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Traquair House Ale - Traquair House Brewery Lld

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

827 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 827
Reviews: 566
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 10.29%
Wants: 99
Gots: 34 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Traquair House Brewery Lld visit their website
United Kingdom (Scotland)

Style | ABV
Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 06-07-2000)
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Zimbo

United Kingdom (Scotland)

4.65/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This is an adult's drink. It isn't some indulged adolescent Triple Imperial 360 Minute IPA repeatedly kicking you in the head for your attention.
Sadly,Traquair House Ale is often misunderstood by an impatient, unfocused and witless palate which misses its compexity and subtlety. Best to sample it over the long haul after multiple tastings before boking out any rash judgements and making an arse of yourself.

Restrained yet rich, deep brown and earthy with hints of caramel and wood all combine to make a seemless beer worthy of contemplation. Nothing else survives today which so denonstrates Sandy Hunter's capacity, vision and genius.

Serving type: bottle

09-13-2010 17:53:02 | More by Zimbo
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Traquair House Ale from Traquair House Brewery Lld
93 out of 100 based on 827 ratings.