Honey Lavender Ale | Garrison Brewing Company

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Honey Lavender AleHoney Lavender Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Garrison Brewing Company
Nova Scotia, Canada
garrisonbrewing.com

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Brewed with English lavender harvested from Meander River Farms and wildflowers honey from G.G. Smeltzer & Son in Shubenacadie, this lovely strong ale features the delicate flavours of honey, malt & lavender with a hint of lemon.

15 IBU

Added by Long813 on 08-31-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
12
Reviews:
3
Avg:
3.4
pDev:
22.65%
 
 
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Ratings: 12 |  Reviews: 3
Reviews by bcrocker:
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5/5  rDev +47.1%

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Photo of Nightwing
3/5  rDev -11.8%

Poured from 500mL bottle. Obviously a strong lavender aroma, unfortunately it makes me think of soap. Appearance is a cloudy golden colour with a white head. Has medium sweet taste that lingers. A medium body, with oily texture, and average carbonation. The finish is strong with honey with a bit of lavender. Not a bad brew, but a bit heavy on the honey for me.

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Photo of byronic
3/5  rDev -11.8%

Photo of Long813
3.24/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: Pours a cloudy pale orange body with a thin film of white head. Retention and lacing is poor.

S: Beautiful aroma's of honey, lavender and bready wheat.

T: Flavours are much weaker than the aroma, the honey is the strongest notes with lavender and wheat following. Overall it is weak and very pale.

M: Light bodied with high carbonation. The texture is water like and leaves slight notes of wheat and lavender. Alcohol is not noticeable.

O: Good idea, but I feel it fell short in the taste section.

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Photo of polloenfuego
3/5  rDev -11.8%

Photo of sdm9465
3.72/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of andrenaline
4.1/5  rDev +20.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Lare453
3.25/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of D-HopSupreme
3.57/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours a slightly hazy orange body with lots of pearly white, soapy head. The scent has very bold flowery, lavender aromas, along with wheat and honey sweetness and a bit of spice. The taste is very fruity and slightly sweet, with a perfume aftertaste. Smooth, but strange. Interesting in theory, but in practice, only ok.

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Photo of Electros
5/5  rDev +47.1%

Photo of deBeaupre
4/5  rDev +17.6%

Photo of DaPan
4/5  rDev +17.6%

Honey Lavender Ale from Garrison Brewing Company
3.4 out of 5 based on 12 ratings.
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