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Local Option Blood ov the Kings

Serve in Shaker, Weizen


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RATINGS: 152   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
At the peak of summer 1631 King Gustavus Adolphus led thousands of Swedish troops into Northern Germany. Following the destruction and subsequent plundering of Brandenburg Adolphus’ army marched through the endless wheat fields en route to Bavaria. Brewed with copious amounts of red wheat, Blood ov the Kings is aromatically driven by bread, biscuit and notes of exotic fruit. Hazy and medium bodied the beer has a rich and creamy mouth feel with a dry, bitter, and slightly sweet finish. Unbound by the Reinheitsgebot Blood ov the Kings would certainly have been the vital fluid of victory for the Swedish monarch as he spilled blood across the wheat fields of Northern Europe.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hopdog (10910) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 4, 2016
500ml bottle. Poured a hazy amber color with an off white head. Toasted graininess, citrus, and some earth.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
markducommun (820) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 13, 2016
Cloudy orange gold, light tan head. Fruity pear, floral, light hay. Very lightly bittered, nice amount of sweetness. Medium body, kind of chewy. Bit of effervescence. Fine. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
patrick767 (3918) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - FEB 19, 2016
bottle - Hazy amber pour with an aroma of bready malt and indistinct fruitiness. The flavor has mild to moderate bitterness with some sweet malt and a little caramel and fruit character. Light bodied. Pretty good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrHangover (3755) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JAN 9, 2016
Bottle. Pours a slightly hazy golden amber beer with a medium sized, white head on top. Aroma is faintly hoppy, some white fruits and grassy notes with a faint wheaty influence. Flavor is light bitter, not much else. Nice, longlasting and strong bitter aftertaste. Dry mouthfeel and finish, soft carbonation and overall just decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hotstuff (4762) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - NOV 16, 2015
Rated on 7-02-2015 (Bottle) The appearance is a large creamy, smooth foamy beige head that mostly diminished, slightly hazy amber body, very fizzy, fast rising carbonation, and a fair amount of lacing. The aroma is wheat, fruity, bready, and malt. The flavor is bitter, wheat, malt, sweet, and has a dry finish. The mouthfeel of this beer is light carbonation and this beer is light bodied. A quaffable beer that I would drink again even though I have rated better beers of this style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
emusche (150) - Wisconsin, USA - SEP 18, 2015
Pours amber, quite dark, tan head with sticky lacing. Aroma is doughy bread, a little hoppy citrus, wheat, cracker malt. Taste is floral hops, solidly bitter, some caramel notes and citrus. This is a pretty good Indian Pale Wheat. I like it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
arkurzynski (2142) - Combined Locks, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 12, 2015
Brownish red. Nose of deep toasted malt and sweet fruit with herbal hops. Flavor is more toasted biscuity malt with herbal woody hops. Hints of dark fruit. A little muddy, but good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
chinchill (3877) - South Carolina, USA - SEP 8, 2015
500 ml bottle. Deep amber, clear body. Flavor: moderately strong for style; good balance; malt forward. Hops come out in the finish and aftertaste. Fine bitter sweet balance.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gachupines (1211) - USA - AUG 29, 2015
Amber color with a relatively thick white head. Aroma is slightly sweet malt with some toasted caramel. Flavor is very malty with a little bitterness in the finish. A touch astringent, but fairly solid.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
BillKismet (3737) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUL 11, 2015
Luminous honeyed amber red with an ok head. Fruit punch and wheat aroma with a touch grains mixed in. The body is rather harsh on the palate--rotten fruit, and spoilt tasting. Pretty foul.

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