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Exit 8 - Flying Fish Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

96 Ratings
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Ratings: 96
Reviews: 39
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 8.63%


Brewed by:
Flying Fish Brewing Company visit their website
New Jersey, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  8.30% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: MLasoski on 03-16-2012)
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Reviews by ChainGangGuy:
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ChainGangGuy

Georgia

3.93/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

750ml bottle - $9.99 at Total Wine & More in Kennesaw, Georgia.

Appearance: Pours out a very dark brown body with a medium-small, short-lived, light beige head.

Smell: Displays a wide range of notes, you've got chicory, dark caramel, molasses, baker's chocolate, ground cloves, plums, banana bread, and pine.

Taste: Roasty, toasty (whole grain bread), chocolaty malts with a full-on nuttiness and molasses tone throughout. Caramel and perceived honeybun sweetness. Amply malty throughout. Growing clove-like quality from the yeast. Faintly resinous pine in the background. Lightly bitter, with the spicy phenols and alcohol helping to balance the sweetness. Touch of dark fruits and an additional fruity hint of bananas. Spicy, sweet, and still with a nutty maltiness on the smooth finish with a bit of alcohol warmth.

Mouthfeel: Medium-plus body. Medium-plus carbonation. Smooth, not quite creamy mouthfeel.

Overall: This Exit is fairly good, not outstanding, but a beer that shows some real promise.

Serving type: bottle

08-29-2012 22:55:26 | More by ChainGangGuy
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dandepoto

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +1.5%

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mattsmith413

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +1.5%

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dacrza1

New Jersey

3.95/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

DATE TASTED: December 8, 2013... GLASSWARE: Victory Hop Devil nonick...OCCASION: preemptive drinking of the first delayed opening of this school year... APPEARANCE: jet black body; thick, spongy, brown head... AROMA: sweet honey with nutty, funky tones; toasted malts suggest the farmlands which the beer seeks to celebrate; some light hops... PALATE: BIG, full-bodied,, cold-storm warming presence; the opposite of the thin, iced tea consistency akin to the usual brown ale...TASTE: somewhat sweet, honeyed start; fleeting oat and grain late; in between. rather clean and brown--some vanilla hints as well--and then the nuttiness takes over and the beer really becomes chewy;overall, a complex beer to chew and swallow...OVERALL: supporting the locals always feels right, and though this bomber requires excess cash--don't most of them?--the taste matches the altruism of giving; big, bold and flavorful, it's what a brown with attitude should produce...

Serving type: bottle

12-22-2013 04:06:19 | More by dacrza1
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

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Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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Florida

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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Minnesota

4.11/5  rDev +4.3%
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Exit 8 pours a blackish color with a small lacing head. Their is a yeasty sweet aroma. The taste has a nice roasted malty backbone, with nice notes of hazelnuts, and honey, and bits of Belgian candies. Nice full flavor, very drinkable. Overall a very good and unique strong dark ale.

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07-11-2013 02:53:46 | More by vette2006c5r
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New Jersey

4/5  rDev +1.5%

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Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

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New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -17.5%

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New York

3.55/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a tulip glass, nice thick tan head developed. Lasted and laced extremely well. Appearance was a dark brown with slight red hue. Aroma was malrty with caramel and chocolate notes. Taste had a pronounced chocolate with hints of coffee and slight alcohol taste. Mouthfeel was full and creamy with a dry / malty aftertaste.

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Exit 8 from Flying Fish Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 96 ratings.