Home >

Alchemist Heretic

Alchemist Heretic
     click to upload
Serve in Snifter, Tulip


on tap


Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 35   MEAN: 3.76/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 99   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 9.99%
American Strong Pale Ale.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MadIndian (2743) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 23, 2015
Bottle from SJ trade. Notes of Vanilla, hops, caramel, grass and citrus. Mild spice finish...possibly pepper. Nicely done.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lukaduke (3038) - Gray, Maine, USA - MAY 12, 2014
22oz bottle... Hell or High Water edition. Pours a light copper color with a finger of eggshell foam. Lots of toasted grain, rich caramel and some stale grass and traces of citrus... actually surprised how much hop flavor has lingered since the first time I tried this beer a few years ago before I started rating the suds. Still a solid beer but loosing its punch and gaining more sweet toffee flavors but the toasty grain is still adds complexity.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
merc7186 (2955) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - OCT 27, 2013
A: Mildly Amber/Brown Hue, Passes Some Light, White Head Ring, Great Lacing S: Sweet Malts, Bready, Mild Piney T: Bready, Mild Piney, Mild Boozy, Mild Malts M: Great Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Malty, Mildly Bitter Overall, a good beer but definitely went the way of barleywine instead of DIPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
b3shine (8191) - Indiana, USA - SEP 3, 2012
Bottle to oversized snifter (from notes). Looks good; amber with white head. Smells and tastes hoppy with a nice malty backbone and a pleasant mouthfeel. Solid.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (15579) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 17, 2012
Bottle @ Fanø Slumber Party, 2012. Pours hazy orange with a small creamy head. Fruity hops. Very piney. Warmth. Dry and hoppy. Some vanilla notes. I like it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
thewolf (12136) - Kolding, DENMARK - JUL 30, 2012
Bottle @ Fanø Slumper Party.
Pours muddy yellowish-brown with a small, film head. Aroma has yeast, piney, light apricot, mild bready malts and fairly vinious. Medium carbonation, fine dry and rather creamy mouthfeel. Flavour has firm bitterness, piney and apricot hops. Rather sharp, very bitter and quite unbalanced.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theis (15152) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 28, 2012
Bottle at Fanø Slumber Party. Muddy brown - white head. Earthy, mould, bitterness, amber malts, chocolate, roasted, berries, fruity, wierd.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Christian (12955) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 28, 2012
Cloudy dark golden with a lasting off-white head. Fruity aroma with strong grapefruit, some pine and pineapple. Sweet fruity and bready malt flavour with notable alcohol and a very bitter finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 28, 2012
Bottle 65 cl. Courtesy of FrumptyDumpty. Pours a cloudy opaque deep golden with a roughish off-white head. Intensely hoppy aroma, somewhat herbal. Rich body, fruity with loads of citrusy hops - again almost herbal. Bitter and alcoholic finish. Nice and very American. 280712

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ughsmash (7508) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 10, 2012
Bomber. Poured a lovely shade of medium orange with a fluffy, sticky eggshell head.. looked good in the glass. The aroma picked up juicy orange, grape, and pineapple with black pepper and biscuity accents.. warm and welcoming. The flavor found warm caramel and biscuity malts at the core, with touches of vanilla.. peppered-up grapefruit bitterness around.. spicy, belly-warming finish with residual bitterness and supporting sugars. Heavier-bodied and filling on the palate.. this was big, but not unreasonably big, considering the ABV.. good feel and flow. Glad I got to try this.

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page    1  2 3 4

Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

Copyright © 2000-2016,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50