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Oskar Blues G’Knight (Bourbon Barrel)

Oskar Blues G’Knight (Bourbon Barrel)
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RATINGS: 85   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 261   ABV: 8.7%
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also called "Whiskey Barrel" G’Knight.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dchmela (2785) - Orlando, Florida, USA - MAY 22, 2015
Tap at Gingerman. Deep copper pour. Huge barrel, bourbon and citrus hops aroma. Big sticky hop taste, big malt body, bourbon in the taste. Just a glorious mix of everything great about beer and bourbon.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (5332) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 2, 2015
Sampled on draft at 3R6P this beer poured a dark caramel-brown color with a medium sized creamy beige head that lingered and left great lacing. The aroma was sweet coconut, bourbon, vanilla, caramel and a bit of fruity hops. The flavor was bourbon, coconut, caramel, sweet fruits, a touch of bitterness and a bit of fruity hops. Long finish. Full body. Well done.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
arminjewell (8474) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAR 30, 2015
Pour on tap, dark brownish red pour with khaki colored head, aroma brought notes of caramel, toffee, dark fruit into a bit of oak, bourbon, slight pine note with a hint of vanilla, some slight sour grain. Taste was a bit of acidic malt, cola, some dark fruit into some bourbon, oak, into some of the hops with pine, touch of citrus, finishing slightly sweet, slightly bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rob_D_UK (1236) - Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 6, 2014
Pours murky orange brown with a thin head. Whiskey on the nose with a touch of hoppy sweetness. The flavour has a nice restrained bourbon sweetness with a bit of a floral hoppy bite.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
evergreen0199 (2287) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 20, 2014
Keg at BrewDog Shepherd’s Bush, London. An orange/amber coloured pour with a medium off white head on top. Sweet, boozy, caramel, vanilla aroma. Tastes similar, sweet, boozy, caramel, vanilla. Highly drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (13542) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 20, 2014
Keg at BrewDog Sheppy’s Bush - London. Pours clear orange with a frothy, white head. Lots of oxidised malt character to the nose, toffee, stewed apples. Medium sweet flavor with rich bread, caramel, ripe apples, brown sugar, dates. Full bodied with fine carbonation. Warming finish with further aged fruits, creamy caramel and toffee, golden raisins, fruitcake. Rich, tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
The_Osprey (2916) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 10, 2014
Keg at Brewdog Shepherd’s Bush as G’Knight Brekenridge BA. Hazy red / orange, small foamy head. Aroma - strong bourbon whiskey reminds me of Wild Turkey and coke. Body is smooth, slightly foamy. Taste - liquorice allsorts, soft smoke, bourbon, less sweet than the base beer. Nice.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Marheb (2900) - San Diego, California, USA - MAY 7, 2014
Premier liquide à m’accueillir à mon arrivée à Londres. Le nez est absolument intraitable en vaniline et avec le background de malt rouge et de résine florale, je suis sans aucun doute devant une savoureuse bestiole. Les saveurs s’expriment comme prévu et j’oublie soudainement qu’il est 8h du matin.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
chimpgibbon (410) - London, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 6, 2014
A little one dimensional in as much the bourbon dominates somewhat. There is a strange watery middle too. However, there is a nice fragrant quality mingling the booze and caramel malts. Pretty sweet too but the bourbon edge cuts that dry eventually. Keg at BD Shep Bush.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey (8475) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 4, 2014
Keg at BD Shep’s Bush (8.7%), as brekenbridge BA. It pours deep ruby-brown with a small off-white head. The nose is juicy, sweet vanilla, toasted coconut, oily, bourbon, toffee, butterscotch, varnish and wood. The taste is smooth, woody, bourbon, pine, varnish, toffee, decent bitterness, bourbon, alcohol warmth and a touch of citrus with a warming, sweetish finish. Medium+ body and fine carbonation. Pretty well rounded and drinkable stuff. Nice.

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