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:
4,257
Reviews:
614
Avg:
4.33
pDev:
8.31%
 
 
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665
Gots:
967
For Trade:
38
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Photo of claminat420
4.21/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12oz bottle marked bottled on 06/22/17 12:11. poured heavily into a pint glass.

Appearance- transparent copper color with a frothy head that's the slightest bit off white. leaves some thick lacing.

Aroma- orange citrus with a slight biscuit scent.

Flavor- just like the smell but with some floral hop notes. the malt also kicks out some slight caramel notes. abv is well hidden. bitterness is there but plays with the malt and lets the hops run free. I wish there was pine notes in this :(

Mouthfeel- solid medium bodied. good carbonation.

Drinkability- COME TO MICHIGAN AND PUT THIS IN SIX PACKS!!

Overall- this should be on every hophead's must try list. even tho I had a single slurm lord by short's before this (i'm rating this on the start of beer #4 from the four pack I purchased at the taphouse) I miss the slurm lord! both brews are great don't get me wrong just the slurm lord was almost all hop. this brew has both nice hop action and some easily detectable malt. beer snobs who complain about some ipa's being complete hop bombs and not balanced should really appreciate this brew.

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Photo of jcole524
4.31/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MrBURTON55
4.33/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JWT3
4.17/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Dirty gold colored beer with excellent clarity. Soapy head laces the glass.

The aroma of this beer is very tropical, lots of citrus and mango or pineapple notes. Then the flavor goes into an intense bitter, resinous beer with accents of lemon peel and fresh mango. Full bodied yet crisp and well carbonated. Really a top tier beer.

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

Photo of Nhmp105
4/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bigred89
4.25/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of Eammon1920
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BFCarr
4.01/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of lcdawg
4.48/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Spoda1983
3.92/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of chalkboardbrew
4.76/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

This is a great beer! I was surprised but when something is good it's good.

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Photo of al2913
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Bluescooter
4.29/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of Lingenbrau
4.49/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

My kind of IPA. Pours clear golden with a foamy and sticky bone white head that has exceptional lacing. Smells of dank resin, pine, citrus/grapefruit, and faint notes of tropical fruit that all transcend well into the flavor. Very rich and sticky feel, plenty of carbonation. Overall, this is another outstanding IPA from Fat Heads. I've only had two from them so far and have been very impressed. Thanks again Corey! Cheers!

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

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

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

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Fat Head's Head Hunter IPA from Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon
4.33 out of 5 based on 4,257 ratings.
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