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Flying Jenny Extra Pale Ale - Grey Sail Brewing of Rhode Island

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Flying Jenny Extra Pale AleFlying Jenny Extra Pale Ale

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very good

173 Ratings
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Ratings: 173
Reviews: 36
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 9.64%
Wants: 5
Gots: 20 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Grey Sail Brewing of Rhode Island visit their website
Rhode Island, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TheManiacalOne on 05-23-2012)
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Reviews by BryanCarey:
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3.95/5  rDev +2.9%

Golden/orange in hue, this beer has a nose that combines hops, bread, and pine. The foam is substantial and long- lasting, making its presence known from the get- go and leaving its presence behind in the form of noticeable lacing.

This beer has a taste that follows its nose. The flavors of pine and bread are most obvious, backed by flavors of sweet malt, biscuits, citrus, and crackers. The taste is a little less intense than the nose led me to believe, but the basic flavors are just as expected and the beer is very pleasant.

This beer isn’t quite an IPA, but is leaning in that direction; Hence the name, extra pale ale. It has an intriguing taste combination and seems like the type of beer that seasoned veterans and craft beer newbies will all find acceptable. The bread, pine, fruit, and floral notes are certainly there, but not overpowering and the beer is very non- pretentious.

I have only tried a few Gray Sail beers, but this one is my favorite in the bunch. Give it a try if you can find it- just be careful when you pour, as the foaminess can easily overflow your glass.

04-23-2014 03:26:53 | More by BryanCarey
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2.75/5  rDev -28.4%

06-27-2013 23:42:17 | More by SuomiHobbit
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3.88/5  rDev +1%

In a pint glass this beer was a dark amber color. There was a medium-sized off white head that left a bit of lace.

Aroma of citrus and flowers, as well as sweet malt.

Tastier than the aroma implied. Grapefruit and flowers. Strong malt background of caramel and bread.

A hoppy beer, but still very malt forward. Nice balance.

Enjoyed it.

07-09-2014 12:16:54 | More by lordofthewiens
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3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

05-06-2013 13:02:29 | More by SunDevilBeer
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Rhode Island

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

07-27-2014 20:24:41 | More by Doomcifer
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New York

3.98/5  rDev +3.6%

12 ounce can, shared by my non BA member drinking buddy Josh IPA (JIPA).

Pours darker amber, cloudy. The head is off white and quickkly it is loosely clinging to the side of the glass.

Sniff reveals a respectable pine infused hop presence. Not bad…

This pale is better then moderately hopped. More pine, more hop resins. Smooth and easy enough to drink and enjoy. Hops in control, but enough of a malty underlayer to provide a bit of balance.

Decent to pretty darn good pale ale. Worthy selection if you see it in your area and are looking for a decent brew in an easily portable can.

I believe JIPA found it in Connecticut…

09-05-2012 22:10:40 | More by Billolick
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Rhode Island

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

06-16-2014 17:53:41 | More by scruff311
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

03-29-2014 00:40:17 | More by HoppySeb
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

05-20-2014 20:47:51 | More by MattBeer
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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

06-01-2013 02:40:58 | More by DStoked
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

01-19-2014 17:18:04 | More by Griffith
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New York

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

07-27-2014 01:10:04 | More by ipc2000
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3.61/5  rDev -6%

A - Very nice clarity, coppery and clear. Little carbonation. Head was off-white and quickly dissipated, leaving a decent amount of lacing.

S - Bright and hoppy, hints of citrus, certainly grapefruit.

T - The flavor didn't really live up to the reputation or the scent. Grapefruit peel was highlighted, but there was little to no sugar to balance it out. Malt profile provides just enough chewy grains for overall balance.

M - Fairly light and smooth, but I found that it seemed a little too bubbly to savor and swish around in the mouth. Slight sting; slightly dry. Good overall body.

O - Pretty solid EPA/APA, bright, hoppy, with a clear, balanced malt profile. It's a solid local option on tap, especially to go with lunch or dinner.

05-15-2013 01:37:17 | More by Roguer
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

02-01-2014 22:04:00 | More by bsizzle74
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Rhode Island

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

06-02-2013 20:11:43 | More by tenacioustomato
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New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +4.2%

12-02-2013 00:38:26 | More by mjstacker
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3.93/5  rDev +2.3%

12 oz can from beer of the every other month club. Poured into SA Perfect Pint.

A - this was really neat... the bottom started out clear but then after I finished the pour it was overtaken by haze. Body is bronze. Nice white head, really big at first. Good lacing and retention.

N - nicely hopped. Like a pine forest. Some citrus and bread malts too.

T - also good hop flavor. Mostly resiny. Some grass. Would be a great camping or hiking beer.

M - crisp. A bit heavy but not bad. Dry.

O - I really enjoyed this one and will be on the look out for more.


05-27-2014 00:17:00 | More by tkelley
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

06-19-2014 18:57:05 | More by warpig372
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

07-05-2014 21:54:35 | More by Saxboy10
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

05-29-2014 11:28:43 | More by JamLand
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

07-02-2014 02:19:24 | More by Jhovde2121
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.74/5  rDev -2.6%

Thanks to the legendary woodychandler for this beer. Poured from a 12 oz. can. Has a dark golden color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is very hoppy, almost IPA like. Taste is hops, pine, a touch of citrus, lots of hoppy goodness, kind of lacking in malts. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a solid beer.

02-16-2013 15:41:27 | More by tone77
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Flying Jenny Extra Pale Ale from Grey Sail Brewing of Rhode Island
86 out of 100 based on 173 ratings.