Bone Head Imperial Red | Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon

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4.2/5
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265 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon
Ohio, United States
fatheadscleveland.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.40%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by TheRemyLeabeau on 03-13-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,662
Reviews:
49
Ratings:
265
pDev:
7.86%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
34
Gots:
67
Trade:
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Ratings: 265 |  Reviews: 49
Photo of hozersr
4.24/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of delgotit99
4.25/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of fthegiants
4.25/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of AC-Mivsek
4.06/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of StonewallSipper
4/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours a nice amber brown color, aroma is of malt and bread, taste is great for the style, I am not getting alot of hops, but the malt is there, it is like a hop devil but lacking the hoppiness I enjoy.

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Photo of mpolewan
4.13/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of warrendietrich2001
4.37/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of drdiesel9483
4.46/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Look - dark red Burgandy color with slight head and skimming
Smell - cherry, ruby red grapefruit, tangerine with a slight caramel malt backbone
Taste - really fruity hoppy taste but not overall bitter
Feel - full body and light carbonation, very smooth
Overall - incredible

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Photo of AJmon13
4.13/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of justintcoons
4.24/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12 oz bottle poured into a Sam Adams Perfect Pint glass.

Appearance
Deep red / mahogany with 1+ fingers of creamy off-white head. Excellent clarity with lively carbonation.

Nose
Grapefruit, orange citrus, pine, lemon, passion fruit, caramel, and candy sugar.

Taste
Pink grapefruit zest, tangerine, pine needle, and bright florals. Caramel maltiness with residual candy sugars. Finishes zesty and resiny with a lingering bitter bite.

Mouthfeel
Full bodied, crisp, silky, off-dry, and moderately bitter.

Overall
Nice classic west coast hop profile on top of a firm caramel base. Big flavors and a great Imperial Red IPA that drinks easy for the abv.

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Photo of travelguy
4.12/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Maillard
4.25/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of White_Whiskey
4.27/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ChilliHeights
4.83/5  rDev +15%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Enjoy this fantastic ale at Fats Heads on draft. Just great, great color, aroma taste and finish. it was easy to sip but strong on the alcohol. Nice citrus taste and hoppy, hoppy, hoppy. Cant wait to go back and have another.

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Photo of ckollias
4/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ejimhof
3.25/5  rDev -22.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of NMA
4.14/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of BillBabbitt
4.59/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Rich. You can feel the 9.4% on your lips. A great beer to sip on a quiet evening

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Photo of hilgart1
4.31/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of billbeers
4/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Plowbrain
5/5  rDev +19%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

WOW! WOW!WOW!WOW!WOW!
Screw your stupid mouth-feel.. And your gay smell, taste, hearing, or whatever else you wannabe wine-o's think!
I'm a down to earth, down home guy who LOVES craft beer and THIS ONE IS IT!
The MOST delicious beer I've EVER HAD!

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Photo of NolaHopHead
4.31/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12 oz bottle. Pours deep ruby amber, thin tan head, soapy lace. Big fruity aroma, was expecting resiny bready aroma but was surprised with the tropical nose. Taste follows with a balance of caramel malt sweetness, fruity and floral hops, piney bitterness in the very end. Finishes dry. Medium slippery mouth. Impressed again by Fat Heads.

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Photo of Griggsy
4.25/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Zonian1
4.33/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Phyl21ca
4.49/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle: Poured a clear amber/copper color ale with a nice foamy head. Aroma of citrusy and piney hops with nice floral undertones. Taste is a nice mix of citrusy and piney hops notes with limited bitterness and some nice floral undertones with limited residual sugar notes. Body is full with good carbonation. Another super enjoyable hoppy ale from this brewer.

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Bone Head Imperial Red from Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon
Beer rating: 4.2 out of 5 with 265 ratings