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HopFish IPA | Flying Fish Brewing Company

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

Style: English India Pale Ale (IPA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.20%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by NeroFiddled on 01-22-2005

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3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

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2.5/5  rDev -29.6%

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3/5  rDev -15.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

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3.38/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

HopFish IPA is a clear amber/yellow color. Pours a small/moderate sized light tan head with okay retention and average lacing. Has a sweet, bready smell with floral hops, overall not much aroma.

Taste starts with floral hops and bread, then sweet very ripe fruit with caramel malt. Has average mouthfeel and carbonation with a good deal of creaminess and a bit of slickness.

A little too sweet for my tastes, but not bad at all.

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3.72/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Sell by date of 02/05/14

Appearance - Pours a fairly clear golden orange with an off-white finger width head. Fair retention leads it a broken layer of suds across the surface. Lacing is spotty, with decent stick.

Smell - Earthy and floral hop aroma, along with a bready malt sweetness. Fruity esters. Hints of sourness.

Taste - Follows the nose. Citrus and floral hops upfront, along with some woodiness and a generic bready backbone. Well balanced. Fruity esters lend to a faint sourness near the finish. Hops touch on grassy bitterness in the aftertaste.

Mouthfeel - Medium in body with fair to lively carbonation. Near velvety smoothness, and goes down with ease before a dry finish.

Overall - A solid English IPA. The sourness is a bit odd, but not unpleasant. I could stand to drink a few more, but nothing I'd want to drink on a regular basis.

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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

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3/5  rDev -15.5%

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3.58/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Bottle > Mason Pint

A - Pours a nice gold color, thick fluffy two finger head, thick lacing too, looks top notch.
S - Aroma is really bland, a little biscuit malt, some minor tropical fruit, a little pine, nothing outstanding in the way of hop aroma.
T - Taste is a let down too, some nice sweet tropical notes up front, but they fade fast to a biscuity dry malt, a tinge of bitterness. Nothing outstanding for sure.
M - Watery for sure.
O - Eh, a decent english IPA at that, but nothing to go after. Its just drinkable.

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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

HopFish IPA from Flying Fish Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.55 out of 5 with 837 ratings
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