Exit 4 American Trippel | Flying Fish Brewing Company

Exit 4 American TrippelExit 4 American Trippel
727 Ratings
Exit 4 American TrippelExit 4 American Trippel

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

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

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look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Poured into a tulip glass. Almost a finger of head on a clear, golden colored body.
The aroma is mild; only a little grain and lemon.
The taste is barnyardish and alcohol with a little lemon thrown in.
The texture is crisp with moderate carbonation.
An average beer in a tough category.

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3.95/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle into a nonic pint glass.

A: Pours a golden amber color that's not particularly cloudy, but has plenty of yeast particles suspended in the body. However, it doesn't look particularly carbonated. The head is a two finger white color. The texture is quite good, the retention is solid, and the lacing left down the glass is attractive if sparse.

S: Wow, I'm finding myself enjoying the subtle grapefruity hop qualities here. They really blend well with the pale malts and candied sugar expected from a tripel. Even better, the aroma is evidently strong, emanating from far beyond the glass.

T: Light grapefruit hops open things up very nicely, before the stone fruit esters and candied sugar finish the flavor profile - even though the sweetness is a bit much, it conceals the alcohol fantastically. There is a modicum of complexity here, but it lacks elite depth. I also wish this had just a bit more in the way of hops, but hey, it's an older bottle.

M: This doesn't feature the zealous carbonation I'd expect from the style. As such, it comes off a bit too syrupy (combined with its sweetness and thick texture). Still, it lightens/dries up on the finish and aftertaste some.

O: Quite the pleasant surprise for me. I'm enjoying the hell out of the American bent to this (read: citrusy hops) otherwise standard-issue tripel. Ramp up the carbonation slightly and we could be really looking at something spectacular here. Having said that, it does more than enough to make it a worthy alternative to La Fin Du Monde.

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look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle served in a snifter.

L - hazy straw yellow with a white head that thinned to a ring.

S - sweet tangerine with a whiff of yeast.

T - the sweet tangerine flavor is upfront with some tart citrus comes into play before taking things back to a sticky sweet finish.

F - medium bodied with mild carbonation.

O - fine enough example of the style.

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4.12/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Light in color. It almost looks like a lager. Good frothy head. Nice strong odor, almost tangerine-like. It puts you in the mind of clementines.A tad hoppier than I would have liked but that may appeal to some. One of its most interesting aspects is that it rather high in alcohol but doesn't taste like it.

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Exit 4 American Trippel from Flying Fish Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.82 out of 5 with 727 ratings
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