Daddy Fat Sacks IPA | Roy Pitz Brewing Company

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Daddy Fat Sacks IPADaddy Fat Sacks IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Roy Pitz Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States
roypitz.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
Pale Orange in color with aromas of tropical fruit, stone fruit, grapefruit, and citrus. Four specialty malts in subtle additions leave the ale with a slightly toasted caramel flavor. Five different hop additions impart just enough bitterness without the astringent and bitter aftertaste. A mix of American flavor hops round out the floral and citrus esters. Large sacks of dank hops are then added to the conditioning vessel and aged several days to impart all the wonderful citrus and floral aromas deep into the beer.

Added by akorsak on 05-10-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
120
Reviews:
39
Avg:
3.6
pDev:
13.89%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
23
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 120 |  Reviews: 39
Photo of dheldman
1.94/5  rDev -46.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Taste a bit like dirty socks. No fruit, or floral, flavors or aroma. Pretty bland.

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Photo of JamesGrove
2.05/5  rDev -43.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2

Photo of TheBigBoy
2.25/5  rDev -37.5%

Photo of jculler82
2.5/5  rDev -30.6%

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2.5/5  rDev -30.6%

Photo of RonfromJersey
2.52/5  rDev -30%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

$2.50 single from Abe's.

Hazy amber body, topped by four fingers of flat, not bright or glossy, white foam. Drippy lacing.

Strong aroma of lemon, orange, and pine. Somewhat cleanserish.

A quick flash of sweet is quickly burIed beneath a mouthful of industrial cleanser. Very astringent, and not in a way I like. Some fruit does bubble up through the detergent. Unfortunately long lingering aftertaste.

Not a pleasant experience.

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Photo of matildamadeusdoit
2.8/5  rDev -22.2%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Stinkypuss
2.8/5  rDev -22.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Roy pitz daddy fat sacs

Pours a clear orange with a soapy foam. In the aroma, some citrus hops and vegetal notes. Bitter citrus hops upfront give way to a cloying cereal sweetness. Some corn, dextrins, hops and sugary malts. Almost like adding hops to priming sugar. A bit too sweet for me.

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Photo of y2jrock60
2.84/5  rDev -21.1%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

A- Very dark orange, almost brown, with a quickly disappearing off white head.

S- Carmel and sweet notes with almost no hop signature.

T- Very sweet with a dry hop finish that gives way to alcohol presence.

M- Medium-Heavy bodied with a high carbonation.

D- Low drinkability.

I was disappointed with this one. My buddy was talking up their beers so I was looking forward to trying some of their beers. I wouldn't consider this an IPA, it resembled more of an Octoberfest. It was overly sweet with an annoying dry aftertaste. There was barley any hop signature, which is something I expect from an IPA. Extremely disappointed in this brew. If you're into strong Octoberfest beers this one may be for you.

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Photo of TTripp725
2.85/5  rDev -20.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Spoda1983
2.93/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Fcip78
3/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of LXIXME
3/5  rDev -16.7%

Photo of IdrinkGas
3/5  rDev -16.7%

Photo of murphius1118
3/5  rDev -16.7%

Photo of tork1645
3/5  rDev -16.7%

gets a 3 only because on a couple occasions was it decent. Of the other times tried is was either a dirty malt bomb (drain pour) or a hoppy blonde. def can do better than this one

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3/5  rDev -16.7%

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3/5  rDev -16.7%

Photo of taylor714914
3.03/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2

A- A nice light golden ruby color with a finger of head. Leaves lacing the whole way down the glass.

S- I couldn't get much at all in the smell. I don't know why....just got a little bit of citrus, hops, and a very very light piney smell.

T- Up front citrus with the hops and some sweet malt backbone. Not very deep or complex.

M- Ok carbonation....seemed a little thin in the mouth. Small bubbles from the carbonation and somewhat smooth.

D- I didn't even finish a pint. It seemed to be too bland for me. There wasn't much going on other than some basic flavors. I just couldn't get excited about it.

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Photo of RThomas436
3.04/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Appearance: A murky brown, rather little lacing. May have been a issue with the CO2 as the beer seemed rather flat.

Smell: Limited nose, but what I did get was great. Pine / grapefruit and slight spice - although faint.

Taste: Malty with little hop flavor, seems rather run of the mill. Slight sweetneess which wasn't what I was expecting

Mouthfeel: Watery and rather flat

Drinkability: It's ok nothing great, I'll drink it but I probably won't enjoy it. Just didn't seem to have anything to get excited about in it

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3.07/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 2 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of jbaker67
3.19/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of DrDemento456
3.23/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A - Looking at the bottle I am not sure how this is an "imperial" IPA. ABV isn't imperial by any standards and no note other than just a regular IPA. Regardless it has a deep copper amber with a 1/2 inch of sticky white head.

S - Smells like a west coast IPA, very bitter and acidic with very little cracker like malts to balance. Hope it tastes... balanced.

T - Acidic almost like a burning pine with very little balance to the actual malts. Liking my IPA's more balanced and fruit forward this is a major turn off. Piney, bitter, unforgiving, and hard to finish but I choked it down.

M - Medium yet as stated ABV is noted and hops are cloying,

Overall not worth buying again and totally not worth picking up for 4 bucks for a single.

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Photo of DrBier
3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

Photo of JohnK17
3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

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Daddy Fat Sacks IPA from Roy Pitz Brewing Company
3.6 out of 5 based on 120 ratings.
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