Alchemist Shut The Hell Up

 
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Formerly brewed at The Alchemist
Style: Mild Ale
Stowe, Vermont USA
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 3.74/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44/5   EST. CALORIES: 111   ABV: 3.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
An American Mild Ale brewed with Horizon hops. The crisp, bitter finish is held up by a balanced malt body.

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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hophead75 (2012) - Largo, Florida, USA - APR 28, 2007
UPDATED: APR 30, 2007 on tap at the Alchemist. Aroma is resiny floral/citrus hops. Taste has alot of hop character, floral sticky hops with a very impressive malt backbone considering how low in alcohol it is. Finishes bitter. excellent, I would have never guessed this was under 5 percent, let alone under 4.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Glouglouburp (6103) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - APR 20, 2007
Clear golden-yellow body topped by a small white head. Impressively tasty beer given its low 3.4% abv. Youd never guess. Full body with plenty of cereals. To me its most striking feature is how grassy it was. Lots of grass/hay/straw flavour. Nice grassy bitterness. Kind of pilsner-ish overall. Probably the best below 4% Ive ever had. Plus just think how much fun youll have to answer what are you drinking? with a dry tone of voice.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TaktikMTL (7299) - Montral, Quebec, CANADA - APR 19, 2007
En ft. Verre dgust la brasserie. Arme: Lgre odeur dhoublon. Apparence: La couleur est blonde ple. Prsence dun moyen col mousseux et dune large dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Lger got dhoublon herbac. Courte dure de larrire got. Palette: Le corps et la texture sont mince. Faible effervescence en bouche. Lgre prsence dhoublon en arrire got. (Rating #976)

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MartinT (9617) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - APR 16, 2007
My Bottom Line:
This characterful Mild Ale generously serves up the resinous and grassy luxury of Horizon hops onto as many lofty cereals as you can imagine a 3.4% abv beer to have. Flavorful, absurdly drinkable, this low gravity ale is yet another testament to John Kimmichs immense talent.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A creamy head settles atop the golden translucence.
-The resinous hop bitterness is lengthy and succulent.
-The hay-like grain balances out the expressive hoppiness, and amazingly avoids watery characterizations for such a low gravity ale.
-I found this to be even better than their regular light offering, Light Weight.
-Do you think this beers name is a wry comment aimed at those who believe a craft beer has to be immense to be flavorful?

On tap at the brewpub.


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