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:
4,235
Reviews:
611
Avg:
4.33
pDev:
8.31%
 
 
Wants:
663
Gots:
961
For Trade:
37
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Ratings: 4,235 |  Reviews: 611
Photo of newbrewer_zb
3.96/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of DarkBeerGuy
4.86/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Picked up a sixtal of this I PA, glad I did. Cleaned the line's and faucet first, haven't wasted a drop since the first pour. It made the bar area smell of Hops. Great lacing however the head doesn't stick around long. Hope it lasts until Christmas, I don't think it will make it to New Year's Eve.

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Photo of ManWithNoName
4.74/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of DraconusDesanctus666
4.42/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 12 oz bottle,into a Cigar City IPA Spiegelau.

Thick,frothy,off white,1 finger head that retains nicely.Light gold in color,with a slight orange tinge.Lots of carbonation in this one,the by bubbles start off fast in the beginning,then slow to medium pace.

The nose has alot of citrus,and pine to it.Very pleasant aroma.A little bit of dankness,but once again very pleasant.

The palate is nice and bitter,plenty of pine,and quite a bit of citrus as well.A little bit of earthiness from the hops...Not over the top on bitterness either.The malts and the hops are very well balanced.

The feel is light bodied,with a nice punch from the carbonation and hops sitting on the tongue.Finish is dry,with a nice smooth bitterness.

Overall this is a damn good IPA...One I have drank before,and will drink again.

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Photo of magic_swaggin
4.87/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Prost76
4.19/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

on tap at Soho restaurant in Pittsburgh yesterday.

ever so slightly hazy orange yellow body, good persistent white head, very nice lacing.

grapefruit, orange and hops on the nose.

great hoppy bite, citrus flavors come through very well. seems to have a good solid malt background to hold up against the bitterness,

mouth is a tad above medium, alcohol hidden,

been looking forward to trying this one and it did not disappoint .

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Photo of gordavidson
4.34/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of larryarms847
4.2/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours a rather standard slight orange hued golden yellow, but at first glance I'm noticing not only a bit of haze (which is fine), but rather large particulate floating about, looks more like citrus rind that chunks of yeast.

Strong notes of orange, tangerine, and pineapple, with a slight caramel sweetness lingering.

Big notes of tangerine right up front, very strong flavor of citrus and a nice and firm caramel malt backbone for sweet support.

Medium-bodied, medium carbonation, creamy smooth, fruity, easy drinking.

Overall, this is quite a damn good beer in aroma and flavor; however, that being said, needs work on aesthetics. No matter what anyone says, first appearances are important. Other than the large chunks of particulate and rather unappealing site, this is an easy drinking and delicious beer.

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

A fabulous IPA - but very bitter - IBU of 87! Yikes prob higher that Stone Delicious (which is 75). Had at Tria Fitlers on tap yesterday in Phila. Beautiful creamy head that stays. It should be avail at Brewers Outlet.

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

Photo of Leoherrmann9
4.62/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

I have had this beer several times, it is Incredible on tap; you can find it on tap at several locations throughout Pittsburgh. A very balanced IPA, does not over due it. I prefer it to several IPAs within the top 100; there is No surprise it has won so many awards.

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Photo of golf4collet
4.61/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of dlin0sbb
4.19/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jolivio
4.38/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Has a huge amount of citrus, among other fruit, on the forefront of drinking, but then mellows out with the citrus lingering on the tongue along with the more piney profile. Smell is likewise the same for what the flavor dictates.

Picked up a 4 pack for ~9$. Decent for a try, and would definitely pick up again if I'm looking for something unique, but most likely won't be something to keep on hand steadily.

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Photo of dditto2
3.94/5  rDev -9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of NEOdrinker
4.62/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

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

Photo of agreenman19
4.34/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of OhDavidBowie
4.36/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of emptyglassagain
3.74/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Alecmedeiros
3.78/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of XsoldoutX
3.25/5  rDev -24.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of sd123
4.15/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BSEDS
4.75/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Fat Head's Head Hunter IPA from Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon
4.33 out of 5 based on 4,235 ratings.
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