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RATINGS: 655   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.96/5   IBU: 87   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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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. Bistro’s West Coast IPA Gold Medal 2009 & Honorable Mention 2010. Draft Magazine’s 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.


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4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
UDBeernut (2638) - Between JAX and SGJ, Florida, USA - FEB 5, 2013
Sadly Fat Heads opened just as I moved from CLE so I was never able to visit. I have to make a trek down to the old stomping grounds. bottle via MikeM409 and his awesome generosity. Pours golden with a slight off white head with great retention. Nose full of grapefruit, mango, and pineapple. This theme continues in the mouth, with emphasis on grapefruit. Solid malt character that is not over burden with crystal malt. Solid body, what a treat!


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BillWyce (1003) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrewBrain (158) - Florida, USA - SEP 25, 2016
Tap. Pineapple fruit aroma. Mildly sweet with tropical hop flavor and fairly strong bitter finish. Medium body.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bigguns22 (791) - 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.

4
   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.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mansquito (5343) - Nueva York, New York, USA - SEP 4, 2016
Smokin Joe’s 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.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Zeswaft (1659) - 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.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
egg (278) - 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

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
EithCubes (5619) - 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]

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Voodoo (564) - 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.

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jmm635 (991) - Havertown, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 25, 2016
Poured a rich orange color with a thick white head. Huge citrus hop aroma. Very fruity and fresh on the nose. Nice sweetness on the tongue. Tremendous IPA!


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