Brewed by Driftwood Brewery (Canada)
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Victoria, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


on tap

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 344   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84/5   IBU: 80   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
Brewed with the hop aficionado in mind, Fat Tug is a Northwest-style India Pale Ale with an intense hop profile featuring notes of grapefruit, mango, melon and passionfruit. Sufficient malt is there to provide support. At 7% alc/vol and 80+ IBUs this beer delivers on the promise to satisfy anyone with a thirst for all things hoppy!

Malts: Pilsner, Crystal, Carapils
Hops: Cascade, Columbus, Centennial, Amarillo, Citra

A tick is a star rating
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

Braudog (6854) - Yorktown, Virginia, USA - NOV 23, 2017
Bottle. Light-to-medium orange-amber. Frothy top. Both woodsy and fruity, this is a good compromise westie, with a wet, marshy charcter overall. (#6836, 11/23/2017)

Capa (3503) - Kitsap, Washington, USA - NOV 21, 2017
Pale golden orange with a rocky white head. Light palate. Hop forward with plenty of tropical and melon notes and a very light malt backbone. Lingering bitterness without getting too dry in the finish. A flavorful and hop filled IPA that carries a light profile throughout.

muellerbr (15) - - NOV 17, 2017
I have not had many Canadian IPA's, but this is legit. Hops are big without sacrificing balance and palate. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

BrentEssery (1) - - NOV 6, 2017 does not count
Great IPA bold taste with a long hop finish. One of my favourites. Great beer for a good price. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

mikkopen (1195) - Guelph, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 27, 2017
650 ml bottle. Hazy yellow colour, thick white head. Sweetish aroma of grapefruit, malt, mangoes, notes of pine. The taste is malty, with a note of caramel, grapefruit, and a lingering, herbal and resiny hoppy finish. Very tasty.

AndyW68 (1632) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - OCT 22, 2017
Light haze to a straw yellow pour with a light but stick white head. Aroma is malty pine. Taste follows nose. Fruit pine and malt.nice light bitter bite at the end.

jbruner (5403) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - SEP 11, 2017
Pours a clear golden orange on tap with fluffy off-white head that leaves good lace. Aroma of bready malts and piney hops. Taste follows, solid west coast IPA with moderate bitterness. Decent.

jpalazini115 (31) - - SEP 2, 2017
FullAccessTestFullAc cessTestFullAccess TestFull --Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

bdleedahl (603) - , Saskatchewan, CANADA - AUG 31, 2017
Really nice ipa. It is not astringent, which is usually my issue with ipas. The malt bill actually balanced the hops. Very nicely done. Bottle in office. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

onceblind (10704) - Denver, Colorado, USA - AUG 29, 2017
Slightly hazy golden with a jock generous white fluffy head. Lovely floral resinous nose that’s gently piney and gently grapefruit rind-y. Smooth charming. Balanced flavor that’s pale but leafy and floral hopped with a light piney touch. Balanced bitterness and mellow and with a lingering earthy resin.

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page    1  2 3 4 » 38
A tick is a star rating
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5