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Heady Topper - The Alchemist

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

7,393 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 7,393
Reviews: 1,556
rAvg: 4.73
pDev: 7.19%
Wants: 4,773
Gots: 1,321 | FT: 38
Brewed by:
The Alchemist visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
"An American Double IPA” 75 IBU 8.0% abv

(Beer added by: scottum on 03-27-2004)
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4.75/5  rDev +0.4%

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5/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Appearance - Even though you are supposed to drink from the can i poured a little bit out just to get a look at it. Pours a very light orange, with almost no head.

Smell - Very hop full aroma. hints of citrus and heavy pine, i would even say it has a canabis type aroma being very grassy and piney.

Taste - Hops are strong forward and stay consistent all the way through. Hints of pine and grass.

Mouthfeel - very rich mouthfeel, staying wet on the palate making you want more.

Overall - this beer is perfect, very complex and well balanced making it one of the best IPA's out there.

Serving type: can

07-25-2014 00:27:28 | More by Tobes181
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7/22/14: at home, poured from a (fresh) can into a 16 oz. snifter

A: cloudy, light orange. some hop resin that sinks to the bottom.

S: one of the best smelling beers I've had: pineapple, orange, lemon, spice.

T: similar to the smell, but the bitterness has a cumulative effect that grows harsher as you drink.

M: pretty balanced, not too thick/syrupy and not too dry.

O: the bitterness borders on being annoying, but the smell and taste more than qualify this to be considered among the best DIPAs around.

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Heady Topper from The Alchemist
100 out of 100 based on 7,393 ratings.