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RATINGS: 1506   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.24/5   IBU: 120   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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An American Double IPA, packed with over 120 IBU!


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4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
jpburgh213 (11) - saratoga springs, New York, USA - JAN 19, 2013
Crazy scents. Blended fruit, citrus, and floral. Thick head and hazy golden color. Starts a little sweet on the tongue with a nice bitter finish. Not too bitter for an 8% ipa. One of my favorite ipsís for sure.


4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
horto008 (182) - Alabama, USA - SEP 30, 2016
itís that good. rare for a beer with this much hype to be as good as I expected. the pineapple flavor was all at the tail end of this...whcih is almost weird. for a double IPA, itís exactly what i want in terms of balancing bitter with hops with sweet with alcohol. what makes this special is the delay between the hops and the sweet fruit you get later in the drink. itís unusual and itís awesome.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
meyers1023 (34) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - SEP 28, 2016
This beer lived up to the hype for me! I did as it said and drank from the can to start, Amazing!!! but I wanted to see it and get a better smell so I poured the rest into an IPA glass. It could be the best smelling IPA/beer Iíve ever been lucky enough to sniff. I can go on and on about the amount of hops that smack you in the face or tastebuds but until you have one yourself you will not understand.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
bavarian81 (148) - Massachusetts, USA - SEP 20, 2016
I felt the need to disobey the canís instructions: "drink from the can!" in order to give it a proper review. It poured a cloudy gold with a finger width head. The aroma was mostly floral hops with some citrus and some grassy hops. It had a strong citrus flavor with some subtle hoppiness. As blasphemous as it sounds, I donít think this beer meets the hype.......

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
RabbleRouseRye (3) - Georgia, USA - SEP 18, 2016 does not count
Heady Topper is an superb Imperial IPA with a hazy light golden and a soft white head. Nose is a very pleasant citrus. Initial taste is has a wonderful bitterness with the grapefruit taste you would expect. Fades to a spicy afterglow. Carbonation is just right, Finishes clean, with a trace of mint and an almost key lime taste. This is a great IPA that everyone should try at least once.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
Deadpool37 (113) - - SEP 18, 2016
Pours a hazy golden color nice pineapple and citrus aromas flavors of tropical citrus pineapple great hoppiness and delicious beer

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Sudz4Dayz (28) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 14, 2016
16oz can purchased at the Alchemist Brewery in Stowe, VT. Pours dark burnt orange. Delicious mouthfeel, citrus notes and very bitter but in a good way. Lasting bitterness and flavor all the way down. One of the top DIPAs for a reason.

4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Alpha10 (618) - Ontario, CANADA - SEP 12, 2016
2016/09/12 - I have been looking forward to trying this beer for a few years now, so here goes...Pours a slightly hazy pale amber colour with a thick, soapy white head that lingers and leaves moderate, patchy lacing. Aroma hits you in the face the second that the can is cracked. Amazing aroma. Tons of fruit (grapefruit, orange, lemon curd, pineapple, mango), heavy floral and light vegetal notes, bread, caramel and pine. Taste is lots of citrus and tropical fruits, vegetal notes, light caramel, bread, mild pine and a hint of alcohol as it warms. Mouthfeel is medium and smooth with creamy carbonation and a dry, moderately bitter and slightly warming finish. This beer is worth the hype; delicious, complex and unique enough to stand out. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
tapefuzz (128) - Massachusetts, USA - SEP 9, 2016
UPDATED: SEP 22, 2016 16oz can. Pours a hazy orange gold with a medium white head. Aroma is floral, fruit, earthy, and lightly malty. Taste is grapefruit, peach, light pine, and hints of bread with a maltiness in the finish. Moderately bitter. Medium body. Soft carbonation. Full, creamy mouthfeel.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
emartell (349) - Zapopan, Jalisco, MEXICO - SEP 2, 2016
Notas citricas, frutales y tropicales muy intensas. Corona de espuma abundante de buena retencion. Cuerpo medio, color naranja, ligeramente turbia. En boca es dulce, intensamente frutal, final seco, retrogusto extraordinario. Al paladar es excelente. Destacan las notas a piŮa, naranja, mandarina y toronja. El final es largo y sorprendente. Definitivamente una cerveza que mejora conforme pasan los teagos y queda cerca de la perfecciůn.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
obguthr (5653) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - AUG 27, 2016
Pounder from a friend. Thanks Major Tom! Oak, pineapple, overripe grapefruit nose. Cloudy amber, medium head, good retention, some lacing. Grapefruit, pineapple, pine, oak, thistle. Medium body, easy carbonation, resinous. Extremely hoppy, nice sharp bitter bite. I would have liked a maltier balance, but thatís the most trivial nit pick. Yeah, itís worth the hype.


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