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HopFish IPA - Flying Fish Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
81
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671 Ratings
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Ratings: 671
Reviews: 230
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 12.68%
Wants: 9
Gots: 83 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Flying Fish Brewing Company visit their website
New Jersey, United States

Style | ABV
English India Pale Ale (IPA) |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: NeroFiddled on 01-22-2005

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4.5/5  rDev +26.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of lordofstarside
3.85/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

To my knowledge my first english ipa. 12oz to a specialty pint glass. Enjoy by 5/13 date

Pours a nice neural gold with two fingers of foam. A mild carbonation stems from a single part of the glass among a mild cloud of yeast. Retention and lacing are good, only real fault is all the suspended yeast. Aroma of some spicy hop with a strong malty background. To my understanding that's dictated by the style. Some citrus present, taken a bit aghast by the malt, used to my hoppy west coast ipa. Taste is really good, nice crisp hops balanced perfectly with the malt. Feel is consistent also, dry finish, no alcohol and very bitter. Overall surprised how much I liked this, quite balanced.

Photo of DIPAFAN
3/5  rDev -15.5%

Photo of GrantBrennan
4/5  rDev +12.7%

Photo of beagle826
3.24/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Served from a bottle. Light amber color with solid 2-finger head. Aroma is citrus-y, but a bit lacking for an IPA. Taste matches the aroma, solid citrus, but maybe a bit stale in the finish. Overall a solid IPA. However, with all the solid IPA options out there, not sure if I'd make it a go to.

Photo of Mojo
3.84/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12 ounce bottle -> World Market Tulip glass

This beer pours up a clear medium gold with about a one finger head, not much retention, but some risidual lacing. The smell is very citrus, floral, and pine. Malt dominates up front followed by a powerful grapefruit and spicy hop bitter finish. Mouthfeel is pretty nice, medium thick and satisfying. I'd drink this again.

Photo of anteater
3/5  rDev -15.5%

Photo of Budinetz
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of calcnerd
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of dsshuck
4/5  rDev +12.7%

Photo of Onenote81
4.21/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12oz bottle poured into a pint glass. Pours a translucent dark orange with a large white frothy cap on top. Great retention; lots of sticky lace rings left behind. Nice clean citrus aroma wafts out. Lemon, orange slices, leafy hops. A good bit of zip to this.

Crisp, refreshing feel. Drinks very nicely. Great bitter snap that is full of flavor. Bitter citrus rinds, a touch of pepper, leafy herbs - that transforms into a a mellow sweet finish of honeycrisp apples and tangerine.

This one really surprised me. It was so easy to drink and had a great balance of mild bitterness with a touch of sweetness. I will make sure to get some more of this. Just remember this isn't supposed to be Sculpin or Stone IPA and the like, so please don't review it like it is. This is an EIPA, and a good one at that.

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3/5  rDev -15.5%

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4/5  rDev +12.7%

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3/5  rDev -15.5%

Photo of Samp01
3.48/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours a copper amber hue with a medium lasting off white head. Aroma and Taste of caramel malt, floral citrus hops, yeast and fruity esters. Palate is a medium body with moderate carbonation. Finish is caramel malt, citrus floral hops, some yeast, seems a bit on the malty side. Overall a typical IPA nothing really stand out but good drinking brew.

Photo of gigoat
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of DaleB50
3/5  rDev -15.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

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3/5  rDev -15.5%

Photo of Flounder57
3.88/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle was poured into a pint glass.

Appearance: This beer poured a small head that reduced to a thin layer and left some lacing on the glass. It is a pale orange color with great clarity and bubbles coming up through the glass.

Smell: Nice citrus and grapefruit aroma with some slight toasted and caramel malts. The aromas were a bit light and hard to detect.

Taste: Pretty tasty EIPA with nice blending of above aromas and subtle bitterness in the end.

Mouthfeel: smooth, low to medium carbonation, crisp, low to medium bodied, and easy to drink.

Overall: Pretty solid score here on my travels from Boston to MD and back over Thanksgiving. Will look for this one next time I head back down in that area.

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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

HopFish IPA from Flying Fish Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 671 ratings.