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Review by joe1510 on 11/03/09  
 
Score Appearance Smell Taste Mouthfeel Overall Impression Year
90 2 12 18 4 9 0
11.2oz Bottle
$2.99
Sam's Downers Grove

Traquair Jacobite pours a clear garnet with glowing mahogany highlights when held directly to the light. One finger ecru head forms on the pour that falls to a skim coat rather quickly. Good looking brew.

This beer smells fantastic. Nothing at all like I thought it would smell. Jacobite has the usual aromas of roasted malts and a slight hint of chocolate. The big difference here is the coriander. It leaves an unbelievable refreshing orange aroma that makes this beer utterly unique.

Flavor is right along the lines of the aroma. Some toasted and roasted malts show themselves in the flavor. There's a tremendous burst of flavor mid-palate from the generous amount of coriander used. Great refreshing orange and herbal character. Finishes with a solid dose of hops to balance things out.

This beer is about as easy drinking as you can find. The high abv is the only reason it's not getting the highest rating possible. Very refreshing.

This beer just blows my mind. I expected nothing along these lines. The addition of coriander adds an amazing needed refreshing quality. This is a superb beer.

Reviewed: 8/13/07

Price: $2.99 Served In: Pint Glass

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