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RATINGS: 270   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

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
chickenflea (326) - Oviedo, Florida, USA - AUG 29, 2013
Pours a clear golden/orange color with a slight blush. A medium white head. Aroma has light fruitiness, maybe like starfruit. Slight biscuit. Floral aroma hops. Flavor has lots of fruity hoppiness with lots of floral notes. Balance malt profile. Clean finish with. Mouthfeel is lively and light. Low to medium body. A pleasant pale.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sledutah (4276) - Utah, USA - JUL 9, 2014
12oz bottle picked up in Wendover
Pours clear dark golden with a medium sized off-white head and good lacing. Aroma is grapefruit and piney. Flavor is grapefruit, caramel and pine
A nice APA, not too malty. Crisp and clean.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
EdInSaltLake (584) - Salt Lake City, Utah, USA - JUN 29, 2014
Apricot fruit and light bread malt aroma. Malty flavor: bread, toast, light caramel. Fruity hops are less prominent in the flavor. Earthy, and a little pepper.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
hockeybeerguy (1474) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - JUN 26, 2014
This was poured into a pint glass. The appearance had a decent hazy pale orange color with a one finger white foamy head. It lasted about a good minute before dieing gratefully into the body and left some hanging leftovers of lacing. The smell had a bright citrusy arrangement of fruits such as light grapefruit, orange, and lemon. Some light caramel malts present themselves as it warms. The taste was bittersweet all the way through and balances a nice crisp blend of malts to hops. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a decent sessionability allowing just a tad of sharpness on the tongue. Overall, I say this was a good APA well worthy of having again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hman43 (292) - Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA - JUN 23, 2014
The brew is an amber orange color with a small white head. There is limited lacing. There is a honey, molasses and fruit scents with yeast. It has a sweet taste with molasses and honey notes, combined with malts. It has a unique sweet finish with a tinge of bitterness. It comparison with other APA’s it has a unique taste that is different from the hoppy character.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rosenbergh (6483) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUN 16, 2014
12 oz bottle. At the Ruby & the Fellas, Tampere, Finland. Cloudy amber colour with a small off-white head. The aroma is sweet hop, mild bitterness and some sweet malt. The flavour is sweetness, piney hops and sweet malt. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
AbbeyRoade (280) - Missouri, USA - JUN 9, 2014
This was an o.k. pale ale. It was a tad too bitter/sour for my liking. Otherwise the hoppiness and "paleness" were all there.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nekronos (3633) - Xalapa, MEXICO - JUN 7, 2014
very rich and interesting and quite refreshing. Enojyable and very good to take a sip of. Very interesting is.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mikkos (176) - FINLAND - JUN 2, 2014
Rather clear pour with a medium quick disappearing head. Aroma is fruity and piney hops, fresh and rather nice actually. Taste is clouded by a metallic side aroma, but otherwise it's ok. A bit on the light side, but drinkable and refreshing. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
ads135 (2814) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - MAY 27, 2014
Pretty good pale ale. The balance is impressive. Has a nice caramel and biscuity base with some mild fruit and floral hops. Tried with Jess, Mark, and Matt at the DC brewfest in 2014.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HighlanderOne (985) - Bergen County, New Jersey, USA - MAY 25, 2014
Poured from bottle. Malty aroma. Golden amber with tan head. Has Amber ale notes with a piney citrus hop presence. Sort of a hybrid amber ale and pale ale. Not bad.

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