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Sunshine Daydream Session IPA - Fat Heads Brewery & Saloon

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Sunshine Daydream Session IPASunshine Daydream Session IPA

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BA SCORE
90
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201 Ratings
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Ratings: 201
Reviews: 34
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 10.42%
Wants: 4
Gots: 22 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Fat Heads Brewery & Saloon visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: WVbeergeek on 06-08-2012)
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prototypic

Ohio

4/5  rDev -0.7%

07-16-2014 13:39:19 | More by prototypic
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Axnjxn

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -0.7%

07-15-2014 14:14:17 | More by Axnjxn
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Ozzylizard

Pennsylvania

3.89/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottled 06/28/14 at 40 degrees into snifter
Aroma of flowers
Head average (3.5 cm), white, frothy, rapidly diminishing to 4 mm ring and broken layer
Lacing very good- wide thick rings of small bubbles
Body light yellow, hazy
Flavor begins bitter with a flowery perfume taste. This dies quickly and only the bitterness remains. No alcohol, no malt, no diacetyl.
Palate light to medium, watery, lively carbonation

This meets the criteria for an American IPA. I personally do not care for the flowery aroma and flavor.

Serving type: bottle

07-14-2014 20:04:21 | More by Ozzylizard
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nicholas2121

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Sunshine Daydream Session IPA brewed by Fat Heads Brewery & Saloon with an AVB of 4.9%. This brew pours out a nice amber color with a nice, white head. Sunshine Daydream Session IPA is an unfiltered brew. The smell is rich with flavor, but you pick up on some bitterness in the smell. The taste is bitter at first, but it gets better. You pick up on Grapefruit. The aftertaste is nice. Mouthfeel is ok. Overall I'm giving this brew a 3.25 of 5

Serving type: bottle

07-14-2014 04:08:05 | More by nicholas2121
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Caveworm

Ohio

4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Sunshine Daydream Session IPA from Fat Heads Brewery & Saloon. Another recommendation by the knowledgeable fellow employed at Rt. 62 Butts and Brews in Stark County,OH. Poured from the bottle into a glass, this brew's got a minimal head that disappears in a flash. Clear golden straw body.

Smells like the fruits mentioned on the label. Also a fair amount of hop aromas. This really has got a summer vibe going on.

The IPA hop bitterness is certainly there, along with small hints of the fruits.

Mouthfeel is clean and dry.

Overall a 4 for Sunshine Daydream Session IPA from Fat Heads Brewery & Saloon. I really dig the tropical theme going on here. They pulled off a killer brew here. I will buy this brew again!

Serving type: bottle

07-14-2014 03:11:05 | More by Caveworm
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rolltide

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

07-14-2014 00:55:07 | More by rolltide
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Woppy5

Ohio

4/5  rDev -0.7%

07-13-2014 20:15:40 | More by Woppy5
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Austinmschauer

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

07-13-2014 16:59:36 | More by Austinmschauer
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Zormac

Ohio

4.76/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Appearance-Slightly off white head with a bit of haze to a golder amber color

Smell-Apple pineapple orage and mango very nice.

Taste-orange peel, apple, creamy with a touch of hop bitterness

Mouthfeel- oily with just the right amont of carbonation

Overall- I would order this beer again and again

Serving type: on-tap

07-12-2014 20:32:32 | More by Zormac
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MorganStout

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

07-12-2014 11:33:26 | More by MorganStout
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Zonian1

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

07-12-2014 02:37:16 | More by Zonian1
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RJCHawk

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

07-12-2014 01:39:13 | More by RJCHawk
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EricTKole

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

07-10-2014 00:16:54 | More by EricTKole
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Bone53

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: Copper golden color with a semi frothy one finger off white head

Smell: Bright citrus, pine, tropical, grassy, honey biscuit malt

Taste: Zesty citrus (lemon, grapefruit, orange), pine, grassy, bitter. Slight pale malt, but could use more

Mouthfeel: Heavy light body; Smooth with a moderately bitter finish

Overall: Someone please tell me the difference between a pale ale and a session ipa. Anyways, I prefer this over Founders All Day and Stone's Go To. Its light and has plenty of citrus hops but not overly so and bitter like Go To or too malty like All Day. They found a nice balance with this one just like Head Hunter. It also helps that I usually get Fat Head's beers within a week or two of bottling. Between this, Head Hunter, and JUJU, they're amongst the leading breweries in the world when it comes to IPAs! However, I think $12 a six pack is a little steep for a session ipa, and may as well grab Head Hunter over this every time.

Serving type: bottle

07-09-2014 04:12:35 | More by Bone53
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OnryAndMean

Vermont

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

07-07-2014 12:52:06 | More by OnryAndMean
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DavidHume

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

07-07-2014 03:01:10 | More by DavidHume
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Lehighace06

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

07-06-2014 21:14:04 | More by Lehighace06
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JoeLacy

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

07-06-2014 16:46:17 | More by JoeLacy
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dpw95

Ohio

5/5  rDev +24.1%

07-06-2014 16:43:11 | More by dpw95
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ZachKelly

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

07-06-2014 16:21:52 | More by ZachKelly
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pathman

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

07-06-2014 01:49:36 | More by pathman
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Sarge3130

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

07-05-2014 23:06:48 | More by Sarge3130
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Iparedman

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -0.7%

07-05-2014 16:55:52 | More by Iparedman
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TypsiYpsi

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev -31.8%

07-05-2014 14:15:08 | More by TypsiYpsi
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Mike

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

07-05-2014 00:43:37 | More by Mike
Sunshine Daydream Session IPA from Fat Heads Brewery & Saloon
90 out of 100 based on 201 ratings.