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Daddy Fat Sacks IPA - Roy Pitz Brewing Company

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Daddy Fat Sacks IPADaddy Fat Sacks IPA

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Ratings: 74
Reviews: 33
rAvg: 3.51
pDev: 12.54%
Wants: 0
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Roy Pitz Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: akorsak on 05-10-2008)
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2.25/5  rDev -35.9%

TheBigBoy, Nov 12, 2012
Photo of RonfromJersey
2.45/5  rDev -30.2%

$2.50 single from Abe's.

Hazy amber body, topped by four fingers of flat, not bright or glossy, white foam. Drippy lacing.

Strong aroma of lemon, orange, and pine. Somewhat cleanserish.

A quick flash of sweet is quickly burIed beneath a mouthful of industrial cleanser. Very astringent, and not in a way I like. Some fruit does bubble up through the detergent. Unfortunately long lingering aftertaste.

Not a pleasant experience.

RonfromJersey, Jul 24, 2012
Photo of jculler82
2.5/5  rDev -28.8%

jculler82, Dec 29, 2011
Photo of Stinkypuss
2.75/5  rDev -21.7%

Roy pitz daddy fat sacs

Pours a clear orange with a soapy foam. In the aroma, some citrus hops and vegetal notes. Bitter citrus hops upfront give way to a cloying cereal sweetness. Some corn, dextrins, hops and sugary malts. Almost like adding hops to priming sugar. A bit too sweet for me.

Stinkypuss, May 14, 2011
Photo of y2jrock60
2.85/5  rDev -18.8%

A- Very dark orange, almost brown, with a quickly disappearing off white head.

S- Carmel and sweet notes with almost no hop signature.

T- Very sweet with a dry hop finish that gives way to alcohol presence.

M- Medium-Heavy bodied with a high carbonation.

D- Low drinkability.

I was disappointed with this one. My buddy was talking up their beers so I was looking forward to trying some of their beers. I wouldn't consider this an IPA, it resembled more of an Octoberfest. It was overly sweet with an annoying dry aftertaste. There was barley any hop signature, which is something I expect from an IPA. Extremely disappointed in this brew. If you're into strong Octoberfest beers this one may be for you.

y2jrock60, Nov 10, 2011
Photo of RThomas436
2.98/5  rDev -15.1%

Appearance: A murky brown, rather little lacing. May have been a issue with the CO2 as the beer seemed rather flat.

Smell: Limited nose, but what I did get was great. Pine / grapefruit and slight spice - although faint.

Taste: Malty with little hop flavor, seems rather run of the mill. Slight sweetneess which wasn't what I was expecting

Mouthfeel: Watery and rather flat

Drinkability: It's ok nothing great, I'll drink it but I probably won't enjoy it. Just didn't seem to have anything to get excited about in it

RThomas436, Apr 04, 2009
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3/5  rDev -14.5%

LXIXME, Jul 02, 2013
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3/5  rDev -14.5%

IdrinkGas, Jul 02, 2012
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3/5  rDev -14.5%

murphius1118, May 23, 2014
Photo of taylor714914
3/5  rDev -14.5%

A- A nice light golden ruby color with a finger of head. Leaves lacing the whole way down the glass.

S- I couldn't get much at all in the smell. I don't know why....just got a little bit of citrus, hops, and a very very light piney smell.

T- Up front citrus with the hops and some sweet malt backbone. Not very deep or complex.

M- Ok carbonation....seemed a little thin in the mouth. Small bubbles from the carbonation and somewhat smooth.

D- I didn't even finish a pint. It seemed to be too bland for me. There wasn't much going on other than some basic flavors. I just couldn't get excited about it.

taylor714914, Feb 16, 2009
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3/5  rDev -14.5%

Shandycan, Jun 15, 2014
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3/5  rDev -14.5%

clfrost, Jul 28, 2014
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3/5  rDev -14.5%

cbyrd4088, Mar 09, 2012
Photo of DrDemento456
3.2/5  rDev -8.8%

A - Looking at the bottle I am not sure how this is an "imperial" IPA. ABV isn't imperial by any standards and no note other than just a regular IPA. Regardless it has a deep copper amber with a 1/2 inch of sticky white head.

S - Smells like a west coast IPA, very bitter and acidic with very little cracker like malts to balance. Hope it tastes... balanced.

T - Acidic almost like a burning pine with very little balance to the actual malts. Liking my IPA's more balanced and fruit forward this is a major turn off. Piney, bitter, unforgiving, and hard to finish but I choked it down.

M - Medium yet as stated ABV is noted and hops are cloying,

Overall not worth buying again and totally not worth picking up for 4 bucks for a single.

DrDemento456, Sep 29, 2012
Photo of Sjorge3442
3.23/5  rDev -8%

Being an ipa person, this beer from Roy pitz really disappointed me. When I see an imperial ipa I look for a nice bitter and hoppy ale that leaves my palate coated.

A- looks nice. Nice orange hue and murky. A bit of floaters were constantly swirling around

S- smells great. Not to overpowering. It smells like a decent ipa and has very earthy and smooth aroma to it.

T- here's where this beer lacked. Evverything about the taste was sub par. They call it an imperial ipa but the flavor Is more of s west coast pale ale. Just very lacking for my tasted.

M - smooth and sorta creamy. The yeast is unpleasant. Little to no carbonation.

O - all in all, I wouldn't buy this again, nor would I recommend it to a friend. I'd consider trying it on draft, but I honestly don't think it would be any better.

Sjorge3442, Jul 18, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

DrBier, Dec 29, 2011
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3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

JohnK17, Aug 08, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

TriageStat, Mar 03, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

flyers1980, Aug 08, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

yourefragile, Mar 16, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

dbl_delta, Mar 17, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

THECPJ, Nov 21, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

dgherm, Jul 21, 2013
Photo of Knapp85
3.26/5  rDev -7.1%

This beer poured out as a cloudy copper color with a white white on top. The retention and lacing aren't too bad on this beer. There is a ton of flakey sediment in this beer also. The smell of the beer has a pretty good hoppy aroma with some mild malt. The taste of the beer bitter with an earthy malt backbone with more earthy hop flavors throughout this beer. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with a high amount of carbonation. Overall it's an average IPA at best. Not something I'd run out to buy again though.

Knapp85, Jan 14, 2013
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3.28/5  rDev -6.6%

A: Ruby Red copperish tone with a 1 inch head. The white coating laces the glass.

S: Pine and citrus smells in the nose. Grapefruit up front with the piney notes coming in the back end of each whiff.

T: Grapefruit is very prevalent up front with a nice citrus bite but is fades quickly and there is no bite on the back end. The flavor fades quickly like fruit stripe gum. Not much of a malt backbone or anything really besides the grapefruit up front

M: Very intense smooth feel up front but the sensation fades quickly and there is nothing there after the initial tingle.

O: Not a bad IPA but nothing no write home about. The upfront flavor and look of the beer offers a lot of promise but certain aspects are lacking

browniewithnuts, Jan 15, 2013
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Daddy Fat Sacks IPA from Roy Pitz Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 74 ratings.