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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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2,446 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,446
Reviews: 410
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 8.76%
Wants: 484
Gots: 252 | 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: 2,446 | Reviews: 410 | Display Reviews Only:
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seakayak

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +15.2%

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

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -19.4%

03-31-2013 21:07:27 | More by carteravebrew
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leschkie

California

4/5  rDev -7.8%

03-31-2013 18:23:50 | More by leschkie
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Retail1LO

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

03-31-2013 13:35:58 | More by Retail1LO
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beergod1

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

03-31-2013 13:27:28 | More by beergod1
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mixed_master7

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

03-31-2013 02:21:43 | More by mixed_master7
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sleuthdog

Illinois

4.26/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured into Bruery tulip

Thanks out to rpbuckeye for this one

Pour: Hazy cloudy orange with a gigantic four finger puffy, fluffy off white head on an overly aggressive pour. Lacing all over the glass as the head recedes. Soft pillow remains in the center of the glass.

Smell: Grapefruit, mango, pineapple, orange peel, with a real nice sweet bready malt backbone.

Taste: Grapefruit, pineapple, orange zest up front. There is the bready malt sweetness mid palate and a bitter pine bite in the aftertaste. Not to simplify this at all but that sums it up.

Mouthfeel: Light in the feel with a fruity easy drinking taste. Carbonation seems at medium.

Overall: This would be one hell of a refreshing hot summer day treat. So refreshing and easy to drink.

Serving type: bottle

03-31-2013 02:10:43 | More by sleuthdog
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Lukafer

Michigan

4/5  rDev -7.8%

03-30-2013 22:09:11 | More by Lukafer
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Cvescalante

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

03-30-2013 17:51:45 | More by Cvescalante
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griffeyb

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

03-30-2013 16:51:10 | More by griffeyb
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rudylaw

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

03-30-2013 12:56:01 | More by rudylaw
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HopsintheSack

California

4/5  rDev -7.8%

03-30-2013 00:37:28 | More by HopsintheSack
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davey101

Connecticut

4.19/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12 oz. bottle into a tulip glass. No date present anywhere. Huge thanks to Atomicskis5 for the bottle!!

A - Pours a hazy amber body with some very small floating particles of what I can only presume is hoppy goodness. Two fingers of dense off white foam forms settling down to a patchy cap. Excellent lacing.

S - Very flowery and grassy with loads of resinous pine and just a dash of citrus. Bit of a caramel malt backbone to bring it all together. Rather sweet.

T - Tons of pine and flowery hops which get cut by a wave of bitterness. A bit of malts are present on the finish. Very little fruit or citrus present, maybe just a bit of grapefruit "pith". There it is...I finally used the word pith in a review...but otherwise a pine bomb.

M - Medium bodied and quite creamy. The level of bitterness is damn high on this beer.

O - A refreshing pace from the fruitier IPA's I tend to gravitate towards. Just a delicious pine forward beer with some light flowery notes and a HUGE bitterness Damn good stuff, OH is no chump in the hop department.

Serving type: bottle

03-29-2013 22:33:46 | More by davey101
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claaark13

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

03-29-2013 14:12:01 | More by claaark13
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freemanj

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

03-28-2013 20:11:19 | More by freemanj
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MatthewPlus

Florida

4.45/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to pschnei3 for this in a trade!

Poured a beautiful deep golden color with a foamy 1 finger off white head into a Cycle Brewing snifter.
Smells resinous and piney. Lots of hop with a hint of underlying sweetness.
Tastes freaking delicious. follows the nose pretty well, with sappy pine and grapefruit. i bit of maltiness, but i wouldnt go so far as to call this beer balanced. pretty much a hop bomb, which i dig.
Excellent mouthfeel, decent carbonation and weight on the palate. fantastic, lasting bitter finish.
Overall, an extremely enjoyable beer, i would recommend it, and wuld seek it out again.

Serving type: bottle

03-28-2013 13:57:41 | More by MatthewPlus
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neckbracesub

Indiana

4/5  rDev -7.8%

03-28-2013 13:13:01 | More by neckbracesub
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Michigan

Michigan

4/5  rDev -7.8%

03-27-2013 23:13:43 | More by Michigan
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boilermakerbrew

Missouri

4.33/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

A- Pours a brilliant, deep gold with a medium, 2 finger, frothy head. Retention and lacing are great. Very slight haze, but clarity is very high for the most part. Just a beautiful looking beer in the glass.

S- Huge hops upfront and throughout. Hops are almost entirely in the pine-scent flavors with small hints of citrusy notes. Just pure resin all the way through.

T- Just like the scent, with hops dominating your taste buds the entire drink. Starts very pine like, then smooths out a bit with a few hints of citrus flavors. Hop bitterness doesn't allow any recognition of malt and persists until the very end. The hops even continue in the aftertaste, with a huge bite on the end.

M- Highly carbonated, but smooth and slick across the tongue. More smooth and creamy than most IPA's. Very drinkable for the 7.5% alcohol, but the hops will destroy your palate.

Overall, if you love hop bombs, this is for you. Hops are unforgiving throughout, but very high in quality as far as flavor goes. I prefer a more balanced IPA, but still, you have to recognize a quality beer no matter your style preference.

Serving type: bottle

03-27-2013 22:23:18 | More by boilermakerbrew
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freewill35

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

03-26-2013 23:18:16 | More by freewill35
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ldhughes3

Louisiana

4/5  rDev -7.8%

03-26-2013 04:45:46 | More by ldhughes3
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mrandypandy

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

03-26-2013 00:41:36 | More by mrandypandy
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eawolff99

Colorado

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

03-26-2013 00:31:38 | More by eawolff99
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LXIXME

New Mexico

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

03-25-2013 23:59:30 | More by LXIXME
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brother_kenneth

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

03-25-2013 22:47:56 | More by brother_kenneth
Fat Head's Head Hunter IPA from Fat Heads Brewery & Saloon
96 out of 100 based on 2,446 ratings.