Fraoch - Heather Ale

About Fraoch - Heather Ale

Fraoch: - The Original Craft Beer; brewed in Scotland since 2000 B.C. The Brotherhood have been guardians of the ancient Gaelic recipe for "leann fraoich" (heather ale) since 1988 and are proud to be the only brewery still producing this unique style of beer and distributing it world wide.  A light amber ale with floral peaty aroma, full malt character, and a spicy herbal finish - This beer allows you to literally pour 4000 years of Scottish history into a glass.

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  • ABV:
  • OG: 1051
  • Malts: British Pale Ale Malt, Cara Malt, Malted Wheat
  • Additional Ingredients: Heather, Bogmyrtle

Tasting Notes

  • Taste: Malty, Heather, Grassy, Herbs, Light Spice, Honey
  • Colour: Clear Gold, Clear Amber
  • Smell: Heather, Floral, Caramel, Herby

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Beer Reviews

Paul S Atkinson (not verified), 28 February 2014
I love trying new brews. When I had the opportunity to try Fraoch - Heather Ale, I wasn't sure what I would find. What a more than pleasant surprise. A complex brew which starts with the sweetness of a hint of honey. Even though there is a heavy boldness to the flavor, the after taste is light and invites another taste. It is no wonder this recipe has been kept.