Fraoch Heather Ale - Williams Brothers Brewing Company

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Fraoch Heather AleFraoch Heather Ale

Educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
84
good

1,084 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,084
Reviews: 715
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 13.1%
Wants: 51
Gots: 56 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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United Kingdom (Scotland)

Style | ABV
Scottish Gruit / Ancient Herbed Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: purplehops on 10-06-1998

Brewed in Scotland since 2000 B.C. heather ale is probably the oldest style of ale still produced in the world. From an ancient Gaelic recipe for "leann fraoich" (heather ale) it has been revived and reintroduced to the Scottish culture. 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.
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Fraoch Heather Ale from Williams Brothers Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 1,084 ratings.