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Exit 16 Wild Rice Double IPA | Flying Fish Brewing Company

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4.08/5
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847 Ratings
Exit 16 Wild Rice Double IPAExit 16 Wild Rice Double IPA
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
Ranking:
#2,470
Reviews:
242
Ratings:
847
pDev:
9.8%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
81
Gots:
151
Trade:
3
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Ratings: 847 |  Reviews: 242
Photo of SmashAdams
2.75/5  rDev -32.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

I was a bit disappointed with this. The aroma is dull and boozy. The taste is also boozy and bitter with muted hops and a lightly toasty flavor. Reminiscent of a big lager. Best By date is 7/03/16 so i don't think it's old. nb

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Photo of DrStiffington
4.25/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of KingPurple
4.06/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of WiggyKGB
4.25/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Thatguy2277
4.75/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Beejay
4.47/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Pear skin yellow in color with haze, and a bright white head.

S: Oh man that's lovely. Fruity with tropical fruit, citrus, and pine. Perhaps the best word to describe the aroma is juicy.

T: Like drowning in citrus and tropical fruits.. Bright, juicy, and just enough bitterness to keep it from cloying. The rice is a little hard to pick out, but it is there in the finish. This is dangerous.

M: Medium bodied with high carbonation, and a somewhat dry finish.

O: Overall this is a damn fine beer.. Tasty as all hell, and dangerously drinkable.

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Photo of awesomea
4.14/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of CorkandCageAllentown
4.01/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of craigdb
3.75/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dwade83
4.44/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of FrancisM12
4.24/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jfishe13313
3.94/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MonkeyBread
3.92/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Pnklima
4.7/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Wheels2532
4.16/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of sheckman
4.31/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

An awesome nose, a dry but balanced DIPA

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Photo of TedStrosser
3.99/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Ultimate
4.07/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Dirt286
4.17/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of devilfluff
4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Wesley_Legg
4.19/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Myotus
3.98/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12oz bottle (best by 24Mar16) into a Spiegelau IPA glass.
LOOK: A dense, white foam head worth a finger and half is formed after pouring that dissipates into a half finger's worth after 30 seconds. Light gold (almost straw yellow) in color with a slight cloudiness. There is a large amount of both small and medium-sized rising bubbles. Lacing is thick and moderate.
SMELL: Strong piney hop, citrusy hop (grapefruit and orange), mango, papaya, apricot, and peach aromas meet with subtle buttered bread and white rice aromas along with hints of bitter hops.
TASTE: Strong piney hop flavors first enter the palate and are immediately followed by strong flavors of mango, papaya, apricot, and peach. Mild citrusy hop flavors enter next. Finally, subtle flavors of bitter hops, buttered bread, and hints of white rice fill the palate as piney hop and citrusy hop flavors persist, but fruit flavors fade to subtle.
FEEL: Medium-bodied and subtly carbonated. Goes down smooth. Ends with a moderate amount of dryness.
NOTE: I wish the rice was more prevalent. This was still a great beer, but it shouldn't be labeled as a "wild rice double IPA" of the rice is barely there.

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Photo of kewharton
3.98/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of luke12345
4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Wizzle32
4.19/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Exit 16 Wild Rice Double IPA from Flying Fish Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.08 out of 5 with 847 ratings
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