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RATINGS: 522   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. 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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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rmussman (1702) - California, USA - JAN 17, 2013
Sampled at the brew house in Pittsburgh. Fantastic. Big time hoppy brew with powerful aroma. Quality.


4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
slowrunner77 (3635) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 22, 2014
"What a wonderful, fresh IPA this is! Huge and complex aroma and flavors...heavy pine, citrus, AND tropical candied fruit, like pineapple. Near perfect balance between sweet and bitter. Drinks like a double flavor-wise with a lighter drinkable palate. Among the elite. Thanks ggrumet for this masterpeice!"

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Tommynh (33) - - SEP 21, 2014
Nice IPA scent, deep golden color, huge IPA taste, a bit of an IPA aftertaste, this is a great IPA and I had it after a Sam Adams Rebel IPA which is another good IPA ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jkwalking05 (3779) - Arlington, Texas, USA - SEP 17, 2014
12 oz bottle at Engine No. 9 in St Petersburg, FL. Golden orange with a decent off-white head. Aroma is of citrus, mango, pineapple, a hint of dank hops. Taste is slightly dank with notes of mango, grapefruit, light pine, caramel and grass.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
77ships (4032) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - SEP 7, 2014
355 ml. bottle sampled @ Pure Apricot Tasting. Thanks! Excited to try this one, I have heard a lot of great things about this one. Orange, little white bubbles for head. Huge cheese hops in the nose, bit odd mix malt, candy, caramel, touch dank,… Taste is dank, cheese, malt, apricot, caramel, grass, fruits,… Creamy body, low carb. Nice beer but not top (esp. due to a bit clashing malt & hop profile), prob. too high expectations here.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
wlajwl (3896) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - SEP 7, 2014
Aroma is dank hops and pine. The flavor is dank hops, grapefruit, citrus/fruit, malts, a hint of nuttiness and a long and bitter/very slight heat in the finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dr_Fellini (430) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - SEP 6, 2014
Bottle to glass. Pours a clear golden light amber color with a thin off white head. Aroma is quite distinct, funky tropical fruits, skunky. Flavor is a delicious fleshy fruit sweetness. Light to medium in body and extremely drinkable. Unique. Fantastic.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
geeklimit (186) - USA - SEP 5, 2014
Pours a hazy dark amber with a creamy head. Healthy, fresh, traditional hop aroma. Strong hops flavor with a minimum malt back. Not overwhelming but solid. Sticky sweet aftertaste with a minimum hops linger.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
haddon90 (1468) - Denver, Colorado, USA - SEP 1, 2014
Draft at Bar Symon at PIT airport. Clear copper pour with a nice, thick head. Tart aroma with a punch of hops. Thick, grapefruit taste with a nice hoppy finish. A really good IPA.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sloshgator (429) - Orlando, Florida, USA - AUG 30, 2014
Fat Heads Head Hunter IPA is good but just not as special as the rankings lead you to believe. Nice amber pour with a tight white head. Aroma is fresh hops with some citrus quality. Taste is fresh hops again with that citrus character but with piney finish that is a little too bitter. Head Hunter is good but just doesn’t rate exceptional to me.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Lectvay (136) - Boise, Idaho, USA - AUG 27, 2014
Bottle from a local swap, thanks Jeff! Man this is good. A big, grapefruit and grassy aroma. Assertively bitter, with some floral complexity. Reminds me of Heady Topper in most ways. Similar flavors, perhaps not quite as full bodied and well-rounded, but just about as good.


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