Crusher | The Alchemist Brewery and Visitors Center

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Alchemist Brewery and Visitors Center
Vermont, United States
alchemistbeer.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
The Crusher is an American Double IPA that I started making years ago at the old pub. Hop heads were constantly asking for more hops. So, in the words of Frank Zappa, "Did you say you want some more? Well here's some more." While I enjoy hops with the rest of them, I still try to maintain some semblance of balance and drinkability. This beer is oozing with hop flavor and aroma with a very dry finish. Enjoy responsibly, this one can sneak up on you.

Added by ThatsThatDude on 03-05-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#114
Reviews:
265
Ratings:
1,975
pDev:
7.11%
Bros Score:
4.4
 
 
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Looks a standard shiny golden. Huge nose. Dry finish. Full bodied feel. Nice carb too. Resiny and juicy hop flavor. Cant taste the 9%. Overall pretty well done beer dammutt. Heady still owns.

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Crusher from The Alchemist Brewery and Visitors Center
Beer rating: 4.5 out of 5 with 1,975 ratings
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