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Kuhnhenn Heather Ale

Kuhnhenn Heather Ale
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Formerly brewed at Kuhnhenn Brewing
Style: Traditional Ale
Warren, Michigan USA


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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 3.26/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
A pre- modern non hopped style ale, brewered before hops were discovered to have anti-microbiol properties. This ale is medium to light bodied, amberto light brown in color, almost no bitterness. Made using heather, a flower from a bush grown in Scotland. The heather gives this ale a nice subtle herbal character and aroma

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (13466) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 8, 2011
MBGSF 2011. Poured a hazy dark brown color with an average off-white frothy head that mostly lasted with fair lacing. Good aroma of toasted malt and wood. Medium to full body with smooth texture and soft carbonation. Moderate to heavy herbal bittersweet flavor with a moderate to heavy complex bittersweet finish of medium to long duration. Interesting complex brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
SuIIy (1983) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - NOV 20, 2005
Draft @ Brewery. Pours a lightly hazy light brown color with a frothy white head. Nose is lightly spicy, some wheat and yeast notes, very earthy. Taste is semi spicy, some nice fresh earthy tones, light malt, and a slightly bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
vyvvy (5858) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - AUG 24, 2008
GTMW 08 - Pours cloudy brown with a small tan head. The aroma is quite heathery with very well toasted malt, light butter and toffee. Medium slick body with some roughness on the finish and light carbonation. The flavor starts with dry caramel, some floralness and some earthy traits. The finish gives everything a rough feel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
walleye (1094) - Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA - AUG 31, 2004
from the bottle poured a deep amber with a lght tan head. aroma herbs , floral and hints of a sweetness I could not put my nose on almost like honey but not quite, was very nice. flavor herbal, floral and that sweetness again. another good one

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtw (1153) - farmington, Michigan, USA - NOV 17, 2005
draft at the brewery. hazy light amber color, sweet and herbaceous aroma and flavors, with a belgian-like wheaty sticky mouthfeel. worth a taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dogbrick (11480) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - AUG 25, 2011
Sample at the brewpub. The beer is a hazy amber-brown color with a medium off-white head that recedes quickly to an outer ring. Spotty lacing on the glass. Floral aroma with some malt notes. Light body with flavors of toasted malt, herbs, and fruit. The finish is fruity with a short sweet aftertaste. Interesting beer overall.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JulienHuxley (5590) - Trois-Rivičres, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 20, 2011
Aroma: Loaded with cherries along with some pine. Very interesting. Appearance: Copper pour with offwhite head. Flavors: Very light, somewhat bland, slightly fruity and woody. Palate: Mild carbonation and light bodied. Seems appropriate for the style but maybe a little too watery. Overall: Interesting beer to try but not that good. I prefered TDD Anned’ale

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
flemdawg (559) - Rowlett, Texas, USA - SEP 7, 2004
On tap at the brewery. Light brown in color and a small white head. Bananas and carmel in the aroma. A bitter herby taste as well as some malts in the taste. Not shabby

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
11026 (1772) - Alabama, USA - OCT 3, 2004
Tap. Decent heather ale. Choclate brown in color, decent head. Floral aroma mixed with malt. Mouthfeel is smooth, body is on the light side of medium. Flowery and herbal taste mixed with malt. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
badnewsbeers (2312) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - SEP 7, 2011
tap at kuhnhenn. roasted grain and grass with big toasted malt and some octoberfest character. aroma is more bitter and earthy than the flavor. pretty standard, but enjoyable...

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