Heather Ale | North Country Brewing

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Brewed by:
North Country Brewing
Pennsylvania, United States

Style: Scottish Gruit / Ancient Herbed Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.90%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by Hojaminbag on 03-24-2011

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Ratings: 8 |  Reviews: 2
Reviews by OWSLEY069:
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3.06/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a hazy amber color with a small off white head. In the aroma, fruity iced tea. In the taste, quite fruity and a small dry malt. A smooth and medium bodied mouthfeel, with a dry earthiness and hint of fruit in the aftertaste. I respect the style, but I miss the hops.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of heddar33
4/5  rDev +16.6%

Photo of ALLISON01
3.74/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of goblue3509
3.78/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Hojaminbag
3.65/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

North Country's Heather Ale has a clear, orange body and a finger of off-white head. Retention and lacing are both OK.

The aroma is lightly fruity, with toasted malts and herbal notes.

The taste is pretty similar to the aroma. Lightly sweet, lightly toasted, pale malts lead off and are followed by some light, generically fruity flavors. The heather comes in toward the finish, adding pleasant herbal and flowery notes.

Light to medium bodied with a moderate amount of carbonation.

I always enjoy a good Heather Ale, and this one is pretty well-done. The flavor is light and refreshing.

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Photo of billbeers
4/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of PittBeerGirl
3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of hozersr
3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

Heather Ale from North Country Brewing
3.43 out of 5 based on 8 ratings.
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