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Heady Topper - The Alchemist

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

7,417 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 7,417
Reviews: 1,557
rAvg: 4.73
pDev: 7.19%
Wants: 4,796
Gots: 1,335 | 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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ONN8

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +0.4%

10-03-2013 01:23:06 | More by ONN8
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Icedogs

Virginia

5/5  rDev +5.7%

10-03-2013 00:43:04 | More by Icedogs
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dantezeull

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +5.7%

10-02-2013 21:43:33 | More by dantezeull
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ChrisMQ

New York

4.75/5  rDev +0.4%

10-02-2013 19:33:25 | More by ChrisMQ
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Kmlund

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +5.7%

10-02-2013 15:43:12 | More by Kmlund
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serjyserj

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +5.7%

10-02-2013 13:34:29 | More by serjyserj
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mquartuccio87

New York

4/5  rDev -15.4%

10-02-2013 02:48:56 | More by mquartuccio87
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whitehm

New York

4.75/5  rDev +0.4%

10-02-2013 01:59:07 | More by whitehm
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Valleyview06

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +5.7%

10-01-2013 20:52:34 | More by Valleyview06
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ncelauro

New York

4.5/5  rDev -4.9%

10-01-2013 19:41:23 | More by ncelauro
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Westuh

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +5.7%

10-01-2013 18:41:22 | More by Westuh
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MattFoley

Maryland

5/5  rDev +5.7%

10-01-2013 18:31:19 | More by MattFoley
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GoBlue12

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +0.4%

10-01-2013 18:08:50 | More by GoBlue12
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JoshJayne

Connecticut

4.75/5  rDev +0.4%

10-01-2013 16:23:13 | More by JoshJayne
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jimmyjazzercise

Montana

5/5  rDev +5.7%

10-01-2013 03:40:55 | More by jimmyjazzercise
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McUbermensch

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev -4.9%

09-30-2013 18:56:26 | More by McUbermensch
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zbodnar1

West Virginia

5/5  rDev +5.7%

09-30-2013 16:46:23 | More by zbodnar1
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Jersh67

Connecticut

4.75/5  rDev +0.4%

09-30-2013 14:40:05 | More by Jersh67
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mani

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +5.7%

09-30-2013 13:13:24 | More by mani
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Bakker

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +0.4%

09-30-2013 04:33:03 | More by Bakker
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ajramirez1

Washington

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

Received this can from my good friend DWitt. Good looking out, even though u r a g damn Sander.

Poured 3oz into a taster and drank the rest from the can. Initial taste is awesome, get that nice hit of hops. Aftertaste, smooth as fluck. Wow. Very well balanced iipa. Very impressed, lived up to the hype like PtY.

I need to get my hands on more of this amazing beer...

Oden!

A-

Serving type: bottle

09-30-2013 03:16:15 | More by ajramirez1
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BrooBub

Maryland

4.75/5  rDev +0.4%

09-30-2013 02:41:03 | More by BrooBub
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Svendozen

New Hampshire

4.75/5  rDev +0.4%

09-30-2013 00:49:42 | More by Svendozen
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DrinkingCraft

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev -4.9%

09-29-2013 23:38:12 | More by DrinkingCraft
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beerdrifter

Germany

4.48/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Picked this baby up from a great friend at the Borefts Bier Fest! It's a little over a week since it was canned so it's super fresh. Cloudy amber-orange pour with a huge 2+ finger fluffy white head with decent retention and lacing. Fresh, dank, resiny hops totally dominate the nose along with some great perfumey, floral and citrus notes. This is one of those really special smelling beers that you'll always remember. The taste is just as big and bold. It starts off like the nose as a total fresh hop monster, full of resiny pine and bitter grapefruit along with some nice tropical notes. About midway through there's a measure of balance as some of the caramel malt sweetness emerges along with some orange peel, tangerine, and a bit of grassiness. The mouthfeel is medium bodied and oddly creamy for an IPA. Surprisingly balanced and incredibly drinkable for such a big, hoppy beer. Overall, not sure it lived up to all the hype, but still one hell of a beer!

Serving type: can

09-29-2013 22:34:11 | More by beerdrifter
Heady Topper from The Alchemist
100 out of 100 based on 7,417 ratings.