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Fat Head's Head Hunter IPA - Fat Heads Brewery & Saloon

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Fat Head's Head Hunter IPAFat Head's Head Hunter IPA

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2,555 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,555
Reviews: 418
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 8.76%
Wants: 492
Gots: 286 | FT: 27
Brewed by:
Fat Heads Brewery & Saloon visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
1st batches were 7.0% ABV

(Beer added by: WVbeergeek on 06-19-2009)
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RebeccaMB

Ohio

5/5  rDev +15.2%

04-24-2014 02:52:33 | More by RebeccaMB
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Snikwad1020

Maryland

5/5  rDev +15.2%

03-08-2013 00:01:12 | More by Snikwad1020
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Prometal313

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +15.2%

06-06-2013 21:28:40 | More by Prometal313
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djwilson

Ohio

5/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Pours a light orange/gold with a frantic white head, leaving a nice lace on the glass.

Aroma is citrus, grapefruit, and light pine up front. Slight hint of caramel and malt.

Hops hits you right in the first sip and lingers for several minutes on the tounge. Finishes nice and bitter like a grapefruit.

Overall the best example of a west coast IPA! Right up there with the big guys, firestone walker, pizza port, coronado, and stone!!

Serving type: on-tap

03-01-2012 21:22:24 | More by djwilson
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jminch

Ohio

5/5  rDev +15.2%

07-07-2012 11:46:59 | More by jminch
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Freemanclaypowell

Kentucky

5/5  rDev +15.2%

02-10-2014 22:19:33 | More by Freemanclaypowell
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seakayak

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +15.2%

03-31-2013 22:17:11 | More by seakayak
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troegaarden

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +15.2%

03-02-2013 22:31:49 | More by troegaarden
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joshwith

Colorado

5/5  rDev +15.2%

10-23-2012 05:21:21 | More by joshwith
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miketd

Ohio

5/5  rDev +15.2%

05-17-2013 03:34:47 | More by miketd
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clept

Louisiana

5/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Relocated to Pittsburgh about 3 years ago from South Louisiana and landed in the legendary Southside of all places. Having the Fatheads pub within a mile of my house is a HUGE perk.

I've spent significant time in Socal and Norcal, and have tried the best that Colorado has to offer, few beers come close to the dank goodness that is Headhunter IPA. Their awards and reputation speaks for itself...
SILVER AWARD • WORLD BEER CUP® • AMERICAN-STYLE IPA 2012
SILVER MEDAL • AMERICAN-STYLE IPA • GREAT AMERICAN BEER FESTIVAL® 2010
BRONZE MEDAL • AMERICAN-STYLE IPA • GREAT AMERICAN BEER FESTIVAL® 2011
TOP 25 BEERS IN THE WORLD • DRAFT MAGAZINE 2009
GRAND CHAMPION • NATIONAL IPA CHALLENGE 2012, 2010
GOLD MEDAL • WEST COAST IPA FEST 2012, 2009
GOLD MEDAL • DENVER INTERNATIONAL BEER FEST 2011
GOLD MEDAL • AMERICAN IPA • CLEVELAND INTERNATIONAL BEER FEST 2012

With a list of recognition's like that, if you're a hophead, that loves dank pine & citrus no-holds-barred IPA's than you owe it to yourself to seek this out. I've had Pliny, Nugget Nectar, Sculpin, Flower Power and MANY others and I can guarantee that Headhunter can hold its own with ANY of the big hyped IPA's. Get some if you can!

edit: I've had this on draft and in bottle. Like any beer, batches can vary from time to time, hop batches vary from year to year, etc. However, for the most part, this beer is consistently solid. 5/5

Serving type: on-tap

09-03-2012 03:11:46 | More by clept
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ebbies7

Ohio

5/5  rDev +15.2%

06-25-2014 21:28:23 | More by ebbies7
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Miller650

Indiana

5/5  rDev +15.2%

03-21-2013 02:52:54 | More by Miller650
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billybrew21

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +15.2%

01-09-2013 04:16:19 | More by billybrew21
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dtx00

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +15.2%

03-06-2012 22:51:21 | More by dtx00
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ninner00

Ohio

5/5  rDev +15.2%

02-28-2012 13:33:18 | More by ninner00
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Riggsenater

Indiana

5/5  rDev +15.2%

06-22-2014 02:40:45 | More by Riggsenater
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johnpane

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +15.2%

01-03-2014 23:42:51 | More by johnpane
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Pensfan0782

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +15.2%

12-06-2012 14:29:09 | More by Pensfan0782
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Dirt

Ohio

5/5  rDev +15.2%

06-12-2013 04:20:15 | More by Dirt
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Petro910

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +15.2%

12-10-2011 18:51:32 | More by Petro910
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HopMaster05


5/5  rDev +15.2%

06-23-2014 02:25:09 | More by HopMaster05
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ALLISON01

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +15.2%

08-17-2012 00:59:51 | More by ALLISON01
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btorsdog

Ohio

5/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Very Proud to have this as a "Homer"beer!Totally awesome brew from a totally awesome facility!
Golden/Orange clear and beautiful,with a smaller cottontop head and beautiful lacing
Smelled of excellence,nice citrusy,fruity,flowery goodness happening!
taste is as good as it can be for a single IPA, similar to the nose but abitter/smooth thing going on at the same time,a hop head's dream!
mouth is clean and crisp,with an o so pleasant lingering Hoppy aftertaste,very nice!
dinkability is out fuc%in standing, not real heavy and the aftertaste leaves you NEEDING another brew,Totally AWESOME!

Serving type: on-tap

01-22-2011 22:25:23 | More by btorsdog
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jcnd9803

Illinois

5/5  rDev +15.2%

07-13-2012 02:31:43 | More by jcnd9803
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Fat Head's Head Hunter IPA from Fat Heads Brewery & Saloon
96 out of 100 based on 2,555 ratings.