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RATINGS: 669   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.96/5   IBU: 87   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmgreenuk (8820) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - OCT 13, 2013
Tap at Hops and Pie. Denver. Poured a clear medium amber with a thin broken white head. The aroma is hoppy and a little metallic. The flavour is medium to strong bitter with a big hoppy liqourice bitter palate. A standard IPA but a very good one!

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MrHangover (4349) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - OCT 12, 2013
Draft @ Hops&Pie, Denver, Colorado. Pours a clear, golden beer with a big white head. Aroma is citrus, straight hops in your face. Flavour is basic IPA stuff, bitter, citrus and a medium sweet, malty finish. Decent, standard IPA.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kermis (12486) - The Hague / Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - OCT 12, 2013
Draft at Hops n Pie, Denver. Pours hazy orange with an off white head. Aroma of grapefruit, pine, citrus. Flavour is light moderate sweet and over moderate bitter. Medium bodied with light carbonation.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
madmitch76 (24187) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 8, 2013
14th April 2013
Hazy amber beer with a good pale cream coloured head. Palate is light and airy and dry. Hops are light but flavoursome - light fresh orange and marmalade. Skewing this beer is a weird dry dirty malt with some rawness. Dry finish. Not bad but the malt is a mess.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ben4321 (6139) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - OCT 6, 2013
Location: 12 oz bottle with jcos, 10/6/13

Aroma: This has a nice hop mix of grapefruit, pine, resin, and some malts as well
Appearance: It pours a cloudy golden color with a small white head and some light lace
Flavor: The taste is lightly sweet, but leans much more toward the hoppy and fairly bitter side
Palate: The body is light-medium, it has a slick feel, average carbonation, and a long, dry finish
Overall Impression: I found this one to be quite nice. It is fairly bitter, and the bitterness works nicely on the style. Tasty, clean, and bitter, it is what an IPA should be.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
merc7186 (3096) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - OCT 5, 2013
The beer has a decent golden straw color to it, good head on the glass and great lacing. The smell comes off with a strong oily resin, piney, and a hint of grapefruit on the back end. The taste just blows you away with a hop punch to the mouth, it delivers a piney, grapefruit flavor that just delivers a great hop flavor but not over the top. The mouthfeel is great with a nice piney flavor that doesn’t dry you out but leaves you wanting more. Overall, a MUST drink for hop heads.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jcartamdg (3359) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 3, 2013
Pours a light copper gold with a thick white head. Aroma of citrus, grapefruit, pineapple and malt. Taste is bitter grapefruit up front with a smooth slight malty finish. Tropical hop bomb. Very nice

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jake65 (3511) - Meridian, Idaho, USA - SEP 30, 2013
Fat Heads Head Hunter IPA: Bottle courtesy of JStax - thanks! A massive pillow of sandy head atop a translucent golden body… very nice appearance. Not much lacing, but good retention. Nose is ripe with citrus and pine. Sweet tropical fruits. The taste is pure hops and the bitterness that comes with a copious amount. Pine resin, florals, and moderate citrus. Light malts in the tail attempt to keep the bitterness in check. Lingering hops… the sticky lip smacking kind. Gets a little more herbal and tea-like in the tail as it warms; helps with the drinkability. Really a hophead’s beer; I can taste the IBUs.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rosenbergh (11374) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 29, 2013
12 oz bottle. (Dutch’s Bottle Shop) Cincinnati, OH.
Clear golden colour with a small white head. Pine, spruce, hops and mild bitterness in a delicious aroma. Pine, grapefruit, mild citrus, hops and moderate bitterness in a very dry flavour. Dry. Very dry.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
illidurit (2324) - San Francisco, California, USA - SEP 25, 2013
Bottle courtesy of Cory poured into a pint glass. Orangey gold color with a lasting tan head. Candied citrus in the aroma and flavor, orange and lemon candy, slight caramel malt, bitter piney edge. Pretty nice IPA.


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