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RATINGS: 1161   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.23   IBU: 120   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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An American Double IPA, packed with over 120 IBU!


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4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
simsbuzz (1) - - JAN 11, 2013
It was delicious! Best beer ive had in along time! I recommend every hop head to try it.


2.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
LuisinQC (1) - Carignan, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 26, 2014 does not count
There’s something about the aroma that sets you up just perfectly for the intensity of this beer. The taste, at first striking, grows on you quickly and leaves you wanting more, and wanting nothing but. The experience with Heady Topper is one of a kind, and has led me on an endless path to find a challenger...but to no avail. Worth the trip to VT...every time.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Osprey87 (1958) - WALES - NOV 22, 2014
Very pleased to try this one. Thanks to tderoeck. Pint can, around 4 weeks old. Drank from the can whilst watching Wales lose to NZ…again. From the sample poured into a glass it’s hazy orange, still, big foamy white head. Looks great. Aroma is lemon, some tropical notes, light must and perfume. Body is medium, soft carbonation, slightly foamy. Taste is very grapefruit forward, lemon, peppery bitterness, some alcohol coming through. Pine burps. Good...but I’ve had a lot better!

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
mjkexchef (1) - - NOV 21, 2014 does not count
OMG! If you can find it get it, this is a one of a kids enjoyable drinking experience!

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BucannonXC5 (910) - San Diego, California, USA - NOV 19, 2014
Type: 16-oz. can Glass: Firestone pint glass From: My friend Chad Price: ?? Purchased: ?? Consumed: Nov. 19, 2014 Misc.: N/A Thanks Chad! Poured a honey, orange, hazy color with two fingers of off-white, frothy head. Sporadic foamy lacing on the sides of the glass. Great retention on the top all the way down. (Sight - 4.13) Smelled potent juicy hops from the get go. Got Citra hops, tropical hops, juicy peaches, tangerine, nectarine, Ruby Red grapefruit , orange, floral hops, pine, mango juice, caramel, passion fruit, slight pineapple juice and faint wet Cascade hops. Pretty damn good on the nose. (Smell - 4.88) Taste wasn’t quite as good as the nose, but still pretty great. Got tropical hops, passion fruit, grapefruit juice, mango, pineapple juice, Citra hops, nectarine, peaches, tangerine, caramel and astringent bitter finish. Felt like I could taste pulp it was so thick. A bit boozy late. (Taste - 4.63) Medium body. Creamy texture. Average-to-lively carbonation. Abrupt, fruity, refreshing finish, but bitterness lasts for some time on the tongue after. (Feel - 4.50) So glad I got a chance to try this one. One of the best IIPA’s I’ve had. (Overall - 4.63) 4.64 100 A+

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
MartinVanBeer (113) - Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA - NOV 17, 2014
Shared can, so it was poured into glasses despite the warning. Cloudy yellow pour with a lasting creamy head. Floral/citrus aroma with a little pine, herbs, and cereal. Drinks very easy for 120 IBU. It’s perfectly balanced and the finish lasts forever. Bright hops, citrus, pine, a touch of herbs and yeast, even a little pepper at the end. A truly excellent beer.

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Ajes (15) - Aarhus C, DENMARK - NOV 14, 2014
Probably the best beer I have ever tasted. Tasted it very fresh in Burlington this summer when the brewers festival was on. Amazing aroma and taste.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
GlasgowTAD (112) - Glasgow/Aberdeen, SCOTLAND - NOV 10, 2014
What an amazing IPA! Thanks to Ignace and all the guys in De Hopduvel for making this happen! The aroma is resin and tropical. In the glass this looks like dense peach/nectarine juice. Taste is piney, bitter grapefruit and tropical fruit nuances are evident. Lives up to the hype.

4.1
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sicken (9) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 9, 2014 does not count
3 weeks "old" from a trade. Aroma is amazing. Lacks the last -umph- you want in a beer like this.

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
kkleu357 (334) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 9, 2014
Got this on trade. I know it says drink from the can, but I poured it slowly into a glass. Looks like grapefruit juice. Big resin, grapefruit, and tropical fruit aroma. Very tasty. Lots of grapefruit taste. Good bitter punch. So juicy. Hints of orange and other citrus taste. Totally amazing beer.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Odeed (1787) - Bakersfield, California, USA - NOV 9, 2014
I gotta say all the hype about this beer is true. It has everything you would want from a double IPA,with a great clean finish.


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