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. A light amber ale with a floral, peaty aroma, full malt character, a spicy herbal flavour and dry wine like finish. Recommended with rich and spicy foods.
(Allergens will be in Bold)
Water, Malted Barley, Malted Wheat, Heather, Hops, Ginger, Bogmyrtle, Yeast
Name and address
Williams Brothers (Heather Ales)Heather Ale Ltd, New Alloa Brewery, Eglinton, Kelliebank, Alloa, Clackmannanshire, FK10 1NT, Scotland