G'Knight Imperial Red IPA | Oskar Blues Grill & Brew

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G'Knight Imperial Red IPAG'Knight Imperial Red IPA
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4.12/5
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4,018 Ratings
G'Knight Imperial Red IPAG'Knight Imperial Red IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
Colorado, United States
oskarblues.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Classified by the brewery as an "Imperial Red/Double IPA" 8.7% ABV, 60 IBUs

Added by BeerAdvocate on 03-12-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,798
Reviews:
1,373
Ratings:
4,018
pDev:
9.95%
Bros Score:
4
 
 
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215
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615
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Photo of 1971bernat
4.5/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of AyatollahGold
4.13/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Afeo
4.02/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of coachp73
4.02/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of TheCrowsEye
4.3/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Dawon
4.1/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of CreedeSon
4/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of andrewh995
4.13/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours a semi hazy red with an off white head. Smells of caramel, malt, and hops. Tastes of non bitter hops, sweet malt, and caramel. Medium creamy body and carbonation. Overall a very good red IPA.

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Photo of MTKATL
4/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of csmrx7
4.15/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Hayley_86
3.75/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of fthegiants
3.99/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of DrKarl
4.17/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Vidblain
4/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DuaneL
4/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Bruno74200
4.19/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Really nice balanc between caramel and grapefruit. Very citrusy. Nice mouthfeel with a good carbonation. No booziness. Nice amber look with a two fingers head

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Photo of JavierGC
4.5/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BaldEagle
4/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Johnct
3.65/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of gamblebc
4.15/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of daliandragon
4.16/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

This is a well known beer from one of my favorite brewers; I have no idea why I am only reviewing it formally now. Huge head and a nose loaded with spicy and medicinal hops. Strong start. Awesome lace forming too.

The taste is a little more reserved than I expected, especially for the octane. It still delivers caramel and toffee notes chased hard by citrus and pine. Really smooth in texture and finish; almost like a cream ale or schwarzbier. Really drinkable, almost scarily so for the style. Another outstanding effort from Oskar Blues.

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Photo of _nickg_
4.02/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Scudworth
4.35/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of huthuty
4.73/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Poured a dark, dark red with a persistent and large head which mostly dissipated about a minute and a half after the pour
Smells sweet and hoppy, a solid but not overpowering smell
The taste of the malt is mainly sweet and the hops are piney, both flavors are very strong and accented with a mild burn of alcohol in this nearly 9% brew,
This ale is exceptional, would recommend if you like strong sh**

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G'Knight Imperial Red IPA from Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
Beer rating: 4.12 out of 5 with 4,018 ratings
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