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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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2,793 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,793
Reviews: 431
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 9.01%
Wants: 500
Gots: 346 | FT: 32
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: 2,793 | Reviews: 431 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of Scottyboy
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

(A) Pours a light orange/amber with about 1 1/2 inches foamy white head. Nice lacing down the tulip glass.

(S) Citrus hops and great pine aromas.

(T) Bitter & bold citrus and piney flavors as one might (should) expect in a dry hopped IPA.

(M) Tart but refreshing followed by a wonderful dry finish.

(O) I really am enjoying this offering and I consider it one of the better dry hopped IPA's that I have had the opportunity to enjoy. Highly Recommended.

Scottyboy, Jul 24, 2012
Photo of M1A2
4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

M1A2, Jul 23, 2012
Photo of DangerDawg
4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

DangerDawg, Jul 22, 2012
Photo of Gushue3
4.4/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A Pours a clear tangerine orange with a nice, large white head. Great lace is left when the head comes down and nice carbonation. looks great

S Citrusy hops dominate the nose with some grass and pine.

T Big bitterness and citrus from front to back. Bold biting citrusy bitterness comes out upfront followed by some citrus and more earthy bitterness. Excellent tasting IPA

M Very dry finish and a medium to lighter feel on the tongue. Carbonation feels about right where it should be with a medium to light feel of tiny bubbles.

O I was completely floored by this extra, everything was solid. Thanks Brian.

Gushue3, Jul 21, 2012
Photo of popery
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

popery, Jul 21, 2012
Photo of Rempo
4/5  rDev -7.6%

Rempo, Jul 20, 2012
Photo of Steimie
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Steimie, Jul 20, 2012
Photo of SaintJonah
5/5  rDev +15.5%

SaintJonah, Jul 19, 2012
Photo of Tony44119
5/5  rDev +15.5%

Tony44119, Jul 19, 2012
Photo of jlindros
4.2/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to Rudzud for sharing.

Slight hazy pale orange color, very little fizzy head.

Nose lots of typical fruit, grapefruit, musty resinous passion fruit, hint of booze and light sweetness malt. Citrus and tangerine.

Taste light musty resin and tropical fruit, passion fruit, grapefruit, bit of pineapple, light tangerine and citrus. Light malty sweetness and juicy flavor. Finish is fairly bitter with light tropical fruit and resinous tropical fruit.

Mouth is med bodied and decent carb.

Overall quite nice. Great hop additions with just enough malt balance and sweetness.

jlindros, Jul 19, 2012
Photo of Mounty4Life
5/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Last two bottles from blue dust. Poured kinda flat little head with some lacing. Amberish copper color, pretty transparent.(3.5)Then came the first sniff. Amazing hops and fruit mixtures that great Ipas are made of. A hint of malt on light side but some kind dry hoppedness all over place, really good nose. Taste has me thrown back to when I thought df 60 min was best ipa . This is world class! Resonates great hop taste for some time after. Delicious hop and Med carbonation that will have you nursing it if its your last! My second was more heady and even better tasting so changing to my favorite ipa out!!

Mounty4Life, Jul 19, 2012
Photo of durrrr
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Enjoyed in bottle. Thanks miz!

A - Golden almost amber color with some slight haziness. Nice 1 finger head that retains good lacing.

S - sweet aroma with grapefruit and pine standing out the most.

T - very robust for a single IPA -- a BIG aggressive IPA. It's a bright start of citrus/grapefruit notes with pine and a hint of sweet malt, leading to a considerable amount of bitterness that lingers into a dry, bitter citrus peel finish. fairly complex and full of flavor.

M - really nice carbonation here. I'd say medium/full body for an IPA.

