Heady Topper | The Alchemist Brewery and Visitors Center

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100
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13,378 Ratings
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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): 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:
13,378
Reviews:
2,371
Avg:
4.65
pDev:
7.1%
 
 
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9,218
Gots:
5,602
For Trade:
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This was one of the best tasting beers I've tried this year.

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Heady Topper from The Alchemist Brewery and Visitors Center
4.65 out of 5 based on 13,378 ratings.
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