Arctic Alchemy | Fegley's Bethlehem Brew Works

Arctic AlchemyArctic Alchemy
BA SCORE
3.99/5
51 Ratings
Arctic AlchemyArctic Alchemy
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Fegley's Bethlehem Brew Works
Pennsylvania, United States
thebrewworks.com

Style: English Barleywine

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 12.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by stingrayvr6 on 03-07-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#8,354
Reviews:
10
Ratings:
51
pDev:
9.52%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
12
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 51 |  Reviews: 10
Photo of madelf66
4.17/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mikr
4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BuddyPal
4.52/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Good Barley wine. Not as good as Bullfrog's Old Toad, but good.

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Photo of jmdrpi
4.08/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

750 ml corked and caged bottle. Date is confusing - says 2010 Expedition, but I bought this bottle this year, so I don't think it's that old. I have no idea. The bottom of the cork was a bit deteriorated and there is a thick sediment layer, so maybe?

pours a muddy brown color, no head whatsoever, just a few bubbles. rich malty aroma - raisins, tobacco, dark cherry, brown sugar. similar in the flavor, but not overly sweet. body is thin to medium, very low carbonation.

overall - not bad, sort of like a poor man's JW Lees

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

Photo of puboflyons
4.16/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

From the 650 ml bottle received as a gift from a non-BA member. 2010 batch. Sampled on June 27, 2015.

Gorgeous chestnut reddish pour.

Full barley and caramel malt aroma even after 5 years. Roasted peat moss and sweet.

Full body.

The taste is delightfully malty, sweet, and mellow with aging.

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4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.86/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 3.5

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3.79/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -6%

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Arctic Alchemy from Fegley's Bethlehem Brew Works
Beer rating: 3.99 out of 5 with 51 ratings
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