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Hopstalker Wet Hopped IPA - Fat Heads Brewery & Saloon

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212 Ratings
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Ratings: 212
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 4.39
pDev: 7.06%
Wants: 12
Gots: 37 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Fat Heads Brewery & Saloon visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BB1313 on 10-09-2013)
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4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

Texasfan549, Nov 16, 2014
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4.3/5  rDev -2.1%

kjkinsey, Nov 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev -8.9%

SocalKicks, Nov 05, 2014
Photo of WVbeergeek
4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

Bright copper color on the pour it's head is cream colored forms thick bands of lacing evenly as it settles out a bit.

Aroma has dank earthy citrus notes hops right off the vine with tropical fruit notes think papaya and pineapple in there amongst the foray of hops. Biscuit malts give off a bit of bread like notes and perceived malt sweetness.

Flavor is pure hop juice, I'm sucking on hop candy raw hops with balanced sweetness Citra is one of the hops harmed in the making of this beer. Big citrus rind, tropical fruit notes including mango/pineapple on the palate. Stream of hop oils crosses the palate, this batch was canned on 10/15/14 I'm in heaven!!!

Mouthfeel is medium bodied slightly resinous in the fact that you feel like there are hop oils flowing across your palate within that experience is one of the most amazing hop profiles I've come across so drinkable, burping hop hops even carbonation canned a day ago.

Overall, incredible experience from Fat Head's I hope to have more like this...I'm probably driving down to Fathead's again soon to grab some more!!! They are that good!

WVbeergeek, Oct 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Canned 10/15/14

Nice amber-ish color. Nose is vegetal hop tones. Flavor brings the same smooth vegetal tone. It's smooth and definitely nice and there is a nice oily vegetal thing going on. Not really blowing me away or anything though. Doesn't seem worthy of a 4.38 rating. (The average score when I rated this one.)

RblWthACoz, Nov 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -14.6%

XmnwildX12, Nov 27, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

oline73, Nov 16, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

drewone, Oct 26, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

brandoman63, Oct 27, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

billab914, Nov 01, 2014
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3/5  rDev -31.7%

Nice fresh hop aroma, but taste is a little oxidized.

kscaldef, Nov 02, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

IPAchris, Nov 04, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

pathman, Oct 25, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

thatoneguymike, Nov 18, 2014
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4.24/5  rDev -3.4%

IrishColonial, Nov 15, 2014
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4.4/5  rDev +0.2%

Can from Joe. Thanks big guy! Pours very slightly hazy golden with a big fluffy white head that sticks around a while and sticks all over the glass. Amazing aroma of citrus grapefruit, mangos, pine, grass, and definite sweet caramel malts in there but the hops are what shine in the nose. Flavor is pineapple, grapefruit, citrus zest, hint of bitter dry pine, grass, yum. Not as dry and bitter as Head Hunter and with a bit more vegetal raw hop flavor and juiciness. Light bodied and easy going with medium plus carbonation. This is good, but what do you expect from these guys when they get their hands on some hops?

BMMillsy, Nov 04, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

Tyrawlings, Nov 02, 2014
Photo of hollywood_15063
4.73/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

hollywood_15063, Oct 31, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

Morey, Oct 18, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

hilgart1, Nov 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -14.6%

mklisz, Nov 10, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

Stinger80OH, Oct 25, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

nrbw23, Oct 27, 2014
Photo of Tucquan
4.28/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Had this on fresh 2014-11-10 in Columbia, PA from a 16 oz can.

A - Clear golden-orange with a 2-finger white head that drops to 1/2-finger pretty quickly leaving moderate lace.

S - Very fresh-picked hops with an expected grassy/vegetal element and some cousin dankness. There's a nice dollop of pineapple flesh and a touch of pale malt. I'm enjoying this fresh-from-the-field aroma.

T - Hop forward for sure and the epitome of a hop cone crushed in the hand and sucked on in the mouth. If you like the taste of fresh hops; it's definitely in here. It's dank but not beyond the level that I enjoy. There is some lemon/grapefruit flesh and zest, plenty of pine and a mild amount of pale malt. It's not very sweet/caramel; certainly less-so than Head Hunter. The bitterness continues into the finish but so does the fresh hop / just-picked flavor.

M - Medium body and carbonation. Resinous and prickly for sure.

O - The brewers did a great job capturing the fresh hop aromas and flavors. Definitely check this out if you like fresh hop brews.

Tucquan, Nov 10, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

jampics2, Oct 19, 2014
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Hopstalker Wet Hopped IPA from Fat Heads Brewery & Saloon
97 out of 100 based on 212 ratings.