HopFish IPA | Flying Fish Brewing Company

HopFish IPAHopFish IPA
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HopFish IPAHopFish IPA

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

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by NeroFiddled on 01-22-2005

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Ratings: 833 |  Reviews: 260
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3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

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4/5  rDev +12.7%

Photo of horshamguy
3.33/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

12 ounce bottle into a pint glass.

A--Nice head that dies down quickly and leaves a little lacing. Clear, golden coloring. Looks appetizing.
S--Maltier than expected for an IPA. Light hoppiness with some citrus aromas as well. Smell made me interested in going further.
T--Sweet. Much more malty than hoppy. Not at all like the standard hop-bomb IPAs out there. Actually reminded me more of an English ale than an IPA. Not bad, but not at all what I expected.
M--Heavy, especially compared to what I was expecting from an IPA. Thick & creamy, again more like an English ale.
O--Not bad, but it doesn't meet my expectations for an IPA on several levels.

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Photo of Arithmeticus
3.13/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Poured chilled, chez White

A: crystal clear; good head retention; light toffee color; low-medium carb action
S: light hop aroma
T: a lot more happens on the tongue than on the nose; saaz hops?; hop profile is more herbal than anything else (e.g., citrus); semisweet; not boozy; well balanced in a particular lager-like direction

Strong IPA with a rather dank hop profile

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Photo of chasmandocharles
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of erialbill
3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of Varkias41
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of 2dogbrew
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of MSL94
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of GreenMountainBoy
3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of sonofliberty2
3/5  rDev -15.5%

Photo of EBeckett3
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

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4/5  rDev +12.7%

Photo of harsley
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of metter98
3.68/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: The beer is crystal clear light amber in color and has a light amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a quarter finger high off white head that died down, leaving a thin layer of bubbles covering the surface and a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Light to moderate aromas of citrusy hops are present in the nose along with some hints of citrusy and herbal hops.
T: The taste has flavors biscuit malts, toasted malts, herbal hops and earthy yeast along with a light amount of bitterness and hints of citrusy hops towards the finish.
M: It feels medium-bodied and a little crisp on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is easy to drink and has a very good balance between the malts and hops.

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Photo of nickfl
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

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4/5  rDev +12.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

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3/5  rDev -15.5%

Photo of KTCamm
3.52/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass.

Pours pale clear gold, some white foam, more around the rings. See through. Strong minty pine nose. Light hoppy taste, thin but bitter. Peppery mouthfeel. Peppermint. Floral. Pretty good, little light on the body.

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Photo of Canada_Dan
3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

HopFish IPA from Flying Fish Brewing Company
Beer rating: 37.1% out of 100 with 833 ratings
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