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Daddy Fat Sacks IPA | Roy Pitz Brewing Company

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3.56/5
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120 Ratings
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: Year-round

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
Ranking:
#37,987
Reviews:
39
Ratings:
120
pDev:
14.04%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
24
Trade:
0
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4.16/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tuowl74a
3.98/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tjmiller718
4.02/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of wander4
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mvanaskie13
3.65/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On the pop of the cap this brew overflowed with a foamy discharge. Once settled, I poured the remainder into a narrow pint glass: color is copper to light amber, thick looking with lots of floating sediment; head is off white to light tan; head is at least 1/2 inch deep.

Aroma is fairly malty, mainly pale with some light toasted caramel; hops are lightly resiny, earthy, 'dank'.

Flavor is similar to the aroma: malty, toasted, some caramel; then dank earthy hops, muddled somewhat; i read a description from a review from the bartender at Grey Lodge that pinpointed it as a double ESB, which sounds about right.

Mouthfeel is crisp, bitter but not overdone, stronger bitterness on the edges of the tongue.

Overall, a hoppy beer with moderate pale/caramel/toast maltiness, a little overfermented in the bottle with a gusher presentation, but not any off flavors.

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Photo of Hilarytheguy
4.39/5  rDev +23.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of tzieser
4.25/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Purchased from some weird convenience store/food place called Sheetz in Shippensburg, PA while on my cross country road trip from Tucson, AZ. Poured into a nonic pint glass:

A- dark amber in color, quite hazy with a thick white head that slowly settles into a thin lacing. cool bottle art, featuring a strange looking drug dealer/scumbag-type falling asleep with a pint in his hand. Old school 90s cordless phone and digital clock style font is a nice touch too. Extra points for that

S- sweet malted barley aroma with fruity/citrus hops and yeasty esters. smells nice and complex but not the typical hop attack you get from modern American IPAs, seems more like a English IPA

T- Lots of fruity hops with light herbal/pine bitterness. Malted barley balances everything, adding a subtle sweetness that makes the fruity hops shine wonderfully. Not your typical hop bomb, subtle and nice.

M- smooth, slightly chewy.

O- I am quite happy with this beer. There are enough bitter, clean, citrus hop bombs on the market right now. Not sure why this beer is getting slammed so heavily. This is like an old school IPA with new hops and a classic malt base. Kind of a hybrid of a newer American IPA and a classic English IPA. well done.

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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

reviewed from notes at an Altoona Curve Baseball game last fall. The best beer on offer at the ballpark.

Looks a hazy orangish yellow with a generous foamy head.

Citrus fruit on the nose.

Decent hop bite, with a citrusy wash

Feel was a solid medium.

Overall, glad to find it here at the ballpark. put away 3 of them over 9 innings.

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2.93/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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4/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.6/5  rDev +1.1%
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3.92/5  rDev +10.1%
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look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2

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3.66/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.52/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4.1/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%
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4/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Daddy Fat Sacks IPA from Roy Pitz Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.56 out of 5 with 120 ratings
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