O - An excellent American IPA. Very drinkable, refreshing, and full of robust hop flavors. Worth checking out.

durrrr, Jul 18, 2012
Photo of mater
4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

mater, Jul 18, 2012
Photo of djtomain
4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

djtomain, Jul 17, 2012
Photo of JJStorm
4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

JJStorm, Jul 17, 2012
Photo of ehammond1
4.25/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle (2012)

Thanks for opening this with me, MarkIntihar!

Gold and light amber in color with a moderately sized off-white head that leaves good amounts of lace behind.

The aroma is fantastic. There were tons of citrus, floral, earthy, and pine notes erupting from the glass. Very expressive and very bright aroma. Incredibly nice.

The flavor isn't quite as nice, with some of the bitterness getting in the way of the expressive citrus and passion fruit flavors, but all in all, this is still excellent.

Medium bodied with moderate carbonation.

Fantastic! ISO!

ehammond1, Jul 15, 2012
Photo of IPAFrankieH
4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

IPAFrankieH, Jul 13, 2012
Photo of nlmartin
4.1/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The beer was served in a snifter.

A- The body of the beer was a coppery orange coloration. The head was a thick biege coloration. The head simply could not stand up to the mustache test but few do.

S- The flavor is a hop heads delight. A great combination of grapefruit, citrus pith and zest, pineapple and mango, nice juicy sweetness that peaks into dankness. Very nicely executed!

T- A nearly perfect reproduction of the aroma. Bitter hops provide grapefruit and citrus notes, plenty of citrus zest, a very brief juicy pineapple sweetness that is swallowed into pine resinous bitterness.

M- The body of the beer is medium with moderate carbonation. The hops are very resinous and stick to my mouth.

O- This beer was a joy to drink from begining to end. At $10. a four pack this beer will be my go to hop fix for some time to go. Nicely done.

nlmartin, Jul 13, 2012
Photo of jcnd9803
5/5  rDev +15.5%

jcnd9803, Jul 13, 2012
Photo of Kharkov
5/5  rDev +15.5%

Kharkov, Jul 12, 2012
Photo of rudzud
4.63/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Received as an extra from miketd. Poured into my Duvel tulip.

A - Pours a nice crystal clear amber with a solid one finger white head that fades to leave a thin blanket. Spotty side lacing.

S - So I was unfamiliar with this, and as such when I cracked it did a "woah". An explosion of hops, lots of tropical mango with this along with some light malt sweetness/backbone. Loving the mango, pineapple aroma going on.

T - Taste follows through with that great nose. There are some malty sweetness, but, its deliciously hoppy. Wonderful mango and pineapple tropical hops. Its got a good grapefruit rind bitterness on the finish. Delicious.

M - Mouthfeel is spot on too. Great carbonation, nice bitter finish. Not boozy, not overly aggressively bitter, but make no mistake this is hops.

O - Overall this was an exceptional IPA. Delicious, well done. So tropical, which i absolutely love in an IPA. Really taken aback by this. Love it.

rudzud, Jul 12, 2012
Photo of THECPJ
4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

THECPJ, Jul 11, 2012
Photo of millerbuffoon
4/5  rDev -7.6%

millerbuffoon, Jul 11, 2012
Photo of wahoojukebox
4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

wahoojukebox, Jul 11, 2012
Photo of randylangford
4.93/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

I've had is before but I feel like now is the time to review since I can now but it in a nice four pack or case at my local.

A: Nice fluffy head with a deep ambery golden nectar underneath.

S: I get some great fruit. Mango, grapefruit and pineapple

T: Unlike some other IPA's with a tropical fruit nose, I get a nice straight piney bitterness with hits of citrus ... exactly what I want.

M: It doesn't seem to have the malt backbone and full mouth feel to carry hop explosion, but amazingly it works ... it works great.

O: This is a must have, it's up there with Pliny the Elder and Heady topper. Easily the best IPA that I can get 4 for $10.

randylangford, Jul 10, 2012
Fat Head's Head Hunter IPA from Fat Heads Brewery & Saloon
96 out of 100 based on 2,793 ratings.