Serve in Snifter, Tulip


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RATINGS: 1790   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.

Tonkun's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tonkun (1296) - New Jersey, USA - APR 5, 2013
Can. Hazy amber pour with a nice white head. Pine, grapefruit. IPA like. But sweet. Caramel and coco. Slight bitterness with slight sweetness with nice carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kokkenrolv (256) - 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 (589) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
weihenweizen (2832) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - APR 14, 2016
On tap st P&P Charleston. Clear light Amber with medium off-white head. Aroma is dank hops, medium body, medium carbonation, and good small-bubble lacing. Taste is Amber malt and herbal hops.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
elbernays (1110) - Dublin, IRELAND - APR 8, 2016
Can from mchughs. Pours clear red with slight off white head. Pine, citrus, earth, wood notes. Sweet caramel flavour with mild earthy bitterness. Nice

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BrewBrain (133) - Florida, USA - APR 1, 2016
Can. Pours clearish amber red. Nice foamy head. Aroma caramel, honey, pine. Flavor of sweet caramel light citrus. Nice smooth bitterness. Slick sticky mouthfeel. Very tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Barrelbelly (738) - BELGIUM - MAR 31, 2016
Red imperial pale ale with large head. Full hop flavour, caramel, citrus, piny.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Enno101 (54) - - MAR 26, 2016
Appearance: dark ruby, more like a IIPA than an imperial red. Aroma: citrus out the Ying yang with some sweet caramel malt backing it up. Taste: sweet malt and a citrus bang from the hops. Overall: really nice imperial red, although not so much red in appearance and flavour. Otherwise, such an easy drinking IIPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dojken (443) - - MAR 23, 2016
Burk. Fyllig lite syrlig fruktig doft. Doften balanserad o angenäm. Smaken lite syrlig som är signifikativt för en red ipa. Här är röda bär som bärs upp av en trevlig maltighet. Ölen krämig i munnen med en bra balanserad beska. Bra.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gripweed57 (1272) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - MAR 12, 2016
12 ounce can. Orange copper with a frothy beige head. Rich caramel malt nose with piney hops. Chewy roasted malt flavor has burnt caramel and spicy notes. Rich and malty with toasted nuts and dried fruit notes. Fruity malt in middle. Resiny hops in finish. Sticky mouthfeel. Overall, an excellent Red Ale with a complex balanced flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ByTheirLimpin (231) - New York, USA - MAR 11, 2016
Thanks to Mr Knight for your service, and thanks to Oskar Blues for the fantastic tribute. Tap to a tulip. Big amber beer with a hearty fine bubbled leggy head. Nose is all amber. Front has a honey amber sweetness. Certainly sticky lips. Hops plunge right to a warm malty middle. Finish seems quick, but pleasing and clean.

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