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Exit 4 - Flying Fish Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
84
good

590 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 590
Reviews: 245
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 12.57%
Wants: 22
Gots: 44 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Flying Fish Brewing Company visit their website
New Jersey, United States

Style | ABV
Tripel |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Foxman on 03-10-2009)
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Photo of silverking
4.31/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A- It pours a clear golden amber with a nice thick white head. head retention is very nice. Lacing is excellent.

S- Aromas of lemon and grains entice the nose along with subtle hints of hops.

T- The taste it malty, with strong, sweet notes of molasses. A slight bitterness is present throughout the entire taste. towards the finish, the molasses gives way to a more nectar-like honey sweetness, and then eventually fades into floral hops for a slightly bitter finish.

M- medium/full bodied. the carbonation is moderate and gentle.

O- This is my first beer from flying fish, but it won't be my last.

silverking, Mar 14, 2013
Photo of IdrinkGas
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

IdrinkGas, Mar 09, 2013
Photo of muchos
4/5  rDev +4.7%

muchos, Mar 09, 2013
Photo of OTSpiral314
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

OTSpiral314, Mar 09, 2013
Photo of TheHumanSkeleton
4.75/5  rDev +24.3%

TheHumanSkeleton, Mar 09, 2013
Photo of SnatchyMcPants
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

SnatchyMcPants, Feb 28, 2013
Photo of Bizoneill
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Bizoneill, Feb 27, 2013
Photo of SakellariosVouvalis
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

SakellariosVouvalis, Feb 27, 2013
Photo of ChrisKayler
4/5  rDev +4.7%

ChrisKayler, Feb 26, 2013
Photo of Fatehunter
3.1/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Poured into a tulip glass. Almost a finger of head on a clear, golden colored body.
The aroma is mild; only a little grain and lemon.
The taste is barnyardish and alcohol with a little lemon thrown in.
The texture is crisp with moderate carbonation.
An average beer in a tough category.

Fatehunter, Feb 23, 2013
Photo of ThisWangsChung
3.95/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle into a nonic pint glass.

A: Pours a golden amber color that's not particularly cloudy, but has plenty of yeast particles suspended in the body. However, it doesn't look particularly carbonated. The head is a two finger white color. The texture is quite good, the retention is solid, and the lacing left down the glass is attractive if sparse.

S: Wow, I'm finding myself enjoying the subtle grapefruity hop qualities here. They really blend well with the pale malts and candied sugar expected from a tripel. Even better, the aroma is evidently strong, emanating from far beyond the glass.

T: Light grapefruit hops open things up very nicely, before the stone fruit esters and candied sugar finish the flavor profile - even though the sweetness is a bit much, it conceals the alcohol fantastically. There is a modicum of complexity here, but it lacks elite depth. I also wish this had just a bit more in the way of hops, but hey, it's an older bottle.

M: This doesn't feature the zealous carbonation I'd expect from the style. As such, it comes off a bit too syrupy (combined with its sweetness and thick texture). Still, it lightens/dries up on the finish and aftertaste some.

O: Quite the pleasant surprise for me. I'm enjoying the hell out of the American bent to this (read: citrusy hops) otherwise standard-issue tripel. Ramp up the carbonation slightly and we could be really looking at something spectacular here. Having said that, it does more than enough to make it a worthy alternative to La Fin Du Monde.

ThisWangsChung, Feb 20, 2013
Photo of rydev24
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

rydev24, Feb 17, 2013
Photo of theleechster
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

theleechster, Feb 11, 2013
Photo of rorjets
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

rorjets, Feb 10, 2013
Photo of AMCPhD
4/5  rDev +4.7%

AMCPhD, Feb 08, 2013
Photo of DmanGTR
3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

DmanGTR, Feb 05, 2013
Photo of ahbaggins
3/5  rDev -21.5%

ahbaggins, Feb 03, 2013
Photo of nosavingsaccount
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

nosavingsaccount, Feb 01, 2013
Photo of hoppymcgee
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

hoppymcgee, Jan 28, 2013
Photo of JoeyBeerBelly
3.89/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle served in a snifter.

L - hazy straw yellow with a white head that thinned to a ring.

S - sweet tangerine with a whiff of yeast.

T - the sweet tangerine flavor is upfront with some tart citrus comes into play before taking things back to a sticky sweet finish.

F - medium bodied with mild carbonation.

O - fine enough example of the style.

JoeyBeerBelly, Jan 27, 2013
Photo of Daaelar
4.75/5  rDev +24.3%

Daaelar, Jan 26, 2013
Photo of dbattey
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

dbattey, Jan 19, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

salthemonster, Jan 18, 2013
Photo of bluckbeyes
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

bluckbeyes, Jan 10, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Lebby, Jan 06, 2013
Exit 4 from Flying Fish Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 590 ratings.