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Heady Topper - The Alchemist

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

7,505 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 7,505
Reviews: 1,568
rAvg: 4.73
pDev: 7.19%
Wants: 4,849
Gots: 1,374 | 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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chrisgalvin

California

4.38/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Living in San Francisco (a couple of miles from Toronado) I've been privy to a lot of "West Coast IPAs," PtE, PtY, etc. The Heady Topper defiantly can hold it's own in this category and tak ehte top spot in the Top 250.

The HT has a fantastic smell, great mouthfeel with wonderful malt and hop balance and a nice finish. Seriously, once of the best DIPAs.

Serving type: can

04-01-2013 04:07:15 | More by chrisgalvin
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Heady Topper from The Alchemist
100 out of 100 based on 7,505 ratings.