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Traquair Jacobite - Traquair House Brewery Lld

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Traquair JacobiteTraquair Jacobite

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

708 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 708
Reviews: 502
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 10.82%
Wants: 60
Gots: 29 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-14-2001)
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erz316

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4.43/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Best before of 2014 into old speck pint glass

A - two finger slightly red tan hear, big bubbles on the foam. the body is a dark brown with some light cola-esque highlights. the body is dark, but it doesnt seem to be muddy or turbid.

S - nice little nip of corriander in the nose. the nose has pretty much all that counts: dark malts, molasses, a bit of peat, and some light alcohol. the nose could be a bit stronger however.

T - an excellent taste. the sweetness is quite tame in comparison to some others who either let it go wild or have it masked by spices. the initial taste is a bit peaty, sweet like a juicy fruit (not the gum) kind of way; slight bitter hops add a splendid astringency to counter act the sweetness and bring a balance to the brew. the finish is a sweet caramel and malt taste, while the fter is mostly a simple malt-sweetness combination. the stealth alcohol is quite amazing, ou simply do not see it coming!

MF&D - the feel is definitely lacking though. there is a lack of carbonation and the body is a bit too thin, especially with out the reinforcement of the bubbles.

Serving type: bottle

10-26-2009 23:12:28 | More by erz316
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Traquair Jacobite from Traquair House Brewery Lld
93 out of 100 based on 708 ratings.