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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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3,106 Ratings
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Ratings: 3,106
Reviews: 445
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 8.78%
Wants: 521
Gots: 431 | 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 richj1970
4.55/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from 12 oz bottle into tulip.

A: Pours a nice clear yellow almost golden color with one to two finger white head that disappeared fairly quickly.

S: Nice mix of citrus and hops. Pine and resin mixed with orange and grapefruit.

T: Subtle bitterness from hops mixed with nice juicy citrus. Some faint malts in the background.

M: Crisp and a bit dry on the tongue. Nice body.

O: A very nice IPA. Between this and Zombie Dust, it makes me want to move a bit further north so I can get into a distribution area for both!

Photo of Hefewiseman
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of bvdubn
4/5  rDev -7.6%

Photo of aflyershckyfan
4/5  rDev -7.6%

Photo of Thishops4u
4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

Photo of MrMcGibblets
4.34/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

bottled 7-22, served in a tulip.
a: clear golden orange, decent head and lacing.
s: somewhat muted. citrus, pine, resin, honeyed doughy malts come through as it warms.
t: juicy hops, lightly sweet, with a drying, somewhat chalky/astringent bitter finish. in sum, much better than that description sounds. more-ish.
m: a hair under medium-bodied. bitterness and astringency linger, while managing some crispness.
o: not disappointed, mind not blown either.

Photo of maxcoinage
4.59/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured from 12oz bottle into a tulip glass with a nice 2 inch thick creamy head head that took it's time to settle down and left some nice lacing on the glass. The color of the beer was a golden orange and it was a bit hazy.

Aroma was full of hops and citrus-- definitely dominated by grapefruit.

Loved the taste, starts off with some grapefruit, orange, tangerine, pineapple, and then you get a nice resinous flavor that's balanced with some decent malt, and quite a bitter finish.

Mouthfeel was a medium body and carbonation, a little bit sticky.

Overall a very enjoyable IPA, this could be dangerous at 7.5abv. Thanks to mshull for the trade!

Photo of adamcarlson28
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of GoBlue12
4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of ygolordned
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of TreyIsWilson
4.45/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A - Hazy orange with a two finger white head

S - Grapefruit, orange,and pineapple with some piney hops.

T - Just like the nose - grapefruit and orange. Nice hop bitterness in the finish.

M - Medium body with medium carbonation. Nice creaminess.

O - Very delicious IPA. Full of flavor and very easy to drink. If I could get this regularly it be a staple in my fridge.

Photo of beerhast
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of bb8189
4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of beernads
4/5  rDev -7.6%

Photo of JoshuaWagy
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of DrinkSlurm
4.11/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from tap into pint glass at the brew pub in Ohio. Nice golden orange with a thick 2finger fluffy white head. Nice.
Great hop aromas...grassy but lots of citrus and candy bitterness. Same for flavor. Grassy notes up front but followed by candy but suuuuper bitter. My opinion is the bitterness is its downfall. But my style is a bit sweeter...
Its good but not amazing. .I mean its really good but I can believe it ranks no. 9 right now... beating (the limited availability Lunch).
Great brew but not a favorite for me...

Photo of BrandonDZ
3.75/5  rDev -13.4%

Photo of TheMonkery
4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

Photo of mPaxtonS
3.75/5  rDev -13.4%

Photo of 1Sundown2C
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of JohnG190
4.51/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a clear orange with a white, three-fingered head. Retention is very good with good lacing. This is what an American IPA should look like! Aroma dominated by grapefruit and pineapple, followed by resinous pine. Little malt sweetness to speak of, the nose is all about hops! Classic west coast IPA. Bitterness dominates the palate, pine resin up front, grapefruit rind right behind. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation, Head Hunter finishes dry, with strong astringency. Overall, a supremely crafted IPA in the West Coast style!

Photo of mecmd
4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

Photo of PGH_Penguins
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of wiltznucs
4/5  rDev -7.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Fat Head's Head Hunter IPA from Fat Heads Brewery & Saloon
97 out of 100 based on 3,106 ratings.