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Heady Topper - The Alchemist

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

8,044 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 8,044
Reviews: 1,608
rAvg: 4.73
pDev: 7.4%
Wants: 5,221
Gots: 1,635 | FT: 36
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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4.75/5  rDev +0.4%

07-04-2014 21:55:21 | More by mful2875
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Rog_03

Missouri

5/5  rDev +5.7%

07-04-2014 21:18:50 | More by Rog_03
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Strikercoop15


4.75/5  rDev +0.4%

07-04-2014 21:10:06 | More by Strikercoop15
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liverust

Vermont

5/5  rDev +5.7%

07-04-2014 20:24:01 | More by liverust
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Leffo


5/5  rDev +5.7%

07-04-2014 19:12:38 | More by Leffo
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JBlazier1


4.75/5  rDev +0.4%

07-04-2014 18:04:17 | More by JBlazier1
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ElJosharino

Nebraska

5/5  rDev +5.7%

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5/5  rDev +5.7%

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Sundance

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +5.7%

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heyduke

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev -4.9%

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schuler

Illinois

5/5  rDev +5.7%

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Mumbles720

California

4.75/5  rDev +0.4%

07-04-2014 03:02:14 | More by Mumbles720
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Gkruszewski

New York

3.75/5  rDev -20.7%

07-04-2014 02:14:45 | More by Gkruszewski
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Scarfer_Brad

South Carolina

5/5  rDev +5.7%

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royssand

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +0.4%

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Julesmdale


5/5  rDev +5.7%

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the_encinitan

California

5/5  rDev +5.7%

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5/5  rDev +5.7%

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Sark

Montana

4.65/5  rDev -1.7%

Brought all the way to Montana from Vermont... extremely excited to try this.

Appearance - Slightly opaque beige-orange with hints of yellow around the glass. Wispy eggshell pebbled head with lacing.

Smell - Unavoidable hop burst. It's balanced though, with the malts sharing the same space in the room. Earthy and citrus plays with the sweets. A bit of tangerine, lemon peel, and spice with the breads.

Taste - Woa. No kidding around here with the flavor composition. Sip, think. Sip, think. There's a lot going on in there. From the citrus first noted in the smell to the very smooth boozy warmth on the finish, it's quite complete. The grapefruit and tangerine are there and persist as the malt sweetness fills the entire mouth.

Mouthfeel - Medium/full body, carbonation is quite spot on to still play with the tongue.

Overall - says NOT to pour into a glass, but I think even if you do it's incredibly satisfying. I'd like to compare this with Pliny the Younger, the day will soon come.

07-03-2014 23:36:34 | More by Sark
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Texas

5/5  rDev +5.7%

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Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +5.7%

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5/5  rDev +5.7%

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Massachusetts

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California

4.5/5  rDev -4.9%

07-03-2014 20:56:46 | More by KrissyAgedinCabBarrels
Heady Topper from The Alchemist
100 out of 100 based on 8,044 ratings.