Fried Ice Cream Stout
Flying Fish Brewing Company

Fried Ice Cream StoutFried Ice Cream Stout
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Flying Fish Brewing Company
New Jersey, United States
American Imperial Stout
Ranked #1,688
Ranked #12,709
3.98 | pDev: 10.55%
Jan 11, 2023
Nov 11, 2018
Imperial stout brewed with vanilla ice cream, chocolate and cinnamon.
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Rated: 2 by wac9 from Pennsylvania

Jan 11, 2023
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Reviewed by jzeilinger from Pennsylvania

3.83/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Best By: 10-10-23

A - Black pour with frothy caramel colored, creamy foam resting on top.

S - Chocolate and vanilla dominate the nose with just a "tad" bit of cinnamon.

T - Chocolate malt base, some underlying toasted cocoa, vanilla, and a slight bit of cinnamnon burn on the back side. Vanilla and chocolate lingers for quite awhile after tjhe sip with a small amount of chocolate char bitterness.

M - Big medium body with a little bit of thinness.

O - Definitely takes your palate into the ice cream realm of beer.
Dec 18, 2022
Rated: 4.34 by D-man20 from Pennsylvania

Jul 02, 2022
Rated: 3.9 by TLA from Pennsylvania

Jan 13, 2022
Rated: 4.25 by paulish from New York

Dec 26, 2021
Rated: 4.04 by BuddyZ from Pennsylvania

Dec 20, 2021
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Reviewed by JJKBeerLvr from Pennsylvania

4.09/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
Poured from a 16oz can into pint glass in December 2021. There was a drink by date of 11/23/2022. I drank this within a couple of weeks of purchase.

Appearance: Very dark black with a thick dark brown head. Head was about 2 fingers high, was very creamy, and lasted a couple of minutes. It left only a little lacing on the glass, and ended with a thin tan head still on the beer.

Smell: Strong aroma of vanilla. Also, some roasted grain, with some chocolate. There is also some caramel, but overall the vanilla and chocolate dominate the others.

Taste: There is a sweet vanilla and chocolate flavors. I also taste some smoky roasted malt flavor and licorice flavors. Also, There is a small amount of bitter hop flavors to balance the taste. There is a strong alcohol presence, which matches the 10.3% on the label, but it is balanced by the sweetness of the vanilla.

Mouth-feel: Full body, but also very smooth. It has a little edge, and is not as smooth as a milk stout.

This is a good Imperial Stout, and I enjoyed the variety of flavors. The sweetness of vanilla is unique for an Imperial Stout. Even though it is a full-bodied beer, it is still smooth and enjoyable to drink. I would buy this again.
Dec 14, 2021
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Reviewed by dbl_delta from Pennsylvania

4.04/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
On tap at the Stone Grille in York PA. Pours jet black with a minimal tan head. Initial impression is sweet milk chocolate, vanilla, and slight booziness. Maybe a hint of cinnamon too. Mouthfeel is thick and creamy. Finish is sweet but not cloying. Very very drinkable. Overall, a very enjoyable Imperial Stout. Not something I could drink every day, but they hit the mark on this one.
Nov 13, 2021
Rated: 3.92 by buzzy from Pennsylvania

May 23, 2021
Rated: 4.18 by Shantzak from Pennsylvania

May 19, 2021
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Reviewed by HoppingMadMonk from New Jersey

4.26/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25
Has a nice solid black appearance. Carbonation is light with about a medium body. Has a bit of a slick,oily feel which adds up to a nice overall feel.
Aroma is by far the strongest attribute of this beer with fried ice cream dessert being very forward.. vanilla, chocolate, and what seems like strawberry show up.
Taste is sweet but not at all cloying. Really does taste like chocolate and vanilla ice cream along with some cake batter.
I like when a beer really hits the target its shooting for and this really does taste like fried ice cream.
May 16, 2021
Rated: 4 by Zekenyce from New Jersey

May 07, 2021
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Reviewed by beerthulhu from New Jersey

4.03/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
-brewed with vanilla cream, chocolate, and cinnamon.

A: Khaki colored head is beefy in status at three fingers high with a spongey textured surface. Capping integrity was medium strong, collapsing fairly quickly to a thin coverage and lashy lacing. The exit pour from the bottle was a deep cola-coffee, good viscosity, while maintaining a flat olive black in the chalice. Small, but tightly knitted carbonation bubbles within.

S: The chocolate scents are rich and sweet, creamy milk, with some deeper chocolate tones coming later. Highlights are caramel toffee and cinnamon with some brown sugar and honey bringing depth and sweetness. Some custard cream pie is really sweet and of solid strength with absolutely no indication of its 10.3% nature.

T: Deep rich chocolate highlights the opening sip, followed by a good bitterness of bakers chocolate and earthy coffee grounds. Dried vanilla brings in some sweetness with some cinnamon spicing. Roasted barley and chocolate malt base adds depth and integrity, with milky sweet highlights and an earthy smoky campfire bitterness for leave. Small intimate flashes of caramel-toffee.

M: Good tingly carbonation texture, small massage of carbonation bubbles. Good malt depth.

O: Overall a big earthy stout base, roasted bitterness with dried vanilla custard sweetness. A warming of cinnamon spicing comes through nicely with a fade of campfire soot.
Mar 13, 2021
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Reviewed by DeaconWhite82 from Pennsylvania

4.3/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Did some beer trading with a friend. Had a 16oz can pours very dark brown tan head slight lacing in glass. Aroma chocolate and cinnamon. Taste very smooth with a great blend of the chocolate and cinnamon. Be careful, it’s 10.3 % and you would never know. I will drink this again
Feb 05, 2021
Rated: 4.09 by socon67 from New York

Jan 30, 2021
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Reviewed by JohnniEMc from Pennsylvania

3.82/5  rDev -4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
Flying Fish did a nice job of flavoring with their Irish Potato Candy stout, so why not try another? Scooped up a pint can of this and poured it into a clear pint glass. It's a very, very, very dark brown with some biege head. It smells sweet, like a Creme Brule. Certainly, there's vanilla in there. It's a bit dryer than the smell indicated and true to the label, there's dark chocolate, cinnamon and vanilla to taste. What's missing from this attempt is a creaminess for the mouth to feel. There are stouts that attain a creamy presence without adding anything to the four basics. This was ambitious and that's appreciated. Where will a brewery go from here in flavoring stouts? FIC isn't bad, in fact it's a pleasant way to imbibe a pint with a 10.3 % ABV. It just seems to miss the mark it's name suggests.
Jan 15, 2021
Rated: 4.21 by JamieDuncan from Maryland

Dec 30, 2020
Rated: 4.54 by Curt3 from Ohio

Dec 28, 2020
Rated: 4.02 by Taenim from Maine

Dec 12, 2020
Rated: 3.75 by Knapp85 from Pennsylvania

Dec 12, 2020
Fried Ice Cream Stout from Flying Fish Brewing Company
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