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RATINGS: 1805   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84/5   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.


5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
AtronSeige (1231) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - MAR 3, 2016
Aroma: Medium citrus, orange, Medium malt, sweetness, toffee, toast. Appearance: Brilliant copper body. Large, off-white head. Good retention. Lacing Flavour: Medium-high bitterness. Medium high hops, citrus, citrus peel Medium malt sweetness, balancing, toasty, marshmallows. Dry finish with lingering citrus, tropical fruit, bitterness. Mouthfeel: Medium-full body. Medium carbonation. Smooth. Light alcohol. Overall: Amazing! Perfect. 473 ml can, poured. Thanks Andre! (Imperial) 21B. Red IPA.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Holmen1 (4753) - Stavanger, NORWAY - MAR 1, 2016
Fra fat (!) på M2 Cardinal, skuddårsaften: klar rødlig ravfarge med fint skum som varer. Røde bær, karamell, røde epler og etpar granskudd i den deilige duften. Smaken likeså - balansert og lekker og med en myk og elegant bitterhet i ettersmaken. God til siste dråpe.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GlasgowTAD (1336) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - MAR 1, 2016
Keg at Doghouse. Pours amber with a pinkisly-brown head which recedes. Aroma is caramel and toffee. Taste is caramel sweet, toffee sweet, slight resin, a touch earthy, medium bitter. Sticky mouthfeel.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
daje (3982) - NORWAY - FEB 29, 2016
Can at Cafe Sara, january 30th 2015. Cobber body with a small beige head. Aroma of caramel malt and pine, thick sweet toffee taste with flowery hops and cherries. Sweet alcohol finish with fruit.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
CopterScott (245) - Kansas, USA - FEB 27, 2016
dark copper color with about a finger of off white head. Aroma is sweet malt and citrus hops. Flavor is heavy caramel malt with citrus and pine hops. sweet and sticky.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
tandembrauer (1094) - Stavanger, NORWAY - FEB 23, 2016
On tap at Cardinal, Stavanger. Pours clear deep copper red with off-white head. Aroma of caramel, pine needles, raisins, dark fruits. Tastes a bit sweet with a bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fakebeersnob (320) - Salt Lake City, Utah, USA - FEB 19, 2016
Pours mahogany with an off-white head. Getting a hoppy, grassy aroma (slight citrus). Taste is hops upfront with an underlying malt sweetness. Slightly bitter back end. Lively carbonation that you can feel on tip of tongue and back of throat. Alcohol is masked pretty decently, but can feel it in the head pretty quickly. Pretty good beer. Might not be a go to beer, but will probably get again.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bricks (959) - Delaware, USA - FEB 13, 2016
Smells of uber sweet malt. Aroma is nice medium brown with lacing and head. Tastes fairly balanced, a little heavy on the malt, but it is not too sweet. Creamy. Good.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BeerInHeaven (368) - Brillion, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 5, 2016
pours deep ruby amber with a medium off white head. Aroma is a wonderful sweet floral and orange citrus. The orange citrus comes through in the taste as well. Hoppy, but not all that bitter. Almost a bitter-sweetness that follows all the way through the finish. Very mild bitter linger. The 8.7% alcohol is masked incredibly well. Not boozy at all. This is really good beer. Seems every Oskar Blues I try is another home run! They’re in the IPA zone.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ogre71 (300) - Utah, USA - JAN 29, 2016
A good easy drinking IPA with a smooth finish no bitter after taste would recommend.


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