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Heady Topper - The Alchemist

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

7,360 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 7,360
Reviews: 1,553
rAvg: 4.73
pDev: 7.19%
Wants: 4,743
Gots: 1,299 | 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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jerrytodd

New York

4.26/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Re-reviewing this beer...

A: Ugly! Super hazy and little bits of stuff. But I reckon that's what lends to the superb flavor so what the heck...

S: What happened to that dank weed smell?

T: See directly above!

M: Chewy. Perfect

O: Not quite the king it used to be, still very fine. But bring back the dank weed!

Serving type: can

08-03-2013 19:00:27 | More by jerrytodd
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Heady Topper from The Alchemist
100 out of 100 based on 7,360 ratings.