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

G'Knight Imperial Red IPAG'Knight Imperial Red IPA
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G'Knight Imperial Red IPAG'Knight Imperial Red IPA

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

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

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look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A: Pours a clear, ruddy amber with a creamy, fairly thick beige head that lingers for some time.

S: Soft, somewhat muted aromas of candied citrus peel, heavy cream, toffee, caramel, and herbs are present on the nose.

T: Notes of candied orange and lemon peels, kumquats, red grapefruit, lime zest, cream, caramel, brown sugar, herbs, cedar, juniper, and toffee coat the palate. The finish is bitter, but balanced with a nice blend of brown sugar, cream, caramel, juniper, and citrus notes.

M: Very silky and smooth in the mouth with just a hint of resin. The body is on the heavier side of medium; in fact, it feels a bit lighter than it really is meaning that this beer can sneak up on you if you drink it too quickly. Alcohol presence is mildly prickly, but far from distracting. This ale is incredibly easy to drink for the style.

O: A great double IPA. It is smooth enough to drink at a steady pace and has enough flavor to really give the reviewer the impetus to savor it with care. I think what I like most about this beer is that, unlike so many big, hoppy ales these days, there is both malt and hop character. I could see this one being perfect for someone who really wants an IPA or DIPA, but wants something with some balance and malt heft. Highly recommended for fans of the style.

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look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Poured into a Tulip Glass out of a 16oz. can... Canned on 03-13-14

A- A very long lasting 2 fingers of head..with a beautiful blood red color.. unable to see through the glass..

S- the aroma is the weak point of this craft brew.. very malty and bready.. very little hop aroma

T- very smooth.. well balanced hop and malt ratio.. wish it was alittle hoppier.. but for an imperial red ale.. its a perfect balance

M- goes down very smooth for nearly a 9% brew.. watch out with this one.. it will sneak up on you.. very enjoyable

O- its been a while since i have had this and as im drinking it im wondering why i would skip out on this beer.. this is something that will remain in my fridge for a very very long time.. i recommend this to hop heads and people who like red ales.. Very well done OSKAR BLUES

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G'Knight Imperial Red IPA from Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
Beer rating: 89.4% out of 100 with 4,002 ratings
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