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Heady Topper - The Alchemist

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

9,913 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 9,913
Reviews: 1,903
rAvg: 4.74
pDev: 6.96%
Wants: 7,057
Gots: 2,689 | FT: 40
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:
Beer added by: scottum on 03-27-2004

"An American Double IPA" 75 IBU 8.0% abv
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4/5  rDev -15.6%

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5/5  rDev +5.5%

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5/5  rDev +5.5%

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4.86/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

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5/5  rDev +5.5%

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5/5  rDev +5.5%

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5/5  rDev +5.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +0.2%

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4.79/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Finally got my hands on a can after all this time. Poured into my SN Liettich Balloon glass despite the "DRINK FROM THE CAN" text on the can. Pours a hazy golden yellow with a foamy white head. This is exactly what a DIPA should look like. Smell is of citrus and mango. The Simcoe really comes through in the smell. Taste follows the nose. Just in-your-face juicy hops. Fruity, cirtusy, a little pine. The bitterness isn't overwhelming, which makes for a very drinkable and enjoyable DIPA. Mouthfeel is great. I always say with a juicy IPA you need a fuller mouthfeel and this is exactly what I mean. Overall, a great DIPA, one of the best. Would I go way out of my way to get it again? Probably not but it's something everyone needs to try at least once.

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5/5  rDev +5.5%

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4/5  rDev -15.6%

Heady Topper from The Alchemist
100 out of 100 based on 9,913 ratings.