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Gudenhoppy Pils | Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon

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BA SCORE
3.79/5
Very Good
143 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon
Ohio, United States
fatheadscleveland.com

Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by adamette on 08-22-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#18,192
Reviews:
37
Ratings:
143
pDev:
11.08%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
9
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 143 |  Reviews: 37
Photo of WesMantooth
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dar482
3.81/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Grass medium plus grainy, a bit of bready
Grassy, more grains, medium hoppiness, a bit more dark and rounded leaning like Czech style. Crisp, spicy floral on finish.

The beer is wonderful when pairing with the spicy wings at the Portland brewpub.

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3.7/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

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3.79/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.68/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kylehay2004
3.77/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.16/5  rDev -16.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of EdgarGerik
4.19/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of JArt
4.24/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.93/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Beef_Curtains
3.94/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.94/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Ricochet
3.73/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Lots of carbonation at the beginning with steady rise to the top. Small head but stayed with the beer. Had a scent like any lager but with fresh ingredients rather than the old stale smell of BMC's. Hops, yes. As advertised. A good bitter over the tongue, creamy and smooth without the bitter aftertaste you'd believe is coming. I'd say, it tasted as described. A good German Style Pils with an extra dose of hops. If I was in a beer hall with a tankard of this and some snausages, I'd be in a right good mood. Dry, with a good boost of hops that makes a decent sixer.

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3.8/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of ThisWangsChung
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle into a wine glass.

Appearance: Pours a clearish gold color with some sediment floating around. The head is a finger high, and off-white in shade. Its retention is very good, too, with a consistent texture to boot. Not much lacing is left behind, though. (3.5)

Smell: It's certainly hoppy...but not in that traditionally bitter or grassy sense. I'm picking up strong notes of earth, apricot, and mild sulfur in particular. There is some malt coming through, with a mild sweetness. Very likable aroma here. (3.5)

Taste: Actually, it does seem grassier than the nose suggested - and I'm a-OK with that. It starts off slightly sweet with some bready malt, before gaining some slightly fruity hops in the middle, and a moderately grassy finish. No crazy complexity, just a damn good pils. (3.5)

Mouthfeel: The finish is a little sweeter than I like in my pilsners. Other than that, there is little to complain about. I even learn to enjoy its relative substantialness after a while. Carbonation is slightly low for the style - maybe that's why it seems a little big? (3.5)

Overall: No frills, no surprises, just a hoppier-than-average pilsner that works well. I really shouldn't be surprised that the guys who did Headhunter released a rock-solid beer in an entirely different style. I'd kill to try this one brewery fresh. (3.5)

3.5/5: The hoppiness is right, the maltiness is right...this pilsner is just right in general

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3.34/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Gudenhoppy Pils brewed by Fat Heads Brewery & Saloon, with an ABV 5.30% This brew pours out a nice amber color with a small white head. The smell is rich with grains and hops. You also pick up on a hit of sweetness in the smell of this brew. Now for the taste, it is bold with hops but this brew has a clean finish. The mouthfeel is bold at first with a clean finish. Fat Haeds did a nice job with this brew. Overall I'm giving Gudenhoppy Pils a 3.5 out of 5.

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3/5  rDev -20.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

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3.9/5  rDev +2.9%

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3.6/5  rDev -5%

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4/5  rDev +5.5%

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3.6/5  rDev -5%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

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4/5  rDev +5.5%

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4/5  rDev +5.5%

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Gudenhoppy Pils from Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon
Beer rating: 3.79 out of 5 with 143 ratings
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