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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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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:
#398
Reviews:
622
Ratings:
4,287
pDev:
8.31%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
667
Gots:
978
Trade:
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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

Photo of Homebrew
4.19/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of deonreds
3.58/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of JoeyStats707
4.42/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of flyersfan900
4.44/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

Drank in my damn house! 12 oz bottle in my HF chalice. Date tough to read, but just received in a trade, and dude shipped fresh, so I'm guessing no older than a month.

L- Amber pour, semi transparent and pretty, small 1/2 cm head, lacing along the glass.
S- Dankness, grapefruit and other citrusy, hoppy and punchy (hopefully soon I'll be better to identify the types), but just fresh and good.
T- Citrus punch! Grapefruit and orange, but touch of sweetness. Really nice.
F- Great mouthfeel, bit sticky on the swirl. Nice carb but thick enough to linger.
O- Overall a fantastic beer. Can't imagine what it's like a few weeks ago, or on tap. Really really nice, and will seek out again.

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Photo of dleigh
4.17/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

This is a high quality workhorse IPA. Smells great when fresh, and even when it's not super fresh, has a very pleasant resiny, grapefruit taste. Dry finish with some spicy carbonation.

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

Photo of Cook82
4.24/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of Vivified
4.63/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of searsclone
4.91/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of RyanK252
4.37/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bottle poured into a BarrelHouse Brewing Co pint glass

A: Pours slightly hazy golden orange amber with a frothy off white head that settles to a nice layer and laces beautifully.

S: Citrus, grapefruit, lemon, tropical fruit, mango, pine, faint dank notes, and light caramel malt.

T: Big citrus, lemon and grapefruit, resinous pine, light tropical fruit, mango and maybe passion fruit, a little herbal dankness but just enough to give another layer, with some bready malt and just enough light caramel sweetness.

M: Medium body, moderate carbonation. Very drinkable.

O: My bottle wasn't super fresh, but there was still a ton of hoppy goodness remaining. I can only imagine what this is like fresh. Damn good IPA. Really happy my friend was able to sneak one out to me.

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

Photo of StoutBoi
3.98/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of luke12345
4.41/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cheesy26
4.22/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jeffdr123
3.99/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours orangey amber with a big one inch head and lacing.
Simple summer IPA. Pine and grapefruit upfront. Bitter hops at the back end.

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Photo of 98green
4.49/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Oh yeah, that's a fruity IPA. Not a fan of $12 for a four pack, but this one is worth it. Not often that I find a memorable IPA these days, but this was one. Highly recommended

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

12oz bottle, pretty old (3 months) into a snifter

L - pours slightly hazy orange wit ha touch of amber. Fluffy white 1 inch head to heavy lacing
S - Old school pine, citrus rind and a slight earthy dank
T - Big pine and grapefruit up front. Smooth sweetness and balance. Firmly bitter finish
F - Fantastic fine carb and silky smooth body

Overall this is a perfect IPA - great malt balance, classic hop profile and silky smooth. Totally poundable, but dangerously drinkable given the ABV. Please start distro in Illinois!!

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Photo of TahoeTweezed
4.54/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Fat Head's Head Hunter IPA from Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon
Beer rating: 4.33 out of 5 with 4,287 ratings
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