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RATINGS: 1882   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84/5   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 261   ABV: 8.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our ’Velvet M-80’ is a hefty, dry hopped double-red ipa 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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3.7
AirForceHops (7129) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - OCT 4, 2012
12 oz. can. Dark amber color with a generous head and ample lacing. Aroma is piney hops and an underlying of caramel malts. Taste is bitter but refreshing, with a decent malt present. Flavors of caramel, candy sugar, pine, mild citrus notes with a light alcohol, only just noticeable when warm. Full bodied, thick, sticky mouthfeel and a warming finish of alcohol. Drinkability is here for sure.Solid brew however, when purchasing OB; I would reach for Deviant Dale’s before this one again.


3.8
fantti (1012) - FINLAND - JUN 21, 2017
Tölkki @ Alko. Kaatuu IPA-lasiin mahonginruskeana ja kirkkaana, noin kolmen sormen paksuisella vaahdolla. Tuoksussa vahvimpana on raikas sitruksisuus ja hieman mentholmaisuuteen vivahtava havuisuus. Mallaspohja tuntuu hieman karamellisena, muttei kuitenkaan älyttömän makeana. Suoraviivainen, mutta toimiva tuoksu. Maussa vanhuus jo tuntuu, makea karamellia nousee enemmän esiin, havuinen ja makean sitruksinen hedelmä nousee esiin lievän mentholisuuden kanssa. Jonkinlaista yrttistä tupakkamaisuuttakin on jonkin verran. Suutuntuma on keskitäyteläinen, hieman makea, katkerot iskevät lopussa melko kovasti. Hieman erilainen DIPA, mekko suoraviivainen, mutta katkerot ovat säilyneet melko hyvin. Makeus ei vaivaa, humalointi on iskevää ja juotavuus pelottavan hyvä.

3.9
Nurmis (627) - Oulu, FINLAND - JUN 17, 2017
0,33l can. Pours dark red with medium sized white head. Syrup, pine, caramel malts. Good one!

4.1
ALIBALI (1957) - Kiel, GERMANY - JUN 16, 2017
Klirrend kupferlastig und overdosed gehopft. Maximaler CitrusRedDIPA Spass mit solide schlankem Malzbody. Deutlich mehr Dampf als gedacht. ASA Randerscheinung 😊. The Metal Spicey Amber Ale ⛓ . 355ml CAN from BBHH. 5€!?

3.9
TET (2987) - Kaarina, FINLAND - JUN 15, 2017
A dark red-brown beer, a head is big and beige. Aroma has caramel, mandarin, pine, tropical fruitness. Rich. Taste has caramel malts, citrus, pine and wood. Lots of caramel, but also enough of bitterness, thus balanced. Bitterness in the end. Medium+ bodied. Strong caramel but still nicely balanced. Very tasteful.

3.7
RexTalionis (3722) - FINLAND - JUN 10, 2017
Can. Darker amber in color with an off-white head. Sweet syrupy notes, overripe fruits and caramel in aroma. Smooth mouthfeel. Bittersweet taste. Toffee and boozy notes. Ripe fruity and mouthdrying bitter finish. But hey, the drinkability is really good here, nice one.

3.8
minihame2 (621) - Oulu, FINLAND - JUN 9, 2017
Clear, brown mahogany colour and a creamy tan head. Fresh aroma, plenty piney, hoppy. Watery taste at first, builds up a lot towards the finish. Rich malty taste, light bitterness. Slick, oily mouthfeel, medium body, light carbonation. Very nice.

3.6
mbgrayson (767) - Anaconda, Montana, USA - MAY 27, 2017
Pours a dark and hazy red, with dark white head. Aroma is rich and hoppy. Taste is complex with lots of hop action. This is a very nice IPA, thumbs up!

3.9
voyageurmike (424) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 27, 2017
Draft at Growler USA. Orange brown with medium body. Aroma of citrus and pine, taste is nice balance of malt and citrus upfront. Finishes medium bitter.

3.6
vanvenlo (1860) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - MAY 15, 2017
Purvis Cellars can (15-May-17) Sweet berry pine aroma. Red, ok head and sheet lace. Sweet berry herbal flavour. Bitter berry spirit finish and berry spice aftertaste.

3.3
Lunkie (1926) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - MAY 15, 2017
Spice herbal hop aroma. Deep Amber colour poor head and lacing. Malt caramel spice chocolate flavour. Smooth palate. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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