Sunshine Daydream Session IPA | Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon

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Sunshine Daydream Session IPASunshine Daydream Session IPA
BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by WVbeergeek on 06-08-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
702
Reviews:
88
Avg:
4.07
pDev:
9.34%
 
 
Wants:
35
Gots:
160
For Trade:
0
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Photo of OtisCampbell007
4.17/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of macrosmatic
4.24/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Reviewed from (long-standing) notes. Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a Fat Head's pint glass.

A: Quite clear and bright gold, with low visible carbonation and a finger's worth of white foamy head with average retention.

S: Juicy tropical fruit, mango, pineapple, and tangerines. Light cracker malts with just a slight grainy character. Pretty nice here.

T: Follows the nose - juicy tropical fruits, melons, and tangerine rind. A bit grassy as well. Cracker malts, again with a fair amount of grist flavor. There's a mild spicy hops flavor near the end with a restrained bitterness.

M: Average body for style, good carbonation sensation, and low alcohol presence.

O: I thought this was pretty tasty. Likely this would be in regular rotation with Invasion and Reef Donkey if readily available around here. A solid offering.

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Photo of MeganandDana
4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of emptyglassagain
4.07/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ArtZan
3.5/5  rDev -14%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of chillin
4.1/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of nmann08
4.03/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Rutager
3.53/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bylerteck
3.73/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TeachChefs
4.62/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of rdooley
3.79/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of buzzy
3.98/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of jtk21351
3.96/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of instinct2
3.88/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of mjgpy3
4.12/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Latarnik
3.5/5  rDev -14%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AJmon13
4.1/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Brew33
3.96/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of ChilliHeights
4.2/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Picked up a six pack for sumer evening sipping. Very nice session ale from the Best state! Nice hoppy flavor and aroma for a session ale. Easy to drink with great mouth feel and no aftertaste. Good Job Fat Heads.

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Photo of Supra97
4.72/5  rDev +16%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of NMA
4.18/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of andrewjraab
4.15/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A - Pours a golden amber color with a reddish tint. Nice head that quickly dissipates and leaves a nice lacing.

S - Citrus notes, tropical fruits, citrus rinds.

T - Crisp and clean mouth feel, light to medium bodied but easily quaffable. Nice citrus hop notes from start to finish with some malts for a really nice balance. Flavors that stand out are grapefruit, mango, some piney undertones, a bit resinous.

O - Really a solid session IPA that stands out in the category. Easy to drink with big flavors.

Notes - Got this from a friend (JM) who went to a wedding in Ohio and this is the first positive thing I've ever experienced from the worst state ever.

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Photo of suckaj
3.75/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of johnnnniee
3.52/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Quaker steak and Lube Sandusky
Slightly hazy golden orange color with a thin wisp of white head on top. Citrus and pine with some earth and faint tropical fuit against a thin bready malt background. Decent session IPA.

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Sunshine Daydream Session IPA from Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon
4.07 out of 5 based on 702 ratings.
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