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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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4,283 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:
#403
Reviews:
621
Ratings:
4,283
pDev:
8.31%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Ratings: 4,283 |  Reviews: 621
Photo of Tmappin
4.02/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of StevenMilligan
4.3/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

L: Translucent yellow-orange.

S: Big fruit profile. Smells of zesty oranges, kumquat, and pineapple.

T: Hop forward, citrus continues, but there's a noticeablly piney hop feel. Definitely hopped to death, you either love it or hate it. Carmel malt makes a slight peek out from behind the hops. Alcohol present in the finish, but just barely. Finish is semi-dry with that resiny hoppy aftertaste lasting long after your swallow.

F: Carbonation is moderate. Mouthfeel is a little lighter than the aroma leads you to believe it is, but it fits the style.

O: A delightful and somewhat memorable IPA. Reminds me of a less balanced Big Nose, or maybe 90-minute? I'd seek something with a bigger malt backbone in my everyday IPA. But I would gladly drink this over the majority of the swill out there. Very good, aroma is there and the West Coast pine is killing it.

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Photo of mryeti13
4.98/5  rDev +15%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of OhioLimoncello
4.31/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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

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

Gold to copper color, decent head, good bitterness.

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Photo of jmiah22
4.37/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BigRizz62
4/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BecauseWhalezbro
4.23/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of pberik
4.59/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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

Look is amazing. Smell is attractive. Initial taste is of kumquats and figs. Pretty good overall taste but noticeable alcohol taste.

Thanks to bigdonk

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Photo of crownrl28
4.53/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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

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

Photo of Beers0plenty
4.05/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of chicagobeerguy
4.22/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of kko12
4.3/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MarkQ617
4.07/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had this on tap at the pint room. Color was an almost transparent golden yellow, very light for an ipa. Some good lacing, white head. Aroma and flavor were all citrus, aroma was a little light considering the flavor. Solid taste. Mouthfeel is a bit harsh, even for an IPA with this much booze. Good, maybe a touch overrated.

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

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

Photo of jdg204
4.4/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

Fat Head's Head Hunter IPA from Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon
Beer rating: 4.33 out of 5 with 4,283 ratings
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