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Style: Scottish Gruit / Ancient Herbed Ale
 
Style Information
Gruit is an herbed ale made with a mixture of herbs. The aroma and flavor will obviously follow the blends of herbs that are used. Those herb notes will dominate everything else in the ale.

From Wikipedia:

"Gruit (sometimes grut) is an old-fashioned herb mixture used for bittering and flavoring beer, popular before the extensive use of hops. Gruit or grut ale may also refer to the beverage produced using gruit."

Recommend glassware for this style
 
GlasswareDescription 
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Top Consumed Scottish Gruit / Ancient Herbed Ale
 
 BeerConsumed
1. Humidor Series - Gruit by Cigar City Brewing3
2. Ta Henket by Dogfish Head Craft Brewery3
3. Haandbryggeriet Norwegian Wood by Haandbryggeriet2
4. Ebulum Elderberry Black Ale by Heather Ale Ltd. / The Brewery Craigmill1
5. Gotlandsdricka by Jester King Craft Brewing1
6. St Johns Cross by Earth Eagle Brewings1
7. Cafe Amsterdam 10th Anniversary Dark Strong Gruit by Midnight Sun Brewing1
8. SAVOR Flowers by Dogfish Head Craft Brewery1
9. Weekapaug Gruit by Magnolia Pub & Brewery1
10. Archie by Earth Eagle Brewings1

Top Reviews Scottish Gruit / Ancient Herbed Ale
 
 BeerAvg Score
1. Humidor Series - Gruit by Cigar City Brewing84
2. Ta Henket by Dogfish Head Craft Brewery80
3. Hopless (Hamilton's 3rd Anniversary Ale by Green Flash Brewing Co.78
4. 13th Century Grut Bier by Brauerei Weihenstephan77
5. Haandbryggeriet Norwegian Wood by Haandbryggeriet73
6. Fraoch Heather Ale by Heather Ale Ltd. / The Brewery Craigmill66