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

Bone Head Imperial RedBone Head Imperial Red
Liked This Beer
4.21 w/ 258 ratings
Bone Head Imperial RedBone Head Imperial Red

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

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.40%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by TheRemyLeabeau on 03-13-2014

User Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
firstprev| 201-225 | 226-250 | 251-275  | next → last
Ratings: 258 |  Reviews: 48
Photo of WVbeergeek
4/5  rDev -5%

Photo of Stinkypuss
3.8/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours an amber red color with a white soapy head. Aroma of big malt and perhaps a whiskey element. In the taste, spicy rye, toasted malt and a dry hop bite. Alcohol is there but not overpowering. Has a doughy malt, spicy rye, caramel and bitters thing going on. Medium to full bodied ale, with a dry bite and cleaner finish. Overall, I quite enjoyed the bigger version of the bonehead.

 385 characters

Photo of chefduff2
4/5  rDev -5%

Photo of DeFaz
4.44/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I enjoyed this today at Spinoza's in Beavercreek, Ohio. Served on tap, it had a light red color, and the head left full lacing around the glass. The smell was a nice balance between rye and hop flavor, especially pine. The taste was consistent with the balance, with pronounced rye but also plenty of hop punch in there. It was fairly bitter, and the alcohol was concealed nicely. The mouthfeel was great, as this beer had the right amount of thickness and carbonation and went down very nicely. Overall, while I'm not a huge fan of rye beers, I recognize that this is well crafted and is easily the best rye IPA I've had.

 622 characters

Photo of wellsnb
4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

Photo of KFrank729
4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

Photo of greg4579
4.25/5  rDev +1%

Photo of TheRemyLeabeau
4.96/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Will edit review from notes, am heading to the taphouse tonight to indulge in more of this one of a kind brew. Simply amazing! Will edit review in next couple days. Please note this is the Imperial version of their Red Rye beer and this is the first time it was brewed.

 269 characters

firstprev| 201-225 | 226-250 | 251-275  | next → last
Bone Head Imperial Red from Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon
Beer rating: 93.8% out of 100 with 258 ratings
  • About Us

    Founded in Boston in 1996, BeerAdvocate (BA) is your go-to resource for beer powered by an independent community of enthusiasts and professionals dedicated to supporting and promoting better beer.

    Learn More
  • Our Community

    Comprised of consumers and industry professionals, many of whom started as members of this site, our community is one of the oldest, largest, and most respected beer communities online.
  • Our Events

    Since 2003 we've hosted over 60 world-class beer festivals to bring awareness to independent brewers and educate attendees.
  • Our Magazine

    Support uncompromising beer advocacy and award-winning, independent journalism with a print subscription to BeerAdvocate magazine.