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Use time17 (Very fast)
TooltipMinor improvements to melee stats & lowered defense
'Down the hatch!'
RarityRarity level: 0
Research20 required
Inflicts Debuff
Debuff tooltipIncreased melee abilities, lowered defense
Duration2 minutes
Ale Held.png
Ale when held

I've got the cure for what ails ya! Get it? Ale? No?

The Tavernkeep

Ale is a potion which gives the player the Tipsy debuff, increasing melee damage, but lowering the player's defense, for 2 minutes. It can be crafted at a Keg or purchased from the Tavernkeep for 1 each.

The Tipsy debuff has the following effects: This content is transcluded from Tipsy.

It is also used as ammunition for the Ale Tosser, and can therefore be stored in the player's inventory ammo slots.



ResultIngredientsCrafting station
total: 1 row(s)

Used in

ResultIngredientsCrafting station
Old-gen console version only:
Molotov CocktailMolotov Cocktail (10)
By Hand
Desktop versionConsole versionMobile version only:
Molotov CocktailMolotov Cocktail (5)
total: 2 row(s)


  • Ale sells for 20 and only requires Mugs, which in turn only require 1 Glass, which is crafted from only 2 Sand each. Each unit of 2 Sand is therefore worth 20 if used to craft Ale. Crafting Ale can ultimately be the most profitable means of selling off Sand without incorporating other ingredients.
  • Since Tipsy is a debuff, it will be removed by the Nurse. Repeatedly consuming Ale and healing at the Nurse can be a fast way to gain the The Frequent Flyer achievement.
  • The Well Fed buff partly negates the −4 defense penalty of Tipsy.
    • The highest tier of said buff, Exquisitely Stuffed, completely negates the defense penalty of Tipsy.

See also