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RATINGS: 515   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.98   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. 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.


5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
SacchCerevisiae (16) - Ohio City, Cleveland, Ohio, USA - APR 15, 2012
Did you expect anything less than perfection? This IPA is a medal winner at GABF with great reason. The color is spot on, the nose is entrancing, the taste is to die for and you can keep sipping on it for quite some time. Doesnít get better than that! If only it were truly sessionable, but at 7.5% youíre going to have to show some restraint and keep to a few of these. This is THE benchmark beer for me!

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
bilchak (63) - Ohio, USA - MAY 9, 2012
UPDATED: SEP 7, 2012 Thus might be the best IPA Iíve ever had. Citrus/pine on the nose. Quite effervescent. Golden in color. Totally drinkable and delicious. Wow.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Berta4519 (26) - New York, USA - MAY 21, 2013
Perfect. Period!! Iím just gonna write words to fill this. Best single IPA

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
iuindy2l (1) - Indiana, USA - AUG 12, 2013 does not count
Outstanding! My go to beer. Big citrus, fruity taste. Not to be missed.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Jjg226 (71) - Staten Island, New York, USA - AUG 18, 2013
Pours a clear orange with a white, three-fingered head. Retention is very good with good lacing. This is what an American IPA should look like! Aroma dominated by grapefruit and pineapple, followed by resinous pine. Little malt sweetness to speak of, the nose is all about hops! Classic west coast IPA. Bitterness dominates the palate, pine resin up front, grapefruit rind right behind. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation, Head Hunter finishes dry, with strong astringency. Overall, a supremely crafted IPA in the West Coast style! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
johnpane (1) - - JAN 3, 2014 does not count
My current fave. I am a lover of very hoppy, bitter ales, and this definitely makes me happy.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
jpwooten (8) - - MAY 10, 2014 does not count
Just a ridiculously tropical west coast ipa. Smells wonderful. Putting the big dogs to a test right here in Ohio! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
pjj16 (14) - Ohio, USA - APR 18, 2010
Nectar of the Gods. My current and possibly all-time favorite. Aroma is dank, delicious hops. Taste is sublime and cascading; more an experience than a flavor. Bitterness crests at the point of perfection and then backs away into a crisp finish that leaves you eagerly awaiting the next quaff.

4.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
krazykip54 (1) - Rocky River, Alabama, USA - MAY 15, 2010 does not count
This could be the best IPA ever made! Aroma- Piney/citrus Appearance - dark/yellow-light brown Taste - Citrus! Citrus! Citrus! Body - Not to full just right for the style Overall - The best IPA I ever had!

4.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
jdmaher58 (24) - Dover, Ohio, USA - OCT 19, 2012
Daaaaaaamn this is good I still think that tbkís white rajah is better but the margin is razor thin and I havenít done a side by side but I canít find rajah and this stuff is everywhere I go so maybe absence makes the heart fonder. Anyway good good stuff from fat head. I highly recommend to all IPA fans. Hats off to fat head on a job well done


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