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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 3.62/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A one off brew that is brewed with one hop strain, the CTZ hop. CTZ is a hybrid combo hop of Columbus/Tomahawk/Zeus. Big and dank in the nose, with great piney/citrusy hop flavors up front but balanced beautifully by sweet toasty, bready malt. Finished hoppy, but with a clean sweet maltiness that makes you come back for more. 6% ABV

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4.3
pjj16 (14) - Ohio, USA - JUL 22, 2010
Growler from Fat Head’s in Cleveland. Delightfully dank, piney hop aroma. Appearance is a pleasing, golden glow (although a bit too carbonated on this go-around). Taste has grown increasingly assertive since I first sampled this beer but it’s a change for the better. Palate has strengthened as well. Quite similar to the the Head Hunter but for a more discernible maltiness and a more complex floral finish as opposed to tongue-wagging bitterness. Awesome beer.

4.3
pottygok (548) - Ohio, USA - MAR 28, 2011
Aroma: Pine and citrus hops with hints of bready malts underneath. Appearance: Clear orange with a thick, white head. Taste: Heavy bitterness with a light sweetness underneath. Palate: Medium body, slick texture, average carbonation with a long finish. Overall: Not so hoppy as to be obnoxious, but the hops are definitely there. The balance is well crafted and appealing.

4.2
MrBunn (2844) - The Wet Side of a Dry Town, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 6, 2010
Growler fill after sample at Fat Heads in OH. Pours an orangish gold with a little bit of a head (although the sample at Fat Heads had a decent head.) Aromas are full of floral and lemony hops with a little bit of a passion fruit side to them. Flavor is grassy, with lots of citrus and tropical fruit. The malty presence is honey and dough, finish is sharp hops bitterness. Very good and there is a definite connection with the Head Hunter here.

4.1
hopson (635) - Williamsville, New York, USA - OCT 12, 2009
draft- nice resiny/piney hop flavor backed up by a pretty firm malt backbone- very drinkable, and a highlight at fat heads-

3.9
Cliff (355) - The Land of Milk and Honey, Ohio, USA - OCT 8, 2009
On tap, poured a clear deep golden color. Nice dank hoppy aroma with a bit of malt sweetness in the background. Really nice hoppy flavor balance with some grainy caramel flavors. Really easy drinking and a well crafted pale ale.

3.9
JaBier (8178) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - OCT 14, 2009
Sample at the brewpub. Cloudy orange pour with a big white head. Citrusy hop nose with a bit of sweet malt. Hop flavor that is piney and citrusy with a bit of malt and a very bitter finish.

3.9
Beerman6686 (6607) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 11, 2010
This poured a bright orange color with a white head. Aroma was loads of piney dank hops, and not much else, just hoppy goodness. Flavor was much the same, piney and some grapefruit too, punishingly bitter for an APA. Another great hop bomb from Fat Heads.

3.9
raphael (1288) - Portland, Oregon, USA - DEC 18, 2014
Yeah, frothy, floral hops pouring out with some mustard and caramel. Nice weight in the mouth. Taste a bit brassy, with resin, orange & honey. Strong, hoppy finish. Said at bar it’s 6.9%, w/ 70 IBUs.

3.8
Tmoney99 (14869) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 2, 2011
Tap sample. Poured clear copper color with an average frothy off-white head that was mostly lasting with excellent lacing. Moderate to heavy resin hop and earthy aroma. Medium to full body with slick texture and falt carbonation. Medium to heavy bittersweet flavor with a medium to heavy bittersweet finish of moderate to long duration. Solid drinkable brew that exceeded my expectations.

3.8
douglas88 (9573) - Portland, Oregon, USA - NOV 15, 2014
On tap at the PDX location, just listed as Wallop. Will check to make sure it is the same beer. Pours a clear golden/copper color with a medium white head. A big citrus nose, light pine. The flavor is toasted bready malt base with huge citrus, smooth bitter finish. Very clean. Flavorful. Great IPA. Pale Ale? OK.


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