Heady Topper

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We The Alchemist! Cheers to a wonderful, local company that has done an incredible amount for communities across VT and for the VT beer scene!

Heady Topper and Focal Banger are often available outside of our set releases below (but not always!).  For guaranteed availability, pop in for a release. You can also give us a call at 802.655.2620 and we’ll let you know our current stock status!

Normal Heady Topper & Focal Banger Release Schedule (subject to change during holidays):

Tuesday 10:00 AM
Heady Topper: Two (2) 4 packs of Heady Topper per person while supplies last
Focal Banger: One (1) 4 pack per person while it lasts

Thursday 10:00 AM
> Heady Topper: First 5 (sometimes more!) people can purchase a case of Heady, then the supply is broken down to 3, 2, 1, then 0 packs per person (depending on the line)
Focal Banger: One (1) 4 pack per person while it lasts

Saturday 10:00 AM
Heady Topper: First 5 (sometimes more!) people can purchase a case of Heady, then the supply is broken down to 3, 2, 1, then 0 packs per person (depending on the line)
Focal Banger: One (1) 4 pack per person while it lasts

 

WE MAKE IT EASY and the line goes through fast, so never be daunted – this isn’t our first rodeo and we have an incredible track record of making sure people who are here at the time of release get some Alchemist beer.

EVERY RELEASE attracts a different crowd so nothing can be guaranteed except that we are a Heady Topper destination and our friendly staff will get you right through and if you’re here at the time of a release, you’ll generally get some!

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FAQ’s

  • Q: When do you have Heady Topper & Focal Banger?
  • A: Check schedule above.
  • Q: Do you ship?
  • A: We don’t.  Check out the beer trading forums on BeerAdvocate, Reddit, and Craigslist.
  • Q: How early do I have to get there to buy a case?
  • A: Every day and every release attracts a different number of people.  There just is no set time for which we can guarantee a case, half case, or even a 4 pack purchase.
  • Q: How fast does it sell out?
  • A: Sometimes the line buys everything, but it’s possible that there will still be some available for an hour or even more. If you’re on your way and wondering if there’s any left, just give us at call at 802.655.2620!
  • Q: Can I reserve Heady Topper or Focal Banger?
  • A: Unfortunately, we cannot do reservations for any of the above.  The demand far exceeds supply.  We absolutely wish that every shopper could get exactly what they want but we, like everyone else, do not have enough to satisfy the demand.
  • Q: How much Heady Topper & Focal Banger can I buy?
  • A: Varies per release, check schedule above.
  • Q: What happens if there is a huge line?
  • A: We do our best to make sure everyone in line gets some Heady Topper.  We get the line CRANKING through!  Even on days when there are over 100 people here, we generally get everyone in and checked out in less than 25 minutes – shorter time than waiting for a table at a restaurant!
  • Q: Will you sell out of Heady Topper or Focal Banger the same day?
  • A: Absolutely.
  • Q: Why don’t they just make more beer?
  • A: They are currently maxed out, pumping out all they can, and are working on expanding.
  • Q: Do you carry Focal Banger?
  • A: Yes! Check out our schedule above.
  • Q: Do you carry Petit Mutant, Crusher, Luscious, or anything else from The Alchemist?
  • A: Nope, Heady Topper is the only beer currently available in a retail setting.  They do special events and sales so check out their blog/schedule by clicking here

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