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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
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4.33/5
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4,288 Ratings
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
Ranking:
#397
Reviews:
622
Ratings:
4,288
pDev:
8.31%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
670
Gots:
978
Trade:
37
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Ratings: 4,288 |  Reviews: 622
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

Photo of TBonez477
3.4/5  rDev -21.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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

The appearance was a transparent somewhat golden/orange and slightly yellow colored body with a spectacular looking one finger white foamy head that once it starts dieing. The lacing is just so thick and clingy, nice show. The smell has bitter hoppiness up front, primarily a nice combination of a citrus/pine-like substance of sorts, slightly spiciness of sorts plays nicely in the background. The taste has a nice combination of a bittersweetness that plays very nicely with the spicy flavoring coming from the aroma, dry piney aftertaste and finish. The palate has a nice light to medium body, and is fairly sessionable. Carbonation is great for an AIPA as a more than adequate sharpness invades my tongue and mouth. Overall, I can see why so many people really like this one.

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Photo of Rdc67
4.1/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of DaveCash
4.03/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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

Photo of Chackman151
4/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ledouge
4.42/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Benjolovesbeer
4.48/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a tulip and look is burnt orange with a fluffy bubbly head that dissolves yet leaves lacing around the glass. very hoppy in the body.
Smells is mild with scents of fruity hops. The mouthfeel is piney and dank with resin finish and a bit sticky. Taste is of pine, pineapple, melon, papaya, resin, grass, and malt. Overall delicious but falls short of topping Stone.

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Photo of hypnotoad1
3.85/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Vetbidder
4.27/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Nice copper look to this brew, almost see through. Love the scent of this beer, tropical fruit, citrus and pine, not much malt detected. Decent flavor of citrus and pine that has a gentle bitter and semi sweet finish. It doesn't quite live up to the nose of this beer. Also getting a bit of heat on the finish. Dare I call it a bit watery with less carbonation. All in all it's a good beer here.

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Photo of Kdizzle22
4.6/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of ChilliHeights
4.53/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Great IPA from Fat Heads. Not as much citrus as Hop Ju Ju but a stellar beer with a nice color and aroma. Always good to have a few of these around.

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

Photo of Coho11
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of akopczyk
4.8/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of b__a
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Truly exceptional, and one of the finest American IPAs I have tried.

The ale pours a deep orange-amber with a solid, irregular off-white head. The smell is intoxicating. It reminds me of papaya, a bit of citrus, a touch of piney bitterness, some dank notes, and some booze for warmth. The nose is so incredibly inviting. I wish I could bottle the sm... oh wait, I have many bottles of it.

The beer is complex, bitter, with just enough fruity and malty backbone to balance---but no more. The taste unfolds in stages, opening with some citrusy tang, followed by a wave of bitterness, then the papaya and sweet fruit, and ending with a dank and boozy finish.

In two words: near perfect.

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Photo of redsox6202
4.18/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of citizencane
4.12/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours translucent orange with slight head with lingering rim and moderate lacing on tap. Smells of bitter hops and tropical fruits, though no clear fruit comes through. Mouthfeel is smooth and crisp. Really good IPA.

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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

Fat Head's Head Hunter IPA from Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon
Beer rating: 4.33 out of 5 with 4,288 ratings
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