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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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2,709 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,709
Reviews: 426
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 8.76%
Wants: 498
Gots: 323 | FT: 30
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: 2,709 | Reviews: 426 | Display Reviews Only:
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schnell

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

05-08-2013 22:25:36 | More by schnell
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apasternak

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev -7.8%

05-08-2013 22:14:37 | More by apasternak
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klingenator

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

05-08-2013 20:25:14 | More by klingenator
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pisano

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

05-08-2013 13:37:25 | More by pisano
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ObeMaltKinobee

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

05-08-2013 06:43:53 | More by ObeMaltKinobee
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tommyguz

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -7.8%

05-08-2013 03:22:25 | More by tommyguz
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cp45

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -7.8%

05-08-2013 02:19:32 | More by cp45
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cadaugherty

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

05-07-2013 23:40:38 | More by cadaugherty
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LtColFrankSlade

Texas

4.53/5  rDev +4.4%

A - Gold with large white head

S - Deeply complex floral/pine/grapefruit

T - Bitter with some well balanced maltiness. Amazingly awesome. Great aftertaste

M - Spot on perfect!

One of the absolute best IPAs I've ever had. More like Stone IPA, better than Sculpin.

Serving type: bottle

05-07-2013 03:54:10 | More by LtColFrankSlade
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JReites

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

05-05-2013 20:54:42 | More by JReites
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StArnoldFan

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

05-05-2013 20:39:38 | More by StArnoldFan
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Bonsai

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

05-04-2013 21:50:17 | More by Bonsai
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ThickNStout

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -13.6%

12oz bottle from Delock's Discount Liquors (Munster, IN). 8.99/ 4 pack. No bottling date. Served in a Burnt Hickory snifter.

Pours hazy deep amber with notable turbidity and about one finger of pale thick head that leave lacing aplenty.

Smells of citrus and piney hops with an obvious sweet bready malt note behind them.

Tastes of bold bitter dank hops. Citrus rind, wet grass, dank garlic/onion, grapefruit and a little bready malt back there too. Really nice blend. Very bitter but plenty of flavor goin on.

Slick, medium body with moderate carbonation. Long bitter citrus peel finish.

Good stuff here. I would definately get this pretty regularly if I could buy it in Georgia. Worth a try for sure if you like dank bitter IPAs.

05-04-2013 18:45:42 | More by ThickNStout
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Highstplz

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

05-04-2013 00:05:18 | More by Highstplz
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KevinmusPrime

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -7.8%

05-03-2013 16:57:31 | More by KevinmusPrime
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wembly13

West Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

05-02-2013 21:57:40 | More by wembly13
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Phillyz

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

05-02-2013 03:53:44 | More by Phillyz
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johnnydicfore

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

05-02-2013 02:50:48 | More by johnnydicfore
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MastaShonuf

California

3.5/5  rDev -19.4%

05-02-2013 00:35:49 | More by MastaShonuf
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jhillwastaken

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

05-01-2013 22:26:42 | More by jhillwastaken
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Davihaw

Illinois

4/5  rDev -7.8%

05-01-2013 18:04:35 | More by Davihaw
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jdobe13

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

05-01-2013 12:46:06 | More by jdobe13
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Chrysostom

Ohio

4/5  rDev -7.8%

05-01-2013 06:14:14 | More by Chrysostom
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LarryK

New York

3.76/5  rDev -13.4%

Gifted to me by a friend following a trip to Pittsburgh; excited to try given high ranking + non-availability in New York. Fat Head’s markets this as a west coast-style IPA, and while some of the hallmark WCIPA flavors are present, this strikes me as more of a Midwestern, Two-Hearted-style drinker.

Appearance: Light orange

Smell: Slight citrus, but not overwhelmingly so. Citrus is offset by more earthy tones.

Taste: Fat Head’s brews Head Hunter with Columbus, Simcoe and Centennial, and as mentioned, the Centennial really rises to the forefront for me, evoking Two-Hearted. The Simcoe provides a nice counter-balance to the Centennial, but in concert with Columbus gives off a considerably more piney/grassy/earthy taste than the citrusy west coast-style Fat Head’s claims to have been going for.

Mouthfeel: Sharp, piney, resinous

Overall: A very good Midwestern IPA. I’d love to try this on tap one day.

04-30-2013 15:09:36 | More by LarryK
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OB1

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

04-30-2013 03:29:38 | More by OB1
Fat Head's Head Hunter IPA from Fat Heads Brewery & Saloon
96 out of 100 based on 2,709 ratings.