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RATINGS: 1817   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84/5   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 261   ABV: 8.7%
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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
ramboraffe (1861) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 4, 2016
355 ml can at Brewers Beer Bar, Göteborg. Copper coulour with off white head. Fruity, grapefruit, resin, zest, pine, caramel and marmelade. Dry with high bitterness and medium carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
weitz15 (542) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - JUL 3, 2016
Amber red pour, thin cream head. Aroma of light citrus. Flavor is crisp citrus with some malts.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dacrza (862) - Great Meadows, New Jersey, USA - JUN 26, 2016
DATE: June 26, 2016... OCCASION: on the eve of Willow Lake Camp summer six, we begin with Shark Week too!... GLASSWARE: Maudite snifter.... pours a dense ruby red body that sports a strong two-finger off-white head that settles to a craggy, chunky half finger of unevenness... lovely floral overtones with the pine that makes an IPA great...thick bread malts form a wall against which a rum-like alcoholic strength is developed... smooth, confident, medium-bodied with a creamy aspect--way too accessible for a beer nearing 9% ABV... mango, grapefruit and sweet pine roil into a strong malt base that strikes caramel and bread... sticky resin enhances the experience--deliciousness! The Oskar Blues folks know how to brew--as well as how to honor the patriarchs of the class beer world... unbelievably agreeable in its palate and rewarding in its flavor profile... another (!) Oskar Blues champion, one I would reach for among others in the genre....

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fraternie (988) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 5, 2016
Very nicely done, with a creamy texture full of abundant caramel and brown sugar malt flavors giving way to a refreshing piney hop finish, with the heat covered well. Slight citrus notes add balance and complexity.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
RickFifty (1050) - Fredrikstad, NORWAY - MAY 29, 2016
Copper color, off-white head. Malty nose, ripe fruit, caramel, bread, yeast. Sweet malty taste, ripe fruity, raisins, yeast, bread, hint of resin, moderate bitterness. Medium body, soft to average carbonation, sticky texture.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
commonmac (1059) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAY 28, 2016
Tap at the brewery with ECBT crew. 10 oz pour. Copper/amber color with a pleasant off white head. Nose is more malty than anticipated but with a musty hop pine note. Taste is big and assertive with a malty backbone working well with a hoppy bitterness. Finish has a lingering hop presence with a burnt sugar feel. Full bodied but clean. A few of these without certainly make for a long g’knight.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jackafholmes (1000) - - MAY 21, 2016
Can from brewdog shef. Attractibe rosy amber colour, small off white head. Aroma is piney and caramel. Taste is bitter and savoury. Prickly and oily. Good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AnG_BrgNor (532) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAY 21, 2016
Can. Pours amber red with small lasting head. Aroma is caramel, malt, wood and alcohol. Taste is dominated by alcohol, but malt, oak and some caramel is also present.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kokkenrolv (284) - Bergen, NORWAY - APR 21, 2016
Can. Aroma is alcohol, pine, some malts, grass, hint of citrus. Amber red, clear, nice beige head. Medium sweetness, light bitter, taste is alcohol, malt, light caramel, pine, grass, hay, citrus, bread crust. Medium+ body, medium carbonation, medium long finish with some sweetness and bitterness. Some alcohol warmth. Nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Johnstledger8 (781) - Dublin, IRELAND - APR 16, 2016
Can. Pours an amber red with a thin mostly lasting beige head. Aroma is of caramel, pine, citrus, oak, alcohol. Taste is of red fruits, caramel, slightly burnt, citrus, grapefruit, blood orange. Oily mouthfeel, medium carbonation.

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