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RATINGS: 300   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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We practice alchemy every day turning water, malt, hops and yeast into liquid gold. Alchemy Ale melds years of experimentation and our special Alchemy hop blend, in a pure expression of brewing art and science. Join us in unlocking the mystery to the perfectly balanced, perfectly hopped ale. Alchemy Ale has a bright, distinct hop character balanced with hints of caramel and a remarkably smooth finish.

Proprietary Hop Blend: Alchemy hops are a blend of choice hops from the Pacific Northwest, hand-selected by our brewers each year. This secret blend is the backbone of all our beers, and the magic behind Alchemy Ale.

Malts: Pale, Caramel, Munich, Vienna Extra Special Original Gravity: 13.8 Plato


2.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Mr_Hops (61) - Michigan, USA - AUG 23, 2014
Mild carmel taste, poured from bottle, nise thin foamy white head with great glass lacing. Nice mild hop up front with a smooth finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
5on1 (8) - Covington, Kentucky, USA - AUG 22, 2014 does not count
Mild carmel taste, poured from bottle, nise thin foamy white head with great glass lacing. Nice mild hop up front with a smooth finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gunnar (5295) - Sandnes, NORWAY - AUG 21, 2014
Bottle from Beermerchants. Pours clear amber with a big creamy off-white head. Aroma is weak hoppy with a light malty background. Taste is weak bitter, some harsh metallic hops, short lived taste.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Caytinator (943) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - AUG 18, 2014
Kind of lackluster for a pale ale fine overall, spicy hops, nothing that special but passable...fine fresh taste and stuff. Definitely no magic here.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (8668) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 17, 2014
Bottle shared at RBESG ’14 Grand Tasting, Moncada Brewery, 09/08/14. Golden amber with a moderate off white covering. Nose is soft bread dough, orange, grassy, caramel malt. Taste comprises citric peel, orange pith, toasted bread. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, light hop bitterness in the close. Adequate APA.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benzai (8226) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 17, 2014
Bottle shared at RBESG 2014 Grand Tasting. Clear orange color, average sized white to off-white head. Smell malts, mainly bitter hops, lightly fruit hops. Taste malts, nicely hoppy, nicely bitter, nicely fruity. Medium body and carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerViking (2470) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 14, 2014
Bottle, dark gold with a lasting fine head, sweet and hoppy-fruity nose, nice balanced crisp and malty body, touches of caramel, biscuit and citrus, then a peppery dry-bitter finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Scopey (6833) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 11, 2014
Bottle thanks to the Moncada folks during RBESG 2014 Grand Tasting. It pours clear amber with a small bubbly white head. The nose is soft, fruity, caramel and generic stone fruit. The taste is bitter-sweet, pine, tropical fruits, straw, light pepper and grapefruit with a dry finish. Medium body and fine carbonation. Simple enough APA, but not bad.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
lusikka (6239) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 10, 2014
355 ml bottle @ Kaisla, Helsinki. Pours a golden hazy colour with a small foamy head. Aroma of floral hops, orange, some ripe banana and grass. Flavour of overly sweet malts, floral hops, apricot, grass and citrus. Medium bodied. Not that fresh unfortunately.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hopscotch (9161) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - AUG 9, 2014
Bottle... Pours clear and apricot-colored with a small, creamy, white head. The aroma offers citrus fruits and fuzzy stone fruits, along with a nice caramel undercurrent and a suggestion of resin. Medium-bodied with adequate carbonation. The flavor strikes a perfect balance between caramel, grapefruit and bright, juicy peach. Tongue-numbing, Novocain-like finish.


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