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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

190 Ratings
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Ratings: 190
Reviews: 37
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 9.9%
Wants: 6
Gots: 23 | 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 greybeardloon:
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4.1/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

Dated June 5, 2012

A: Dark for a pale ale, dense head with decent retention and lacing.

S: Bitter herbal and tropical fruit hops. An interesting and unusual hop character on the nose.

T: The hops are prominent again. Lime and other tropical fruits without the juiciness I usually get along with tropically fruity hops. More a bitter fruitiness... Malt is somewhat subdued but sufficient to support the hops. This is like a half IPA but without the prominent caramel malt (and I guess that's what they mean by the extra)--the malt profile is like a pale ale, but the hops are a bit...extra. It's quite tasty, and it tastes good even at fridge tempurature.

M: A bit thin. A bit more body would be good.

O: Good stuff, and lots of flavor at a modest (albeit over 5%) abv.

greybeardloon, Jun 19, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -28.4%

SuomiHobbit, Jun 28, 2013
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3.88/5  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.

lordofthewiens, Jul 09, 2014
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3.98/5  rDev +3.6%
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…

Billolick, Sep 05, 2012
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3.61/5  rDev -6%
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.

Roguer, May 15, 2013
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3.93/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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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.


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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.

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Flying Jenny Extra Pale Ale from Grey Sail Brewing of Rhode Island
85 out of 100 based on 190 ratings.