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:
4,258
Reviews:
614
Avg:
4.33
pDev:
8.31%
 
 
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Photo of MacQ32
4.42/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A - Pours a relatively clear golden copper color with a finger of light tan head, fantastic retention and near perfect lacing. An incredibly thick/dense outer ring remains 10-15 minutes after the pour with a very thin layer of head across the surface.

S - Light grapefruit/lemony/orange citrus aromas, sweet rindy notes. Decent bit of resinous/spiced nose.

T - Lots of dry bitterness up front, spicey rinds followed quickly by a wallop of citrus. Middle/finish of the beer is all spiced heavy rinds - very resinous. Superbly resinous/bitter through the aftertaste.

M - Medium bodied, this along with the flavor profile and good carbonation make it quite drinkable.

O - Resinous bitterness is very refreshing but takes a bit away from the drinkability. This is one hell of a resinous bitter IPA.

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Photo of Benesi88
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of IWannaEatFood
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of jamesod
4.43/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of pgrenvicz
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of HopHealth
4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

Photo of jbdpsu82
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of rievelx6
4.7/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

A- poured into a glass has a nice golden orange color with little off white head that dissipates quickly.

S- Very good smelling beer citrus hops and some pines.

T- Taste match the smell with citrus hops and pines has very good taste.

M- Little bit on the lower side of carbonation pretty good body nice bitterness.

O- Overall this is a very good IPA definitely will be getting some more soon.

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Photo of dmk91
4/5  rDev -7.6%

Photo of Ysgard
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of awdturboiv
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of corby112
4.16/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Thanks to sideshowe for hooking me up with these bottles.

Pours a slightly hazy, bright golden orange color with lighter golden yellow edges and a half finger, white foam head that quickly settles into a thin, lasting ring.  Streaks of spotty lacing left behind.

Dank floral hop aroma with a boat load of citrus and tropical fruit notes followed by pale biscuit malt.  Earthy with some grass and pine needle followed by grapefruit, pineapple, mango and blood orange.  The nose has a nice balance of resinous oils, earthy grass, citrus fruit and pale malt.  

Fuller bodied than expected with stronger hop bitterness than the aroma suggests.  There's a blast of dank, earthy hop resins up front with sticky grass, pine needle and spruce tip flavors.  Nice amount of dry bitterness that lingers over the sweeter notes and pale malt into a bone dry finish.  Floral and perfume like at first followed by tropical and citrus fruit sweetness.  This isn't as strong as in the nose but nicely balances things out with some pineapple, grapefruit and orange zest.  Pale malt backbone adds balance without hindering the hop flavor.  Some bread and a decent amount of biscuit-like flavor.  Clean, crisp and pretty easy to drink but the bitterness could be balanced a little more by the sweeter fruit notes.  Still, this is a very good beer that I could session for long periods of time.

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4/5  rDev -7.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -19.2%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev -7.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

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4/5  rDev -7.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -19.2%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Fat Head's Head Hunter IPA from Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon
4.33 out of 5 based on 4,258 ratings.
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