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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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2,450 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,450
Reviews: 410
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 8.76%
Wants: 485
Gots: 252 | 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: 2,450 | Reviews: 410 | Display Reviews Only:
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petepiroc

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -13.6%

12-02-2013 00:08:26 | More by petepiroc
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KVNBGRY

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -13.6%

12-02-2013 00:08:13 | More by KVNBGRY
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chrisleetodd

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

12-01-2013 20:25:22 | More by chrisleetodd
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Karl_M

Illinois

4.73/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Yet another awesome IPA.

Definite Citra notes and fruitiness to balance the chewy bitters hidden in this light golden ale. The easy going maltiness was just enough to bolster the hops.

The head diminished quickly but some rocky chunks stayed on the surface. It was constantly fizzing but not enough to keep it thick.

This was very refreshing and did not have a chance to come up to room temp in my mug.

Cannot wait to try the IIPA.

Serving type: bottle

12-01-2013 17:14:01 | More by Karl_M
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NooseJustice

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

12-01-2013 03:06:17 | More by NooseJustice
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Dbailey5503

West Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

12-01-2013 02:32:47 | More by Dbailey5503
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BillRoth

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

12-01-2013 00:18:39 | More by BillRoth
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jameslewismiller

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

11-29-2013 23:06:29 | More by jameslewismiller
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vinny21bal

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

11-29-2013 18:16:42 | More by vinny21bal
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Immortale25

North Carolina

4.1/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a Funky Buddha Brewery snifter. Bottleneck says Bottled 08/30/13.

A- Pours a light amber color with a 1/2 inch off-white head that retains a bit before becoming a thin ring around the edge of the glass and a half sheet of sheer surface foam. Spotty lacing sticks to the glass.

S- Citrusy hop aroma that has notes of pineapple juice and orange. Also a bit of malt and booze.

T- The bitterness sinks in immediately and does more to suppress the tropical fruit flavors than enhance them. The alcohol is well-concealed though. The lingering bitterness is the dominant force and, while not unwelcome, creates a one-dimensional flavor profile.

M- Sharp from the hops with medium carbonation and a lightish body.

O- I saw someone refer to this as their "Pliny killer" in a thread a while ago. Though my bottle isn't the freshest, neither was my bottle of Pliny I had and I wouldn't say this is even in the same league. Good but not mind-blowing.

Serving type: bottle

11-28-2013 03:02:02 | More by Immortale25
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guityler83

Wisconsin

4.9/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

A: A dense finger of bright white head formed when poured into an english style pint glass. Retention was low/moderate but when it fell it left a coat of foam on the entire edge of the glass with no dry spots. The beer is a light copper color with a mild amount of haze. A few particles of hop sediment settled in the bottom of the glass.

S: Huge, bright citrus, reisen and pine hop aroma comes off even when poured into the glass. Think mango, passion fruit and pine with an underlying 'dankness'. Behind the big hop aroma I get a toasty malt note but it is very faint.

T: Big bold reisinous bitterness that clings on your pallet from the first sip. The pine and tropical passion fruit hop flavors come through in the middle and stay very consistant with the aroma. The hop flavor is very round and there is a bit of the oniony flavor but it never gets harsh or unpleasent. The toasty, bread crust malt backbone flavors are enough to support the hops and work to make it very drinkable.

M: Low to moderate body that feels bigger with the reisinous hop oils lingering on the pallet. carbonation is middle of the road.

O: This is an American IPA done right. Big aroma, flavorfull, bitterness firm but not overpowering with a malt backbone to support the whole thing. Fat Head is doing some killer stuff.

Serving type: bottle

11-28-2013 01:50:20 | More by guityler83
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LI_PO12

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -7.8%

11-28-2013 00:11:58 | More by LI_PO12
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XmnwildX12

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -7.8%

11-27-2013 23:51:31 | More by XmnwildX12
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BradStokley

Maryland

4/5  rDev -7.8%

11-27-2013 23:49:30 | More by BradStokley
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mercysbane

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -19.4%

11-26-2013 23:48:36 | More by mercysbane
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jacobbocce72

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

11-26-2013 23:11:44 | More by jacobbocce72
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ECalebrews449

Nebraska

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

11-26-2013 02:04:39 | More by ECalebrews449
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Aleforme

Washington

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

11-25-2013 17:59:53 | More by Aleforme
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rxeight

Illinois

4/5  rDev -7.8%

11-25-2013 10:41:05 | More by rxeight
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loganburgh

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

11-25-2013 06:06:22 | More by loganburgh
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schmidtmattsays

Illinois

4/5  rDev -7.8%

11-24-2013 04:02:23 | More by schmidtmattsays
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buzzy

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

11-24-2013 01:16:58 | More by buzzy
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savagepm

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

11-23-2013 01:28:44 | More by savagepm
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BeerSnobery

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

11-23-2013 00:06:12 | More by BeerSnobery
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JSOBB

United Kingdom (England)

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

11-22-2013 15:29:40 | More by JSOBB
Fat Head's Head Hunter IPA from Fat Heads Brewery & Saloon
96 out of 100 based on 2,450 ratings.