Exit 4 American Trippel | Flying Fish Brewing Company

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725 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: Tripel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
This inspired Belgian-style Trippel has a hazy golden hue and the aroma of citrus with hints of banana and clove. Predominant Belgian malt flavors give way to a subdued bitterness in the finish.

Added by Foxman on 03-10-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
725
Reviews:
277
Avg:
3.81
pDev:
12.86%
 
 
Wants:
30
Gots:
123
For Trade:
2
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Ratings: 725 |  Reviews: 277
Photo of jmg480
3.28/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of tonyllau
4.27/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ksimons
3.94/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-color is a clear golden yellow with a fingers worth of white head that leaves a light layer of lace

S-pale malt, light fruits and spices, some citrus and yeast

T-taste is similar to the smell with a pale malt backbone, citrus fruits, apples, spices, yeast, and a slightly bitter finish

M-medium body, crisp carbonation

Overall an above average American Tripel, maybe a tad too sweet but has enough bitterness to keep it from being cloying

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Photo of PaleAleSean
3.86/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of luke12345
3.68/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of terpdog
4/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jkuchera
3.77/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Nick_Lucas
4.5/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Tasty and mighty powerful.

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Photo of AD17
3.78/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cyber_phoenix
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ivehadthatbrew
4.12/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Look (4.25): This "American Trippel" is a beautiful golden tangerine hue. A white foamy head that has very fine carbonation. Carbonation seems to disipate quickly. (It's bottle conditioned!)

Smell (4): Citrus and tropical fruits. More specifically, banana and lemon with vanilla floral notes. Honey and booze with some sweet caramel malt in the background.

Taste (4): Big fruit bananas and tropical citrus hit your palate upfront. Nice malty roundness to help carry you to a slightly bitter ending. Definitely some heavy booze, less spice then I expect.

Mouthfeel (4.5): Creamy and smooth. Medium plus bodied. Light acid flavors, but more then usual for a Trippel which I welcome. More on the dry side.

Overall (4.25): Plus a million points for being what I consider my hometown brew! The Exit 4 label is basically a map of how to get to my house!

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Photo of Philcassella
3.85/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dave_Treat
3.25/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Taologic
3.92/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of dacrza1
4.14/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

DATE TASTED: March 24, 2016... GLASSWARE: Affligem chalice.. OCCASION: ... APPEARANCE: pours a crackling golden orange with sparse effervescence... mostly clear... the head rings out to an almost cloudless... zero lacing in the glass... AROMA: a beautifully aromatic, spring flower dominates with grapefruit and orange... the banana, clove and spice suggests raw yeastiness... TASTE: a sweet, hoppy strength ripples through the profile, with astringent yeastiness, banana and clove... a sharp Saaz suggests a pilsner, while the the malt is a bit of cracker and bread... a balanced tripel, which is not the usual... OVERALL: a powerfully alcoholic, clean, crisp ale that rewards in its richness and displays the capabilities of Flying Fish... balance is the key to this abbey, with notes of honey and orange peel late...

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Photo of Cory_nich
4.27/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Like this beer a lot. Great finish on a flavorful beer.

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Photo of Biggiekrock627
4.02/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SammyJaxxxx
4.31/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of gautch726
3.91/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A strong beer that will not disappoint. It isn't excellent in any one area, but is a good Trippel overall. Has a very enjoyable, complex taste that will leave you satisfied (and buzzed).

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Photo of tfsimpkins
5/5  rDev +31.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of twenteone
3.79/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of daigakusei11
3.19/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of bronxite
4.18/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mobrado
3.02/5  rDev -20.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of devilfluff
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Exit 4 American Trippel from Flying Fish Brewing Company
3.81 out of 5 based on 725 ratings.
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