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Heady Topper - The Alchemist

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

7,980 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 7,980
Reviews: 1,603
rAvg: 4.73
pDev: 7.4%
Wants: 5,188
Gots: 1,602 | 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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dsnyder61

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +5.7%

07-12-2013 16:15:50 | More by dsnyder61
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ZEB89

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +0.4%

07-12-2013 01:45:01 | More by ZEB89
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ScottieD

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +5.7%

07-12-2013 01:17:16 | More by ScottieD
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hbroyal

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +5.7%

07-12-2013 00:43:33 | More by hbroyal
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roodie

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -10.1%

07-12-2013 00:33:08 | More by roodie
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PaulD

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +5.7%

I just came back from a 3 day mini vacation from Vermont, I talked my wife into going to see this "beautiful state" we dragged our 16 year old boy with us, after 1 day in Vermont it was pretty obvious why we were there in the summer.... dad's lust for the "Holy Grail " The Alchemist brewery and heady topper.. We stayed at Green mountain inn ( very nice ) and did enjoy the mountain views at smugglers notch, anyway Heady topper was everything I hoped it would be. I was at the hotel's pub when I got my long awaited first can, my wife and son were looking at me like I was nuts, I cracked open the brew and low and behold it was liquid gold. Sorry for the not very scientific review, but it's that good!!

07-11-2013 22:33:40 | More by PaulD
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planbee

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +5.7%

07-11-2013 20:18:04 | More by planbee
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KelMonster

Vermont

5/5  rDev +5.7%

07-11-2013 17:30:29 | More by KelMonster
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LincolnHawk

Djibouti

4.5/5  rDev -4.9%

07-11-2013 15:34:39 | More by LincolnHawk
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mccallisters_dali

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +0.4%

07-11-2013 15:04:36 | More by mccallisters_dali
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harrington_ptj

Connecticut

4.75/5  rDev +0.4%

07-11-2013 14:19:43 | More by harrington_ptj
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schillman

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev -4.9%

07-11-2013 13:35:16 | More by schillman
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drbenzo

California

4.5/5  rDev -4.9%

07-11-2013 08:17:24 | More by drbenzo
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not-mel-brooks

New York

4.41/5  rDev -6.8%

had this tonight for the first time . poured from can at a beer tasting at http://goo.gl/P2J7P .(good time,) one of the 3 best beers i have ever had . very floral aroma. nice bite. clear. clean. hoppy. favorable comparison to Stone Ruination IPA . this is my first review . i felt compelled to write it.

i will look for this

07-11-2013 02:23:59 | More by not-mel-brooks
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jpwadd

Rhode Island

4.75/5  rDev +0.4%

07-10-2013 21:01:47 | More by jpwadd
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GuitarIPA

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev -4.9%

07-10-2013 19:20:08 | More by GuitarIPA
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wentgin

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +5.7%

07-10-2013 18:24:44 | More by wentgin
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paulmack69

New Jersey

3.85/5  rDev -18.6%

Got these via a trade with someone from New Hampshire so I'm not sure how fresh they are. I believe he bought them before he shipped them to me. My first impression was not that great for an IPA. It initially tasted just liked steeped hops. Almost like someone just made tea with a bag of hops. Maybe I was drinking it too cold. My second and third cans seemed much better. Maybe I just had to appreciate it more. I still think there are other better DIPA's out there in my opinion. If you love hops then this is the beer for you as it is all hops and nothing else.

07-10-2013 12:24:19 | More by paulmack69
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Luweezy

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +5.7%

07-10-2013 11:46:03 | More by Luweezy
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brentblack1

New York

5/5  rDev +5.7%

07-10-2013 05:55:45 | More by brentblack1
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EnticeMySpice

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -36.6%

07-10-2013 02:07:50 | More by EnticeMySpice
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Zbeetleman

California

4.25/5  rDev -10.1%

07-10-2013 01:49:43 | More by Zbeetleman
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Lagerhouserules

New York

4.5/5  rDev -4.9%

07-10-2013 00:29:32 | More by Lagerhouserules
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TravisR

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +0.4%

07-10-2013 00:18:37 | More by TravisR
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AngelM

California

4.75/5  rDev +0.4%

07-09-2013 18:32:57 | More by AngelM
Heady Topper from The Alchemist
100 out of 100 based on 7,980 ratings.