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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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2,557 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,557
Reviews: 419
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 8.76%
Wants: 493
Gots: 288 | 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: 2,557 | Reviews: 419 | Display Reviews Only:
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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
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doldham

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

05-14-2014 14:42:17 | More by doldham
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gio540

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

05-14-2014 07:17:38 | More by gio540
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jeremy_zeman

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -7.8%

05-14-2014 01:32:41 | More by jeremy_zeman
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BullBearHawk

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

05-13-2014 23:49:51 | More by BullBearHawk
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WoodBrew

Illinois

4.54/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

The Fat Head's Head Hunter IPA is an outstanding beer. I first tried this off the tap on only rated it. But my wife recently visited Ohio and stopped by a beer store to kindly pick me up a bottle. The beer poured a clear golden color with white head that is leaving a lace. The scent was fresh hops bordering on bitterness and pine. The taste was crisp and bordered more on bitter with touches of sweet malt and pine like hops. The mouthfeel was medium body with good carbonation. Overall this is a solid beer and would recommend it to any one who like the Z'Dust.

Serving type: bottle

05-13-2014 21:26:54 | More by WoodBrew
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slvrmon82

Delaware

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

05-13-2014 13:17:03 | More by slvrmon82
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Cory_Brown

Kentucky

4.74/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

A- bronze color with some nice creamy lacing but not much head.
S- big hop punch in the nose. Pine, grapefruit, mango. Very light malt presence if any. Smells like what an IPA should smell like.
T- the taste is perfect! Follows the nose and is definitely hop dominant. Pine, mango, grapefruit and some citrus. A pleasant pine and grapefruit taste lingers on the tongue. This may not be the best IPA for those who like more malt presence, but the flavors that the hops produce balance it out perfect for my tastes.
M- HOPS. the hops jump on the tongue and tingle the roof of the mouth.
O- this is my favorite IPA to date. Any true hop heads will love this one. Introduced my friend to it and this got him into the style. I wish I had regular access to these

Serving type: bottle

05-13-2014 09:34:29 | More by Cory_Brown
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SebD

Ontario (Canada)

4.68/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Appearance: It has a nice hazy golden/orange color to it. It has a nice off-white head that dies down moderately and leaves nice lacing.

Smell: The aromas definitely give out hints of citrus, pineapple, grapefruit, dank pine hops and light bready malts.

Taste: Like the aromas, it has a bunch of tropical notes (citrus, grapefruit and pineapple), plenty of dank pine resins and some bready/toasty malts.

Mouthfeel: It has a med/high carbonation with a great overall balance and feel.

Drinkability: It's a very smooth drinkable beer accompanied by great flavors and aromas.This is probably one of the best IPA's I've had. Great display of hops, very well balanced and a highly drinkable.

Serving type: bottle

05-12-2014 21:20:15 | More by SebD
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beefsquatch

New York

4/5  rDev -7.8%

05-12-2014 21:09:21 | More by beefsquatch
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ccurrid

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -7.8%

05-11-2014 20:15:19 | More by ccurrid
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caahare

West Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

05-11-2014 02:58:32 | More by caahare
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arlingtonjoe

Illinois

4/5  rDev -7.8%

05-11-2014 01:46:45 | More by arlingtonjoe
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Notacraftdrinker

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -13.6%

05-11-2014 01:45:52 | More by Notacraftdrinker
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bdelonj13

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

05-10-2014 03:22:31 | More by bdelonj13
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piconaut

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

05-09-2014 23:56:49 | More by piconaut
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Travitten

Iowa

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

05-09-2014 03:39:26 | More by Travitten
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jopezu

Georgia

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

05-09-2014 02:51:32 | More by jopezu
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Denzo

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -19.4%

05-09-2014 01:12:58 | More by Denzo
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jw1978

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -25.1%

05-09-2014 01:07:10 | More by jw1978
Fat Head's Head Hunter IPA from Fat Heads Brewery & Saloon
96 out of 100 based on 2,557 ratings.