Fat Head's Head Hunter IPA | Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon

Fat Head's Head Hunter IPAFat Head's Head Hunter IPA
BA SCORE
96.2%
Liked This Beer
4.33 w/ 4,268 ratings
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:
#405
Reviews:
616
Ratings:
4,268
Liked:
4,107
Avg:
4.33/5
pDev:
8.31%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
667
Gots:
972
Trade:
38
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 4,268 |  Reviews: 616
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

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

Photo of DaveCash
4.03/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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

Photo of Chackman151
4/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ledouge
4.42/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Benjolovesbeer
4.48/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a tulip and look is burnt orange with a fluffy bubbly head that dissolves yet leaves lacing around the glass. very hoppy in the body.
Smells is mild with scents of fruity hops. The mouthfeel is piney and dank with resin finish and a bit sticky. Taste is of pine, pineapple, melon, papaya, resin, grass, and malt. Overall delicious but falls short of topping Stone.

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Photo of hypnotoad1
3.85/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Vetbidder
4.27/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Nice copper look to this brew, almost see through. Love the scent of this beer, tropical fruit, citrus and pine, not much malt detected. Decent flavor of citrus and pine that has a gentle bitter and semi sweet finish. It doesn't quite live up to the nose of this beer. Also getting a bit of heat on the finish. Dare I call it a bit watery with less carbonation. All in all it's a good beer here.

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Photo of Kdizzle22
4.6/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Fat Head's Head Hunter IPA from Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon
Beer rating: 96.2% out of 100 with 4,268 ratings
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