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Heady Topper - The Alchemist

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

7,384 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 7,384
Reviews: 1,554
rAvg: 4.73
pDev: 7.19%
Wants: 4,764
Gots: 1,315 | FT: 38
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%

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03-20-2014 19:12:42 | More by Dougish
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5/5  rDev +5.7%

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Nebraska

5/5  rDev +5.7%

03-20-2014 13:43:25 | More by CrummyLuke
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Michigan

5/5  rDev +5.7%

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1/5  rDev -78.9%

03-20-2014 03:16:58 | More by Talkie85
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m_p_snyder

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +0.4%

03-20-2014 02:46:05 | More by m_p_snyder
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Doh-Kay

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +0.4%

03-20-2014 01:47:38 | More by Doh-Kay
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Indy

New York

5/5  rDev +5.7%

03-20-2014 01:02:32 | More by Indy
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WillRadar

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +0.4%

03-19-2014 15:55:56 | More by WillRadar
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jakubh17

Oklahoma

5/5  rDev +5.7%

03-19-2014 04:30:55 | More by jakubh17
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Rubalaca

California

4.25/5  rDev -10.1%

03-19-2014 02:08:13 | More by Rubalaca
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GrumpyBeer

Tennessee

4.75/5  rDev +0.4%

03-18-2014 22:06:26 | More by GrumpyBeer
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HawkeyeJosh

Arkansas

5/5  rDev +5.7%

03-18-2014 21:49:24 | More by HawkeyeJosh
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BeerBro

California

5/5  rDev +5.7%

03-18-2014 20:40:06 | More by BeerBro
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skaypreg

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +5.7%

03-18-2014 20:37:28 | More by skaypreg
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Chrisfarleywine

Illinois

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

I've been lucky enough to have this a few times and it's consistently one of the best IIPA's I've had. It's not some revelatory flavor that doesn't exist in any other beers, it's the combination of those flavors and how everything is perfectly balanced. It's the Goldilocks soup of beers, just right.

The hop blend is a perfect balance of dank, fruity and floral and the alcohol has a nice drying effect without being overly hot.

I do believe the Conan yeast gives it's a unique fruity character as well.

Vermont is quickly becoming the best beer producing state in the country.

Serving type: can

03-18-2014 20:02:37 | More by Chrisfarleywine
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Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +0.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -10.1%

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treywinkle

Oklahoma

5/5  rDev +5.7%

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New York

2/5  rDev -57.7%

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BigMurph

Massachusetts

4.86/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

A: pours an orangeish hazy color with a finger high head that leaves great lacing

S: get a huge smell of citrus hops mixed in with some floral hops

T: the taste is like the smell the citrus hops comes through. it's an amazing taste. it has the hop taste without the overwelming bitterness.

M: medium body with a good amount of carbonation

D: this is a very easy drinking beer. it goes down way to easy for its alcohol content = DANGEROUS

Serving type: Poured from can to glass.

Serving type: can

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New Hampshire

5/5  rDev +5.7%

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TonyVT

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5/5  rDev +5.7%

03-18-2014 00:35:58 | More by TonyVT
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5/5  rDev +5.7%

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Heady Topper from The Alchemist
100 out of 100 based on 7,384 ratings.