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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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2,451 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,451
Reviews: 410
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 8.76%
Wants: 485
Gots: 254 | 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: 2,451 | Reviews: 410 | Display Reviews Only:
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EROCK75

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

05-20-2014 12:42:02 | More by EROCK75
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socalbrewlvr

California

4/5  rDev -7.8%

05-20-2014 08:55:50 | More by socalbrewlvr
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shangwang

Pennsylvania

4.05/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottled 4/28, very fresh.

Nothing out of the ordinary in regards to the appearance and smell, but what sets it apart is the darkness and hop punch in the taste. Lots of bitter citrus grapefruit and piney dryness. And as much of a hop bomb as it is, it finishes smoothly so you're quick to come back for more.

Serving type: bottle

05-20-2014 02:34:20 | More by shangwang
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NJBeer265

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

05-19-2014 20:22:10 | More by NJBeer265
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xzqrut

Ohio

4.43/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from the tap, nice golden color, good carbonation, nice thick head and lacing all the way down. The aroma has great floral hop and citrus scent. Flavor is perfectly balanced. Good malt base, with great and well balanced hop flavor and bitterness. This is really one of the best IPA's out there.

Serving type: on-tap

05-19-2014 15:47:28 | More by xzqrut
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mgr78704

Texas

4/5  rDev -7.8%

05-19-2014 09:57:18 | More by mgr78704
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MrGone

California

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

05-19-2014 09:11:42 | More by MrGone
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staaaaalin

Ohio

4/5  rDev -7.8%

05-19-2014 01:56:35 | More by staaaaalin
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Drk93TT

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

05-19-2014 01:16:13 | More by Drk93TT
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barnzy78

Illinois

4.21/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz, Bottled on 04/14/14. New brewery for me. Indiana pick up at Liquor Stop in Highland - a place I haven't stopped in at in years
L - creamy off-white head tops a tangerine colored ale
S - super fresh, juicy and tropical nose with fresh pineapple, mango, pine
T - hop forward and pungently bitter with juicy, tropical notes of mango, pineapple and grapefruit; heavy pine on the finish. The juiciness comes across as sweet with some light caramel and biscuit, but the bitterness predominates the palate
F - medium body, very dry and very bitter finish.
O - very nice and refreshing IPA. Not to take away from this too much, but it reminds me of a couple others with similar flavor profiles that I prefer a little more than this one. Still really solid IPA either way.

Serving type: bottle

05-18-2014 19:32:17 | More by barnzy78
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hmmmbeer10

Florida

3/5  rDev -30.9%

05-18-2014 17:42:25 | More by hmmmbeer10
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Baab200

New York

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

05-18-2014 03:11:37 | More by Baab200
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rydev24

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

05-18-2014 01:46:24 | More by rydev24
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Lamdawg420

Rhode Island

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

05-17-2014 18:16:09 | More by Lamdawg420
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bmac093

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

05-17-2014 08:21:02 | More by bmac093
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RichardMNixon

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -7.8%

05-17-2014 04:31:49 | More by RichardMNixon
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STBbrewing

Ohio

4/5  rDev -7.8%

05-17-2014 02:48:19 | More by STBbrewing
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09robejo

Ohio

4/5  rDev -7.8%

05-17-2014 01:11:33 | More by 09robejo
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mike312

New York

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

05-16-2014 23:56:02 | More by mike312
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Sqratch

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -7.8%

05-16-2014 15:33:57 | More by Sqratch
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CasanovaCummins

Nevada

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

05-16-2014 01:35:27 | More by CasanovaCummins
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cultclassic89

Texas

4/5  rDev -7.8%

05-15-2014 04:21:02 | More by cultclassic89
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CraigTravor

Tennessee

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

05-15-2014 01:46:29 | More by CraigTravor
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ianroodt

California

4/5  rDev -7.8%

05-14-2014 22:23:35 | More by ianroodt
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ONovoMexicano

New Mexico

4.08/5  rDev -6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 ounce glass into a teku.

This beer has a glow about it. The body is a deep orange color with some blonde hues. It's somewhat cloudy and unfiltered, but the color still shines. The head is big, four fingers maybe, and incredibly persistent. Streaks of lace remain as it dissipates.

A sweet, resinous citrus and floral nose awaits me. Some spicy, piney hops are there on second examination. The aromas seem a bit muted, so I'll have to take a look at the bottle for dates. Still smells pretty tasty.

This is dank IPA right here. Very spicy and bitter with a hop punch just like the bottle describes. Citrus flavors are present, but not as heavily as on the nose, and the same good be said for the piney and floral hops. Everything seems to take a back seat to the bitter blast, which seems to be present throughout, but lingers on my now numb tongue. Fat Heads was kind enough to throw some sweet malt into the mix and this adds a mellowing bit of vanilla flavor.

This beer is aggressive and bitter, but it's tasty and still fairly light. It could be go-to no problem.

Serving type: bottle

05-14-2014 19:10:20 | More by ONovoMexicano
Fat Head's Head Hunter IPA from Fat Heads Brewery & Saloon
96 out of 100 based on 2,451 ratings.