Craft Beer Review – Traquair House Ale

Traquair Jacobite Ale: Brewed in Scotland at the Traquair House in Innerleithen, this house ale is brewed to  a strength of 7.2% abv in a historical landmark that was originally a hunting lodge for the Nobility of Scotland. I enjoyed this beer as a simple homage to Robbie Burns Day on Jan 25th, who never apparently…

Craft Beer Review – Brooklyn Brewing Sorachi Ace

Brooklyn Brewing – Sorachi Ace: Is a New York brewed ale made with a rarer hop variety called Sorachi, is bottle conditioned with champagne yeast and has an abv strength of 7.6%. This Saison or Farmhouse Ale was promptly chilled, poured into a snifter and enjoyed at home. Aroma and Appearance: As with many ales of this…

Craft Beer Review – 8 Wired Mighty Imperial Ale

8 Wired – Mighty Imperial Ale: This is New Zealand strong ale is smoked and aged in oak and is brewed at a mighty strength of 11% alcohol level. I poured it into a snifter glass in anticipation and enjoyed it at home. Aroma and Appearance: Pours a dark hazy ruby bronze colour with a touch of foam and a…