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Exit 4 - Flying Fish Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

557 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 557
Reviews: 242
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 12.57%
Wants: 20
Gots: 32 | 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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hopkrid

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

02-23-2014 01:40:51 | More by hopkrid
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DrStiffington

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +4.7%

02-22-2014 03:04:21 | More by DrStiffington
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dave317

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

02-09-2014 16:34:41 | More by dave317
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.78/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Best by 11/11/14.

Pours a hazy yellow-orange with a foamy bone head that settles to wisps of film on top of the beer. Foamy swaths of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, grain, earth, yeast, spice, and citrus aromas. Taste is much the same with malt, citrus, and Brett like flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of hop bitterness and an alcohol kick on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and dry mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer that is tasty but slightly boozy.

Serving type: bottle

02-06-2014 05:00:08 | More by UCLABrewN84
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beernads

Florida

3/5  rDev -21.5%

02-05-2014 18:26:30 | More by beernads
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HRamz3

Pitcairn

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

02-03-2014 19:56:35 | More by HRamz3
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ColdWaffles

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

02-03-2014 19:52:40 | More by ColdWaffles
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motothrillz

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

02-02-2014 21:08:21 | More by motothrillz
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threeviews

New Jersey

4.89/5  rDev +28%
look: 3.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Poured from a 12oz bottle (Best By Date of 12/11/14...so it was bottled 11/11/14) into a Lost Abbey branded Rastal Teku 2.0 glass...

A- Pours a hazy golden yellow/orange hue with a single finger worth of a white head, dissipating quickly...noticeable sediment suspended in the liquid. 3.75

S- The 'American Trippel' designation does not disappoint as the aroma is wonderfully unique and massively complex.. Instead of the familiar aromas dominated by esters from the yeast and other adjuncts (i.e. spices), Exit 4 blooms with a bold aroma dominated by a combination of honey-like sweetness and a hop cocktail courtesy of Simcoe, Columbus, Palisade and Amarillo varieties. Depending on what you look for and how your palate is behaving...citrus (orange, lemon/lime, grapefruit), fleshy tropical fruits (white grape, pear, peach, passionfruit), pine as well as some classic yeast producing esters: banana and bubblegum...simply amazing! Without a doubt, this one of my favorite aromas for a beer (and especially a Trippel). 5.0

T- The palate is immediately met with those sweet tropical flavors found in the nose. A hint of spice is detected mid-palate which quickly morphs into a dry piney finish courtesy of the triumphant blending of Columbus hops, acidulated malt and Demerara sugar. Despite being 9.5% ABV, the alcohol is undetectable. Flying Fish defines Exit 4 as a 'hoppy trippel' and just like the aroma, does not disappoint in the flavor. Another perfect score! 5.0

M- Light-to-Moderate carbonation and light body makes this beer extremely quaffable. At this elevated ABV, Exit 4 stands to be a dangerous offering. Simply stated, this the best Belgian inspired beers I've ever tasted...awesome stuff! 5.0

O- Exit 4 is the epitome of a blend between a Belgian Trippel and an American IPA. Being that these are my two of my top three beer styles, Exit 4 ranks as one of my top beers of all time...and for it to be a year-round offering makes me smile. I am never without less than a 6-pack (and more like a case) at any given time. The ability to harness the profile of a Belgian Trippel/Tripel/Triple and combine it with the hop aroma/flavor from Pacific Northwest hops makes it one outstanding offering. Exit 4 is one (among many) reason to rejoice being born and raised in New Jersey...get it if you can! What's more, you cannot beat the value for a Trippel of this caliber (~$10.99 a 6-Pack)...simply amazing! 4.75

Serving type: bottle

01-24-2014 19:20:58 | More by threeviews
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MPSTARR

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

01-21-2014 23:34:45 | More by MPSTARR
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lockewoodfin

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

01-16-2014 02:30:00 | More by lockewoodfin
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Dougwillhike

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

01-12-2014 02:09:09 | More by Dougwillhike
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Porter

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.7%

01-11-2014 03:13:52 | More by Porter
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Lewdd

Illinois

3/5  rDev -21.5%

01-10-2014 22:57:36 | More by Lewdd
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polopaul20

Maryland

4/5  rDev +4.7%

01-10-2014 21:51:38 | More by polopaul20
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Belittle

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

01-10-2014 19:31:37 | More by Belittle
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calcnerd

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.7%

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barneysdad

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

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BigOldOaf

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

12-28-2013 23:08:39 | More by BigOldOaf
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jnardone235

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

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Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

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Virginia

4/5  rDev +4.7%

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Florida

4/5  rDev +4.7%

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Maryland

4/5  rDev +4.7%

12-16-2013 02:53:01 | More by BillRoth
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Florida

4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

12-15-2013 00:28:26 | More by DustinSWB
Exit 4 from Flying Fish Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 557 ratings.