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Heady Topper - The Alchemist

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

8,044 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 8,044
Reviews: 1,608
rAvg: 4.73
pDev: 7.4%
Wants: 5,221
Gots: 1,635 | FT: 36
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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Illinois

4.54/5  rDev -4%

Very nice IPA. Fresh nose, with tons of citrus. The mouth feel has kind of a oil texture to it. This really is one of the best out there. I have been told that it is not as good if not fresh. I would actually like to try one a couple months old to taste the difference.

11-17-2013 03:24:45 | More by vinny21bal
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5/5  rDev +5.7%

11-17-2013 02:45:04 | More by Druss157
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4.5/5  rDev -4.9%

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5/5  rDev +5.7%

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5/5  rDev +5.7%

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4.5/5  rDev -4.9%

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5/5  rDev +5.7%

11-16-2013 15:18:14 | More by dayk995
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doddja

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +5.7%

A great hop beer with a smooth finish. The best micro brew I have had yet.
Hard to get, only made in limited runs and available from local shops that limit 1 four pack per customer. So if you want to stock up be ready to travel around and visit several shops. Get there early, they sell out fast.

11-16-2013 13:49:29 | More by doddja
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Texas

5/5  rDev +5.7%

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Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +5.7%

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New York

4.76/5  rDev +0.6%

I'll start by saying I am first and foremost a Belgian fan but wanted to try heady simply because it was number 1. Definitely one of the best IPAs I have ever had, beating out sculpin and stones enjoy by... The bitterness is non existent and you get swept by the grapefruit and pine flavors immediately. And even after settling a bit, the typical dry ipa bitterness never arrives. A must for every beer fan but with the understanding that there is a hype factor. Once again...I could think of many more Belgians I would prefer.

11-16-2013 01:06:45 | More by JC333
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Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +0.4%

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New Hampshire

5/5  rDev +5.7%

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Oregon

4.5/5  rDev -4.9%

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Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -10.1%

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4.25/5  rDev -10.1%

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11-15-2013 03:13:30 | More by CheftoDeath
Heady Topper from The Alchemist
100 out of 100 based on 8,044 ratings.