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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

600 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 600
Reviews: 200
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 8.74%
Wants: 71
Gots: 49 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Flying Fish Brewing Company visit their website
New Jersey, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Although usually identified with landfills and pipelines, the Hackensack Meadowlands is an amazingly diverse ecosystem providing vital animal and plant habitat. In a nod to a once common food plant here, we’ve brewed this beer with wild rice. We also added organic brown and white rice, as well as pils and pale malts.

Rice helps the beer ferment dry to better showcase the five different hops we added. Lots and lots of them. We then dry-hopped this Double IPA with even more–generous additions of Chinook and Citra hops to create a nose that hints at tangerine, mango, papaya and pine. This beer pairs extremely well with spicy foods and all kinds of seafood. And of course, it’s quite enjoyable all by itself.

(Beer added by: donniecuffs on 03-10-2010)
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PA-Michigander

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -15%

01-19-2014 21:30:32 | More by PA-Michigander
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ubufan2112

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -2.9%

01-16-2014 00:47:05 | More by ubufan2112
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firedwarftj

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -2.9%

01-15-2014 01:47:16 | More by firedwarftj
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dsauter

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

01-13-2014 23:59:18 | More by dsauter
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mvanaskie13

Pennsylvania

3.69/5  rDev -10.4%

Poured into a sam adams custom glass, color is very transparent straw, good bubbles, thin head, bright white in color, no lacing and just a ring remains.

Aroma is big hops, pungent, citrus, grapefruit, mango, lemon but is quickly followed by sweeter flavor, could be the malt or rice/malt mix.

Taste is big hop forward flavor, citrus heavy, some pinier notes than the aroma, flavor is dry but very thin, something seems off, maybe the rice/malt combination with the strong hops aren't blending well. that said it is quality taste from such thin ingredients at this strength.

Mouthfeel is very dry, very crisp, nice lingering flavors and solid dipa presence.

Overall, this is a very good beer, flavor and aroma are slightly off from a good dipa, but it comes through in the flavor and mouthfeel.

01-13-2014 00:04:18 | More by mvanaskie13
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RobertJBeer

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -15%

01-11-2014 19:05:11 | More by RobertJBeer
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Belittle

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -2.9%

01-10-2014 19:36:09 | More by Belittle
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TheNightwatchman

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -9%

01-04-2014 17:09:03 | More by TheNightwatchman
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Phil_H

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

01-04-2014 15:02:51 | More by Phil_H
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salinasa

Delaware

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

01-04-2014 14:48:51 | More by salinasa
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HellAwaits

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -9%

01-03-2014 23:21:47 | More by HellAwaits
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jnardone235

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -2.9%

12-28-2013 08:13:25 | More by jnardone235
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Cerebus

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -9%

12-28-2013 07:51:53 | More by Cerebus
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jspaner

Maryland

4/5  rDev -2.9%

12-28-2013 03:55:45 | More by jspaner
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DrDemento456

Pennsylvania

4.19/5  rDev +1.7%

Paid the price for this on $3.50 for the single. Into a pint glass.
A - Very bright for a DIPA. Not much orange or brown just a mildly hazy bright yellow. Head is just a 1/4 inch that settles to a decent lace ring. Sticky lacing a plenty.
S - Juicy citrus and melon hops, bitter yet strong. Caramel and cracker malts but mild smelling. Not sure how much influence the rice did until I sip.
T - Very clean hop profile not too bitter or in your face just enough to keep it interesting or from being too watery. I am guessing the rice made this smooth and a touch bland but very drinkable.
M - Light to medium at best. I love a balanced high octane beer.

Overall its a very good beer that I wish I could find at a reasonable 1 dollar four pack or 15 dollar six pack. Can't say it wasn't worth the price of admission I would love to have another.

12-28-2013 02:15:16 | More by DrDemento456
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KTeamLSU

South Carolina

3.8/5  rDev -7.8%

Poured from a fresh 12oz. bottle into a pint glass

A: Hazy straw color with a nice frothy white head

S: A little citrus and some pine but not much else coming through for me

T: Very mild hops for a DIPA... I was surprised but the alcohol is masked very well

MF: a little under carbed in my opinion, but maybe I had a bad bottle.

O: Decent DIPA but will likely not buy another sixer

12-26-2013 01:24:45 | More by KTeamLSU
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KMcG

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

12-24-2013 14:00:15 | More by KMcG
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JPDOG

Delaware

3.75/5  rDev -9%

12-20-2013 23:32:23 | More by JPDOG
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nite3rd

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -27.2%

12-20-2013 20:38:51 | More by nite3rd
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BillRoth

Maryland

4/5  rDev -2.9%

12-16-2013 02:28:42 | More by BillRoth
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DevinK

New York

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

12-15-2013 19:49:09 | More by DevinK
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earlholman

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev -2.9%

12-11-2013 19:06:07 | More by earlholman
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jmdrpi

Pennsylvania

3.48/5  rDev -15.5%

12 oz bottle, 'Use by" date of 5-11-14.

appears a crystal clear pale straw color, soapy bone-white head. looks like a light lager. fruity hop nose. citrus, grassy, orange. some corn too. minimal malt flavor in the taste, clean hop taste. crisp. earthy, not as much citrus flavor as in the aroma. thin body, high level of fizzy carbonation.

overall - it's okay, but not how I like by DIPA's.

12-10-2013 03:02:20 | More by jmdrpi
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Nevada

3.75/5  rDev -9%

12-07-2013 05:17:08 | More by Jordan444
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Exit 16 from Flying Fish Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 600 ratings.