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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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2,459 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,459
Reviews: 410
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 8.76%
Wants: 484
Gots: 257 | 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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Ratings: 2,459 | Reviews: 410 | Display Reviews Only:
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pottergator

New York

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

04-30-2013 02:45:45 | More by pottergator
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fullmoonbeer

Ohio

4/5  rDev -7.8%

04-30-2013 02:03:06 | More by fullmoonbeer
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laxer8811

New York

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

04-30-2013 01:31:03 | More by laxer8811
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Buttermilk

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

04-29-2013 19:49:15 | More by Buttermilk
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johnnnniee

New Hampshire

4.2/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Received in trade from cpetrone84, thanks for the opportunity.
Pours a clear deep golden color with a decent white head that slowly dissipates to a ring on top. Smells of citrus, pine, resin, dankness, and a hint of green onion with a solid bread and light caramel to back it up. The flavor sweet enough to remind you that this is beer with hints of brown bread and light sugar and a boatload of dank hoppy goodness. Resinous pine with hints of garlic and green onion and a light bit of citrus with a moderate level of hop bitterness. Medium body with a moderate level of carbonation and a sweet resinous mouthfeel. This is a really nice IPA, I'm glad I got to try it.

Serving type: bottle

04-29-2013 00:49:15 | More by johnnnniee
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davemathews68

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -13.6%

04-28-2013 22:07:48 | More by davemathews68
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HopsMatt

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

04-28-2013 04:31:58 | More by HopsMatt
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warnerry

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

04-27-2013 16:53:36 | More by warnerry
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QuentinCall

Georgia

4/5  rDev -7.8%

04-27-2013 06:32:25 | More by QuentinCall
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comfortablynumb1

California

4/5  rDev -7.8%

04-27-2013 01:10:55 | More by comfortablynumb1
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Matt_Rodgers

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

04-26-2013 11:36:15 | More by Matt_Rodgers
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chefduff2

New York

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

04-26-2013 10:01:04 | More by chefduff2
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nrs207

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

04-26-2013 00:15:36 | More by nrs207
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twiggamortis420

Texas

4.35/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12 oz bottle courtesy of mgbickel pours a hazed gold color with a large, sticky cap of off-white head. Awesome lacing.

You can smell this bitch just pouring it into the glass from a foot away! Citric hops galore with maybe a kiss or two of pine and tropical fruit. No malt is getting past this lupulin bomb.

Good balance of bittering and flavoring hops with a light, biscuity malt backdrop. Pretty west-coasty, and I could imagine it would be even better straight from the bright tank. It really does have a smoothness to it that is rare for a bitter IPA, it flows flawlessly from floral/citric hop flavor to a crackery malt then finishes nicely bitter. When the beer is gone before the review is finished...thats when you know it is good!

Serving type: bottle

04-25-2013 23:50:38 | More by twiggamortis420
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ADTaber

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

04-25-2013 23:07:46 | More by ADTaber
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ShanePB

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

04-25-2013 13:35:19 | More by ShanePB
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DrewskiWhit

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

04-25-2013 01:25:03 | More by DrewskiWhit
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Cdunk11

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

04-25-2013 01:19:08 | More by Cdunk11
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unclejazz

New York

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

04-23-2013 18:00:35 | More by unclejazz
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HopAttack3

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

04-22-2013 22:51:54 | More by HopAttack3
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stewart124

Ohio

4.39/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into my new DFH IPA glass.

Orangish yellow with a thin head. Nice lacing as this goes down. Piney nose.

Sharp bitterness but a very nice malt character throughout blends beautifully. Big carbonation really makes this shine. Great citrus notes, tropical fruit, and piney resin notes. Lingering background bitterness but nothing that makes this unpalatable. Drinkability is very high on this IPA.

Delicious but everyone knows this. Finishes very dry and it would be easy to put away a few of these.

Serving type: bottle

04-22-2013 01:09:10 | More by stewart124
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barczar

Kentucky

4.24/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Aggressive pour yields a chill hazed light copper body with a frothy 2 inch cream head that slowly dissipates, leaving spotty lacing.

Onion, pine, resin, and citrus dominate the initial aroma. There's a slightly bready malt backbone underlying notes of grapefruit, lime, and tangerine.

Flavor initially brings instant memories of sweettarts, becoming resiny and fairly bitter at the finish. Grapefruit, melon, papaya, pineapple, and mango are party of the fruit salad of hop flavoring. Slightly sweet initially, but bitterness dominates in the end. Grassy tones emerge in the aftertaste. Bready malt is an afterthought.

Body is moderate and slightly creamy, with moderate carbonation and slight alcohol warmth.

Yummy hop flavoring, and just enough bitterness to not totally overwhelm. Fairly complex.

Serving type: bottle

04-21-2013 21:37:05 | More by barczar
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JDD419

Ohio

4/5  rDev -7.8%

04-21-2013 20:52:17 | More by JDD419
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antoines15

California

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

04-21-2013 03:22:07 | More by antoines15
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incubuscience

Illinois

4/5  rDev -7.8%

04-20-2013 21:21:28 | More by incubuscience
Fat Head's Head Hunter IPA from Fat Heads Brewery & Saloon
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