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Traquair Jacobite - Traquair House Brewery Lld

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

712 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 712
Reviews: 503
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 10.82%
Wants: 62
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.

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mentor

Colorado

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

Bottle provided by Crosling at a tasting. Thanks for the opportunity. Pours a thin layer of nicely tan head over a deep mahogeny colored liquid. Smells dark earthy. Some fresh coriander. Chocolate. Alcohol carries the flavors up. Like an alcoholic Godiva chocolate candy. Some woody dry. One final note, the coriander smells great, exactly like the homegrown coriander I just ground from the pepper grinder I keep it in. Amazing.

Tastes relatively simple, yet quite pleasing. Nice chocolate. Full chocolate with fresh coriander flavor. The flavor holds a hint of saison character (but I was drinking saisons earlier, so, whatever). Earthy...maybe some dry molasses. Body is thin, but silky in someway. I like that the beer disappears off the tongue. I found the flavor to be quitesimple, mostly chocolate (fencing between wet and dry) and coriander. Simple yet well balanced and very pleasant. I sipped this one for a long time and really enjoyed it.

Serving type: bottle

05-19-2006 06:42:09 | More by mentor
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Bitterbill

Wyoming

3.83/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from 11.2oz bottle(Room temp-best before June 2011)
a very dark brown with a small head of foam that dissipates quickly leaving just a wee bit of a layer.

The smell is a very fruity sweet..must be the coriander.

The taste has good sweet malt flavour up front with a solid spice background and... some plum notes. Pretty darned complex but the overall flavour seems to be just shy of greatness for me.

Bottom line: I'm glad I tried this ale but it's just not my cup of tea.

Serving type: bottle

05-18-2006 23:12:52 | More by Bitterbill
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Metalmonk

North Carolina

4.1/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Best before June 2014. Looks like I'm coming in at just over 7.5 years before the expiration. Will have to buy a few more of these and cellar for 7 years!

Pours a nearly opaque black. Light barely gets through, and when it does its shot through with a dark burgundy. Foamy head was almost an inch but quickly settled to a thin skim across the top. And then, almost nothing. Lots of bubbles clinging to the sides in the first minute, but then they mellow to a few slow-moving ones. A few thin, random streaks of lace.

Aroma is a rich malty sweetness, reminding of fruit and anise. I smell the coriander too, which is the actual lone spice here. A brandy-like aroma really wakes the nostrils up. An elusive but subtly wonderful aroma, I found this almost more enticing than the flavors.

First sense upon tasting is of black licorice over a layer of overripe warm plums. As with the smell there's an almost brandy-like acidity, shot through with a smokiness. A mellow bitterness twists itself into the flavors, and something almost leather-y rears its head, but that anise spiciness prevails. Grape and toasted toffee also show up as it warms. A tough flavor to pin down, but I know it's different and I know it's enjoyable.

Light and buoyant in the mouth, doesn't hold long without feeling watery, but attains a pleasing slickness in the early moments.

A unique quaff, reminding of something between your more traditional scotch ales and a Belgian dark ale. With an extremely well-hidden 8%, I'm tempted to have 1 or 2 more this sitting.

Serving type: bottle

05-08-2006 21:53:31 | More by Metalmonk
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Gagnonsux

Texas

3.88/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Jacobite is dark brown, almost black with a small, light brown head. Aroma is of sweet toasty, earthy malt with a bit of herbal hop. Taste is initially of roasted malt with touches of coffee and chocolate. Mid sip flavors seem to lean towards dark fruit and maybe licorice. Sweetness is moderate. Overall, I definently enjoyed this beer, and found many layers of flavor, but found Jacobite to be one of those beers that lacks an undefinable "something" that keeps it from being a great beer for my tastes.

Serving type: bottle

05-08-2006 00:51:14 | More by Gagnonsux
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dauss

Colorado

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

Presentation: 11.2oz bottle. Best before June 2014. I think I still got some time.

Appearance: Clear dark amber color. Poor head formation, retention, and lacing.

Smell: Very aromatic with light coriander, complex toasty malt nose with hints of chocolate, vanilla, alcohol, and a slight acidic twang. Wow, this beer smells awesome!

Taste: Sweet and malty start. Biscuity, toffee, light coffee malt, with some alcohol and subtle coriander. Body is surprisingly thin, bitterness is almost nonexistent, thick dextrinous mouthfeel with more coffee and toasty malt flavors linger on the palate.

