Benjamin Danklin | Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon

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41 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Ryan15237 on 05-06-2016

BEER STATS
Ratings:
41
Reviews:
7
Avg:
4.26
pDev:
7.28%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
6
For Trade:
0
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Photo of GreesyFizeek
4.21/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

On tap at City Works in Pittsburgh, PA.

This one pours a light clear golden amber, with a small head, and big amounts of sticky lacing.

This one smells...well...dank. Duh. There's a lot of weedy stickiness on the nose, with juicy grapefruit, candied pine sap, and non-sweet bready malt.

Fat Heads makes West-Coast style IPAs, so this is gonna be a little malty. Luckily, it doesn't really add much sweetness, it just provides a sticky backbone to lay more sticky icky hops on top. It's super dank, but you could've guessed that, with a resinous bitterness, and lots of overripe grapefruit.

This is medium bodied, doesn't run too sweet, with a good bitterness on the finish.

Fat Heads continues to crush the hoppy game with this one.

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Photo of Illusion727
5/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A really great brew from Head Hunter!

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Photo of DeFaz
4.42/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Delicious. Super dank, with pronounced pine, fruit, and a lot of dank. Mouthfeel is a bit sticky, but beer goes down easily. Carbonation is moderate. Inferior to Head Hunter, but still a great beer. Any hoppy beer that Fat Heads puts out is safe bet.

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Photo of Nunya
4.3/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of justintcoons
4.18/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

32 oz growler poured into a Fat Head's nonic pint.
Purchased at Trenton Road Take Out in Levittown, PA.

Appearance
Gold. Short head. Light carbonation. Lightly hazy.

Nose
Dank, pineapple, pine sap, mango, peach, passion fruit, and honey.

Taste
Dank greens, pine sap, pineapple, and florals. Mango with slight peach and passion fruit. Honey sweet maltiness. Smooth finish with notes of grapefruit juice.

Mouthfeel
Medium-plus bodied, smooth, juicy, dank, sticky, semi-dry, and moderately bitter.

Overall
It's dank. Bottom line.

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Photo of claminat420
4.56/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

From a growler I got at their taproom.

Appearance- transparent straw color with a frothy white head. Leaves some solid lacing.

Aroma- pungent piney and citrus hops.

Flavor- just like the smell. Alil bitterness that clings. Abv is well hidden.

Mouthfeel- medium/light body. Great carbonation for it being over a week old.

Drinkability- they need to bottle this sh#t!

Overall- this beer is awesome if you're an old school hop head like myself. Piney with some citrus notes. Hops are the showcase here. If you see a review complaining about the malt profile this isn't the brewery for that. Go drink dogfish head. Happy 4th of July 2017 to all.

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Photo of mkyer
3.99/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Gmartin75
3.79/5  rDev -11%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PGH_BeerSnob
5/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Gregf51
3.97/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of terrysjag
4.57/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Brewski
4.21/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Wiffler27
4.34/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

good but not great. had on draft at a local pub.

nowhere near as good as Head Hunter but still a good beer. nice and hoppy, very clean but not as nice as Head Hunter

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Photo of Yancey82
4.15/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ejimhof
3.75/5  rDev -12%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Chackman151
4.25/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Cody_k_53
3.61/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rydev24
3.9/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of RDefieux
4.15/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BigMike
4.16/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mltobin
3.55/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of LarryMyers
4.35/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of buzzy
4.02/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Josbor11
3.75/5  rDev -12%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of waddellc2
4.25/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Benjamin Danklin from Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon
4.26 out of 5 based on 41 ratings.
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