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Full Malted Jacket - Beachwood BBQ & Brewing

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85
very good

44 Ratings
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Ratings: 44
Reviews: 17
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 9.57%
Wants: 4
Gots: 7 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Beachwood BBQ & Brewing visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: billshmeinke on 12-01-2011

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4/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.45/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Love the name.

This pours a thick ruddy-amber with tight white foam. There’s a sweetish, caramel and toasted coconut aroma on it. Just a touch of rummy heat comes across as it warms. Tastes malty sweet, with a hint of caramel, some toasted coconut, a light bit of toffee. Runs hot . Still tasty.

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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

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3.38/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

From 08/20/13 notes. Poured from a 22 oz. bottle into my Bell's tulip.

a - Pours a deep mahogany reddish-brown color with two inches of off white head and moderate carbonation evident.

s - Smells of sweet dark fruits, burnt malts, caramel malts, bready malts, alcohol, raisins, and light toffee. Nice and fruity, seems a little bit strong.

t - Tastes of burnt malts, alcohol, caramel malts, toffee, bready malts, sweet dark fruits, and toasted malts. Too strong in the taste, with tons of alcohol.

m - Light to medium body that is a little thin and watery, and moderate carbonation. Some alcohol heat; too thin for a big scotch ale.

o - Overall I thought this one was too strong, and I tend to like hot beers. Tons of alcohol in the nose and taste with some dark fruits and caramel malts as well. Body is too thin; wouldn't seek it out again.

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3/5  rDev -20.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of Goblinmunkey7
3.7/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to beachstrength49 for the bottle. Split with angrybabboon.

Appearance: Hazed and ruddy copper. Rich brick red under direct light. Head is khaki and creamy. Moderate retention. No lacing. Pretty standard affair.

Smell: Malt sweetness. Caramel, biscuit, and some toffee. Dark fruity with grape and apple. Toasted and bready. Did I say toasted, yeah. Grape jelly. Some alcohol on the back. A bit of smoke and some peat (but this might be in my mind). Cooked and caramlized malts, super bready and sweet. Dirty with some roasted elements. Vague dark fruit.

Taste: Nicely toasted. Sweet and malty. Some apple with a copious amount of grape jelly. Slight roasted element. Grassy with some smoky elements in the back. Super cooked and caramelized malts. Super sugary without being cloyingly sweet. Sugary jelly. A touch of ripe apple. Very minimal hopping, a hint of citrus. It's all malt, as to be expected.

Mouthfeel: Creamy with a medium pushing full body. Moderate carbonation with a surprisingly clean finish.

Overall: While trying to tear of my head, it got halfway there and gave up.

It's a good take on the style, but it's ultimately too sweet. The malts just didn't pan out in the long run.

Photo of angrybabboon
3.53/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Review from notes taken 7/14/13

Cheers to Goblinmunkey7 for sharing this beer

Appearance: Deep brown , with some garnet highlights - light tan, nicely creamy head - leaves some nice streaks of lacing

Smell: Very malty, with a lot of residual sugars - cooked, caramelized malts - caramel and toffee - touch of roast, smoke, and dirt - very sweet, sweeter than I would expect, even given the style - some dark fruits

Taste: Cooked, caramelized , very malty - sweet, sugary - a touch of smoke, roast, maybe some peat (might be imagining it) - minimal bitterness - some brown-ale like malts - some noticeable booze and sugary jelly

Mouthfeel: On the full side of medium, smooth, nicely carbonated, some residual sugar on the finish

Overall: I bet you could suck a malt ball through a garden hose!

So, so malty and sweet. This was probably not an ideal beer for a boiling hot summer day. Overall, not enough roastiness, way too much sweetness. Worth a try, but maybe this is worth sitting on for a few years.

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3/5  rDev -20.2%

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4.18/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

22oz, Winter 2013
Riedel tulip

A: Nice deep amber color. Looks fairly clear. Thin layer of off white/light tan head. Leaves some sticky lacing. Seems nicely carbonated.

S: Really nice richness on nose. Pulling dark toffee and caramel. Maybe some roast?

T: Sweet malty goodness. Toffee and caramel and some touches of vanilla. No harshness. There is a hint of booze heat on the finish.

M: It's full bodied. Full flavor.

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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of BRANDY818
3.46/5  rDev -8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

This is typically not a style I drink but I don't believe it's a style most drink.

I don't know why they call it a Wee Heavy - It's WAAAY Heavy. It's called Full Malted Jacket for a reason and I learned why after the first mouth filling sip.

Round caramel flavors and not as boozy as you would think for a brew this alcoholic.

I enjoyed this beer a lot but only drank some of it. My man had a Hop Ninja and it was so good I just ordered one of those and forgot all about this malt monster.

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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

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3.33/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Handsome color in the Brewery Vivant snifter, kind of an auburn or copper. Not much head to start, but a quick swirl of the glass releases some thin foam. Interesting aroma of smoke and peat. Malty and thick bodied. Quite sweet and only the smokey taste to dry this out. The bitterness of something burnt and maybe some hops take over before long.

A very strange flavor that is tangy and sharpish, but big on the butterscotch. Are there wood ashes in this? I struggle to find words to describe this stuff. The ending is distinctly bitter and woody. Actually this is fairly drinkable, as odd as it is. I have to give it some points for audacity. From the 22 oz bottle, audaciously priced at $14 from Bine & Vine.

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Full Malted Jacket from Beachwood BBQ & Brewing
85 out of 100 based on 44 ratings.