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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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3/5  rDev -15.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

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4/5  rDev +12.7%

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4.21/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12oz bottle poured into a pint glass. Pours a translucent dark orange with a large white frothy cap on top. Great retention; lots of sticky lace rings left behind. Nice clean citrus aroma wafts out. Lemon, orange slices, leafy hops. A good bit of zip to this.

Crisp, refreshing feel. Drinks very nicely. Great bitter snap that is full of flavor. Bitter citrus rinds, a touch of pepper, leafy herbs - that transforms into a a mellow sweet finish of honeycrisp apples and tangerine.

This one really surprised me. It was so easy to drink and had a great balance of mild bitterness with a touch of sweetness. I will make sure to get some more of this. Just remember this isn't supposed to be Sculpin or Stone IPA and the like, so please don't review it like it is. This is an EIPA, and a good one at that.

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3/5  rDev -15.5%

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4/5  rDev +12.7%

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3/5  rDev -15.5%

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3.48/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours a copper amber hue with a medium lasting off white head. Aroma and Taste of caramel malt, floral citrus hops, yeast and fruity esters. Palate is a medium body with moderate carbonation. Finish is caramel malt, citrus floral hops, some yeast, seems a bit on the malty side. Overall a typical IPA nothing really stand out but good drinking brew.

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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

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3/5  rDev -15.5%

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3/5  rDev -15.5%

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3.88/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle was poured into a pint glass.

Appearance: This beer poured a small head that reduced to a thin layer and left some lacing on the glass. It is a pale orange color with great clarity and bubbles coming up through the glass.

Smell: Nice citrus and grapefruit aroma with some slight toasted and caramel malts. The aromas were a bit light and hard to detect.

Taste: Pretty tasty EIPA with nice blending of above aromas and subtle bitterness in the end.

Mouthfeel: smooth, low to medium carbonation, crisp, low to medium bodied, and easy to drink.

Overall: Pretty solid score here on my travels from Boston to MD and back over Thanksgiving. Will look for this one next time I head back down in that area.

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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a glass mug.

A: Slightly hazy golden color with two-finger, white, foamy, creamy head that lasted several minutes. Great lacing.

S: Toasted malt and citrus hops.

T: Light sweetness and moderate to solid hop bitterness. Light grapefruit flavors and toasty malt. Somewhat mild.

M: Medium bodied with fizzy carbonation.

O: Started out nicely, but was a bit too mild in the end.

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