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Heady Topper - The Alchemist

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

9,370 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 9,370
Reviews: 1,755
rAvg: 4.73
pDev: 7.82%
Wants: 6,204
Gots: 2,227 | FT: 39
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%

Photo of FightinIrish88
4.81/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

If you are a person who likes hops this is a beer for you. This beer is a nicely brewed DIPA which explodes your palate. a well balanced floral/fruit aroma and hoppiness flavor and a citrus bite to it. overall this was a great beer. if you can get your hands on this beer you'll be in heaven.

Photo of MileHighMuskie
4.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of Daniel101
5/5  rDev +5.7%

Photo of WolfsbaneBloom
4.75/5  rDev +0.4%

Photo of T-RO
4.75/5  rDev +0.4%

Photo of pajeff
4.75/5  rDev +0.4%

Photo of Phil_Holmgren
4.89/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Outstanding. This beer was a about a month and a half old, but was still extremely hoppy and fragrant. I can only imagine how much better it would have been if it were fresher. Nevertheless, this was a great beer. Kudos Alchemist Brewery, ku-fucking-dos.

Photo of Mmcdonald79
5/5  rDev +5.7%

Photo of grahuba
4.75/5  rDev +0.4%

Photo of teag
5/5  rDev +5.7%

Photo of replacementpart
5/5  rDev +5.7%

Photo of bhart
4.75/5  rDev +0.4%

Photo of kflah41
5/5  rDev +5.7%

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5/5  rDev +5.7%

Photo of Knoxrb12
5/5  rDev +5.7%

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

Heady topper has all that a hop lover would appreciate and more. The unfiltered, strong flavor of the hops overpowers the flavor of the alcohol. This beer recommends that you drink it from the can to allow unfiltered parts at the bottom to remain. The most flavorful and delicious beer of this type that I have had.

Photo of Gregafree
4.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of -BobWeaver-
5/5  rDev +5.7%

Photo of mattchamp
5/5  rDev +5.7%

Photo of Goldndomer
5/5  rDev +5.7%

Photo of jackpritchard
4.88/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Top beer. Although it says drink from the can, I enjoy it from a glass much better. Full grapefruit smell. High hop taste. Mouthfeel is OK. Little to no bitter aftertaste. Ages ok, but best fresh. Got mine from the brewery before they closed the retail shop.

Photo of tbryan5
5/5  rDev +5.7%

Photo of iheartpoopshoot
4.75/5  rDev +0.4%

Photo of bgraybill
4/5  rDev -15.4%

Heady Topper from The Alchemist
100 out of 100 based on 9,370 ratings.