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RATINGS: 1714   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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4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Jriggz7 (117) - Indiana, USA - NOV 14, 2012
Absolutely love this brew. Sticky, hoppy, and damn tasty that packs a wallop. Good times start with this one.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jamesewelch (146) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - APR 9, 2015
From 16oz can, NC brewery, poured into 16oz tulip glass

Aroma: Big American "C" hops, citrusy, pines,

Appearance: amber, clear, big frothy tan head, good retention

Taste: Medium bitter, light sweet

Palate: medium body, creamy texture, average carbonation, bitter dry finish

Overall: A really, really great Imperial Red IPA. Really enjoy the hop selection on this ale. The medium body highlights some of the Red Ale malts. While it’s big on hops and bitterness, the malty backbone makes it a well balanced beer. Loads of fruity, citrusy, and piney hops.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Habanero (3003) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - APR 2, 2015
Canned. Pours clear amber with an average off-white head. Aroma of citrus fruits, caramel, pine and peachy notes. Sweet flavor that end up dry and bitter. Medium bodied, oily texture and soft carbonation. A very nice and hoppy Red.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mfhennig (94) - McHenry County, Illinois, USA - MAR 28, 2015
On tap at the Tap Works in Chicago served in a snifter. Nice red color, quickly fading reddish head, nice lacing. Fruity aroma with malt, nicely hopped. Another really good brew from Oskar Blues.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nihtila (1301) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 27, 2015
16.1.2015. Aroma of exotic fruits. Taste of exotic fruits, pineapple, passionfruit.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JBPortland (1047) - Portland, Maine, USA - MAR 20, 2015
16oz can pours dark clear amber red with a finger and a half of head. Malt driven but more balance than Deviant Dales with some creamy malt toast caramel mixing with nice fruity citrus, mango, peach notes. Finishes with medium sweetness and bitterness, some lingering citrus and light piney tropical fruit, toast. Good.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
truebluehes (183) - Tipton, Iowa, USA - MAR 19, 2015
Can. Nice hop aroma with great malt balance. Velvet smooth on tongue, great finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
czar (5159) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 27, 2015
pours clear bright medium dark golden orange with a creamy reviving light orange cap, nice lacing. tons of fruity maltiness - wild berries, strawberries, woodsy coconut, citrus and ginger, delicate pine, clean yeast, grapefruit peel and pepper. average to light carbonation, medium body - oily and sticky; almost balanced fruitypiney-citrusy finish. this ale represents the idea of this (sully) style. much enjoyed! big, heady and hefty without being bold and aggressive.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Strife21 (223) - North Wales, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 25, 2015
Pours dark red with thick tannish head. Smell is citrus, mango, cherry, orange and pine. Taste is pine, citrus, mango and floral hops. Medium body, medium carb. Excellent.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jmagnus87 (2823) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - FEB 21, 2015
Nitro tap at Olympic. From notes. Dank with citrus hops, fruity yeast and a sweet finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
WillRunForBeer (1137) - Massachusetts, USA - FEB 21, 2015
UPDATED: FEB 26, 2015 Big can shared by Dino, thanks! Pours medium amber with an off white head. Aroma is caramel, pine. Flavor follows, some earthiness near the finish.


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