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HopFish IPA - Flying Fish Brewing Company

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576 Ratings
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Ratings: 576
Reviews: 220
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 13.24%
Wants: 9
Gots: 39 | 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

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: NeroFiddled on 01-22-2005)
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shockrocker65

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

01-03-2012 07:18:58 | More by shockrocker65
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Elfastball7

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -15.5%

01-02-2012 05:21:40 | More by Elfastball7
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bigdeuce

Pennsylvania

4.28/5  rDev +20.6%

This beer was very nice and tasty! Good looking beer with an outstanding white cap that left a bit of foam on my glass. Classic micro brew scent. Some pine scents on the nose, but also very malty. Not overly hoppy, but you must classify this as an IPA! Cannot see through the glass, much like a great hefeweizen. Nice tasting, buscuit base. Very pleased with the finish! Very fine brew!

12-30-2011 06:00:49 | More by bigdeuce
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wertschy

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

12-29-2011 00:47:17 | More by wertschy
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thatdirtymick

Pennsylvania

1/5  rDev -71.8%

12-28-2011 19:44:59 | More by thatdirtymick
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ShemRahBoo

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -15.5%

12-24-2011 00:38:43 | More by ShemRahBoo
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JerseyKirk

New Jersey

3.88/5  rDev +9.3%

A: unfiltered almost amber. Small slight off white head.

S: slight citrus. Fruit rollups.

T: almost fruity, sweet, malty not bready. Easy drinker.

M: thin and dry. Easy finish. No lingering bitterness.

O: easy drinking local ipa. Will drink on special. Good session ipa.

*Note had at the brewery and it was a completely different beer. Sooo much better. Notes of rose and flower. So good fresh.

12-22-2011 00:21:20 | More by JerseyKirk
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jam354

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -15.5%

12-20-2011 17:29:24 | More by jam354
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mikeg67

New Jersey

3.23/5  rDev -9%

On tap at The Office. Pours golden with a thick white head. Aroma is of citrusy hops, some pale and caramel malt. Medium, crisp body. Citrucy hops, biscuit malt and hints of caramel fill the mouth. Finish is medium and hoppy. Light, easy drinking IPA.

12-20-2011 16:39:35 | More by mikeg67
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Popp24

California

3/5  rDev -15.5%

12-16-2011 05:16:16 | More by Popp24
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

3.6/5  rDev +1.4%

Decent though not outstanding IPA. Nugget hops and lots of malt to make it bittersweet and the malting contributes to drinkability, as does the understated carbonation. Light orange body. Orange taste and slight orange aroma. Middling mouthfeel.Guessing IBU 55-60.

12-14-2011 01:42:38 | More by Sammy
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JohneHoodlum

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

12-07-2011 22:21:15 | More by JohneHoodlum
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mdfb79

New York

2.9/5  rDev -18.3%

From 12/03/11 notes. Had on tap at some restaurant out by Desales University in PA while visiting my sister.

a - Pours a hazy deep orange color with one inch of fluffy white head and light carbonation evident.

s - Smells of earthy notes, very light citrus hops, and light bready malts. Very bland, with only a hint of hops. Not great, pretty average.

t - Tastes of earthy notes, light floral notes, bready malts, grains. Again, very bland, and not much in the way of hops.

m - Light to medium body and low to moderate carbonatioin. Easy to drink.

o - Overall a pretty average IPA. Nose had the faintest smell of hops to it, while the taste had none really at all. Not one of Flying Fish's finest and not one I'd seek out again.

12-06-2011 20:28:51 | More by mdfb79
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haddyhustle302

Delaware

4/5  rDev +12.7%

12-06-2011 02:50:18 | More by haddyhustle302
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bigred89

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

12-04-2011 02:15:15 | More by bigred89
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Hophead717

Massachusetts

3.58/5  rDev +0.8%

Enjoyed on-tap at Thunder Burger DC. Poured into an English style pint glass.

A: Golden/orange with a one finger foamy head that hangs around for a bit. Some lacing.

S: A nice mix of orange and grapefruit. Some light hop notes, but citrus scents are more prominent.

T: Good, but bit boring to be honest. Some bitter hops and notes of grapefruit. The malt base is definitely there (and boring), reminding you that it is an English IPA.

M: Fairly light with good carbonation.

O: Good, but standard. Neither exciting, nor a letdown.

12-02-2011 03:17:35 | More by Hophead717
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ROGUE16

Delaware

4/5  rDev +12.7%

12-01-2011 13:24:38 | More by ROGUE16
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PaBeerLover

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +12.7%

12-01-2011 02:32:52 | More by PaBeerLover
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weaselchew

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +40.8%

11-30-2011 01:39:13 | More by weaselchew
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touchmeimsac

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +12.7%

11-28-2011 16:30:33 | More by touchmeimsac
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deapokid

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

11-25-2011 20:32:56 | More by deapokid
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azdback

Arizona

3.4/5  rDev -4.2%

Poured into a Spaten Tumbler glass. A very hazy yellow orange color. There are quite a few tiny carbonation bubbles but they are just floating there. They look like sediment floating but they are bubbles. Weird. Head was a small one finger and an off white to tan color. Lace sticks minimally.

Smell is a bit on the musty side and really smells like overripe to rotten citrus. The house I grew up in was built in a grapefruit orchard and I remember this smell as a small boy. There is also some earth and bread or biscuit smells.

Taste is really close to the smell. The first thing is bright citrus but muted by the musty malt and yeast. It is a bit sweet but earthy.

Mouth is bright and a bit spritzy. Feel is a bit thin with a medium body and a short, dry finish.

Overall I didn't really like this, but that is because I really don't like English Style anything. The choice of malts and hops are spot on for the style but really not my choice to enjoy. I will score this with the style in mind though and if English IPA's are your thing, this might be worth searching out.

11-25-2011 05:08:43 | More by azdback
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jenray

Texas

3/5  rDev -15.5%

11-24-2011 00:13:27 | More by jenray
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mmcnaughton

Michigan

3/5  rDev -15.5%

11-23-2011 18:57:32 | More by mmcnaughton
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jmdrpi

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

11-23-2011 04:43:01 | More by jmdrpi
HopFish IPA from Flying Fish Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 576 ratings.