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Heady Topper - The Alchemist

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

6,180 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 6180
Reviews: 1467
rAvg: 4.73
pDev: 7.19%


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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jmalex

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -15.4%

12-15-2011 20:24:43 | More by jmalex
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tripeldan

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +5.7%

04-18-2014 15:03:41 | More by tripeldan
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smolder23

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +0.4%

04-18-2014 13:27:54 | More by smolder23
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bthomas

Washington

4.25/5  rDev -10.1%

04-18-2014 03:04:50 | More by bthomas
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jsunj

California

4.74/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Although residing in the west coast, I've had the pleasure of trying this beer multiple times due to awesome friends. The first time I had this beer it was split three-ways, poured into glasses. At that time i felt that this beer was overhyped and couldn't stand up to the likes of PtE. However upon having a can to myself, straight from the can, I can definitely see why HT is so highly regarded.

Serving type: can

04-17-2014 23:36:45 | More by jsunj
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jburns301

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev -4.9%

04-17-2014 22:57:14 | More by jburns301
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westlaunboy

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +0.4%

04-17-2014 21:47:24 | More by westlaunboy
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SavvyStudent

Texas

5/5  rDev +5.7%

04-17-2014 18:34:44 | More by SavvyStudent
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athomasPSU

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +5.7%

04-17-2014 18:06:03 | More by athomasPSU
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atrocity

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +0.4%

04-17-2014 17:27:42 | More by atrocity
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Gumstump

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +5.7%

04-17-2014 15:48:40 | More by Gumstump
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countmeoutt

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +5.7%

04-17-2014 15:33:20 | More by countmeoutt
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tsharpe65

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +0.4%

04-17-2014 15:12:11 | More by tsharpe65
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tmbgnicu

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +5.7%

04-17-2014 11:47:35 | More by tmbgnicu
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tylerstravis

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev -4.9%

04-17-2014 04:56:44 | More by tylerstravis
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Kramerwtmf

California

4.81/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Lucky enough to find a local shop that gets it shipped by a Vermont local. This beer is amazing a few weeks old, I can only imagine how good it tastes fresh! Even though it says to enjoy out of the can I prefer it poured into a glass. Helps me capture the amazing aroma.

Serving type: can

04-17-2014 02:38:22 | More by Kramerwtmf
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beerman73

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +5.7%

04-17-2014 01:00:06 | More by beerman73
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quesobol

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev -4.9%

04-17-2014 00:43:59 | More by quesobol
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beer456

New York

4.78/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Poured into a glass yesterday at the Farmhouse Taphouse in Burlington yesterday. $8.00 to taste what is now a cult followed beer. I enjoyed enough to skip over to 240 Pearl Street and buy a case of 24 for roughly $88 USD. In case anybody wants to load up, delivery for Heady Topper is on Tuesday, so make sure you go when a delivery is imminent or shortly thereafter. Sitting around today and on my third can right now, and each one sheds more light on why this beer is so popular. It tastes light...fresh...and just bottom line - a real nice IPA.

Drink it from the can !

Serving type: can

04-16-2014 21:35:46 | More by beer456
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Mbrown44

Delaware

4.75/5  rDev +0.4%

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joshfullam

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +5.7%

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Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +0.4%

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mhind52

Illinois

5/5  rDev +5.7%

04-16-2014 18:31:27 | More by mhind52
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Westyn

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +0.4%

04-16-2014 17:54:58 | More by Westyn
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standDEFIANT

New Hampshire

4.75/5  rDev +0.4%

04-16-2014 14:42:25 | More by standDEFIANT
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Heady Topper from The Alchemist
100 out of 100 based on 6,180 ratings.