Trail Head Pale Ale | Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.30%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Go off the grid and give back some good vibes. Brewed with whole flower Simcoe and Citra hops, Trail Head Pale Ale is a limited edition batch exclusive to Cleveland. A portion of the proceeds from this special beer go directly to the Cleveland Metroparks Trails Fund, which supports the rehabilitation of the park's more than 270 miles of trails. Now grab your gear and take the trail!

Added by Stinkypuss on 06-02-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
515
Reviews:
79
Avg:
4.11
pDev:
7.79%
 
 
Wants:
32
Gots:
75
For Trade:
1
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Photo of Mooslerfitness
4.02/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of baklo
3.77/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mojohawk21
4.6/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of emptyglassagain
4.28/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of neenerzig
4.13/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Serves to me on-tap in a pint glass, this beer draws a clear dark gold/copper color with a nice, white head that's about an inch thick when first poured that settles to a thick ring lining the inside of the glass along with a few spots here and a few spots of surface foam. Decent lacing. Aromas of slightly toasted, bready, caramel malt sweetness along with some some floral, piney hips. The taste is pretty much exactly the same, with slightly toasted, bready/biscuity caramel malt sweetness along with some piney, floral
Hop bitterness. Well balanced flavor wise. Has a fairly crisp, yet smooth also, medium to full bodied mouthfeel with moderate carbonation. Has a clean, slightly dry finish.

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Photo of Segelstrom
3.55/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of guzzleacoldone
4.1/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Exeggutor
4.09/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ChilliHeights
4.31/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Enjoy this lighter IPA from Fat Heads. nice for warm days without the higher ABV from the other Fat Heads IPAs. Great flavor, color and aroma. Goes down easy and supports the metro parks in Cleveland.

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Photo of SeanVonMorrison
3.53/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rypkr
4/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of delgotit99
4/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of norinco
4.26/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of wander4
4.25/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Angerhaus
4.34/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of White_Whiskey
4.43/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Gravewalker
4.18/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JeffKowalek
4.25/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TheEpeeist
4.03/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of pda22
4.45/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of brewtalthrone
3.93/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Stutz
4.37/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Floral odor but malty finish

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Photo of IronLover
4.29/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Bright copper orange in color with excellent clarity. Pouted with a moderate, rocky, sticky, white foam with good retention. Medium high fresh citrus and light pine hop aromas with medium light malt aromas beneath. Medium bodied with a medium light carbonation and a creamy smooth feel through the middle. Light, pleasant boozy warmth on the palate. Medium citrus and light spicy hoppy flavors with medium light malt. Medium high, assertive hop bitterness through the middle. Finished semi-dryly with a a lingering pine hop bitterness. Balance tips definitively toward the hoppy side as malt character is there simply in a supporting role. Drinks more like an IPA than APA - but who cares. Easy drinking, smooth and flavorful. Fabulous.

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Photo of Jimmys
4.57/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

bottled 02/20/17. 12 oz bottle.

pours fairly clear, but there is a minor haze here. a little light copper in hue. fluffy bright white head. great lacing. great looking beer. citrus rind, melon, some mild caramel malt. great hop flavor follows suit with minimal bitterness in the finish. this stuff is ridiculously refreshing and dangerously drinkable. another winner from Fat Head's. well done fellas.

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4.1/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Trail Head Pale Ale from Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon
4.11 out of 5 based on 515 ratings.
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