William Wallace (Earth Eagle Brewings)

Style: Scottish Gruit brewed with Sweet Juniper Berries and Heather Flowers/Tips 5.5% ABV The beer pours like murky swamp water, a gross yellowed brown, almost like cider.  A light white head forms and fizzes away, leaving a slight head/scrim behind.  The body is, as I have already said, murky and indiscernible.  Honestly, if this weren’t a gruit I would say it was an ugly beer, … Continue reading William Wallace (Earth Eagle Brewings)

Kelpie Seaweed Ale (Williams Brothers Brewing Company)

Style: Scottish Gruit/ Ancient Herbed Ale 4.4% ABV Country: Scotland I like this bottle.  It’s got a really cool duck/tribal totem figure in the background of the beer and the brewery’s symbol looks like a leaf and something else, and is awesomely minimalistic and modern while the bottle’s background is weird and mystically old.  The neck design that says it is from Scotland looks like … Continue reading Kelpie Seaweed Ale (Williams Brothers Brewing Company)