Notes: Not quite as thick or sweet as a scotch ale. The coriander is balanced and subtle. Low carbonation makes it easy drinking. Flavor is good, and the aroma is out of this world. Excellent beer.

Serving type: bottle

05-03-2006 20:26:41 | More by dauss
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elricorico

Alberta (Canada)

4.72/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Pours nearly black and started with a two finger foamy beige head. The head faded, but seems to be sticking about a half centimeter thick. Can't ask for much more than that.

The smell is sweet licorice, peat and a dark malt aroma. The smell is not very strong, but it is nice.

The taste is very nice, quite the mix of the sweetness with a hint of spice. That sweet licorice flavour is back with some dark cherries. There seems to be a bit of mandarin orange there as well There is a very mild scotch flavour that fills in the middle, and a spicy and sweet finish, that has a bit of pepper and an alcohol warmth that you feel in your belly.

This beer has low carbonation and a silky mouthfeel. Close to perfect, but I think it could be a hint thicker.

I am impressed. Not only is this my new favorite for scotch ales, I would have trouble picking almost any beer over this one. This bottle is going down too fast for an 8% ale, and I'm depressed that it is the only one I have.

Serving type: bottle

04-23-2006 03:57:32 | More by elricorico
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IronDjinn

Alberta (Canada)

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

So happy to get my hands on this, available locally finally, along with the Traquair House Ale, some high quality stuff from Scotland. Comes in a 330 ml brown bottle, simple black and white etched label, classy and simple.

Pours out a deep mahogany, translucent cola/cherry oak hue when held to light. Small spongy tan head with large bubbles that dissapates fairly quickly. The aroma is heavenly, coriander up from the depths, along with orange peel, peach, and an overall character of sweet fruit and floral notes. Faintest hint of vanilla behind it all.

The flavour does not disappoint, and fulfills what the seductive aroma promises. Big burst of sweetness up front, a complexity of flavours that needs more time to be further unravelled and classified. Sweet toffee malt, molasses, red AND black licorice, coriander, sweet orange, some black pepper, faint clove, finishes on a more spicy note, yet an overall sweetness carries throughout. A lingering aftertaste of peach yogurt. The mouthfeel is full, a bit sticky, but also feels a bit lifeless to me, lacking in a more sensual texture. Not a large complaint though, this ale truly delivers on all counts.

A wonderful experience in beer drinking, and an exemplar specimen of the heights that craft beer can truly attain, it makes me forget all about mouth puckering Cascade hops for a moment and appreciate the other malty good side of the spectrum as well. Looking forward to seeing more of this and the House Ale on the shelves here in Calgary, I'll definitely be stocking up on much much more.

Serving type: bottle

04-22-2006 20:53:32 | More by IronDjinn
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Zorro

California

4.53/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Pours a hazy deeply brown colored ale with a restrained head. This is a difficult beer too try and pour and not get a little sediment in the glass.

Smell is quite strong. Lots of figs and malt aromas with some peat and nuts in it. Scent of coriander is in this but is hard to separate from the rest of the strong smells here. Lots of brown sugar and spice in this. This smells much like a Belgian Strong Brown Ale.

Taste is sweet and VERY smoky and peaty in the first taste. Sweetness quickly tones down and lets the smoke takeover. There is a wine like acidity in play with this beer that works rather like a lightly roasted coffee. There is an earthy flavor here that I can best describe as mushrooms that I haven't tasted in another beer. Coriander is there as advertised on the bottle but there is so much more to this beer. The aftertaste is smoky and spicy and is very nice.

Mouthfeel is good.

Best Scottish ale that I have tasted yet. All the required flavors are in this especially the smoked malt in abundance. Tasty and spicy you will never detect the alcohol level of this beer.

Sampled through dnrobert24 and 2MBBIF.

Serving type: bottle

04-21-2006 03:42:10 | More by Zorro
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stcules

Italy

3.95/5  rDev -5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Dark, with reddish reflexes. Pretty foam, even if not too much. Brown color.
In the smell: malt, wood, raisins, vanilla, candy fruit, candy orange peel. Ah, yes.
Good taste, too, with again malt, raisins, candy fruit. Earth, dusty, cocoa.
The body is something more than average to light.
In the aftertaste again something woody, earthly, and cocoa.
Light barrique/sherry/chocolate.
Very good.

Serving type: bottle

04-20-2006 19:17:02 | More by stcules
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Crosling

Colorado

3.6/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Dark Red color. Aroma of dried fruits (raisins), baby puke, ginger, plums and sharp coriander. Very flavorful. Notes of fruits (plums, coriander, wood, other spices, melon and ginger. Complex malt body. A complex beer in general and a very nice sampling.

