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United - Fat Heads Brewery & Saloon

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Ratings: 7
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 12.47%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Fat Heads Brewery & Saloon visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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(Beer added by: Tucquan on 11-25-2012)
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Reviews by Stinkypuss:
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Stinkypuss

Pennsylvania

4.1/5  rDev +8.8%

Fatheads/Victory Brewing
"United"

LOOK: Perfectly clear light gold, soapy white head and lace. Looks like a standard pilsner beer.

SMELL: Herbal and resinous hops, a bit piney smelling as well. Just a whiff of bready malts and lager yeast.

TASTE: Pine and fresh juicy citrus rind are huge in the profile. Pale malt backing with an ever so faint balancing sweetness. Quite bitter.

FEEL: Light crisp, well carbonated.

OVERALL: Dubbed a "pale-sner" from the breweries, I think that is a perfect description. This is a style that needs to exist.

01-17-2013 22:58:41 | More by Stinkypuss
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nlmartin

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

05-04-2013 06:58:51 | More by nlmartin
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -20.4%

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Cazlo

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

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hollywood_15063

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

12-12-2012 22:28:24 | More by hollywood_15063
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Tucquan

Pennsylvania

3.78/5  rDev +0.3%

Had this on 2012-11-23 in Pittsburgh, PA from a very fresh growler.

A - Clear yellow with a 2-finger white head and mild-moderate lacing.

S - Lemon, light yeast, floral, light malt, dank. Big nose on this bad-boy; more than a Victory Prima Pils, which I had side-by-side.

T - Noticeable Head Hunter-type dankness, lemon, light-medium pale malt (more than Prima Pils). Fairly bitter and dank finish. More malt as it warmed.

M - Light body and medium carbonation. A bit watery but refreshing.

O - As mentioned, I had this side-by-side with a Victory Prima Pils. I definitely liked the Prima Pils better. This United is a really enjoyable brew but it leans a lot to the PA/IPA camp. The Prima Pils certainly brings a lot of spicy hops to the table, but the Prima leaves out the dankness. While I like dank in my IPAs, it wasn't as appealing in a Pils. Even so, I'd gladly have it again.

Note: This is a collaboration brew with Fat Head's and Victory. From their announcement . . . " United, which will be available on-draft at select locations, is a style-bending beer that can only be classified as a “pale-sner,” meaning the brew integrates pungent and tangy American hops as typical of pale ales, while exhibiting the lean malt structure of a pilsner.

Brewmasters Bill Covaleski (Victory) and Matt Cole (Fat Head’s) got together in mid-September to brew using freshly harvested wet hops per the recipe they designed via email over the summer. The resulting beer features the grassy, lemon-like character of the American and European hopping with the crisp, dry finish of a pilsner.

“When Matt explained he hoped use all of the 120 lbs. of vine-fresh Citra hops that had arrived the day before, I felt challenged and exhilarated to create unity,” said Victory Brewing Company President and Brewmaster Bill Covaleski. “In this brew, we really did bring our common expertise and wild ambitions to a rational and delicious conclusion.”

11-25-2012 20:23:57 | More by Tucquan
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rcjennings

Ohio

4/5  rDev +6.1%

01-19-2013 23:36:08 | More by rcjennings
United from Fat Heads Brewery & Saloon
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