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

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4.08/5
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525 Ratings
Trail Head Pale AleTrail Head Pale Ale
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
Ranking:
#2,604
Reviews:
80
Ratings:
525
pDev:
7.84%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
29
Gots:
78
Trade:
1
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Photo of JamieDuncan
3.88/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of CaptCleveland
4.09/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz can from 6-pack purchased at the brewery for $10.99. Date stamp on bottom of can 9/20/2017.

Orange-marmalade looking elixir poured into DFH chalice produces a bright white, one inch foam head which quickly folds into a thin rim. Thick islands of lacing coat the glass.

A nice outdoors fragrance of pine, spice and earth.

The Simcoe hops give this one a nice smooth piney bitterness with subtle floral notes on the finish.

Medium body, well carbonated, bright, crisp refreshing.

A nice canned APA that allows those Simcoe hops to shine. Proceeds to CLE Metroparks.

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Photo of yesterdayfaraway
3.75/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Drhall36
4.04/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of BabaBeer
3.75/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jonathan-Morgan
3.54/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Taphouse_Traveler
3.85/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of petrusek23
4/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SaisonRichBiere
3.75/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bigred89
4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Mooslerfitness
4.02/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of baklo
3.77/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mojohawk21
4.6/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of emptyglassagain
4.28/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of neenerzig
4.13/5  rDev +1.2%
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%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of guzzleacoldone
4.1/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Exeggutor
4.09/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ChilliHeights
4.31/5  rDev +5.6%
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 -13.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rypkr
4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of delgotit99
4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of norinco
4.26/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of wander4
4.25/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.34/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Trail Head Pale Ale from Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon
Beer rating: 4.08 out of 5 with 525 ratings
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