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Heady Topper - The Alchemist

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

8,268 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 8,268
Reviews: 1,629
rAvg: 4.73
pDev: 7.82%
Wants: 5,359
Gots: 1,720 | FT: 34
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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4.48/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

A - hazy yellow sunshine, moderate to heavy lacing, inch of froth

S - outdoorsy, piny, fresh cut grass

T - hops, hops, hops, pine, very clean

M - clean, good carbonation, slight bitter aftertaste

O - very very good, although I'm not a huge IPA fan, I get the hype and tried to rate according to its beer style. Get it if you can.

halo3one, Jul 07, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -4.9%

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5/5  rDev +5.7%

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4.94/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A - Really nice can - catchy but not flashy. Beer itself is a rich tan color - looks scrumptious. Perfect head.

S - Floral and spicy, with a slightly dankish smell. Almost onion like. A little pine. Herbal notes as well.

T- Hops, hops, hops - herbal flavor with a heavy floral background. Delicious from start to finish.

M - Mouthfeel is really right on target with perfect carbonation and slightly dry finish.

O - Damn this is good. I see what the ravings are all about now!!!

Alevine, Jul 06, 2014
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Heady Topper from The Alchemist
100 out of 100 based on 8,268 ratings.