Fat Head's Head Hunter IPA | Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon

BA SCORE
96
world-class
4,260 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score
Send samples
Fat Head's Head Hunter IPAFat Head's Head Hunter IPA
BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
1st batches were 7.0% ABV

Added by WVbeergeek on 06-19-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
4,260
Reviews:
614
Avg:
4.33
pDev:
8.31%
 
 
Wants:
667
Gots:
970
For Trade:
38
User Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
first ← prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | nextlast
Ratings: 4,260 |  Reviews: 614
Photo of BabaBeer
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of CFCforlife
4.41/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Toynk
4.18/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of claminat420
4.21/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12oz bottle marked bottled on 06/22/17 12:11. poured heavily into a pint glass.

Appearance- transparent copper color with a frothy head that's the slightest bit off white. leaves some thick lacing.

Aroma- orange citrus with a slight biscuit scent.

Flavor- just like the smell but with some floral hop notes. the malt also kicks out some slight caramel notes. abv is well hidden. bitterness is there but plays with the malt and lets the hops run free. I wish there was pine notes in this :(

Mouthfeel- solid medium bodied. good carbonation.

Drinkability- COME TO MICHIGAN AND PUT THIS IN SIX PACKS!!

Overall- this should be on every hophead's must try list. even tho I had a single slurm lord by short's before this (i'm rating this on the start of beer #4 from the four pack I purchased at the taphouse) I miss the slurm lord! both brews are great don't get me wrong just the slurm lord was almost all hop. this brew has both nice hop action and some easily detectable malt. beer snobs who complain about some ipa's being complete hop bombs and not balanced should really appreciate this brew.

 1,100 characters

Photo of jcole524
4.31/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MrBURTON55
4.33/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JWT3
4.17/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Dirty gold colored beer with excellent clarity. Soapy head laces the glass.

The aroma of this beer is very tropical, lots of citrus and mango or pineapple notes. Then the flavor goes into an intense bitter, resinous beer with accents of lemon peel and fresh mango. Full bodied yet crisp and well carbonated. Really a top tier beer.

 338 characters

Photo of wafers
4.31/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Nhmp105
4/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bigred89
4.25/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Provner
5/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Eammon1920
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BFCarr
4.01/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of lcdawg
4.48/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Spoda1983
3.92/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of chalkboardbrew
4.76/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

This is a great beer! I was surprised but when something is good it's good.

75 characters

Photo of al2913
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Bluescooter
4.29/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JustinAbs
4.46/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Lingenbrau
4.49/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

My kind of IPA. Pours clear golden with a foamy and sticky bone white head that has exceptional lacing. Smells of dank resin, pine, citrus/grapefruit, and faint notes of tropical fruit that all transcend well into the flavor. Very rich and sticky feel, plenty of carbonation. Overall, this is another outstanding IPA from Fat Heads. I've only had two from them so far and have been very impressed. Thanks again Corey! Cheers!

 432 characters

Photo of jtransel
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Academymike
4.18/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of frasergrove
3.99/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of mkyer
3.92/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of kewharton
4.02/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

first ← prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | nextlast
Fat Head's Head Hunter IPA from Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon
4.33 out of 5 based on 4,260 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.