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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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3,111 Ratings
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Ratings: 3,111
Reviews: 448
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 8.78%
Wants: 525
Gots: 432 | FT: 33
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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Photo of WesMantooth
4.15/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Quick hit

Lots of really good things.

Pine. Grapefruit. Pineapple. Carmel malt. Well balanced. Not overly hoppy. Clean finish.

One bad thing.

I get a BO/ dirty gym socks smell that brings it all down a little.

Photo of tywhite
4.09/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of SkyyNapalm
4.25/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tylerstravis
4.34/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of In_Control_Mike
4.54/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of gobuccos
4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

Photo of stephensinner
4.4/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of erha2
4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of Testosterownd
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of MenardMa
4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of DanSmith17
4.6/5  rDev +6.2%

Photo of WhodeyQ
5/5  rDev +15.5%

Photo of INrunnerchick
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of EdFed
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of leantom
4.61/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I'm a sucker for beers resembling WC IPA's. Here goes:

A: Very clear orange amber with a large head that leaves adequate lacing. Plenty of carbonation to boot.

S: Very piney and floral characteristics. Also some grapefruit. Also some caramel malt and honey to balance out the hops.

T: Delicious. Tastes very much like SN Hoptimum. Initial taste is of caramel/honeyed malt which gives way to hops. Hops are predominantly piney with a hint of grapefruit(i.e., pineapple, some mango, too). Great mix between hops and malt.

F: Very good. Very full-bodied. Actually, it feels somewhat heavier than 7.5% ABV.

O: Great beer. Will have again.

Photo of Bencooper27
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of JonnyBeers
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of AndrewRivera21
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of Yancey82
4.2/5  rDev -3%

Photo of scottspencer
4.36/5  rDev +0.7%

Photo of raeman70
4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of JohnnyBeer79
4.52/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of mr-jj
4.36/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Poured into an IPA glass from a 12 oz bottle.

Color is clear honey gold with a three finger fluffy white head. Excellent retention and sticky lacing. Smell is delicious and juicy. Lots of grapefruit and tropical aromas. Flavor is bitter grapefruit rind on the palate followed by tropical juices. Finish is very bitter and crisp. Body is light, maybe a tad thin with moderate carbonation.

Overall, a very delicious IPA. Maybe a tad thin and not as complex on the flavor as I had hoped, but I'm really nitpicking.

Photo of JDWVURx
4.44/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of AntLeatherface
4/5  rDev -7.6%

Fat Head's Head Hunter IPA from Fat Heads Brewery & Saloon
96 out of 100 based on 3,111 ratings.