madmitch76 (22400) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 8, 2013
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
14th April 2013
Hazy amber beer with a good pale cream coloured head. Palate is light and airy and dry. Hops are light but flavoursome - light fresh orange and marmalade. Skewing this beer is a weird dry dirty malt with some rawness. Dry finish. Not bad but the malt is a mess.
ben4321 (5780) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - OCT 6, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Location: 12 oz bottle with jcos, 10/6/13
Aroma: This has a nice hop mix of grapefruit, pine, resin, and some malts as well
Appearance: It pours a cloudy golden color with a small white head and some light lace
Flavor: The taste is lightly sweet, but leans much more toward the hoppy and fairly bitter side
Palate: The body is light-medium, it has a slick feel, average carbonation, and a long, dry finish
I found this one to be quite nice. It is fairly bitter, and the bitterness works nicely on the style. Tasty, clean, and bitter, it is what an IPA should be.
merc7186 (2953) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - OCT 5, 2013
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
The beer has a decent golden straw color to it, good head on the glass and great lacing. The smell comes off with a strong oily resin, piney, and a hint of grapefruit on the back end. The taste just blows you away with a hop punch to the mouth, it delivers a piney, grapefruit flavor that just delivers a great hop flavor but not over the top. The mouthfeel is great with a nice piney flavor that doesn’t dry you out but leaves you wanting more. Overall, a MUST drink for hop heads.
jcartamdg (3136) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 3, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours a light copper gold with a thick white head. Aroma of citrus, grapefruit, pineapple and malt. Taste is bitter grapefruit up front with a smooth slight malty finish. Tropical hop bomb. Very nice
jake65 (3444) - Meridian, Idaho, USA - SEP 30, 2013
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Fat Heads Head Hunter IPA: Bottle courtesy of JStax - thanks! A massive pillow of sandy head atop a translucent golden body… very nice appearance. Not much lacing, but good retention. Nose is ripe with citrus and pine. Sweet tropical fruits. The taste is pure hops and the bitterness that comes with a copious amount. Pine resin, florals, and moderate citrus. Light malts in the tail attempt to keep the bitterness in check. Lingering hops… the sticky lip smacking kind. Gets a little more herbal and tea-like in the tail as it warms; helps with the drinkability. Really a hophead’s beer; I can taste the IBUs.
rosenbergh (10658) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 29, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
12 oz bottle. (Dutch’s Bottle Shop) Cincinnati, OH.
Clear golden colour with a small white head.
Pine, spruce, hops and mild bitterness in a delicious aroma.
Pine, grapefruit, mild citrus, hops and moderate bitterness in a very dry flavour. Dry. Very dry.
illidurit (2286) - San Francisco, California, USA - SEP 25, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle courtesy of Cory poured into a pint glass. Orangey gold color with a lasting tan head. Candied citrus in the aroma and flavor, orange and lemon candy, slight caramel malt, bitter piney edge. Pretty nice IPA.
zsb19 (168) - Cincinnati, Kentucky, USA - SEP 25, 2013
4.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Pours clear golden with thick fluffy white head. Aroma is awesome juicy citrus, grapefruit, resin and piney hops. Taste is dank piney resinous hops upfront with some sweet malty notes on the follow through. Aftertaste is lingering bitter citrus/grapefruit and resinous piney hops. Palate is medium and sticky. Overall this is an excellent IPA with great hop punch balanced with a touch of malt sweetness. Seems more like a double ipa, but goes down very smooth.
GRM (3765) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 23, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Brown bottle, 12 ounces, gift from Philippe Boutin (merci!), savoured on September 23 2013; eye: caramel with an orangey hue, hazy, no effervescence, tiny sheet of tan head, light lacing; nose: resinous hops, pine, tangerine, slight malt; mouth: resinous hops, pine, tangerine, malt, astringency, dry finale in pine, full body, average carbonation, quite bitter, lightly sweet, lightly harsh texture; overall: quite fine
Bouteille brune, 12 onces, cadeau de Philippe Boutin, savourée le 23 septembre 2013; œil : caramel avec une teinte orangée, voilée, pas d’effervescence, petite couverture de mousse fauve, légère dentelle; nez : houblon résineux, pin, tangerine, très léger malt; bouche : houblon résineux, pin, tangerine, malt, astringence, finale sèche en pin, corsé, carbonatation moyenne, pas mal amère, légèrement sucrée, texture légèrement rugueuse; en résumé : très bon
crajun (1182) - , Texas, USA - SEP 20, 2013
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
I am not a hophead and this has much hops so take my rating for what it is worth. Nice aroma to start citrus and hops. Some malt to start but much piney grapefruit hops in middle to end with a dry finish from trade with jsquire