Serving type: bottle

04-19-2006 04:21:24 | More by Crosling
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indiended

Illinois

4.38/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

This is a warm tantilize scottish brew with an excellent range of scents and flavors.

Appearance: Pours dark dark brown with some reddish tones and a small yet lacing head

Smell: Scents of coffee and espresso with a heavy pumpernikel with coriander & nutmeg mixed in the doughy nose.

Taste/Mouthfeel: Carmel Coffee comes to mind. Plesent coriander flavor that keeps in your mouth for a good 45 seconds. Really nice going down with the malt caressing the back of the throat.

Drinkability: For 8% ABV it is well hidden by the malt and coriander.

Another great scottish brew that was half price at only $2.99!!!

Serving type: bottle

04-18-2006 23:24:38 | More by indiended
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tavernjef

Minnesota

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

Muddy dark brown, nearly black. A rapid pour produced only a misty, bubbly, cap that flattened out super quickly. A semi oily residue coats the glass as only a few small strings and spots of tannish lace decides to stick.

Aroma is big and beautiful. Complexly dark and smokey with super dark, charred raisin and plum. Deeply tangy with a heavy set dark, thick molasses with a wonderfully little punch of peaty smokened alcoholic wamth within the nose thats quite portly.

Taste is just as good with a smooth display of darkened things that smoke and cinder on the palate with melting dark fruityness and saturated maltyness. Paled tang in sense with molasses, raisin, and plum. Bold, yet giving way to a smoothness of caramel, roasties of fruit skins, and a smokey alluring finish of twisted dark toffee and some weird root beer like spice. Vanilla and chocolate notes along with some peat and tarry tobacco-like flavors meld into a pudding of warmth as it soaks up the soft corpuscles of the palate leaving a smoothly manufactured fullness in the mouth.

Feel is slowly medium and quite dark with a dullish tang that hangs around for length as it gets all complex and fun with the flavors. Seems a bit thin at the front but builds and then lasts for one stretched out volume of mouth coating warmth and smooth oilyness.

A long lasting sipper that dawns its own grace in acceptance for flavor, body, and warmth.
Quite a nice brew.
Recommended.

Serving type: bottle

04-18-2006 02:13:25 | More by tavernjef
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Orrshow

Alberta (Canada)

4.08/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Appearance - Pours a very dark reddish brown with a very small amount of frothy light head despite a hard pour. The head goes away quickly leaving nothing to spare.

Smell - Smells of and caramel malts with strong fruit undertones. Very nice to put the nose to.

Taste - As soon as this hits the mouth the alcohol gives a good bite. Sweet caramel malts and molasses then kick in with a very subtle smoked flavor. There is a touch of fruit flavor to add as well. The flavors are absolutely huge in this one. Quite enjoyable.

Mouthfeel - So thick you could spread in on bread! Well not quite but you get the idea. I love the consistency of this one.

Drinkability - Despite how big this beer was...it went down nicely. Its got a good balance overall and my glass emptied quite quickly.

Definitely worth revisiting this one at some point. This beer raised the bar for scotch ales in my books.

Serving type: bottle

04-03-2006 09:01:31 | More by Orrshow
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carln26

Missouri

4.15/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Dark brown in color with a thick tan colored head that receded quickly into the beer. It has some mild orange highlights. The aroma had dark toffee, a hint of orange citrus, and just a touch of spice. Just like it’s little brother, this reminds me more of a Belgian beer than one from Scotland. Flavor has a load of caramel and toffee. Mid drink it has some mandarin orange and a touch of spice I can’t identify. The finish is slightly bitter, but very satisfying. The mouth feel is very smooth and rich. No alcohol, very drinkable. Nice beer, but I like the House a bit better

Serving type: bottle

04-02-2006 00:14:22 | More by carln26
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ddarity

Oklahoma

3.15/5  rDev -24.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This bottle has a exp. date 2014.
I was not as impressed with this one nearly as much as previous years. Maybe my expectations were too high. I will try it again. I have an older one in the cooler with a 2009 exp. date that I will review later.

The ale has a very nice appearance although the carbonation level might be a little soft. Nice dark amber color. Nice clarity.

The malty aroma seems more subdued than I remember, Some floral and spice but also a hint of a vinegar note as well.

I was hoping for more of a malt bill with this scottish ale, it was a wee.. bit thin and has a bit of heat. This mouthfeel was a little thin as well.

