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Grozet Gooseberry Lager

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016963

Type of Spiritual Experience

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From the Gaelic "Groseid",

Since at least the 16th century Scots monks and alewives brewed indigenous drinks from cereals, wild herbs and ripe fruits.

Tibbie Shiels green Grozet was immortalised by such Scots literati as Sir Walter Scott, Jas Hogg. (The Ettrick shepherd) and Robert Burns who considered it a most convivial drink.

Brewed with lager malt, wheat, bog myrtle, hops and meadowsweet then secondary fermented with ripe Scottish gooseberries. A pale golden beer, with a refreshing fruit aroma, clean palete, fruity wheat flavour and crisp finish.

Recommended with, light foods, pastas and salads. Drink well chilled in a tall glass. 5% abv

The source of the experience

Celtic

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