Fraoch Heather Ale | Williams Brothers Brewing Company

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720 Reviews
Fraoch Heather AleFraoch Heather Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Williams Brothers Brewing Company
United Kingdom (Scotland) | website

Style: Scottish Gruit / Ancient Herbed Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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.

Added by purplehops on 10-06-1998

BEER STATS
Reviews:
720
Ratings:
1,137
Avg:
3.75
pDev:
16.27%
 
 
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69
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Fraoch Heather Ale from Williams Brothers Brewing Company
3.75 out of 5 based on 1,137 ratings.
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