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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BA SCORE
87
very good

49 Reviews
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Reviews: 49
Hads: 261
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 7.42%
Wants: 9
Gots: 52 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Grey Sail Brewing of Rhode Island visit their website
Rhode Island, United States

Style | ABV
English Pale Ale |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: TheManiacalOne on 05-23-2012

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Reviews: 49 | Hads: 261
Reviews by dancaplette:
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4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

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Photo of CavemanRamblin
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Tiernan
3.88/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

For and extra pale ale so generously hopped, I was surprised at first to get very little hop aroma after pouring. Looks great in the glass. Fluffy white head that lasts and eventually leaves behind some nice lacing. Initial flavor is a very spicy, peppery hop bite. Some good notes of pine and citrus punch through the back end. Strong malt backbone for a pale ale. In the end, I wish I had more! (396 characters)

Photo of SuomiHobbit
2.75/5  rDev -29.7%

Photo of lordofthewiens
3.87/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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. (341 characters)

Photo of SunDevilBeer
3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of Billolick
3.97/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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… (635 characters)

Photo of scruff311
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of far333
3.48/5  rDev -11%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Giant foamy light orange head that lingers long. Apricot colored, crystal clear. Aroma of honey malt and subtle citrus.

Flavor initially matches the nose - biscuity malt, hone notes, but orange rind and citrus hops burst through. A bit hard-edged hops, very pithy. Pretty hoppy for an EPA. Semi slick mouthfeel, fine carbonation tingle in the finish. Enjoyable beer. (373 characters)

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3.91/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of rdilauro
3.23/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Problem with tis beer is that I have been drinking their Captain's Daughter so much that I am comparing other IPAs and PAs to that one. Which really is not fair.

This was a pretty big beer., full and rich. It had some of that nice spiciness and pine approach as other IPAs do, but then rounds it off with some big time malt and big hops

I am still glad I tasted this one. I am slowly running out of runway for tasting different beers in the CT area, so, when I see something I have not had , I go for it (507 characters)

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of MTLDOG
3.76/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Roguer
3.6/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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. (740 characters)

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3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of Chris1108
3.88/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Was pleasantly surprised with this! Decent balance and nice dry finish. Will get again (86 characters)

Photo of tkelley
3.92/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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.

Cheers! (567 characters)

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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Flying Jenny Extra Pale Ale from Grey Sail Brewing of Rhode Island
87 out of 100 based on 49 ratings.