Exit 16 Wild Rice Double IPA | Flying Fish Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Although usually identified with landfills and pipelines, the Hackensack Meadowlands is an amazingly diverse ecosystem providing vital animal and plant habitat. In a nod to a once common food plant here, we’ve brewed this beer with wild rice. We also added organic brown and white rice, as well as pils and pale malts.

Rice helps the beer ferment dry to better showcase the five different hops we added. Lots and lots of them. We then dry-hopped this Double IPA with even more–generous additions of Chinook and Citra hops to create a nose that hints at tangerine, mango, papaya and pine. This beer pairs extremely well with spicy foods and all kinds of seafood. And of course, it’s quite enjoyable all by itself.

Added by donniecuffs on 03-10-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
847
Reviews:
242
Avg:
4.1
pDev:
9.76%
 
 
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81
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Photo of muchos
4.29/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

L. Clear super-light golden. Small fluffy head drops to a nice film and makes a healthy lacing.
S. Smells of honey, lemon, tart pear, more bright citrus.
T. Sweet and bitter lemon, pineapple, ruby red grapefruit, honey, bread, slight spice. Bitter melon aftertaste. Really tasty.
F. Nice medium body, dry and a bit of resin on the finish, just enough carbonation.
O. The "Exit Series" variety pack is definitely solid, in my opinion. I am really respecting Flying Fish Brewing Company lately, with a really nice double ipa here. Cheers!

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Photo of let8it8grow
4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Timtac
3.59/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dacrza1
4.26/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

DATA: January 22, 2017... OCCASION: finishing a weekend with another strong Flying Fish... GLASSWARE: Duvel tulip...pours a crystal clear golden body that sports a central, vicious swirl... a spongy, fuzzy half-finger head that smears to uneven swirls and billows... mango, tangerine, and pine are fresh and alluring... biscuit and cracker suggest balance... rather straightforward, and that is okay... purses the lips in bitterness, kicks the throat with some spiciness, and warms calmly... the flavor profile is tangerine, mango, pepper, pine and some phenol...light bread doesn't interfere with the sharp bitterness... a clean, smooth double IPA that finishes with pleasant effervescence and maintains its strength with the feel of a dry chardonnay...

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Photo of Billolick
3.99/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle..."use by" 7-3-16...so,,,sadly this beer is out of date...OK, I'll review but go easy...give it the benefit of the doubt if necessary....

Pours lighter amber, off white mini cap, leaves some fine lacing

Resiny hop nose...on the pungent side...

More resin infused hops on the palate, crisp and tasty...

Solidly flavorful DIPA, pungent hops in full effect here ...worth a try

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Photo of GreenMind
3.77/5  rDev -8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of avisong
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of NonicPanic
2.5/5  rDev -39%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of mikr
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Noelito76
3.75/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Space_Flight_Navigator
4.79/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of JohnTurano
4.2/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of q33jeff
2.26/5  rDev -44.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2

**
10/09/16
Bottle to "hard rock" glass.
LOOK: pilsener like look, big white head, lasts.
AROMA: pine, wood, leafy earthy notes.
TASTE: bitter pine resin, I don't really taste or smell any of the advertised fruity notes that would balance this a little.
FEEL: Medium body.

Not my thing. I can appreciate trying to make a beer with rice in the malt, but this misses for me.

**

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Photo of AmitC
3.79/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mariahkate
4.37/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of frykid
4.46/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of njcraftguy
3.6/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Picked one up as a throw in on a trade and I think I know why. Jerseys beer scene is getting better all the time but this one was a bit of a let down. Nothing offensive here but nothing that would make me want to pick one up again. For a DIPA it was very bland tasting.

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Photo of AndrewMichael
3.5/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle, was excited to try this beer while visiting family in Cherry Hill, NJ. I love drinking local beers when I can when I travel. Found the DIPA to have pine flavors the most, and was hoping for a bit more tropical flavors, or citrus from the Citra hops, but overall, I'd get this beer again.

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Photo of MeliBal
3.75/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of HermitDan
3.31/5  rDev -19.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Hophead717
4.27/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Guppy314
4.05/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

From a bottle, pours a relatively clear gold with a two finger bright white foamy head. Aromas of hops and citrus. Taste is more malty with definite grapefruit flavors with some pine. Well carbonated it has a medium body and a bitter finish.

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Photo of StonewallSipper
3.75/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

The look is a regular lager color, aroma is a bit of mango-pine, a little hoppy malty. the taste is complex, just not as Double IPA as I like. Maybe it is the rice. I am going all 3.75's.

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Photo of msp88
3.93/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Rich_K
4.1/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Exit 16 Wild Rice Double IPA from Flying Fish Brewing Company
4.1 out of 5 based on 847 ratings.
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