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Exit 4 American Trippel | Flying Fish Brewing Company

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3.82/5
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728 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
Ranking:
#13,116
Reviews:
279
Ratings:
728
pDev:
12.83%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
30
Gots:
124
Trade:
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Ratings: 728 |  Reviews: 279
Photo of bronxite
4.18/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mobrado
3.02/5  rDev -20.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of devilfluff
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of fakedeadgirlfriend
3.69/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of farrago
3.56/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Finger plus of sleek, pure white microfoam which breaks down into larger bubbles as it dissolves, stays steady once it gets down the surface, the lacing is a bunch of random short splotches. Yellow verges on light orange hued liquid, darkened by a fine particulate throughout, the carbonation is not much in terms of quantity but moves actively. The nose has textural thrust into the nostrils but is kind of shy in terms of scent expressivity, orange peel, bubblegum, tree bark, damp brush fire, sweat, floral paste, apricot, white grape, cherry, has a good array of fruit scents, the booziness is evident just sniffing it. Full-bodied, however, drier than one might be used to for this style of beer and thus it does not soak into the palate as aggressively. Yeast, bubblegum, flower water, clove and white pepper, figs and golden raisins, the citrus is restrained here. The carbonation could stand to be a bit higher. A forest floor funkiness lurks throughout, not all sweetness and sunshine, sour twist at the end where the hops get assertive. There’s something about that feels “incomplete” and it leaves you suspecting this shows best at the dinner table.

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Photo of vfgccp
3.97/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of RBorsato
4.05/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of MonkeyBread
3.18/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Uzarnayme
4.1/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dvmin98
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mnteti
3.82/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Wizzle32
3.88/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of epyon396
3.73/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of siscokid79
4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of AndrewMichael
4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle poured in a basic tumbler glass. Copper color, and nice aroma of hops and Belgian yeast. Also the style says Trippel, in my opinion it's a Belgian IPA. Hop forward bitterness with a nice Belgian finish. I really enjoyed this beer, and would definitely drink many more of these.

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Photo of rdmiller89
4.7/5  rDev +23%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of avisong
3.92/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of OGShotzy
4.24/5  rDev +11%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of thepenguin
4.02/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Reviewed 2/20/12

L: Pours a pale, straw-like color with some visible yeast. Fairly large bubbles.

S: Surprisingly crisp, assertive hoppiness. Aroma is fresh, lemony, and grassy, with some Belgian-character tucked in the back somewhere with an indescribable horse blanket funk.

T: Crisp, lemony hoppiness blends with a semi-dry and spicy maltiness. This tasty, interesting beer has a fairly dry finish and leaves a mild bitterness on the tongue; surprisingly subtle given the hop taste upfront. The malt has a bisquity character. Although the alcohol is apparent in the feel, it is nowhere to be found taste-wise.

F: Medium body with medium-high carbonation. Leaves a sort of slickness on the palate, which is surprising given its relatively light body. A good deal of alcoholic warmth.

Overall: It’s not difficult to see why this beer is marketed as an “American Trippel”. The fresh hop aroma and subtle yet crisp hop taste is distinctly American. This beer was quite enjoyable and drinkable in every aspect except for a bit too much heat perhaps.

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Photo of atlandy
3.37/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Vylo
3.9/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Slatetank
4.06/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I tried this from the bottle in a tulip chilled.

The color is golden with hazed appearance and apricot shade with thick white head that falls to a ring of beads with wavy lace pattern. The smell has a tropical aroma in the yeast esters with light candied sugar smell and mild spice scent with very light alcohol. The feel is moderately full in body with medium high carbonation and light sweetness with mild alcohol mid palate into a spicy semi-dry finish.

The taste is gently pineapple up front with woody hop flavor and slight malt element in the initial flavor with mild caramel in the malt. The candy-like sweetness in the back with a yeast driven fruity taste and mild alcohol which brings a spice/peppery aspect into the back with light pear-like taste in the semi-dry finish. This is a very good Tripel, I would love to have the chance to try this on draft -nice spice profile from the yeast and candy sugar elements to balance -excellent drinkability +not too boozy which is why I tend to shy away from this style at times.

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Photo of spycow
3.84/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of smithj4
4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Eamonn-Cummings3
4.19/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Look is cloudy golden yellow.

Aroma is spicy Belgian white with a thin head.

Aroma is wheat with Belgian wheat do not taste the 9% alcohol.

Excellent Belgian if it was 4 percent less alcohol but at 9% its a little deadly.

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Exit 4 American Trippel from Flying Fish Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.82 out of 5 with 728 ratings
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