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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
outstanding

242 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 242
Reviews: 38
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 10.7%
Wants: 4
Gots: 37 | 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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richobrien

Rhode Island

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

08-09-2014 14:27:28 | More by richobrien
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isojealous

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

08-09-2014 13:15:51 | More by isojealous
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maximum12

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -0.5%

Thanks to fiver29 for yet another lovely box of beer, this one stuffed with a bunch of Fat Head's hops, which I always covet. 22 oz. bottle split with, well, no one, as usual for this brewery. I don't play well with others.

The pour is a light filtered orange, & it has carbonation. Nose is all citrus with a foreshadowing of lashing-out bitterness. Not bad.

Sunshine Daydream tastes like the Son of Head Hunter. Tsunami of House-level bitterness greets the tongue & pummels the palate. Middle is akin to a Fruit of the Loom commercial, with mango, orange, citrus, & those fruit-guys you can't see in the background. I am gulping this, which I suppose how a session IPA should be treated.

These guys know what to do with hops. Too many low ABV beers are colorless & could easily be confused with slightly altered well water - not this one. One of the better 'session' beers out there & a very good beer.

08-08-2014 02:15:02 | More by maximum12
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dcisco44

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

08-07-2014 22:28:14 | More by dcisco44
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dleiner

New York

4/5  rDev -0.5%

08-04-2014 00:21:53 | More by dleiner
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rwilde

Ohio

4/5  rDev -0.5%

08-02-2014 14:09:44 | More by rwilde
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vrbulldog22

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

08-02-2014 01:25:04 | More by vrbulldog22
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chefduff2

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -0.5%

07-31-2014 00:02:06 | More by chefduff2
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WoodBrew

Illinois

4.54/5  rDev +12.9%

I LIKE THE SUNSHINE DREAM!!! Please do not mass produce and kill the taste a la Z'Dust!!! This beer is a light version of the original Z'Dust. The beer pours a clear golden color with thin white head that is leaving a lace. The scent carries wonderful citrus, pine and orange spice. The taste follows the nose and comes off the pallet fairly clean. The mouthfeel is light in body with good carbonation. Overall this is an absolute solid beer!!!

07-30-2014 23:24:15 | More by WoodBrew
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BigSpeen3436

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

07-28-2014 23:16:24 | More by BigSpeen3436
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waddellc2

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

07-28-2014 22:30:04 | More by waddellc2
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Kinger2425


4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

07-28-2014 07:07:44 | More by Kinger2425
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SaltofOH

Ohio

3.88/5  rDev -3.5%

Appearance: Pours a deep amber, cloudy with lots of sediment chunks. Thick 1.5" light tan head, foamy. Outstanding lacing and retention.

Aroma: BIG citrus & resinous aroma.

Taste: Light, dry arrival. slight hint of some malt, like a shadow of malt, across mid-palate. Firm hop bite, string bitterness at the end.

Mouthfeel: Light & clean. Lighter than most APAs; mild but present effervescence.

Overall: No doubt, this is a hoppy beer; but it is not overpowering or unpleasant. If it is out of balance, it is in a good way.

07-28-2014 02:57:21 | More by SaltofOH
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huysmans

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

07-27-2014 10:52:01 | More by huysmans
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Nichols33

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -0.5%

07-27-2014 01:17:05 | More by Nichols33
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JamesCzar

Ohio

4/5  rDev -0.5%

07-25-2014 20:55:38 | More by JamesCzar
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Chuffbomb

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

07-23-2014 13:41:16 | More by Chuffbomb
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MostlyMinutiae


4.75/5  rDev +18.2%

07-23-2014 00:42:33 | More by MostlyMinutiae
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stealth

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

07-21-2014 02:31:39 | More by stealth
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XmnwildX12

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -0.5%

07-20-2014 22:56:06 | More by XmnwildX12
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DCHritz

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

07-20-2014 16:38:45 | More by DCHritz
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Nuggetz

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

07-20-2014 06:52:50 | More by Nuggetz
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

07-20-2014 04:29:28 | More by ygtbsm94
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elkinbrown

Ohio

4/5  rDev -0.5%

07-19-2014 13:57:33 | More by elkinbrown
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somalley26

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

07-18-2014 22:32:07 | More by somalley26
Sunshine Daydream Session IPA from Fat Heads Brewery & Saloon
90 out of 100 based on 242 ratings.