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:
508
Reviews:
78
Avg:
4.11
pDev:
7.79%
 
 
Wants:
33
Gots:
73
For Trade:
0
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Photo of Casey3236
4.25/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of tdmccarthy
3.98/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Kevin72
3.9/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of deadonhisfeet
4.2/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

American Pale Ale brewed with Citra, Mosaic, Simcoe, and Amarillo hops. A portion of the proceeds of this beer go to the Cleveland Metroparks Trails Fund. Poured from a can into a Bell's tulip. Beautiful pour! Deep gold in color with a very slight haze and 2.5 fingers of dense, persistent white foam on top. I grow thirstier just looking at it. Lots of nice tropical fruit on the nose. Lemons, grapefruit, a little cedar, and a hint of lavender.

Medium body with a firm feel and a classic American Pale Ale flavor profile. Toast and marmalade up front with a hint of caramel, then a big blast of hops. Pine, cedar, lemon, grapefruit - just about every hop flavor you can imagine is represented here. The finish is lemony, fairly dry, and lingers nicely. Overall, a classic American Pale Ale that's packed with flavor and complexity and can stand up to a good steak, but still refreshing and easy to drink.

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

Photo of Joshhersh
3.79/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of vrbulldog22
4.26/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mrn1ceguy
3.89/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of YetiMaas
3.78/5  rDev -8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev -2.7%
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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.47/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of rwilde
4.21/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jpinoniemi
4/5  rDev -2.7%
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Photo of ajm5108
3/5  rDev -27%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Aroma features pale malt, citrus zest and a little bit of black pepper. Flavor is pretty analogous, though some more of the bitter hops comes through especially toward the end. A strong, straight-to-the-point that might lack complexity but makes up for it with a direct, clean profile.

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Photo of CityofWind_brew
3.75/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of BeerzMcKenzie
4.35/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of zekeman17
3.83/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of I_imbibe
4.49/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of bostonryan
3/5  rDev -27%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Morrow27
4.25/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of RichH55
4/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Andrewbeardman
4.49/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Trail Head Pale Ale from Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon
4.11 out of 5 based on 508 ratings.
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