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RATINGS: 65   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
Brewed with royalty in mind, no expense was spared in crafting our Imperial Red. Generous additions of our favorite hop varieties blend harmoniously with long layers of dark caramel malts.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (18524) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 11, 2015
Cask at GBBF 2015... Dark red.. Thin tan lacing... Soft toffee fruit nose.. Soft sweet malts.. Rich berries fruit roast malts.. Light spice.. Toffee caramel malts finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mR_fr0g (6519) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 11, 2015
Cask gravity at GBBF 2015 day 1. Reddy amber coloured pour with a loose mid tan head. Aroma is resionous, tobacco, toast and jam, berry. Little warming alcohol and toffee sweet Carmel, pine, hop. Sticky resin. Palate is full bodied, sticky, chewy, moderate to low carbonation. Little woody in the finish. Bold.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tapthis (173) - Baytown, Texas, USA - JUN 13, 2015
it has a strong citrus and hop flavor, which is one of the main reasons I didn’t rate this beer hire. It has a strong floral and fruity smell. It poors a dark reddish/brown color

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Chuck725 (9) - Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA - MAY 29, 2015 does not count
UPDATED: JUN 3, 2015 Nice hoppy nose. Malt sweetness is profound. Balanced well with a nicely highly hopped profile. Caramel, floral, resin

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
skagit991 (2) - Washington, USA - SEP 12, 2014 does not count
Great beer with an amazing aroma that I detect strong fruity smell, floral, stone fruit. When you take a sip you immediately get the resin, citrus, grapefruit. Very nice beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ismith87 (71) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - APR 28, 2014
Ap - 4 - This is a reddish brown clear beer that has an off white head that leave nice lacing. Ar - 8 - Nice caramel malts balanced by piney, citrusy hops. Very sweet smelling. Great Imperial Red aroma. Reminds me of G’Knight. T - 9 - Oh man, this one is good. The citrusy, orange zest, grapefruit hops start, with nice sweet caramel malt in the middle and piney, citrusy, bitter grapefruit on the back of the tongue at the finish. M - 4 - Medium-heavy, full bodied. Alc covered well. Aftertaste is bitter grapefruit and sweet malt. O - 17/20 - What can I say, this is a great beer. It’s about the same price/oz as OB G’knight, and honestly, I’d have to have them side by side to figure out the subtle differences between the two. Great imperial red. I’m glad I had it. ’

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
SpiritToAle (32) - - FEB 11, 2014
Outstanding! Just a pleasure from beginning to end. Gorgeous amber/red color with cobwebby lacing. The nose is rich and malty with a nice resinous and floral hop scent. The flavor is massive. Bitter right up front but quickly turns into velvet...almost buttery. Then the hops take over at the end. Easily one of the best beers I've had in a while. I'd come to Albuquerque just to drink this again. Good thing Marble fills growlers from other breweries. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
maltman53 (442) - Corrales, New Mexico, USA - NOV 27, 2013
On tap at the brewery, extreme hoppy version of an American Red Ale. The 9% ABV is balanced and carried deftly throughout the swallow, ending with a huge drying, crisp finish. Once again Marble underscores its reputation as a "hop house" with this imperial red.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
onceblind (6112) - Denver, Colorado, USA - OCT 21, 2013
Clearish dark amber with a generously foamy off-beige head. The nose is exactly all that I am looking for in a double red: loads of caramel, loads of floral hops, resin, and grapefruit zest juiciness. The flavor is nice and malty with a strong malt-booze backbone. There’s a rush of caramel and grapefruit rind & zest right off the bat, which blends into a floral and piney resin tone, with a semi-sweet citrus sweetness that’s also a touch peachy and bready. Very big bodied, with a lot of stickiness in both hop and malt tones. It’s very well done, but it’s basically the same as Oskar Blues G’knight, so I’m giving it the exact same scoring. And G’knight is cheaper and in 12oz cans...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jkwalking05 (4369) - Arlington, Texas, USA - JUL 26, 2013
22 oz bottle. Bright red in color with a decent sized off-white head. Aroma is bread dough, toffee, slightly dank, spicy hops, light resin, leaves, earth. Taste is of toffee, bread dough, light resin, sticky, booze.

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