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Heady Topper - The Alchemist

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

7,355 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 7,355
Reviews: 1,553
rAvg: 4.73
pDev: 7.19%
Wants: 4,740
Gots: 1,294 | FT: 37
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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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I've been lucky enough to have this a few times and it's consistently one of the best IIPA's I've had. It's not some revelatory flavor that doesn't exist in any other beers, it's the combination of those flavors and how everything is perfectly balanced. It's the Goldilocks soup of beers, just right.

The hop blend is a perfect balance of dank, fruity and floral and the alcohol has a nice drying effect without being overly hot.

I do believe the Conan yeast gives it's a unique fruity character as well.

Vermont is quickly becoming the best beer producing state in the country.

Serving type: can

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Heady Topper from The Alchemist
100 out of 100 based on 7,355 ratings.