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RATINGS: 656   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.96/5   IBU: 87   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
Uncivilized and aggressive this west coast styled IPA packs wicked hop flavors and aroma. Savage amounts of Simcoe, Columbus, and Cascade hops define this brews signature pine and citrus notes. Try with our smoked wings in the Killer sauce and run the risk of a shrunken head!

Great American Beer Festival Silver Medal Winner 2010 & Bronze Medal Winner 2011! Brewing News National IPA Challenge Champion 2010 & 2012. Bistroís West Coast IPA Gold Medal 2009 & Honorable Mention 2010. Draft Magazineís Top 25 Beers in the World 2009, Silver Medal at the 2012 World Beer Cup in the American IPA Category. 2014 World Beer Cup Silver Medal.

orangesol's rating

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
orangesol (987) - Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 29, 2012
Thanks to Eric aka spoolinvw for giving me a fresh bottle of Head Hunter. I have always had terrible luck trying to find fresh bottles of this one, glad to finally try the real deal. A - Pours clear golden orange with a nice one finger tall white head leaving light lace down parts of the glass. S - Smells of pungent citric hops, grass, tropical fruits - mostly grapefruit and oranges - pine resin and only the faintest hint of caramel sweetness. This one has once intense nose to it. T - Starts off with a ton of bright citric hop bitterness mixed with some juicy grapefruit tartness slowly giving way to hints of pine resin, grass and some mild caramel sweetness. Finish is fairly bitter, lingering on the palate for quite awhile after the finish. M - Medium body with moderate carbonation. Smooth, oily feel with a ton of bitterness from start to finish. O - This is one awesome IPA. I could drink a few of these no problem. When fresh this is definitely one of the better IPAís on the market today.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ajnepple (5226) - Denver, Colorado, USA - OCT 17, 2016
On tap at Falling Rock Tap House. Clear bronze appearance with active carbonation and a fluffy beige head with excellent retention, eventually lacing the glass. Aroma of piney hops, floral notes, citrus zest and light hop resin. Similar flavor, adding medium to heavy bitterness. Medium body with a light dry feel and a lingering hop finish. Good, but not great.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BillWyce (1015) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 28, 2016
Pours hazy orange-gold with a 3-finger off-white head. Resiny and piney hops aromas, maybe some caramel malt underneath. Body is medium and a bit oily. Just a touch of astringency to the finish. Flavors of citrus and piney hops, with a note of resin as it warms.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrewBrain (160) - Florida, USA - SEP 25, 2016
Tap. Pineapple fruit aroma. Mildly sweet with tropical hop flavor and fairly strong bitter finish. Medium body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bigguns22 (793) - Maryland, USA - SEP 11, 2016
This is a truly great beer. Pour is amber with a creamy cream colored head. Aroma is earthy hops and happy. This beer show the east is able to run with the west.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
firefly765 (195) - - SEP 10, 2016
12 ounce bottle for is a light copper color with a medium off White head. Nice hop aroma of citrus and pineapple. High-level of carbonation. Nice sharp hop bitterness with some bite to it. Light bodied.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mansquito (5474) - Nueva York, New York, USA - SEP 4, 2016
Smokin Joeís Pittsburgh bottle: pours light orange with a white head. Aroma is grapefruit and tropical fruits... Basically very west coast. Bitter and dry with loads of citrus. At 87 ibu it is not overly brutal. Still quite bitter. Quite good but not quite a hundred hundred.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Zeswaft (1672) - Seattle, Washington, USA - AUG 27, 2016
Tap. Full bodied IPA. Light citrus and pine. Decent malt sweetness. Well balanced although the hops dont really pop like i would want them to.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
egg (287) - USA - AUG 14, 2016
Pours an orange copper with a white head. Nose is citrus, candied orange, apricot, ruby red grapefruit, sweet malt. Taste is big and yummy. Candied orange, citrus, light caramel sweetness, fruit. Yummy ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
EithCubes (5634) - New Jersey, USA - AUG 4, 2016
BOTTLED ON 07/05/16. Nose strong paper with grapefruit, lemon, orange, lots of rind and some pine; pour clear orange-golden with a foamy off-white head. Taste very dry and strongly bitter though the hints of sweetness from the hops save it from brutality, crisp with citrus rind and heavy resin, spice; sunny with light alcohol showing, touch jammy, light-medium malt as insufficient support but not too bad, lightly airy and definitely oily medium-full body (makes me a touch queasy, to be honest). Some very nice, bold flavors here, but missing on some aspects and a little heavy and non-refreshing for the big points. [2016.08.04: 3.5]

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Voodoo (575) - Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 3, 2016
Pours a hazy honey color with a pillowy white head which lingers and laces......aroma of tropical fruits, grapefruit, melon......taste is a touch thin, but seems to thicken on the back end as it warms slightly, melon, mild bitterness, grapefruit, touch peppery with a nice citrus finish. Wow.

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