To be honest I would have to rate this one as average.

Serving type: bottle

03-23-2006 23:15:27 | More by ddarity
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rhoadsrage

Illinois

3.85/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

(Served in an American pint glass)
Bottle says best before June 2014

A- This beer has a deep walnut brown body that is clear but dense. It has a head of light tan creamy that has lots of bubble but fades to a small pool of big bubbles.

S- This beer has a soft perfume aroma that is slightly sweet with a note of bubblegum and blueberries. Not what I was expecting at all, but very pleasing.

T- This beer starts of with a bit of a tangy note that turns into soft malt with a faint blueberry note. There is a light note of brown malt and a bit more dark roasted malt. The finish a neutral flavor of toasted malt. As it warms the blueberry malt combo taste a bit like Pepsi.

M- This beer has a medium mouthfeel with a watery texture. No alcohol heat noticed in this one.

D- Once I got the blueberries in my head I couldn't focus on anything else. It is a little thin on the malt and mouthfeel and it was a bit dry for a wee-heavy.

Serving type: bottle

03-13-2006 00:34:48 | More by rhoadsrage
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crwills

Ontario (Canada)

3.9/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Bought a single bottle of this while traveling to New Jersey for work. Poured into a pint glass. A hazy, opaque brown which is quite nice looking. Some interesting highlights when held up, but holds its colour well. Small head that fades fast.

I could smell this beer as soon as I started pouring it -- very powerful spice and hop aroma. Some citrus and grains in there as well, but overall much hoppier than I expected.

Taste, as well, is very hoppy. Noticeably dry, with some burn on the tongue that I really didn't like at all. As it warms, the mouthfeel becomes very pleasant and smooth. Salty and earthy notes to the flavour. Coriander makes itself apparent once the beer approaches room temperature. Well hidden alcohol, but definitely there -- there's no mistaking this as a strong beer.

Overall not bad, but I think I prefer the house ale (at least on tap -- have yet to try a bottle).

Serving type: bottle

03-12-2006 20:18:26 | More by crwills
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wl0307

United Kingdom (England)

4.18/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

BB MAY 2014(?!). Served cool in a large tulip-shaped wine glass.

A: very deep and dark brown colour, with some ruby hues against light; the khaki beer head comes thick and very tightly frothy, gradually retreating and leaving tight lacing along the way.
S: richly malty with a delicious sub-layer of fruity and spicy aroma--treacles, barley candy, fudge/creamy toffee, dried longan-fruit, fig jam, raisins, herbal hops, mild spicy note of cinnamon, licorice and many other root-spices I fail to discern... All elements are interwoven ever so nicely that a harmonious, creamy-malt featured aroma comes out gracefully... making me totally forget the last bit of memory of Traquair House Ale. This one surely has a wee bit more spice(?) and equally impressive~~
T: medium-textured maltiness with brown sugar and treacles treads surprisingly lightly on the palate, with medium-sweet chocolatey flavour and lots and lots of dried dark fruits at work; not as sweet and thick as the nose, the aftertaste goes pretty light-bodied yet also creeping deep down the palate, leaving bitter chocolates, bitter-sweet licorice(-like) flavour along with chewy bits of mixed spices interacting with the residual dark maltiness up until the very end of tasting.
M&D: really pleasantly/surprisingly light on the palate, it'd dangerously make one forget it's a Wee Heavy. The superbly lingering bitter-sweetness from both malts and spices is sensational~~ A heavy beer hiding its true weight skilfully and elegantly. A must-try!

Serving type: bottle

03-08-2006 06:11:58 | More by wl0307
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brentk56

North Carolina

4.08/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Pours an ice tea brown body, slightly hazy, with garnet highlights; not much of a head and only modest lacing

Smell: Gingerbread, molasses, burnt caramel, peat; the nose has it all

Taste: Starts with a ginger snap cookie base and takes a long time to get to the mid-palate shift when the coriander infused bitterness starts to kick in; the finish is very dry and filled with coriander

Mouthfeel: Thick bodied with modest carbonation

Drinkability: This beer has a lot going on, but at the end of the day, it is a challenge to consume; I am enjoying it in small quantities but would surely not want a second bottle

Serving type: bottle

03-08-2006 03:46:36 | More by brentk56
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assurbanipaul

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a dark, cool brown with very little active head, settling to a ring almost immediately. Aroma is sweet and fruity, lots of coriander.

