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Exit 1 - Flying Fish Brewing Company

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very good

213 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 213
Reviews: 104
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 9.72%
Wants: 14
Gots: 17 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Flying Fish Brewing Company visit their website
New Jersey, United States

Style | ABV
Foreign / Export Stout |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TheFightfan1 on 11-06-2009)
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Photo of Immortale25
4.13/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a Duvel tulip. Label says Use By: 01-09-15.

A- Pours a fully opaque black color with a 3/4 inch light brown head that retains well before fading to a thick ring around the edge of the glass and a large center patch of surface foam. Resilient lacing leaves a thick solid ring behind.

S- Heavy dark roast aroma with accompanying notes of molasses, chocolate and a bit of booze.

T- The dark roast hits hard and deep but the chocolaty sweetness that's also there provides a good balance. Additional notes of caramel, vanilla and even some light pecan. The briny-ness from the oysters is only noticed in the aftertaste and sort of rounds out the bitter/sweet duality of the rest of the profile. Pretty drinkable for the ABV

M- Dry, very dry actually and there's a slight chalkiness from the roasted malt. Medium carbonation and a full body.

O- This has been a want of mine for a while only because, when the Exit series was first rolled out years ago, I wanted the Exit 1 entry just to add to my bottle collection because I'm from Delaware. Never found it the first time around and they stopped making it for years. When I heard they were bringing it back on the market, and in 6-packs no less, I had to get my hands on it. Found a sixer when I was visiting home and, come to find out, the beer itself is really good too!

Immortale25, Jun 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

Hearneator, May 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

NJBeer265, May 22, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -36.1%

alwaysplayin, May 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

thampel09, May 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

Belittle, May 19, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +21.5%

IPAchris, May 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

dogfishandi, May 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

TomG2751, May 11, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

sdtardio, May 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

Tconroy, May 08, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

jayluf, May 08, 2014
Photo of Badger6
3.66/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle in a standard pint glass. Bottle printed with 01-09-15, assume it was bottled 01-09-14.

A: Pitch black. Small creamy tan-colored head that faded quickly. Lightly lacing on the glass.

S: Milk chocolate, cream, coffee and espresso, roasty malts.

T: Salty flavor with a roasty bitterness of burnt bread and espresso.Hints of dark fruit phenols form the yeast, not dominant or easily distinguished. Lingering coffee as it finishes with a sweet aftertaste of chocolate and fruit. Slightly boozy, too. Did I mention, salty?

M: Medium body, lightly carbonated. Dry finish.

O: Interesting beer. Saltiness, chocolate, roasty bitterness, coffee, even some fruity sweetness. Complex, almost busy flavor profile. Not something I'd be falling down to get again, but I wouldn't turn it down, and would definitely recommend it to a beer connoisseur to add to their repertoire.

Badger6, May 07, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

hmmmbeer10, May 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

UltimateLivewire, May 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

abcdefghijkyle, Apr 30, 2014
Photo of dank203
4.03/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

from 12 ounce bottle to pint glass. pours black, tan khaki head, no light coming through. aromas of roasted malt, coffee, hint of alcohol. flavor is well balanced, some burnt malt, medium mouthfeel, slightly dry and creamy. goes down nice, well balanced

dank203, Apr 29, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

starshockey9, Apr 23, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

DustinSWB, Apr 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

IndyDad, Apr 19, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

MakeMineADoubleJack, Apr 18, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

ckollias, Apr 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

Boone757, Apr 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

DIPAFAN, Apr 12, 2014
Photo of justintcoons
4.14/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12 oz bottle poured into a tulip pint.

Black with some light penetration along the edges. Has 1 finger of brown head that dissipates quickly.

Semi-sweet chocolate, cocoa, and roasted barley. Lighter notes of espresso and brine.

Semi-sweet chocolate and roasted barley. Lighter notes of milk chocolate, raisin, and dark roasted coffee. Hints of caramel and brine.

Medium-plus bodied, smooth, and silky while remaining crisp with carbonation.

Very tasty Oyster Stout. Solid all around. You go, NJ!

justintcoons, Apr 07, 2014
Exit 1 from Flying Fish Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 213 ratings.