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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 (346) - 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 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
airrick2003 (538) - Louisiana, USA - DEC 7, 2014
Appearance: the beer is a very clear light amber color, pours with a medium beige head, Aroma: not much aroma at all, possibly some malt Taste: lightly sweet malt caramel up front followed immediately by a bitter kick, has a spice to it as well, bitter finish Palate: bitter aftertaste, lively carbonation, lighter but not super light mouthfeel Overall: a good pale ale, could use more character from the hops besides the bitterness, the malt shines thru as well, needs work on the aroma ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dnicolaescu (939) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - NOV 30, 2014
BOTTLE 12 OZ. Absolutely simple aroma - caramel and remains of hops. The flavour is also caramel sweetness and some hops, moderate bitter finish. Clean. Simple. Bland.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mR_fr0g (3925) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 15, 2014
Bottle at home split with Sarah, picked up a GBBF 2014. Golden orange coloured pour, mostly clear, with a lasting sticky loose white head. Aroma is sweet caramel malts, with some grassy cascade hops, light pine needles. Flavour is composed of nutty, light caramel base malts with nice wet grass and berry fruits. Nicely balanced malts and hops. Palate is semi sweet and moderate carbonation. Very drinkable. Could see myself drinking a few pints of this. Lingering grassy and lemon hop with a little caramel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wedgie9 (2071) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - OCT 27, 2014
Tasted on 10/27/14 from a capped 12oz bottle purchased at the grocery store. Pours hazy dark orange with a thick beige head that slowly recedes to average, rocky lace. The nose is fairly fresh grassy, lightly herbal hops, with a bit of brown sugar bread malt. The flavor is a bit more herbal with a bit more malt that comes through sweeter than expected based on the nose. The body is medium with average, stinging carbonation and a medium malty, lightly herbal finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
spacecube (968) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 26, 2014
355ml bottle, pours clear golden brown with a small white head. Caramel malt and biscuit, floral hop, spicy orange, pine. Good flavours, decent balance, light sweetness, medium bitterness, light body, light oily feel, soft carbonation, abrupt bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
EithCubes (5087) - New Jersey, USA - OCT 25, 2014
Bottle. Nose dough and pine, lightly spicy, my second straight from Widmer that takes the Lagunitas tack [unfortunately, neither pulled it off]. Pours lightly gradient orange with slight carbonation and a sudsy beige head. Taste lightly sweet, light body and only lightly effervescent, still weighed down by minor alcohol. Toffee and earth, little lining of toast here and there, but otherwise the malt is simple and weak. Mildly soapy, no astringency or tannin problems, light herbal and woodsy swipes but no more direct pine or caramel (and pretty minimal citrus, too). The blandification continues.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Masterkush7 (566) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 16, 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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jookos (2601) - FINLAND - OCT 14, 2014
Bottle@ahven. Coppery light hazy. Rich caramelly, butterscotchy nose with lime citrus hops for balance. Soft body, easy. Pines, some oranges, caramels in flavour. Pretty decent bodied apa. Easy drink.

-- bierbäshöör

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sblsimone85 (292) - USA - OCT 12, 2014
American Pale Ale con malti Pale, Caramel, Monaco e Vienna, luppoli Americani. Di colore ambrato scarico o ramato, ha una schiuma un po' grossolana, biancastra, dalla discreta persistenza. al naso marmellata d'arancio, caramello, scorza d'arancio e qualche sentore vegetale. Il gusto è intenso, biscotto, caramello, marmellata d'arancia anziché pompelmo fresco ed un crescendo amaro con qualche nota di resina e di pepe. Discreta beverinità. ---Rated BY Italianbeer85

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
JStax (3233) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - OCT 11, 2014
Bottle. Pours a clear copper with a thin beige head of foam. The aroma has dry, old floral notes with some caramel and cardboard as well. The taste is sweet, but oxidation is too strong. Medium carbonation and body.

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