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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.

Tasting Notes

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Tawny
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Taste
Woody, Spicy, Sweet and Warming
Bitterness
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Sweetness
4

Brew Sheet

Style
Scots Pine Ale
ABV ?
7.5%
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18
OG ?
1072
Malts
Ale Malt, Crystal Malt, Malted Wheat
Hops
First Gold
Full ingredients
Water, Malted Barley, Malted Wheat, Pine Springs, Spruce Sprigs, Hops, Yeast Allergy Advice: For allergens, including cereals containing gluten, see ingredients in bold above.
BlackBrown SAS Bravo SAS Bravo SAS Bravo BlackBrown Calories
71kcal per 100ml
Available in…
330ml Bottle

Drink Alba with…

Strong cheese & oatcakes. Fruit cake.

From the drinkers of Alba

Bravo Bravo SAS SAS BlackBrown BlackBrown SAS Bravo One of my favourite beers. Huge fan. I enjoy the pine flavour. This reminds me of Dog Fish Head, but without the outrageous price. I bought the Alba out at our local pub. It's true that at room temperature the taste improves.

– Jimmy

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 beat them all in my opinion. This is no finer ale!

– Mr A Brand

This beer is unique and wonderful, the flavour is rich and deep with a smooth drinkability and slightly delayed pine finish. I only had one as it was in the historical ales 4 pack. I serve it at the suggested temperature. A real winner!

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