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FU (Forever Unloved) Sandy - Flying Fish Brewing Company

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FU (Forever Unloved) SandyFU (Forever Unloved) Sandy

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very good

188 Ratings
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Ratings: 188
Reviews: 29
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 11.87%
Wants: 4
Gots: 30 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Flying Fish Brewing Company visit their website
New Jersey, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Wheat Ale |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: dbrauneis on 02-16-2013)
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Reviews by Neorebel:
Photo of Neorebel
3.95/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

As an NJ resident and obvious hater of Sandy & lover of beer, I felt obligated to try this. Pours a nice hazy dark amber with a snow white head... excellent appearance for the style. Plenty of carbonation too. For some reason I expected this to smell and taste like Bell's Oberon, but this is a far different animal. For the nose, I am only getting a little of the wheat and more aromas akin to an American Pale Ale, such as light citrus hops and detectable malt sweetness. There some kind of herbal/resin factor in the nose that I can't put my finger on too. The taste is very clean and fresh, and hoppier than I expected. it's a tad 'buttery' in the taste too. Medium bodied, with a dry mouth feel, this brew differs from a lot of somewhat similar ales and is definitely worth a try for fans of American Pales.

Neorebel, Aug 15, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

Varkias41, Aug 22, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

KenC, Oct 30, 2013
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3.24/5  rDev -14.5%

cfadams17, Aug 29, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

njsouthdh, Jun 19, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Hessian257, Jul 04, 2013
Photo of CassinoNorth
4.33/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 750 mL bottle into a weizen glass.

Appearance: Pours a relatively large head with an average pour. Not much retention but lacing is nice. Nice pale golden wheat look to it. Really nice looking beer.

Smell: Another hoppy example from Flying Fish, this almost reminds me of a timid Exit 16 on the nose. Still has that big melon/grapefruit/papaya nose that I love with a little more subtlety.

Taste: Exactly what I want from a pale wheat. Hops up front with a subtle hop bitterness. Easy drinking for down the shore. This reminds me of summer. Mild bitterness but a very balanced hop flavor to finish

Overall, I hope they continue to bottle this, I'll be buying it up as much as possible.

CassinoNorth, Jul 19, 2013
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3.34/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz. bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Very pale yellow body. Big white head. Thick collar.

Smell - Mild hop aroma. Lightly citrusy. Kinda fruity. Light grain.

Taste - Light grain up front. Kinda fruity. Mild hop flavor. Very light bitterness.

Mouthfeel - Very light. Drinkable. Medium carbonation.

Overall - Not all that exciting, but a nice drink.

Alieniloquium, Jul 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

sjones5045, Feb 23, 2013
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3/5  rDev -20.8%

JT99125, Nov 11, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

Bieniek30, Aug 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

shoretaxi, Aug 06, 2014
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3/5  rDev -20.8%

bum732, Aug 10, 2013
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3/5  rDev -20.8%

dapatte2, Jul 12, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

erialbill, Aug 10, 2013
Photo of tone77
3.36/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle. Has a golden color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is mild, some notes of wheat. Taste is tart, lemons, wheat, light hops. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a decent beer.

tone77, Nov 01, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

GoGators, Jun 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

mikeburd1128, Sep 08, 2013
Photo of beerthulhu
3.71/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

- Brewed with experimental hop ADHA 483.

A: Translucent light orange has both a heavy haze and heavy dose of effervesce. A well formed 2+ finger dairy cream colored head is lengthy and stronger then the storm (for all you n.j. folks just as tired of hearing this commercial as i am).

S: The nose was interesting, tropcial, green melon, pear with a hint of soft tangerine tartness. Lightly musky citrus scent with a strong diversity and soft mellowing delivery.

T: Flavor was green melon, sliced pear, passion fruit, with a light muskiness of citrus and a dry sense of tangerine-citrus wheat coming on the close. Semi-dry tropical fruitiness, some yeastiness sneaks in, bubblegum highlights, dry fruit, pineapple, dash of white pepper with a tart musky citrus flowery bite at the beers finish.

M: crisp and lively, good feel of carbonation, body was light-medium, with a mineral feel and a warmth of citrus fruit off the tongue.

O: Overall crisp, refreshing, nice use of experimental hop with a different sense of aroma and flavor other then west coast traits. Definitly worth the price of admission, with % going to to storm relief is always a good cause and reason to drink more. F.U. Sandy is a nice tribute to those affected and nice final word of retribution to those recovering still. Drink up.

beerthulhu, Sep 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle: Poured a dirty golden color ale with a relatively large foamy head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma consists of nice wheat malt with some grassy hops notes and some light bubble-gum notes. Taste is dominated by really nice wheat malt with some light grassy hoppy notes with some light bubble-gum notes. Body is quite full with limited filtration and good carbonation. Very enjoyable wheat ale – brewer should not keep this one as a one-off.

Phyl21ca, Mar 28, 2014
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FU (Forever Unloved) Sandy from Flying Fish Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 188 ratings.