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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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2,821 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,821
Reviews: 433
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 9.01%
Wants: 504
Gots: 353 | FT: 34
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: 2,821 | Reviews: 433 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of MrDanno96
4.7/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Pours a nice orange color with a thin ring of white head and some sticky lacing.

S: Resiny hops dominate, of course. Smells like the floor of an evergreen forest with hints of tropical fruit. Earthy and slightly sweet.

T/M: Any hop head will love this. Thick mouthfeel with some malty caramel sweetness up front. Then the hops kick in, coating your mouth with pine and that oh so enjoyable hop bitterness. A slight fruit sweetness lingers throughout, balancing the hops. What more could you bask for?

O: An IPA to be recokoned with. The west coast better watch out as Head Hunter can stand up with the best of them. Every true hop head should give this a try. Easily competes with PtE as my favorite hoppy beer and at 7.5% you could call this a DIPA.

MrDanno96, Feb 27, 2012
Photo of uvm2003
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

uvm2003, Feb 17, 2012
Photo of Tyrawlings
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Tyrawlings, Feb 12, 2012
Photo of jsilva
4/5  rDev -7.6%

jsilva, Feb 10, 2012
Photo of jstewart1130
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

jstewart1130, Feb 03, 2012
Photo of sideshowe
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

sideshowe, Feb 01, 2012
Photo of thecheapies
4.45/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Blonde-to-orange body. An inch of head only, but that just means more beer. Bone-colored topper with good lacing.

Citrus (grapefruit juice, tangerine), tropical fruits (spicy mango, guava), and a lovely cracker-y base malt.

Citric rush of volatile hop oils! Grapefruit, tangerine, papaya, and green grass. Some lemongrass, too. Pale malts come off dry and freshly-baked, like white bread. Great bitterness, prolonged after the swallow. Fresh hop cone greenness. A 'wowser'!

Very drinkable, medium-to-light body with a powerful, crisp effervescence. Great overall feel.

An incredible brew! Highly recommended! A big fruity IPA with some balance, remarkable aroma, and excellent thirst-quenching bitterness.

thecheapies, Jan 31, 2012
Photo of cld253
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

cld253, Jan 24, 2012
Photo of Loki0819
5/5  rDev +15.5%

Loki0819, Jan 14, 2012
Photo of Robtobfest
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Robtobfest, Dec 30, 2011
Photo of gibby
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

gibby, Dec 30, 2011
Photo of Wasatch
4.83/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Thanks goes out to Hojaminbag for this brew.

Poured into a DFH glass a very nice dark golden hazy orange color, very nice carbonation, very nice three-finger thick/creamy off-white head, with some nice sticky lacing left behind. The nose is nice and hoppy, with some malt notes, very nice citrus and pine notes. The taste is especially nice, hoppy, sweet, with a nice malt blend thrown in, lots of citrus/pine notes. Medium Body, with a slight dry/bitter finish. This is an AWESOME IPA, definitely one of the best I've had to date, Highly Recommended! Thanks Ben! Much appreciated!

Wasatch, Dec 29, 2011
Photo of ckollias
4.33/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Enjoyed this on tap at Fat’s head.

A: Pours a golden hue with a white 2-finger head that quickly dissipates into a wispy lace leaving a nice trail the down glass.

S: Nice super hoppy aroma is dominant all the way through.

T: Crisp hoppy flavor that is very bitter and tart. Hints of citrus and pine in the background.

M: Medium body and medium carbonation.

O: Wow – super hoppy beer! Great sipping beer @ 7.4% abv.

ckollias, Dec 26, 2011
Photo of bastu
4.6/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to Cazlo for the growler!

Not sure of the exact keging date but it's definitely fresh.

Pours a golden orange with a 1 finger head that leaves a nice lacing.

Smells of fresh citrusy dank hops.

Tastes of fresh citrusy dank hops. Not getting any malt flavors. A touch more bitter than the last batch I had, but not so much as to be a detractor.

Mouthfeel and carbonation are just right.

If I could buy this locally I would be much happier.

bastu, Dec 25, 2011
Photo of sweatervest27
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

sweatervest27, Dec 19, 2011
Photo of Petro910
5/5  rDev +15.5%

Petro910, Dec 10, 2011
Photo of ndak
4/5  rDev -7.6%

ndak, Dec 03, 2011
Photo of greg4579
5/5  rDev +15.5%

greg4579, Nov 25, 2011
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4/5  rDev -7.6%

mdillon86, Nov 24, 2011
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5/5  rDev +15.5%

jenray, Nov 23, 2011
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5/5  rDev +15.5%

gratefulbeerhead, Nov 21, 2011
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5/5  rDev +15.5%

RickDPgh, Nov 21, 2011
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5/5  rDev +15.5%

athouve1, Nov 19, 2011
Photo of 67couple
5/5  rDev +15.5%

67couple, Nov 17, 2011
Photo of ej285701
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

ej285701, Nov 16, 2011
Fat Head's Head Hunter IPA from Fat Heads Brewery & Saloon
96 out of 100 based on 2,821 ratings.