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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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BA SCORE
87
very good

149 Ratings
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Ratings: 149
Reviews: 35
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 9.82%
Wants: 5
Gots: 13 | 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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BigFatOgre

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev +3.4%

05-06-2014 00:10:46 | More by BigFatOgre
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discharmingly

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

05-05-2014 14:26:17 | More by discharmingly
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Texasfan549

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

05-05-2014 01:59:09 | More by Texasfan549
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constantine_272

Oregon

3.79/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: highly carbonated. Excellent head. Nice rich amber copper color. Only downside is a murky haze that came out of the can.

S: Bright chlorophyl and green wet grass. Big floral aroma. Great.

T: Big pine resin. Dried straw, leaves. Far more dry than the smell lets on. Almost acidic. Woodiness of cedar lingers. Strong carbonation finishes well standing up to the big hop profile.

M: Extra dry. The high carbonation balances it out well cleaning the palate; truly a smart move with the carbonation. Mouthfeel was fairly thick. Very dry.

O: Not sure i liked this at first since it was so big, but I came around. The carbonation was smart. The extra pale thing isn't really my style, but this is a really good example of the style.

Serving type: can

05-03-2014 03:16:24 | More by constantine_272
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Duhast500

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12oz. can into a Sierra Nevada Celebration pint glass.

The color is a hazy yellow/orange with a finger of foamy white and some thick lacing left on the glass.

The smell is malty at first with a nice grassy hop aroma that is really fresh smelling. There is a touch of light fruit aroma here in the nose that is slightly citrus, slightly earthy.

The taste is malty at first with a bready flavor that holds you for a moment before letting in a fresh noble hop flavor. There is a nice earthy flavor here like fresh cut grass that hints at some light fruit.

The feel of this beer is medium to light bodied and is really well balanced. It makes for a really good drinker as it goes down easy and it pretty smooth.

Serving type: can

04-28-2014 02:32:08 | More by Duhast500
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erlenmeyer

Maine

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

04-24-2014 03:46:24 | More by erlenmeyer
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CT_brewguy

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +3.4%

04-23-2014 22:36:08 | More by CT_brewguy
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BryanCarey

Texas

3.95/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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.

Serving type: can

04-23-2014 03:26:53 | More by BryanCarey
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PaulD

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

04-20-2014 03:00:57 | More by PaulD
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Hoggo

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

04-06-2014 13:24:58 | More by Hoggo
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HoppySeb

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

03-29-2014 00:40:17 | More by HoppySeb
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Karibourgeois

Texas

4/5  rDev +3.4%

03-23-2014 21:21:56 | More by Karibourgeois
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Givemebeer

Vermont

4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From a can - drinking from the can - yes I am.

A: Well the can is cool nice artwork making me wish it were summer.

S: Smells piney! A definite east coast ipa/ pale ale type smell. Tiny malt backbone is apparent just enough to keep balance.

T: Follows the smell - straight pine and it's nice. A nice spiciness towards the back end. Good clean finish.

M: Fairly light bodied and pretty dry.

O: I could see myself sessioning this on a hot day. Nice how it doesn't try to follow the ways of other pale ales.

Hops included: Columbus, Tomahawk, and Zeus. Dry hopped with Cascade.

Serving type: can

03-22-2014 02:31:47 | More by Givemebeer
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GJ40

North Carolina

3.55/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Sampled from a can marked "3 05 15 A 2 B E".

Golden with good clarity except for a vast suspension of chunks. It looked like one of those snow globes but with little movement. A big white head. A nice citrusy burst of aroma that fades quickly but remains pleasant. A nice citrusy bite but the yeasty sediment affects the flavor. I would have watch for it on the pour if it were a bottle but it's tough to see coming out of the can until it's too late. A moderate consistency and carbonation.

Nice flavor but the sediment ultimately affected the experience.

Serving type: can

03-13-2014 12:14:46 | More by GJ40
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cavemanlawyer1999

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +3.4%

02-24-2014 01:53:43 | More by cavemanlawyer1999
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Rhf9120

Rhode Island

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

02-23-2014 21:47:39 | More by Rhf9120
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Hopalonglong

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

02-14-2014 04:02:02 | More by Hopalonglong
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bsizzle74

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

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

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

12-30-2013 01:43:37 | More by hoppymcgee
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jenray

Texas

3/5  rDev -22.5%

12-28-2013 07:00:35 | More by jenray
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bootdown21

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

12-24-2013 15:08:21 | More by bootdown21
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nmann08

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

12-10-2013 23:40:49 | More by nmann08
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Mainelyhops

Maine

4/5  rDev +3.4%

12-03-2013 01:03:10 | More by Mainelyhops
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mjstacker

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +3.4%

12-02-2013 00:38:26 | More by mjstacker
Flying Jenny Extra Pale Ale from Grey Sail Brewing of Rhode Island
87 out of 100 based on 149 ratings.