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Focal Banger - The Alchemist

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

967 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 967
Reviews: 72
rAvg: 4.54
pDev: 8.15%
Wants: 580
Gots: 78 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
The Alchemist visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
An American IPA , hopped judiciously with Citra and Mosaic.

(Beer added by: hillvt4me on 01-30-2014)
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I've heard by many that this beer surpasses Heady Topper. I'm a huge fan of anything brewed with Citra or Mosaic so I had to give it a try. While quite good, I find something very slightly off with the way the hops mingle in the after taste. Will definitely drink again, but IMO, I still prefer Heady.

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Focal Banger from The Alchemist
100 out of 100 based on 967 ratings.