Heather Ale

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Heather Ale

Postby capm skeezix » Fri Jan 31, 2003 7:42 pm

Thank you all for your comments on heather ale. I think I will continue to work on an authentic Heather and in the mean time brew an amber or Pale with just a hint of heather. There is something about that taste that intrigues me. You have been a great help.
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Here is the Heather ale recipe

Postby Azorean Brewer » Fri Feb 07, 2003 1:31 am


This is what I found in "Clone Brews" by Tess and Mark Szamatulski.

Fraoch Heather Ale
9.25 Lbs. Golden Promise Malt
4 oz. 55L British Crystal Malt
1/2 oz. Brewer's Gold Hop's - 90 min.
1 Lb. Heather Blossoms - 90 min.
1/2 oz. E. Kent Goldings hops - 15 min.
1/4 Lb. Heather blossoms - 15 min.
1 Tsp. Irish Moss - 15 min.
1/4 Lb. Heather blossoms - 5 min.
1/2 cup Heather Blossoms - 0 min.
Wyeast - 1728 Scotish Ale
Wyeast - 1084 Irish Ale

Single infussion mash.
3/4 cup corn sugar primer

Good luck,

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