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Heady Topper - The Alchemist

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

7,816 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 7,816
Reviews: 1,588
rAvg: 4.73
pDev: 7.4%
Wants: 5,069
Gots: 1,517 | FT: 33
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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5/5  rDev +5.7%

definitely worth the hype, if you can get it. Only sold near the brewery in VT. The aromas flowing out of this beer are tremendous. You won't be disappointed. I have only tried a few of them, but will definitely be searching for more. Good alcohol level. Go find it and try it!

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4.59/5  rDev -3%

A big thank you to markgugs for this one! Looks like this was canned 4-29-14

Pours a hazed apricot with 2 fingers of rocky pearl colored head. Not gonna detract for haziness, apparently they aren't going for this dropping bright. Sheets of lacing, very good head retention

S: Leafy hops, breadyness, pears; maybe the only short coming in this beer, not getting any citrus pop

T: Pineapple, white grape, bread fruit, breadyness, slight honey malt notes, a touch of peach & apricot, with leafy hops layered underneath. Tea-like notes mix with grapefruit, breadyness, & woody hop notes; just gets better as this warms. Finishes with some honey, caramel & toffee, sneaking past the woody, leafy & citrusy hops, a touch dry too; much pineapple & a little mango too

MF: Medium bodied, soft carbonation & superb balance, some tingly acidy pineapple notes as well

Drinks too damn easy, now I wish to drink from the tanks, because although is very good/super complex, I sure this is mind blowing a few days old...

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Heady Topper from The Alchemist
100 out of 100 based on 7,816 ratings.