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Yakima Sun - Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon

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Reviews: 2
Hads: 5
Avg: 3.69
pDev: 6.78%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
English Bitter |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: Stinkypuss on 11-02-2011

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Reviews: 2 | Hads: 5
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3.88/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Fatheads Yakima Sun
Brewed in England according to the beer menu.

Pours a bright golden color with a good amount of lacing down the glass. Smell is grassy, citrus, and lightly sweet. In the taste, moderate bitterness, with a citrusy, earthy, slightly tropical hopping. The yeast fruityness is noted and found in many Fatheads brews. Nicely hopped, light effervescent body, and semi dry finish. Overall, a very nice bitter, with a good hop profile.

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3.44/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I had this on tap at the brewpub. The menu notes: "This is the beer that Matt brewed at Shepherd Neame in England. A golden bitter ale based on a British recipe but hopped with American Centennial & Citra resulting in a tropical fruit aroma which leads to a slightly nutty malfunction flavor and a pleasing citrus hop finish".

The beer is crystal clear and light gold colored, sporting a frothy white cap with tons of lace. Definitely a bitter based on aroma, toasty and nutty with a hops treatment more akin to a pilsner than an IPA (which this of course is not). Same with the flavor, where the hops come through a little more in the aftertaste. Again more bitter than citrusy, somewhat disappointing to my tastes but I get what he was going for. not really something I'd care for twice, but not horrible.

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Yakima Sun from Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon
- out of 100 based on 2 ratings.