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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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BA SCORE
85
very good

183 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 183
Reviews: 27
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 11.9%
Wants: 3
Gots: 28 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: dbrauneis on 02-16-2013)
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Reviews by TheFightfan1:
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4.31/5  rDev +14%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Alot of hype about this brew a few months back and now I am glad Flying Fish decided to rebrew and bottle it for distribution. Two local bottle shops were sold out already after just being released this past week. But I was lucky to find some elsewhere.

Poured into a tulip a straw yellow color and slightly hazy. Big frothy two fingered heading that leaves good lacing and ringlets throughout . Bubbles slowly drift upward from the bottom to the surface making it look like a lava lamp. Slowly the heading gets dimmer and dimmer and doesn't leave much marking at all. Kind of turns flat in the finish.

Nose consists of melon,grapefruit, papaya. Some grass and a touch of sugary sweetness.

Taste same as the nose very nice tropical fruit flavors that makes the mouth water. A little touch of wheat grain husk in the middle and finishes very bitter and grassy. Subtle sugary kick of alcohol.

Mouth is light bodied, great carbonation. excellent balance. Not too watery or chewy just about a dead even draw.

Overall tremendous beer. I am so glad Flying Fish rebrewed this for others to get a taste of this delightful summer brew. Now if we can only get them to rebrew that exit 11. Anyway highly rated and a most try !

TheFightfan1, Jul 04, 2013
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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 -11.6%
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.

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4/5  rDev +5.8%

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3.71/5  rDev -1.9%
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 +5.8%
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.

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FU (Forever Unloved) Sandy from Flying Fish Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 183 ratings.