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Brewed by Williams Brothers (Heather Ales)
Style: Traditional Ale
Alloa, Clackmannanshire, Scotland

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RATINGS: 1256   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Bottle: Filtered
Ingredients: Malts: British Pale Ale Malt, Cara Malt, Malted Wheat. Heather, Bogmyrtle.
The Brotherhood have been guardians of the ancient Gaelic recipe for "leann fraoich" (heather ale) since 1988 and are proud to be the only brewery still producing this unique style of beer and distributing it world wide. A light amber ale with floral peaty aroma, full malt character, and a spicy herbal finish - This beer allows you to literally pour 4000 years of Scottish history into a glass.
Into the boiling bree of malted barley, sweet gale and flowering heather are added, then after cooling slightly the hot ale is poured into a vat of fresh heather flowers where it infuses for an hour before being fermented.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Meilby (7280) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 7, 2014
Bottle 330ml @ home
Pours clear golden with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, floral, grass and a little caramel. Taste is light to medium sweet and light bitter. Body is light to medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerhunter111 (6917) - Hasborn, GERMANY - APR 5, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein bernsteinfarbenes Bier mit geringer Schaumkrone. Geruch röstmalzig fruchtig, würzig, Karamell. Geschmack leicht röstmalzig, Gewürze, Karamell, fruchtig.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
elbernays (416) - Dublin, IRELAND - APR 5, 2014
Pours amber with thin head. Heather sweet nose. Herbal Heather flavour with sweet finish. Finish is short and there is not much else going on apart from a bit of Heather.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Renobob (577) - Besançon, FRANCE - MAR 25, 2014
Bue en bouteille de 33CL. Superbes arômes floraux type bruyère parfaitement équilibrés. Un régal, à goûter absolument !

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jice (91) - Grenoble, FRANCE - MAR 24, 2014
Col de mousse qui disparaît assez vite, légère et équilibrée. Pas désagréable, mais pas ma préférée dans ce type de bière

2.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 5/20
danilh (4) - DENMARK - MAR 21, 2014 does not count
God øl. Let kulsyre. Lidt sødlig meget rund og let drikkelig. God øl til en sommerdag.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
angel77 (800) - oviedo, SPAIN - MAR 15, 2014
Botella de 50 cl en el lúpulo. Julio de 2012. Aromas y sabores bastante herbáceos. Cuerpo ligero con 5 vol muy fácil de beber. Interesante por su gran carga de hierbas y arbustos. Para repetir sin problema por original.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
allfreej (552) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - FEB 2, 2014
Clear golden pour. Fairly persistent lacy head. Floral nose. No hop aroma. Faint bready malt aroma. Fairly sweet flavor. I’m unsure what heather glowers taste like, but a slight herbal finish might be from that source. Thin bodied. Interesting ale, although nothing really stands out about it.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
sdmmb (736) - USA - JAN 28, 2014
Drunk from 50cl bottle. Rather watery beer with strange after taste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JoshuaStranger (140) - - JAN 27, 2014
Bottle from online beershop. Pours a light yellow with little head. Smells sweet and flower-like. Tastes sweet,flowers and herbs. A little too watery at times perhaps,but a very nice beer.


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