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

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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:
4,235
Reviews:
611
Avg:
4.33
pDev:
8.31%
 
 
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960
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Ratings: 4,235 |  Reviews: 611
Photo of smarean
5/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Great IPA!!! Had it at B Spot Burgers in Indy -- great restaurant between Chicago and Ohio, BTW! Will definitely try to find this in a store.

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Photo of Stefko
4.08/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of ead73
4.25/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of KT123
3.79/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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

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

On tap:
A nice golden color, maybe slightly to the darker side of it. Head is lasting, medium rim; spots of lacing.

Nose is subdued in this pour, but with a swirl and a deep inhale, I get grapefruit full on with pith in equal amounts. Overall leaning fruity, but generic bitterness keeps that in check.

Taste has a nice malt backbone upon which the hops can play. Not crisp, but clean, providing some body. The nose foretold the taste pretty well, grapefruit citrus and its pithy bitterness run this beer. The malt seems to throw a bit of orange or tangerine zest, maybe a hint of tropical into the mix as an accent.

Nice, mid-school (given current trends) IPA, or old school AIPA (not west coast). Malty enough to not be hop tea, but bitter enough in its citrus nature to not be "juicy." The more I drank, the higher my overall went.

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Photo of dipaslife4me
4.37/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dirtyharry2489
4.48/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of lastmango
3.85/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

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

Photo of Steve_Studnuts
4.44/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of LarryMyers
4.24/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of pizzanuts
4.41/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Photo of brian60
4.9/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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

Photo of Kinney1989
4.36/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Den7854
4.67/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Golden - copper color w/ good lacing throughout. Great smell w/ hints of pine and citrus. Taste and feel are substantial. You know you are drinking an exceptional beer as soon as you first taste. Finish is equally good. Fatheads brewery, North Olmsted, oh

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

Photo of Skrumpy
4.07/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Mostly clear, golden amber color. Foamy, off white head with streak lacing. Aroma is light tropical fruit, grain, and spice. Flavor is citrus and pine, bread and mango. A hoppy bite to it, but still smooth. A good beer overall.

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Photo of VABA
4.35/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of EMV
3.94/5  rDev -9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a Dogfish tulip

L: Clear medium golden copper pour. 2 fingers of off-white head leave sticky lacing on the glass.

S: Grains and pine. Grapefruit and spice.

T/F: Follows the smell. Grain character gives it some body. Bitter hop profile... lots of resinous pine... grapefruit and black pepper. Sharp and crisp.... and hop bitterness dominates. Finish is sticky.

O: A quality IPA... nice and bitter, and overall very refreshing. Lots to like here.

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Fat Head's Head Hunter IPA from Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon
4.33 out of 5 based on 4,235 ratings.
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