Heady Topper | The Alchemist

BA SCORE
100
world-class
13,311 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Alchemist
Vermont, United States
alchemistbeer.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
"An American Double IPA" 75 IBU 8.0% ABV. "Drink from the can."

Added by scottum on 03-27-2004

BEER STATS
Ratings:
13,311
Reviews:
2,360
Avg:
4.65
pDev:
7.1%
 
 
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9,201
Gots:
5,552
For Trade:
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I'll keep it short.

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Heady Topper from The Alchemist
4.65 out of 5 based on 13,311 ratings.
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