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:
4,217
Reviews:
608
Avg:
4.33
pDev:
8.31%
 
 
Wants:
662
Gots:
952
For Trade:
36
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Ratings: 4,217 |  Reviews: 608
Photo of charlzm
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Consumed May 29th, 2016 from a 12 ounce bottle with a smeared date code. It looks like April 2016. Poured into one of those fancy Sierra Nevada IPA glasses.

The beer is a clear honey color with a hint of orange. Plentiful carbonation. A creamy two-finger white head erupts and sticks to the sides of the glass all the way down.

Aroma was weird for the first few moments - garbage and sweatsocks. Agh! After a few moments, it changed completely to citrus fruit rinds and earthy pine.

Flavor is somewhat sweet at first, but then segues into sweet citrus peel and resiny pine. The descriptor "dank" may be overused, but there is an herbal , moist, sap quality to the flavor that fits the word perfectly.

Mouthfeel is lively with carbonation and then dry and light on the finish, with a long-lasting, agreeable bitterness with the slightest amount of parch.

A real joy to drink and a fantastic IPA.

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Photo of Grantotx
4.47/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of DrMindbender
4.04/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of JoeMarinello
3.2/5  rDev -26.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of SanFranJake
4.71/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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

Photo of winningwes91
4.31/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tbryan5
4.65/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of BostonHoppa
4.26/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of htm
4.21/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of ALC82
4.25/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JDice20
4.46/5  rDev +3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mwa114
4.46/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Winston3737
4.6/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of kmbeer
4.26/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of buking21
4/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jeremy0682
4.66/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

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

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

Poured from bottle into tulip glass.

A dark golden amber with a two-finger off white head that looks deliciously spongy. Leaves lacing even with frequent swirling. This is a really pretty beer.

The nose is full: floral, citrus and biscuit aromas fill the glass. A beautiful bouquet of tangerine and grapefruit pave the way for caramel and biscuity malt.

Taste follows smell: citrus hops start and finish the party while a nice balance of malt carry the beer.

An medium-full body does the beer well.

This drink lives up to the hype. You've gotta snag a four-pack of this if you're able.

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Photo of Alpha_Brew_Ski_Master
4.04/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 2 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Nice & strong hop bitters hit at first. Finish is strong too with malts sneaking into the full roundness of taste in your mouth.

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Photo of CharlesK
3.79/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Fat Head's Head Hunter IPA from Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon
4.33 out of 5 based on 4,217 ratings.
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