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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

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tekstr1der (120) - New Hampshire, USA - FEB 20, 2015
Golden pour with thin white head. Great color for the name. Smells of grass and pine - pretty nice. With some piney bitterness comes a great malt flavor. This stuff is smooth as heck with a clean finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
foyle (297) - Wyoming, USA - FEB 8, 2015
Poured from 12 oz bottle into schooner glass. Appearance: pours a pillowy off white head that falls slowly with some nice lacing. Color is somewhat cloudy copper with abundant streaming carbonation. Aroma: citrus and floral hops dominate, with some malt sweetness in the background. Mouthfeel: light to medium bodied with a wet finish. Flavor: citrus is throughout the taste with some balancing malt sweetness Overall: enjoyable but nothing outstanding.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
CelticBrew (912) - The Crystal Coast, North Carolina, USA - FEB 4, 2015
Poured from 12 oz bottle a medium deep copper color, forming a white head of foam. Aroma of hops, herbs, malted goodness, and Irish field grass. Flavour much of the same, with some slight tropical fruits, medium mouth feel and finishes both malty and bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rex_Remes (60) - Bonyhad, HUNGARY - JAN 30, 2015
Another decent beer from Widmer. Pours a nice rich amber with a decent head. Nose full of hops and grain. Pungent on the palate with good bitterness. Nice blend of hop taste and malt. Very enjoyable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
EvaCandido (34) - Padova, ITALY - JAN 26, 2015
Distinctive fleshly hoppy aroma and pale colour. Not particularly bitter. Caramel and slightly malt aroma increase the fullness of this beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JonMoore (1972) - Loughborough, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JAN 25, 2015
Bottle - very slightly hazy orange with slim white head. Aroma of sweet malts with a touch of hops. Same for the taste. Easy drinking APA.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hfmejias (938) - Dover, Delaware, USA - JAN 24, 2015
12 Fl. Oz. Bottle. Poured hazy, orange, small white head and a bit of lacing on the glass. Aroma of fruit, hops and some malts. Taste is sweet and fruity, some grain and some hop notes. Very easy to drink, enjoyable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
cheap (4480) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 15, 2015
From a bottle this is a more of an orange pale ale. Has a somewhat cloying sweet aroma, alarming. Quite strong on the palate at first with hops but then it smoothes out a little. Pretty good co2 impact. If this is celebrating alchemy, so be it. I’m just not sure if this beer is alchemy. One thing I gottah say, this beer hides the alky, would never know its near 6%.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mjg74 (2726) - Salem, Oregon, USA - JAN 13, 2015
Bottle from Fred Meyer. Amber/orange in color. Nose is sweet and fruity with a bit of hoppiness. Lightly hopped with a solid malt backbone. A bit of breadiness as well.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
malvrich (86) - durham, North Carolina, USA - JAN 7, 2015
A: Dark amber almost orange very clear little head not long lasting S: baked biscuit with herbal or piney hop presence T: biscuit or slight burnt toast malts combine nicely with the hops providing a lingering piney note on the back end especially. good balance, nice tasting pale ale M: light medium bodied. slightly below average carbonation. finishes with clean bitterness. nice and not overwhelming at any stage O:a very good, inoffensive ale. not much really stands out but thats probably good as this is a very tasty and drinkable brew. i like it and would buy it again

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