Beer Spotlight – Traquair House Ale

Brewer – Traquair House
Dating back to 1107, Traquair was originally a hunting lodge for the kings and queens of Scotland. Later a refuge for Catholic priests in times of terror the Stuarts of Traquair supported Mary Queen of Scots and the Jacobite cause without counting the cost.

ABV 7.2% (Bottled)
The original ale first brewed in 1965 and now sold all over the world. Perhaps the most distinctive Scottish ale on the market and with its rich dark oakiness, this is a serious winter ale.


Ratebeer Overall rating: 97
Beer Advocate: World Class Beer
Top 50 World Beers – International Beer Competition 2006 and 2007
What The Experts Say: “Serious alcohol and fruity malt on the nose and delicous plum pie and vanilla flavours with a little oak and amontillado sherry character” Andrea Gillies World Guide to Beer.