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Traquair House Ale - Traquair House Brewery Lld

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Traquair House AleTraquair House Ale

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

816 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 816
Reviews: 566
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 10.29%
Wants: 98
Gots: 32 | 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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mcallister

Ohio

3.7/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a very dark dirty brown with light shining through the edges. Hadly any head and very little lacing.

What wonderful aromas are arising from this brew. Raisin, plum, brown sugar, molasses, roasted malt, cassis, and maybe black cherry.

Tastes much thinner in the mouth than in the nose yet very complex. Much more of a coffee aspect in the mouth which didn't really show itself in the nose. Some RS and some tannin. Complex yet so smooth it's overly drinkable.

Very good balanced wee heavy.

Serving type: bottle

04-16-2006 22:22:18 | More by mcallister
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Traquair House Ale from Traquair House Brewery Lld
93 out of 100 based on 816 ratings.