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Heady Topper - The Alchemist

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

7,468 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 7,468
Reviews: 1,566
rAvg: 4.73
pDev: 7.19%
Wants: 4,831
Gots: 1,351 | 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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fsckewe

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev -4.9%

06-06-2014 03:29:49 | More by fsckewe
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EZEKIEL_F

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev -4.9%

06-06-2014 03:12:59 | More by EZEKIEL_F
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Macenson

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev -10.1%

06-06-2014 02:50:23 | More by Macenson
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RocketCityVol

Alabama

4.89/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Drank from the can

A: golden yellow color with a haze appearance.

S: Heavy floral, citrus, and hoppy aroma.

T: Great floral and citrus flavor with an amazind creamy finish.

M: Best mouthfeel of any IPA I have ever had. Great creamy finish that stays on your palate.

Overall: So far the best DIPA I have ever had. Great Beer.

Serving type: can

06-06-2014 02:19:19 | More by RocketCityVol
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alex_hart

Oklahoma

4.25/5  rDev -10.1%

06-06-2014 02:16:56 | More by alex_hart
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dkboston

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +5.7%

06-06-2014 01:00:10 | More by dkboston
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miffsudd

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +0.4%

06-05-2014 23:19:41 | More by miffsudd
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my_knew_craft

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev -4.9%

06-05-2014 23:14:50 | More by my_knew_craft
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tedgelee

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +0.4%

06-05-2014 19:26:59 | More by tedgelee
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Hoolie5

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Must admit, lives up to the hype. Best canned beer I've had. Poured in a pint glass. Great lacing! Full bodied beer with an upfront intense hoppiness. Just the right balance of pine and citrus. Soft on the palate with a hint of caramel for finish. Liquid GOLD!

Serving type: can

06-05-2014 17:22:43 | More by Hoolie5
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ColonelHopslam

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +0.4%

06-05-2014 11:48:30 | More by ColonelHopslam
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NewJack85

Virginia

5/5  rDev +5.7%

06-05-2014 04:51:02 | More by NewJack85
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dailyminefield

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +0.4%

06-05-2014 03:18:01 | More by dailyminefield
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Hutch517

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +5.7%

06-05-2014 02:51:25 | More by Hutch517
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EOTLBrewer

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev -4.9%

06-05-2014 02:24:28 | More by EOTLBrewer
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enabler

Maryland

5/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Lives up to the hype. Had it in can as instructed. Also worth trying in an IPA glass if you have enough of them to experiment. High alcohol content without losing its smoothness is one of its many impressive traits. Listen to the advice to drink asap. I had one several months old and the decline was noticeable. Enjoy.

Serving type: can

06-05-2014 02:13:26 | More by enabler
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BenSparks34

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev -4.9%

06-04-2014 22:05:19 | More by BenSparks34
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ja09

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +0.4%

06-04-2014 19:16:31 | More by ja09
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AintNoTele

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -10.1%

06-04-2014 02:13:20 | More by AintNoTele
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starshockey9

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev -4.9%

06-04-2014 01:51:53 | More by starshockey9
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Geoff413

Texas

5/5  rDev +5.7%

06-04-2014 01:21:37 | More by Geoff413
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Dudon

Maine

4.5/5  rDev -4.9%

06-03-2014 23:34:57 | More by Dudon
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Flight317

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev -4.9%

06-03-2014 23:22:29 | More by Flight317
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MrBIP

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev -4.9%

06-03-2014 23:13:08 | More by MrBIP
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Hrdqore

Oklahoma

5/5  rDev +5.7%

06-03-2014 21:07:21 | More by Hrdqore
Heady Topper from The Alchemist
100 out of 100 based on 7,468 ratings.