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The Crusher - The Alchemist

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The Crusher
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BA SCORE
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174 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 174
Reviews: 19
rAvg: 4.55
pDev: 6.59%
Wants: 132
Gots: 15 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
The Alchemist visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.60% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
The Crusher is an American Double IPA that I started making years ago at the old pub. Hop heads were constantly asking for more hops. So, in the words of Frank Zappa, "Did you say you want some more? Well here's some more." While I enjoy hops with the rest of them, I still try to maintain some semblance of balance and drinkability. This beer is oozing with hop flavor and aroma with a very dry finish. Enjoy responsibly, this one can sneak up on you.

(Beer added by: ThatsThatDude on 03-05-2014)
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Ed_Bob

Vermont

4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

07-26-2014 12:29:32 | More by Ed_Bob
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drewone

California

4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

07-26-2014 04:29:05 | More by drewone
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Marco_Gtz

California

4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

07-26-2014 02:15:08 | More by Marco_Gtz
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Schlais

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

07-26-2014 00:22:22 | More by Schlais
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CosmoHopHead

Kansas

4.25/5  rDev -6.6%

07-25-2014 21:48:56 | More by CosmoHopHead
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JMScowcroft

Vermont

4.25/5  rDev -6.6%

07-25-2014 21:42:48 | More by JMScowcroft
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NAPO

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

07-25-2014 21:42:47 | More by NAPO
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cultclassic89

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

07-25-2014 21:03:43 | More by cultclassic89
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josephwa

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +9.9%

07-25-2014 20:09:33 | More by josephwa
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madtowndmb1

Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

07-24-2014 23:12:28 | More by madtowndmb1
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420Rick

Connecticut

4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

07-24-2014 20:53:47 | More by 420Rick
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Phished880

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

07-24-2014 01:59:59 | More by Phished880
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ChrisAlbertine

California

4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

07-23-2014 22:49:04 | More by ChrisAlbertine
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Wowcoolman

California

4.25/5  rDev -6.6%

07-23-2014 06:46:19 | More by Wowcoolman
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Rado

California

4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

07-23-2014 05:55:17 | More by Rado
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WantonFaun

New Brunswick (Canada)

4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

07-23-2014 01:41:35 | More by WantonFaun
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Csparks33

Connecticut

4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

07-22-2014 23:38:52 | More by Csparks33
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Pete27lax

New York

4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

07-22-2014 01:22:27 | More by Pete27lax
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Mini4x

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

07-21-2014 21:24:32 | More by Mini4x
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TheSamKuehn

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -6.6%

07-21-2014 19:25:14 | More by TheSamKuehn
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nollie77

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

07-21-2014 18:59:40 | More by nollie77
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dbkdev

New Hampshire

4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

07-21-2014 14:36:10 | More by dbkdev
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jamesewelch

Vermont

4.25/5  rDev -6.6%

07-21-2014 13:01:39 | More by jamesewelch
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Mlarz2100

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +9.9%

07-21-2014 02:11:32 | More by Mlarz2100
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BarrytheBear

Wisconsin

4.29/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Tallboy can courtesy of Mike....what a great guy.

Dark yellow..opaque...some webbing.

Smells of sweet sweet tropicality...pineapple is noticeable. Nose is awesome...very vibrant.

Just gobs of peach, pineapple, guava, and mango smashed into a pulp. Big malt support. Sticky and boozy.

Some great flavors, nice hop notes, and a real punch in my ugly grill. Were the booze not so unrelenting this might be a real gem. As is, it's a very good DIPA that falls short of great.

Serving type: can

07-21-2014 02:03:31 | More by BarrytheBear
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The Crusher from The Alchemist
100 out of 100 based on 174 ratings.