Royal Blood | Council Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Council Brewing Company
California, United States
councilbrew.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.10%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by SocalKicks on 05-23-2014

BEER STATS
Reviews:
2
Ratings:
23
Avg:
3.66
pDev:
9.02%
 
 
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Gots:
4
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Reviews: 2 | Ratings: 23
Reviews by LegalBrew87:
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4/5  rDev +9.3%

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3.45/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.81/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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4.25/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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3.68/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

4oz snifter glass from the flight
On tap at the brewery – 10.09.15

Dark amber, russet brown look as it has a sort of pastel wash to it. Nice frothy capper of khaki foam. Healthy lace is noted upon the glass.
Caramel malts and baked bread with light stone fruit, pine, and some citrus zest. More malt forward but stays frothy and light with a moderate fill to it and semi dry finish.
Toasted breads and toffee like caramel sweets with orange zest and moderate pine. Would like more here but this is still nice. Lower actual perceived bitterness.
Well balanced alcohol overall given this is an Imperial. A little watered down but has some solid toasted malt flavors.

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Photo of jeff1973
3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

Photo of Keananmichael5
3.53/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3/5  rDev -18%

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

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3.8/5  rDev +3.8%

Photo of mactrail
3.57/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

This is the classic dark red-amber color with plenty of foam poured in the New Belgium snifter. Lots of carbonation on the tongue. Fairly malty body though quite refreshing and sudsy. Resiny hop aroma with a touch of honeysuckle.

According to the brewer this is made with Centennial, Chinook, and Zythos hops. A little cedary and verges on the herbal. Some dank notes at the finish. Plenty of bitterness and an earthiness that grows as you sip. Alcohol doesn't seem to be evident in the taste.

The hops are powerful and eventually take over the back of the throat. This is the classic Amber Ale taste, just amped up. Not my favorite of the Council brews, but clean and well made. From the 32 oz jug filled at the brewery on Claremont Mesa.

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Photo of kmanjohnson
3.49/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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4/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

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3.79/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.76/5  rDev +2.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

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4/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Royal Blood from Council Brewing Company
3.66 out of 5 based on 23 ratings.
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