G'Knight | Oskar Blues Grill & Brew

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4.11/5
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Imperial Red Ale

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:
#3,952
Reviews:
1,385
Ratings:
4,085
pDev:
9.98%
 
 
Wants:
219
Gots:
639
Trade:
6
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Ratings: 4,085 |  Reviews: 1,385
Photo of saltyspitoon
3.8/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Nice creamy head with a medium amber body. Smell is malty, with the taste to match. Not as much hop flavor as expected in a red "ipa", but what's there is nice and piney. Overall, a pretty balanced beer leaning a bit more to the sweet side. Mouthfeel is right on, not too heavy and very drinkable for the high abv.

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Photo of barnzy78
4.54/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12oz, canned on 03/30/18. It's been a few years since I had this one, and somehow it never got a review.
Reddish hued ale with a tall & frothy beige head. Rich aroma of bread crust, caramel, fruity citrus, and pine. Huge pine and citrus notes pair with equally huge caramel, grain, brown sugar, and bread crust. Full body with plenty of resinous hop oils sticking to the palate, assertive bitter finish. Just as good as I remember. One of my favorite beers that is relatively easy to find if the season is right.

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Photo of BlueSpader
3.83/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of anthony-s
4/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GAGEFITZ1991
4.15/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

FIRST IMPERIAL TRY AND DEF A BEER I WILL DRINK MORE OFTEN.

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Photo of ZebulonXZogg
4.02/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a nice copper color with a slightly reddish head that recedes to a ring, excellent lacing. Aroma has some pine, toffee and some caramel, flavors match the aromas. Nice creamy texture, good carbonation. Not exactly what I expected in an Imperial Red IPA, but this is a damn good beer.

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Photo of Spaten454
4/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Tennisballa07
3.86/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Medium brown golden color, looks more like an ale. “Red.” Solid red IPA. Delicious hops balanced by malt, but not overpowered by malt.

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Photo of Antg8989
4.5/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a deep amber with a cream head. Aroma is a rich pine and caramel. Taste is very much the same. Am I tasting crystal malts? Feel is medium - high carbonation. Overall, I wish I had a 6 -pack of these bad boys.

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Photo of Rooshops
4.31/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Vert1go749
4.27/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of epterina
4.55/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of jacobdunne
4.44/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Best Imperial Red of your life. Enjoy!

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Photo of stevoj
3.84/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Boise Brewing. Pours out a nice ruby brown, soft beige head, lots of lacing. Caramelly, nutty, peaty, exceptionally smooth. Elevated IPA plays into whole scenario, accenting aroma, flavor and finish. Nicely done.

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Photo of Kwright
3.43/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dannyrotten
4.42/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

I'm a fan of malty ipas. If you like Dale's, this tastes like a turbocharged version of Dale's. Great work, OB

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Photo of casapy
3.92/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of npdevil27
4/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ICTguy21
4.14/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Chuckdiesel24
3.84/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Kurzman
3.75/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SicemWT
3.91/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of AlexBrews
4.48/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of cbcrunch
4.12/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MI_beerdrinker
3.85/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

G'Knight from Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
Beer rating: 4.11 out of 5 with 4,085 ratings