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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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Ratings: 2,904
Reviews: 435
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 9.01%
Wants: 516
Gots: 371 | 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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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
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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
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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

THECPJ, Jul 11, 2012
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4/5  rDev -7.6%

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

kjb32812, Jul 10, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

BdubleEdubleRUN, Jul 09, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

kramerboy, Jul 09, 2012
Photo of JohnnyMc
4.09/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

My first beer from Fat Head's.

Pours out a nice orange with almost a slightly greenish tint and a decent amount of white head.

The aroma is full of citrus and fruity hops along with a dank hop aroma.

Taste is dominated by hops that taste almost fresh squeezed and it has a very in your face approach. The fruit is very juicy and there is a subtle malt background.

Very refreshing and easy to drink. A great summer IPA.

JohnnyMc, Jul 09, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

lvoutlawjlh, Jul 08, 2012
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5/5  rDev +15.5%

jminch, Jul 07, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

carrollmel7, Jul 07, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

meltroha, Jul 07, 2012
Photo of bluejacket74
4.48/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12 ounce bottle. Served in a pint glass, the beer pours a clear orange/amber color with about an inch off-white head. Head retention and lacing are both good. Aroma is mostly pine and citrusy (grapefruit, citrus peel, tropical fruit) hops, along with a little bit of caramel malt. I think the taste follows the aroma, it tastes mostly like pine and citrusy hops, with a teeny bit of caramel malt noticeable. Mouthfeel/body is medium, it's creamy and oily with a moderate amount of carbonation. It's nice to see this brew in bottles, I've heard about it for a while now but finally was able to try it today and it didn't disappoint! It's certainly one of the best Ohio IPA's (and IPA's in general) along with White Rajah and Columbus IPA. Definitely worth trying if you have a chance to get it!

bluejacket74, Jul 06, 2012
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5/5  rDev +15.5%

baconman91, Jul 06, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

brycevolk, Jul 06, 2012
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5/5  rDev +15.5%

Stinger80OH, Jul 05, 2012
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4/5  rDev -7.6%

Brown120, Jul 05, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

McDoogles, Jul 04, 2012
Fat Head's Head Hunter IPA from Fat Heads Brewery & Saloon
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