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of millertime416
4.21/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bobv
4.08/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Beer-Revelry
5/5  rDev +21.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A - Pours an extremely dark ruby orange. Nice two fingers of lightly tan, thick creamy head. Solid lacing.
S - Wonderful sweet bouquet of persimmons, apricot, peach, nectarine, grapefruit and hops.
T - Sweet hoppy peach and grapefruit, bit of lightly sweet rye in the back end of the beer. No trace of alcohol, impressive for the high ABV.
O - An amazing, 5 star IPA. A must try for IPA fans!
V - Four pack of tall cans, high priced but worth it for the quality.

Photo of fishstick_pete
4.33/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of KJK303
5/5  rDev +21.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This is a Fantastic beer!

Photo of JasW
4.18/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Ristaccia
4.22/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Chinaskifan1
4.11/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Khaack
4.18/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Keztat
4.7/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Using this as my baseline for amber craft beer excellence! If you are in Longmont, as I have been to visit relatives, this is a must drink at the Tasty Weasel. This beer made me join this rating system. It has a nice arching and satisfying taste profile but not an overbearing bitter aftertaste which I do not like! This has kept me from enjoying many an IPA. If you like Red's this one will give you a smooth memorable mouth-gasm.

Photo of Suhlnichi
4.6/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Nicolemariebaxter
3.83/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cmbeddoe7997
4.86/5  rDev +18%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

G'Knight Imperial Red Ale from Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
92 out of 100 based on 3,496 ratings.