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Alba

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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  • Price:
    £39.60

Beer Information

Technical

  • ABV:
    7.5%
  • 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

What our customers say...

Beer Reviews

Jimmy (not verified), 29 March 2015
5
One of my favorite beers. Huge fan. I enjoy the pine flavor. This reminds me of Dog Fish Head, but without the outrageous price. I bought the Alba out at our local pub. Its true that at room temperature the taste improves.

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