Daddy Fat Sacks IPA | Roy Pitz Brewing Company

Daddy Fat Sacks IPADaddy Fat Sacks IPA
BA SCORE
44.2%
Liked This Beer
3.56 w/ 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:
#37,108
Reviews:
39
Ratings:
120
Liked:
53
Avg:
3.56/5
pDev:
14.04%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
23
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 120 |  Reviews: 39
Photo of TTripp725
2.85/5  rDev -19.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Gabeersaint
4.5/5  rDev +26.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Soild craft ipa this is a go to ipa

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Photo of jbaker67
3.19/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Bdel34
3.44/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of KChristie87
4.04/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Flyboy24
5/5  rDev +40.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Great IPA, very smooth beer.

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Photo of lobos62
3.56/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kmos27
3.25/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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

I had this on tap at Roy Pitz. It was served in a beer stein and had a nice coppery radiance to it with good head and lacing. Smell and taste complemented one another nicely. The light fruity taste comes through. This is a very smooth, well-balanced West Coast-style IPA. If you are in the area, I would recommend it as the best local selection.

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Photo of ThisWangsChung
3.67/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle into a teku.

Appearance: Pours a cloudy-ish copper color. The head is two fingers high, just barely off-white in shade. Retention is excellent, and the texture is extremely thick. Adding to the aesthetic appeal is the large amount of lacing sticking to the glass. (4)

Smell: A fairly vibrant grapefruit character hits my nose, also mixing with some tangerine. After a while, I get a bit of lemongrass. The malt backbone brings the typical sweet caramel notes, meshing very well with the hops. Its nose is fairly fresh and fruity (if a bit timid), exceeding my expectations. (3.75)

Taste: The initial flavors are surprisingly juicy. Actually, it starts off with some pungent Amarillo-derived lemongrass before transitioning into those aforementioned tropical fruit notes. It finishes with light malt and a bit of rindy bitterness. Really not a bad beer at all, in fact it's quite good. The only complaint is that the flavor profile is stuck on 6 instead of 9 or 10. (3.5)

Mouthfeel: Fairly crisp, in that way only an unfiltered beer can be. It's also moderately light, if not bone-dry. It manages to go down easily, though, and that's without the presence of strong carbonation. (3.75)

Overall: Given the tendencies of most BAs to wildly overrate their scores, the 80 kind of worried me. Luckily, I was proved wrong - this is rock-solid. It isn't blowing me away, but it's a damn good IPA bringing decent fruit flavors. Definitely worthy of a repeat purchase, that's for sure. (3.75)

3.67/5: Far better than I expected

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Photo of Boone757
3.59/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of alcohline_trip
3.51/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bgilanyi
3.07/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 2 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Colin32
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of HopHead_
3.95/5  rDev +11%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dheldman
1.94/5  rDev -45.5%
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 tork1645
3/5  rDev -15.7%

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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Photo of wrightst
4/5  rDev +12.4%

Photo of incubusfriday
4.1/5  rDev +15.2%

Photo of Fcip78
3/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Slizy22
3.56/5  rDev 0%

Photo of cyber_phoenix
3.95/5  rDev +11%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of mikebike9
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of jmdrpi
3.85/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

bottle, no date

pours a copper color, hazy with floaties. maybe unfiltered after dry hopping? decent bright white head. good lacing. decent hoppy aroma, mostly fruity and citrus. slightly bready malt flavor to balance the hop flavor. medium body and medium to high carbonation.

overall, a decent IPA. good first impression from this brewery.

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Photo of Durandal_777
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Daddy Fat Sacks IPA from Roy Pitz Brewing Company
Beer rating: 44.2% out of 100 with 120 ratings
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