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Heady Topper - The Alchemist

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

7,383 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 7,383
Reviews: 1,554
rAvg: 4.73
pDev: 7.19%
Wants: 4,759
Gots: 1,315 | 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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jmarsh123

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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a deep orange almost amber or brown with a frothy off white two finger head leaving supreme lacing down the glass.

Smells of pineapple, tropical fruits and a little bit of caramel. Everything about this beer is fantastic so far.

Strong citrus flavors hit at the front of the tongue balanced out in the middle with some caramel malt. Finishes with a light piney resin bitterness.

A little bit sappy and good carbonation levels.

Fantastic beer. Not the very best of the style I've had, but right up there.

Serving type: can

10-07-2011 19:38:39 | More by jmarsh123
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Heady Topper from The Alchemist
100 out of 100 based on 7,383 ratings.