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Alchemy Ale - Widmer Brothers Brewing Company

Alchemy AleAlchemy Ale

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BA SCORE
81
good

553 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 553
Reviews: 102
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 11.45%


Brewed by:
Widmer Brothers Brewing Company visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: csiewert on 12-27-2010)
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RblWthACoz

Pennsylvania

3.69/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Looks nice off the pour. I like the nose on this one; strong pine going on. Flavor brings much of the same with a resin kind of thing going on. But as this beer might have some potential, it seems to fizzle out and becomes thinner than what I would want. Carbonation is a bit too vibrant also. A pretty nice beer though.

Serving type: bottle

06-23-2013 05:07:38 | More by RblWthACoz
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California

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

04-22-2014 03:31:33 | More by Beerswag
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welldigger888

South Carolina

3.79/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

poured a nice pale copper orangish hue with a nice white head that receedes leaving descent lacing.

Very nice hop forward nose that has a hint of quality grain backing it up. Floral citrus grapefruit piney resiny goodness that never overpowers.

Again with the nice slow hop domination that never overpowers a sweet graininess that is dry on the finish with above mentioned hop flavs - floral citrus grapefruity piney resin. Nice and smooth, not over the top at all.

Crisp hoppy dry goodness.

Quality brew from a big boy who rarely disappoints.

Serving type: bottle

04-21-2014 22:46:44 | More by welldigger888
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New Jersey

3/5  rDev -16.2%

04-20-2014 14:33:27 | More by markgugs
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Massachusetts

2.76/5  rDev -22.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Good head that settles to a lasting layer of fine bubbles. Great blanketing lace. Dark gold color and clear.

Creamy grape-like aroma. Slightly sweet with a yeasty background.

Thin bodied and the flavor leans to the weak side. The malt is dry and like cardboard. The hop is light and certainly not enough to bring back the flavor. Low carbonation. Sadly, this is a miss.

Serving type: on-tap

04-19-2014 17:41:05 | More by smcolw
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

04-19-2014 00:12:19 | More by aaroblero
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3/5  rDev -16.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

04-17-2014 23:28:19 | More by SkinniePost
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

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3.36/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Serving Type: 12 ounce bottle poured into a pint glass.

Appearance: Orange amber pours bright, less than a finger head on the pour. Looks nice in the glass, some lacing.

Smell: Nice hop aroma for a pale ale, citrusy smell, pretty nice aroma.

Taste: Nice taste, citrus up front then a little bitterness

Mouthfeel: LIght, not too watery, resiny oily hop feeling, nice carbonation.

Overall: Good beer, it would make a great session beer, it surprised me with the aroma and taste.

Serving type: bottle

04-14-2014 03:57:33 | More by Catracho5
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

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Alchemy Ale from Widmer Brothers Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 553 ratings.