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Exit 16 - Flying Fish Brewing Company

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Ratings: 615
Reviews: 202
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 8.98%
Wants: 70
Gots: 55 | 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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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.

DrDemento456, Dec 28, 2013
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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

KTeamLSU, Dec 26, 2013
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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.

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Exit 16 from Flying Fish Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 615 ratings.