About Alba

A traditional Highland recipe, popular in Northern Scotland until the end of the 19th Century. This "triple" style ale is spiced with sprigs of spruce and pine, harvested in the spring and brewed with only a small token handful of hops . Break out the goblets and pour with abandon. Rich, tawny and best enjoyed at Room temperature.

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Beer Information


  • ABV:
  • OG: 1075
  • IBU's: 13
  • Malts: British Pale Ale Malt, Crystal Malt, Malted Wheat
  • Hops: First Gold
  • Additional Ingredients: Pine, Spruce, Bog Myrtle

Tasting Notes

  • Taste: Sweet Caramel, Fruity, Piney, Earthy
  • Colour: Deep Orange, Amber, Slight Haze
  • Smell: Pine, Sap Forrest, Woody, Slightly Sweet Malt, Honey

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Mr A Brand (not verified), 12 March 2015
I normally drink Belgian beers and have tried the best that they have to offer and they are the best beers in the world, but Alba beats them all in my opinion. There is no finer ale!