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Heady Topper - The Alchemist

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

7,509 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 7,509
Reviews: 1,568
rAvg: 4.73
pDev: 7.19%
Wants: 4,852
Gots: 1,375 | 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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b3shine

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4.38/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to Jnorton00 for this brew. It's better than Pliny (the Elder), but I'm not quite sure if it's Dreadnaught status (my gold standard). However, given it's abv, it's remarkable. The quintessential camping beer (and yes, the can contributes to this moniker). Everything you want and nothing you don't. Better price point and more convenient than Dreadnaught; just can't decide if it's as good or better. I guess it'll take another night of "research" to come to a conclusion :)

Update: After a 1 for 1 comparison the next day, this beer edges Dreadnaught. And for the value, it blows it out of the water.

Serving type: can

10-19-2011 02:40:50 | More by b3shine
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Heady Topper from The Alchemist
100 out of 100 based on 7,509 ratings.