Taste is a really good Scottish ale dosed with a shot of coriander syrup. Lots of deep, smokey malt, but with a high sweet spice on top of it. Peat and woody scotch flavors with Belgian yeastiness on top. Bitter in the finish but no trace of alcohol flavors.

Mouthfeel is medium and very, very smooth. I'm conflicted: This is truly not a bad beer but I don't feel the elements marry very well in the profile. I miss the subtle complexity, distracted by the coriander presence. It really does seem like a quality wee heavy with a shot of curaçao added. Honestly, should probably be under the herb/spiced beer category.

Label sez, "Best before June 2014."

Serving type: bottle

03-08-2006 03:12:02 | More by assurbanipaul
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phisig137

Virginia

3.6/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Pours a mahogany color into my tulip, with a 1/2 inch head that diasappates very quickly, leaving only a tiny ring around the glass. No lacing to mention.

The aroma is very spicy. Coriander, and hints of coffee
Flavor is an explsion. Loads of coriander, bittersweet chocolate, burnt coffee, and a minty sensation on the end palate. Mouthfeel is heavy, but somewhat thin. A dryness lingers on your tongue for quite a while.

Drinkability is kinda low here... and I'm used to huge extreme beers. This one is just SO heavily spiced, that I'm forced to take small sips, and spread this beer out.

Rather expensive ($6.59), but enjoyable. I think it's worth the price, and more of an experiance that a drink. This would make a great digestif.

Serving type: bottle

03-08-2006 03:11:04 | More by phisig137
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allengarvin

Texas

4.08/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

11.2 oz bottle, in a small chalice glass.

Appearance: Reddish-brown color, almost no head at all.

Aroma: Very spicy/peppery aroma.

Flavor/Body: Lots of coriander flavor right up front after a touch of sweet malt. Fruity, spicy yeast character. A little piney wood flavor mixes with peppery bitterness. Finish is a little sherry-like. Very low carbonation for a bottled beer, medium body though the lack of carbonation makes it seem slightly thin.

Unique, complex beer that doesn't fit any to any style easily. Tasty!

Serving type: bottle

03-04-2006 18:38:50 | More by allengarvin
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Globetrotter

Virginia

4.47/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Found this gem in a Moscow supermarket. Brown 33cl bottle with a long thin neck and a black and white label featuring the profile of a nobleman surrounding by two large flower bud pods. Ingredients include "spices." I couldn't find the freshness info - perhaps obscured by the Russian import label.

Pours a clear but very dark cola brown under a one finger spongey beige head that settles fairly quickly to film but leaves very impressive lacing. The nose is beautiful: big and full of orange, cinnamon, plum, licorice, chocolate, etc., etc., etc. What a delight! The mouth is surprisingly light, although it gets stickier as it warms, and very well carbonated. A lovely cornucopia of flavors greets the tongue: orange, licorice, chocolate, plum, coriander. A touch of bitterness joins in the finish. Lovely stuff.

Serving type: bottle

02-20-2006 03:59:57 | More by Globetrotter
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GCBrewingCo

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The beer poured into the glass clear deep amber brown with an almost tan head which rose low and lasted enough to lace the glass.

The aroma was fruity with a nice malty character and a bit of spice. The label touts coriander, but the fruity and malty presence caused the coriander to be indistinguishable to my nose.

The flavor was malty with a bit of spice, this time coriander can be distinguished, and a bit of chocolate. The flavor was not overly malty and was drier than expected. The flavor did contained a bit of caramel malt and a mild smidge of smoke and was also quite fruity with cherries coming to mind.

The finish was dry with a lasting bit of chocolate, malty, and fruity impression into the aftertaste. The body was medium and a bit low for the beer. The alcohol was only present in a low level warming that occurred after consumption. A nice beer, but I was expecting more complexity and less muted flavors.

11.2 ounce bottle.

Serving type: bottle

02-14-2006 00:46:13 | More by GCBrewingCo
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Jredner

Florida

4.53/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This smells good. I don’t know what coriander smells like so I’ll guess that. This is really a fantastic smelling beer. Garnet brown in color. Headless. Wow that is good. Huge black licorice flavors....more coriander-something I can’t peg whatever it is....THIS IS TASTY! Wow man I feel like an arse for waiting so long to try this. I had the chance about a million times. Very good mouth feel too. This is a great beer!

Serving type: bottle

01-28-2006 16:03:47 | More by Jredner
Traquair Jacobite from Traquair House Brewery Lld
93 out of 100 based on 712 ratings.