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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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BA SCORE
80
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69 Ratings
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Ratings: 69
Reviews: 32
rAvg: 3.51
pDev: 13.11%
Wants: 0
Gots: 6 | 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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Budinetz

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +14%

02-04-2013 18:38:38 | More by Budinetz
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browniewithnuts

Pennsylvania

3.28/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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

Serving type: bottle

01-15-2013 02:10:23 | More by browniewithnuts
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Knapp85

Pennsylvania

3.26/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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.

Serving type: bottle

01-14-2013 23:11:34 | More by Knapp85
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SolipsismalCat

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a pint glass.

A: Cloudy orange-brown with lots of huge particles and a three-finger, off-white, creamy head that lasted a long time. Great lacing.

S: Citrus hops. Very mild though.

T: Light sweetness and moderate to high bitterness. Citrus hops.

M: Medium bodied with fizzy carbonation. Very smooth due to the obvious lack of filtering. I like smooth.

O: I think this beer would have benefited from a bit more hops and a bit more alcohol. Pretty good though.

Serving type: bottle

12-20-2012 04:45:36 | More by SolipsismalCat
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chicagoish

Pennsylvania

3.43/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Daddy Fat Sacks IPA

Tastes more like a Double IPA than a true American IPA. Has more of a malty taste than I was expecting. Nice Hazy Orange, with some light citrus notes. Lacks the true Hoppy Pop I look for in an American IPA. Still an above average brew and a nice 7.5ABV for the price.

Serving type: bottle

12-16-2012 21:48:14 | More by chicagoish
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bradwalrus

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +21.1%

11-25-2012 03:04:48 | More by bradwalrus
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THECPJ

Delaware

3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

11-21-2012 04:28:51 | More by THECPJ
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IPAchris

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

11-13-2012 00:31:27 | More by IPAchris
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TheBigBoy

Pennsylvania

2.25/5  rDev -35.9%

11-12-2012 03:04:28 | More by TheBigBoy
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marty717

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

11-11-2012 06:07:36 | More by marty717
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DrDemento456

Pennsylvania

3.2/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

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.

Serving type: bottle

09-29-2012 04:21:28 | More by DrDemento456
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BeerForHokie

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

08-18-2012 03:21:35 | More by BeerForHokie
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JohnK17

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

08-08-2012 20:19:01 | More by JohnK17
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flyers1980

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

08-08-2012 15:12:21 | More by flyers1980
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JeffTheJuice

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

07-30-2012 02:17:17 | More by JeffTheJuice
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RonfromJersey

New Jersey

2.45/5  rDev -30.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 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.

Serving type: bottle

07-24-2012 04:01:57 | More by RonfromJersey
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Sjorge3442

Pennsylvania

3.23/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

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.

Serving type: bottle

07-18-2012 15:06:21 | More by Sjorge3442
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bacher468

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

07-14-2012 17:26:26 | More by bacher468
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fatbatcat

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

07-07-2012 16:08:12 | More by fatbatcat
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57md

Pennsylvania

3.96/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Striking amber-copper color with at least a finger of foamy head that leaves plenty of lacing. The nose is on the mild side, but some hop notes are evident. There is some malt in the flavor and this offering is certainly pleasantly hoppy. The ABV is a bit low for an Imperial. Personally, I would consider this a "tweener" -- bigger than an IPA, but a bit smaller than the elite imperials/doubles out there.

My first offering from Roy Pitz and I like it a whole lot!

Serving type: on-tap

07-03-2012 08:31:45 | More by 57md
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IdrinkGas

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -14.5%

07-02-2012 02:52:18 | More by IdrinkGas
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weaselchew

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

05-20-2012 23:03:55 | More by weaselchew
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Tucquan

Pennsylvania

3.68/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Had this on 2012-05-20 in Columbia, PA

A - Mildly-hazy copper-amber with a 2-finger white head and decent, sheeted lacing. A few floaties.

S - Rising bread and biscuit, touch of peach and hop floral. Very mild.

T - Medium roasted malt, sweetened orange and grapefruit flesh, candy corn, pine and spice. Stays somewhat sweet into the pleasant aftertaste that takes on an orange zest tea flavor and reasonable balancing bitterness. I like the flavor.

M - Medium-heavy body and light-medium carbonation yield a viscous, resinous, buttery and lightly prickly feel.

O - Pretty good. Suggestions for improvement would be to really crank up the aroma and make it a little less sweet. Even so, I'd have this again as is.

Serving type: bottle

05-20-2012 18:11:33 | More by Tucquan
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gestyr

Pennsylvania

3.68/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 Oz bottle into a shaker pint

A: Nice orange/amber. Clear and has a nice white head that lasts and leaves a lot of lacing

S: Some hops but very malty and has caramel aromas

T: Very malt forward but the hops come in after and make their presence known

M: Medium bodied with no carbonation sting.

O: I would drink this again. It is a good example of an American IPA made in the east and influenced by the English heritage.

Serving type: bottle

05-14-2012 00:03:16 | More by gestyr
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OtherShoe2

Massachusetts

3.9/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours murky burnt brown orange with a chunky off white head. Some lace.

Some pine in the nose, but the toasted malt shines. Wanted it to have more hop aroma, but it still works.

More malt than hops, but the hops are there. Nice and juicy, with great toasty malt and bread crust notes. A little burnt bread bitterness, balanced by sticky hop mouth coating presence. Finishes malty and medium bitter. Very nice.

Medium body, nice carbonation.

Great beer from this small brewer. Glad I scored a bottle.

Serving type: bottle

04-29-2012 03:16:24 | More by OtherShoe2
Daddy Fat Sacks IPA from Roy Pitz Brewing Company
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