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RATINGS: 1639   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 261   ABV: 8.7%
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Our “Velvet M-80” is a hefty, dry hopped double-red ale with a nose full of aroma, a sticky mouthfeel, a malty middle and unctuous hop flavors. G’Knight sports a surprisingly sensuous finish for a beer of its size (8.7% ABV, 60 IBUs). It’s brewed in tribute to a fellow Colorado craft beer pioneer and Vietnam vet who died fighting a 2002 wild fire outside of our Lyons hometown. For all the details behind this tribute follow this link to www.N3978Y.com. G’Mornin’. G’Day. G’Knight.


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4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
raradel (336) - Atlanti Beach, Florida, USA - DEC 23, 2012
Near perfection for the style! Perfect body and great sniff. Balanced flavors and full appearance that is very inviting. If anything it taste young and fresh, not matured but that’s how I like my brew! Try it!!!


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
AlmostBeerHero (13) - Colorado, USA - JUL 30, 2014
Amber with lasting thick white head. Hoppy, caramel, dry hoppy, citrus, biscuit malt aroma. Medium-high mouth feel with high warmth. Hoppy with caramel, toffee, grainy, malt flavors. Crisp and dry.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beese (1540) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 28, 2014
Draught at BrewDog, Shepherd’s Bush on 23 July. Poured a hazy deep amber, with a dense off white head and good lacing. Aroma was herbal, with caramel and rich fruits. Aniseed in the flavour, with rich toffee and some fruity hops. Finish was biscuit, burnt sugar and some roasted character.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
firemarshal (146) - North Carolina, USA - JUL 27, 2014
16oz can. Copper, cloudy. Aroma of caramel malts, floral hops. Flavor is sweet hoppy resin, big caramel malt in the middle, and a full bodied, sticky palate. A fantastic ASA. RIP Gordon Knight...

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beertholomeus (706) - California, USA - JUL 23, 2014
Pours amber with a thick off white head. Hop, caramel, resin, citrus, toffee, biscuit and malt aroma. Hop, citrus, resin, caramel, toffee, biscuit and malt flavors. Medium body and carbonation with a slightly dry caramel and hop finish.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Jyrsa (18) - - JUL 22, 2014
Can from Bottledog. Pours a clear amber with a medium brownish white head. Nose is all the best of american hops with lots of pine and citrus. Taste follows suit with a caramel body and hints of berries. Will visit Colorado some day because of this.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DWestrick (417) - Ft Wayne, Indiana, USA - JUL 20, 2014
can. Fantastic beer - tons of unique flavor that packs a punch. Could have several of these - big fan

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SimplySike (809) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 18, 2014
47cl. Can.
Pours clear amber red with tiny white head.
Aroma pine, grass, citrus, caramel, citrus fruits, earthy.
Taste malty caramel sweets, piny earthy bitter.
Mouthfeel sticky, oily.
Amazing beer!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Senap (337) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JUL 18, 2014
Tjusigt rödbrun och en aning grumlig. Fyllig och intensiv smak. Viss fruktighet och beska. Mycket drickbar.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hockert (75) - Gothenburg, SWEDEN - JUL 17, 2014
From can at home. Pours dark caramel reddish with a offwhite head. Smells of caramel, citrus and hay. Tastes very caramel malty, medium to high bitterness. Tastes some kind of sweet, but not too much. Well balanced!

3.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
CPH2200 (281) - DENMARK - JUL 13, 2014
Draft. Little head with low carbonation. Smooth taste, hides alcohol dangerously well, you’d think is beer was 5% or so. Malty with caramel and dark fruit notes. Really excellent.


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