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Full Malted Jacket | Beachwood BBQ & Brewing

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Beachwood BBQ & Brewing
California, United States
beachwoodbbq.com

Style: Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by billshmeinke on 12-01-2011

BEER STATS
Reviews:
19
Ratings:
61
Avg:
3.87
pDev:
15.76%
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
10
For Trade:
1
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Reviews by inlimbo77:
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4.18/5  rDev +8%
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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More User Reviews:
Photo of Hessian257
3.83/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of IKR
3.9/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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.

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Photo of GRG1313
4/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of kmoen
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of jlb502
4/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of Greggo123
4/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of angrybabboon
3.53/5  rDev -8.8%
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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Photo of GMan310
4.21/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

very good beer has caramel with toffee notes a dark brown color in a beautiful glass they serve it in.

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Photo of Beerbuddy21
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BGsWo22
3.25/5  rDev -16%

Photo of ShanePB
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of wethorseblanket
3.83/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Modernrickk
4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

Photo of pperez38
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

Photo of domdomdomdom
3.94/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Kurmaraja
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of jeff1973
4.03/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of T_Hass
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of Keananmichael5
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of womencantsail
3.68/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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.

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Photo of portia99
4/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of Dodgerrigo77
4.34/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Damn, this is a tasty beer. Not for hop heads but excellent if u want a flavor trip to days past. I always enjoyed barrel cersion but this was a tasty treat. Lots of flavor going on. Not sure if its true to style but had with 5 friends at Tovarish release and everybody thought it was fantastic. Too drunk for good notes, sorry.

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Photo of hopup
3.25/5  rDev -16%

Photo of kojevergas
2.84/5  rDev -26.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Picked up a bottle at my favourite SoCal beer store for $12.00 - less because I like Beachwood BBQ's beers and more because I love a good Wee Heavy. Haven't been impressed with Beachwood's house beers but I'm hoping this changes my mind. 9.2% ABV according to my bottle, not 9.5% as currently listed. 1 pint 6 fl oz brown glass bottle with waxed-over pressure cap served into a Uinta pilsner glass in me gaff in low altitude Los Feliz, Los Angeles, California. Reviewed live. Expectations are average.

Served straight from the fridge. Side-poured with standard vigor as no carbonation issues are anticipated.

A: Pours a two finger khaki colour head of nice soft cream, nice thickness, and great (6+ minute) retention for the high ABV. Body colour is a rich dark auburn. Transparent and quasitranslucent. No yeast particles are visible. No bubble show. It's too dark for vibrance, but the richness and colour are gorgeous. Good for the style; I'm looking forward to trying it.

Sm: Lovely toasted malt and toffee. Brown sugar. Caramel. Hazelnut. Unrefined sugar. Dark spice. Dark malts. That's quite appealing. Not quite in line with the great wee heavy style beers I've had before, but evocative and inviting. No yeast or alcohol comes through. An above average to moderate strength aroma.

T: Brown sugar, toffee, and caramel. A bit creamy in the third act. Sugary sweetness on the climax - it gets a bit too sweet, actually. The toasted malt character doesn't come through much at all. No yeast character. Maybe some alcohol. I'm pretty disappointed; this is quite simple. Imbalanced. Doesn't feel cohesively built. Generic floral hop character. Doesn't hit the notes a good wee heavy needs to. I'm underwhelmed; this is so disappointingly simple and unrefined. The brown sugar is too prominent. Too sugary overall.

Mf: Smooth and wet. Overcarbonated. Decent thickness. Good body. It complements the flavour profile in a general sense, but by no means feels custom tailored to it. Nothing unique or special here.

Dr: Drinkable but lackluster for the style. A good wee heavy is so much more than this; there's just so little focus and balance here. A disappointment from Beachwood, and an overpriced one at that. I'll think twice before buying another of their beers; this is decent but not great. Not recommended.

Low C

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