Full Malted Jacket - Beachwood BBQ & Brewing
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3.81/5 rDev +1.6%
Pour from 650ml bottle.
Color is an attractive deep reddish amber. Light tan head that disappears quickly . Smells maple and toffee.
Taste follows the smell. Sweet malt hides the ABV a little. Overall not very complex but very drinkable. An above average Scotch Ale but a bit pricy for the bottle ($12.75).
03-14-2013 02:27:11 | More by mookihouse
3.93/5 rDev +4.8%
On tap at Beachwood BBQ & Brewing in Long Beach, CA.
Pours a clear dark brown with a foamy khaki head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, caramel, toffee, and brown sugar. Taste is much the same with a mild hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer with some solid aromas and flavors that make it easy to drink.
07-25-2012 02:04:40 | More by UCLABrewN84
4.38/5 rDev +16.8%
Nice to have a stellar on-tap version of the style. Quaffed down at the Library Alehouse while complimenting the brewer, who tells me there's a batch aging in bourbon barrels. Bourbon is appropriate here- there's a boozy presence already reminiscent of bourbon. Complimenting the warming alcohol are pleasant caramel and malt flavors that linger in the finish. Having fresh on-tap is a different experience when (appropriately) compared to bottle conditioned Traquair. FMJ comes across as cleaner tasting and less vinous. Very much my favorite of the Beachwood offerings. Well done, Julian!
01-27-2012 05:10:24 | More by Wowcoolman
3.91/5 rDev +4.3%
Appearance - Dark reddish- brown color with a modest light beige head that slowly faded.
Smell Faint toffee-like aromas, with some raisins and bready notes.
Taste - Toffee and raisin-like malty notes typical of the style with a malty finish. At certain times when I was drinking this I got some root beer-like notes.
Mouth-feel -On the light side of medium- body with a moderate level of carbonation.
Overall - Decent Scotch ale from Beachwood.
01-23-2012 07:16:41 | More by IKR
3.68/5 rDev -1.9%
On-tap at Beachwood Brewing
Pours a clear amber color with a finger of off-white head. Sweet and malty, rather substantial. Not terribly complex, but a nice nose. There is a bit of dark fruit character to it, maybe a hint of peat. The flavor is similarly simple, but enjoyable regardless. A solid flavor of caramel and toffee with a hint of earthy hops and peat. Sweet dark fruit notes are also there. Medium to full bodied with medium carbonation.
12-28-2011 21:59:19 | More by womencantsail
3.98/5 rDev +6.1%
On-tap at Beachwood I, $2 for 16 oz. during $2 days,
A: Pours a deep red brown with a medium white head, good retention, great lace.
S: Some earthy notes, malt dominated toffee.
T: Classic flavour to the style. Lots of dark bread and toffee, hint of brown sugar. Mild hop character but does balance it out.
M: Medium to full-bodied, the sugar is contained well, not cloying. Smooth, creamy carbonation, almost nitro like.
O: A solid Scotch Ale, not as good as Traquair or Skullsplitter, but definitely something worth trying.
12-07-2011 01:11:23 | More by Halcyondays
4.5/5 rDev +20%
On tap at Strong Ale 2011.
A: Reddish brown with nice clarity and a finger of tan foam. Very nice color.
S: Lots of caramel and earthy notes with a little dark toffee. Smoke is light. Esters remind me of plum and raisin.
T: Pronounced caramel with notes of sugar, a touch of toffee, and a light bitterness. Bread blends with biscuit and earth. Plum is evident. The finish is smooth with notable warming on the palate.
M: Upper medium body with high carbonation. The mouthfeel is smooth and sticky.
Overall: A very good Strong Scotch that's begging to be put into barrel.
12-03-2011 23:34:44 | More by HopHead84
4.08/5 rDev +8.8%
Served in a thistle (niiice).
Dark brown/amber hue. Finger of off white head. Great lacing and retention.
Super nice caramelized brown sugar and toffee nose. Touch of resin and alcohol.
Taste follows smell. The caramelization is eepic. Nice hop and alcohol bite on the end as well.
Mouthfeel is huge, chewy, touch hot.
Pretty kick ass scotch ale.
12-01-2011 01:56:38 | More by billshmeinke
Full Malted Jacket from Beachwood BBQ & Brewing
84 out of 100 based on 42 ratings.