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Traquair Jacobite - Traquair House Brewery Lld

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Traquair JacobiteTraquair Jacobite

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

777 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 777
Reviews: 514
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 11.11%
Wants: 70
Gots: 46 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Traquair House Brewery Lld visit their website
United Kingdom (Scotland)

Style | ABV
Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-14-2001

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4.1/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.75/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of brittanylicious
4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Exeter
3.52/5  rDev -15%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Linus_Oberg
4.42/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Looks: very dark brown with red hints, light tan froth, overall surprisingly bland looking.
Smells: toasty, nutty, tobacco, pepper and plum
Tastes; A myriad of well balanced spicy tones, rich dried fruit, burned dark sugars, smooth chocolate, overripe plum.
Feels: rich, full bodied, oatmeal, discreet sparkling.
Overall: A tad on the sweet and heavy side, but without doubt one of the best ales I have ever tasted. reminiscent of a Rochefort.

Photo of tom10101
3.65/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of M_chav
3.65/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of taospowder
3.93/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of LennyBound
4.75/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Benjamin_Stewart
4.21/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Lee_Hancock
3.75/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Photo of Idrankthat
4.43/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Bitzer2
4.54/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of YeastEnthusiast
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of mnredsoxfan69
4.23/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Jacobite pours a deep brown with ruby highlights when held up to the light, with a finger and a half of dense ecru foam in my beer goblet that soon disolves into a thin cap. Roasted malt and caramel fill the nose while caramel, dark fruit and just a hint of diacetyl butterscotch blanket the tongue. The body is medium to medium-full, low carbonation and warming from the well hidden alcohol.

Overall, a truly enjoyable experience, the perfect libation to inspire a hunt for a descendent of Bonnie Prince Charlie.

Photo of dcmchew
4.4/5  rDev +6.3%

Dark brown, full finger fluffy light beige head that sticks around quite a while. Lovely lace later on.
Smells really nice, with nut and spongecake, dark grape, fig, cola, faint cognac, some light baking chocolate, caramel, herbs and spices (definitely coriander, but also some hints of vanilla, black pepper and.. bay leaf?).
A really nice salty caramel contrast in the taste that enhances all the other stuff. Nice nut, dried plum, raisin, toasted grain, chocolate cake, dried berries, biscuit, thoroughly spiced with coriander. Some faint minty and floral notes, bit of red wine, almost cognac, towards the finish. Some toasted wood chips, a bit of chewing tobacco and a mild bitter earthy hop presence.
Medium body, medium carbonation. Aftertaste is really nice, recaping everything but concentrating more on the toasted malt. Alcohol never boozy.
Quite a special beer, tasty, complex, deserves its spot in the "must try" gallery of Scottish beers.

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4/5  rDev -3.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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4/5  rDev -3.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -21.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

Bottle from Colonial Spirits.
Brilliantly clear dark brown with wonderfully garnet highlights and a smallish off white head that took some coaxing to stir up and dissipated quite quickly. Aromas of stone fruit and brown sugary caramel and toffee with hints of smoke, light wood and non descript spice. The flavor follows through on what the aroma promised. Dark sugary maltiness with hints of caramelized sugars with lots of cherry and almond notes with touches of prunes and raisins. Light spice and alcohol flavor. Medium body with a moderate level of carbonation and a sweet lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Wonderfully complex sipping beer.

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4/5  rDev -3.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

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Traquair Jacobite from Traquair House Brewery Lld
92 out of 100 based on 777 ratings.