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Heady Topper - The Alchemist

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9,380 Ratings

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Ratings: 9,380
Reviews: 1,757
rAvg: 4.73
pDev: 7.82%
Wants: 6,217
Gots: 2,234 | FT: 39
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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What is most striking to me about Heady Topper is the smooth, creamy mouthfeel. The hop aroma and flavor are fresh, bright and juicy. The bitterness is about perfect. But to me it's that mouthfeel that is most distinctive. Well, that and the large amount of beautiful yeast sediment that you can culture from any can.

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One of my favorite Double IPA's!

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One of the best DIPA's I've ever had the privilege of drinking. For a DIPA to have so many aromas and tastes mingle so well with no one of them overpowering the others is a testament to the brewers. Tough to get but worth the effort.

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A review is meaningless, there's nothing to complain about unless you haven't had it before, in which case you are most definitely doing something wrong. So dank, so heady.
There's a limited supply every season so don't bother if you hate IPA, not tryna get robbed by somebody "trying something new" just because "people seem to like it".

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Heady Topper from The Alchemist
100 out of 100 based on 9,380 ratings.