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%
 
 
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663
Gots:
961
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Ratings: 4,235 |  Reviews: 611
Photo of alotofcoffee
4.46/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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

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

Photo of tepee28
4.31/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of jngrizzaffi
3.95/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a clear amber color with a good foamy head. Retention is mild. Lacing is good. Has a big piney aroma with some citrus. This has a big piney hop at the end. Very aggressive. Assume it is dry hopped. Don't really get it from the aroma. It really overwhelms the citrus taste. Very astringent at the end.

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

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

Poured into shaker from bottle, nice 1 finger cream colored head. Nice retention and lacing. Light amber in the glass, not quite clear and some floaties. Smells of caramel, mango and pineapple. Taste a little sweet on the front followed by mango, pineapple and a little citrus bitterness. Great mouthfeel.

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Photo of Manny1909
4.6/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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

4 pack purchased at Kroger supermarket in North Dayton, OH (Tripp city to be exact) during my cross country road trip from Tucson AZ to NJ. Poured from 12oz bottle into tulip glass. Bottled 4/18/16 (originally consumed on 5/12/16)

A- amber in color, crystal clear with a fluffy white head that never seems to go away. amazing looking beer.

S- lots of citrus hops in the nose. stone fruit (peaches, mangos). a bit of pine as well. Excellent

T- bright citrus hop flavor again. orange peel, lemon. more stone fruit (peach). light pine bitterness near the end. malts compliment hop profile nicely. an excellent IPA. About as good as any I've had in California

M- slightly dry mouthfeel. quite nice and refreshing for an IPA

O- easily the best Ohio brewed beer I've ever had. Went down nicely after a 450 mile rainy drive. Highly recommended.

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

Photo of BlakeA85
4.57/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a clear golden amber with a decent head.
Smell is very floral, it's essentially just hops but its nice.
Taste is lots of floral hop with a decent citrus like malt and burn taste. It's very pleasant actually
Mouthfeel is a bit carbonated, medium bodied.
Overall, really nice IPA. Both beers I've had today are from my home state, and it pleases me greatly.

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

Photo of 1levelabove247
4.25/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of sludgegnome
4.41/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Wiffler27
4.85/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

bottled 5/16/16 and enjoyed on 6/1/16

pours clear golden amber with a thick head.

smell is absolutely amazing. clean sweet juicy hops. so pure, one of the best beers i have ever smelled.

the taste is outstanding. super bitter yet very fruity. lots of hops to this. taste is oddly similar to Stone's Enjoy By. finishes with a touch of sweetness and lingering bitterness. very dry and very bitter, pure bliss.

so glad i was able to pick this up. a truly great IPA. one of the best beers i've ever had. this beer was bottled about 16 days ago, so damn good.

SO SO SO happy to have this again on 6/9/17
easily one of my favorite beers of all time. looks amazing, super hoppy, bitter and dry. amazing

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Photo of ms1072
4.4/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of StonewallSipper
4.63/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a nice light amber color, aroma of grapefruit, pineapple, slight pine, and malt. Taste is very hop forward like I prefer, citrusy, slightly malty, and a resin aftertaste which is fabulous. I like It. Keep up the good work, this beer is in my top 5, Thanks. After tating this beer for a few more months,... I have put it at the top of my list,... I have rated it higher than any other beer, the aroma, taste, it always is fresh. Thanks.

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

Photo of JDW4195
4.59/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of TriggerFingers
4.28/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

2 weeks old in the bottle.

It took me a 2 of these before I could place the aroma and flavor. This beer reminds me so much of Port Wipeout that it isn't even funny. Light, smooth, and ultra aromatic. That said, its delicious if you can get it fresh (if you can't, pass and get something else). If you can get it fresh, try it closer to room temp. I tried one ice cold and wasn't impressed. One that had been out of the fridge for a bit was so much more expressive. Glad I picked up some extras to share with friends.

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Photo of Number3red
4/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SierraStonePoint
4.34/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of tigg924
4.05/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Had on tap. Pours clear, bright yellow in color with 1/2 inch head. Taste is wet hops, big pine, and a nice dose of lemon. Very tasty first brew from this brewery. Has me curious to try other brews from them.

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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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