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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 3.47/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Brewed with imported Scottish floor-malted barley, fresh, hand-harvested heather flowers were added to the kettle during the boil along with sweet gale, yarrow, and lavender. The aroma and flavor are a surprising jog of ancient memory, with notes of sweet gale, heather, an obscure wildflower spiciness, and a grace note of lavender, complemented by the interplay of mild but assertive, toasty-sweet malt.


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MIBRomeo (2566) - Wisconsin, USA - OCT 2, 2006
lightly cloudy straw color small white head some lacing. Well spiced aroma heavily of heather flowers and hints of lavender and fuggles.. very complex blended aroma some definate perfume like qualities. Pal was pretty avg. Flavor is flower pedals (heather) touches of lavender oil and a tiny sweet sugar. Pretty good, very nicely airomatic.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
1FastSTi (3341) - Glendale, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 2, 2006
GABF 2006. The beer pours to a yellowish gold body with a white head. Nice crisp floral aroma with lavendar, heather, nice light malt. The flavor is rich with lots of floral components. Sweet honey, lavendar, heather. Delicate. Very unique and definitely worth trying.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tiggmtl (4548) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 7, 2005
Thick sweet toasted malt and very floral, herbal and citrusy character in the aroma. Clear golden body with plenty of very visible, fine bubbled carbonation is topped with a generous, dense, white head that recedes slowly with some sudsy lacing. Floral and spicy character complements the pleasantly toasty malt base with plenty of sweet fruity esters. Medium light body with lively carbonation that stimulates the tongue. Sampled at GABF 2005.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rastacouere (6137) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 5, 2005
Hazy strawy amber colored, smallish off-white head. Convincing heather nose offers a plate of complementing flavours, floral, herbal and citrusy yet moreso from spices than from hops. In mouth, the fruitiness is lively, evoking litchi and apricots while the peppery spice blend rounds it out nicely. Juicy, balanced and refreshing gruit, that might gain from having a slightly fuller bodied.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bitter (1136) - Henderson, Nevada, USA - OCT 4, 2005
poured a dim golden brown. small fizz to the head...nose of sweet flower spice. mostly a malt feel to this beer, no hops were used in this brew. so the sweetness is up and flippn. toasty nuts of malt and lavender play with your senses. quite light and easy to drink. good

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DavidP (1747) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 3, 2005
GABF ’05. Hazy golden body. Very cool herbal, polleny aroma with cane sugar. The flavor has the same accents but there’s more dried herbal bitterness. I’m glad to have tried this.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
duff (5484) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 27, 2005
Tap@Cambridge Brewing, Cambridge, Ma. Soft and smooth, with notes of heather (duh). Some subtle raisin and sweet toffee and honey, very soft and smooth.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ClarkVV (3892) - Allston, Massachusetts, USA - SEP 20, 2004
2004 draught @ the brewery. Appearance of a mildly golden ale, touch of amber with a decent sized white head. Smells like perfumy and of flowers (honeysuckles come to mind). Flavor is quite light, but noticeably floral from the heather. This gives it a lightly sugary flavor, yet the heathery/lavender flavor is certainly not lost. Good amount of that, and it creates a good smoothness. Finish is clean and moderately quick. Mildly effervescent, lightly oily feel from the flower petals most likely.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
vwsteggie (684) - Paxton, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 9, 2004
Art of Beer Festival 2004: Has a clouded orange/yellow color with a small white head. Smells of flowers/sweet. Taste is very smooth fruit/flower taste and finishes very smooth. Overall a good very easy drinking beer...

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Volgon (2763) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - JAN 21, 2004
Extreme Beer Fest 2004: Cloudy orange color, with a small white head. Strong sweet earthy flowers in the aroma. Medium bodied, quick finish. The best un-hopped beer that I've ever had.


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