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The Alchemist Brewery - CLOSED

35 Crossroad, Stowe, Vermont, USA, Waterbury, VT 05676-9003
+1 802-244-7744
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Free samples of a beer deservedly world-famous for its wild tropical and grapefruit flavors, and... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2013
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We made a stop in Waterbury to find the infamous Heady Topper ale--- we used our GPS to find the... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2013
hr1313
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Inman, South Carolina
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The Alchemist Brewery is our new 15 barrel, small production brewery specializing in fresh, unfiltered IPAs. We are currently focused on brewing one beer perfectly: Heady Topper, our flagship Double IPA.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good23%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“heady topper” (41 reviews)
“great beer” (10 reviews)
“holy grail” (2 reviews)
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35 Crossroad, Stowe, Vermont, USA, Waterbury, VT 05676-9003
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+1 802-244-7744

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Reviewed 3 September 2013

Free samples of a beer deservedly world-famous for its wild tropical and grapefruit flavors, and regarded as the best ever? Yes please!

Thank KBuffo
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Reviewed 29 August 2013

We made a stop in Waterbury to find the infamous Heady Topper ale--- we used our GPS to find the brewery and totally forgot about the story. We ended up on main street, the first home of the alchemist brewery for a great meal and...More

Thank hr1313
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Reviewed 24 August 2013

We made an impromptu stop at this place on our way back from camping at Little River State Park. This locally brewed heady topper IPA is delicious. You can taste it at the store. You can also see the equipment and get a sense of...More

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Reviewed 10 August 2013

My son requested that we get him some of the famous Heady Topper IPA from the brewery. We happened to go to a wedding in the area and passed by at 3pm on a Saturday and it was sold out. We decided that we should...More

Thank tutelee
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Reviewed 5 August 2013

On a co-worker's recommendation, I went to check this beer out. Lines to pick up a case or three were out the door, and they ran out completely while we were there. We did get to sample before that - and it was pretty good.

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Reviewed 3 August 2013 via mobile

Like something out of old batman comics - smack, bang, pow! This beer double punches you with two fists full of hops! It's all they do, in cans and they do it right. You will either love it ir hate it. If your passing through,...More

Thank AN4RCHY
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Reviewed 2 August 2013

I am a home brewer and I enjoy visiting microbreweries. The Alchemist was certainly worth a stop. When we were there the canning line was running and it was interesting to watch. When we got to Vermont, we overheard a discussion in a liquor store...More

Thank HuitzilPopo
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Reviewed 1 August 2013

I heard about Heady Topper beer from friends who had visited the Stowe, VT area, so I figured I'd try it at a local bar. It was very delicious and quite potent, and the hype was justified. As we were heading out of Stowe, VT,...More

Thank Unicornsandrainbows
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Reviewed 31 July 2013

Great little micro brewery. Nice sample and you could see and watch the whole production line. They are very proud of their uber hoppy beer :)

Thank Lynn N
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Reviewed 30 July 2013

Excellent beer, friendly staff and easy to get to location. Only thing better would be more beer varieties, like they had when the restaurant was open.

Thank NorSkiVT
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