Red Fish India Red Ale | Flying Fish Brewing Company

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Red Fish India Red AleRed Fish India Red Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by rfgetz on 02-06-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
443
Reviews:
76
Avg:
3.71
pDev:
11.59%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
129
For Trade:
2
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Ratings: 443 |  Reviews: 76
Photo of DocD
3.85/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SammyJaxxxx
4.23/5  rDev +14%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Smccullough
2.1/5  rDev -43.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of mds1101
3.37/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of daigakusei11
3.25/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ErikFort
3.94/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of CLNBeerlover
3.21/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of 50marathons
3.61/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Beautiful color and crystal clear. Nice malty flavor.

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Photo of AlpacaAlpaca
3.95/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JMili
4.21/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ryanhooks81
3.16/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of hattrick95
3.37/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Bear1964
4.29/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Mojo
3.77/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of fakedeadgirlfriend
3.7/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of happy4hoppybeer
3.54/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Cloudy amber with thin white head that fizzles out quickly. Faint smell of sweet malt, light hops and bread. Can detect hops on the tongue, though not strong. Some sweet caramel. Light to medium body. Decent brew.

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Photo of Kinger86
3.85/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of scotorum
4.16/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

FLYING FISH RED FISH 1/14/16

Another from the selection delivered on the new beer club membership gifted from my daughters.

Best by 4/17/16. As the consumer rather than the retailer, would still rather have the bottled on date.

Poured from the 12 oz. bottle into a Sierra Nevada IPA gl;ass.

a: Clear dark amber with an inch and a half thick white head which receded to rocky surface foam and dense lacing.

s; Mild pine resin.

t: Relatively pleasant pine over a solid bready malt base, with a moderate bite. Dry finish.

m: Medium plus very good body and carbonation tingle.

o: A fine rendition of the described "West Coast style," which is more pine resin hoppy than citrus juicy. Compares well to Green Flash West Coast IPA and Sixpoint Resin, which is saying something since both of those are excellent.FLYING FISH RED FISH 1/14/16

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Photo of chuckgietzen
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Donkster46
4/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of PA-hunter
3.89/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured 12oz bottle into glass. 7% abv.

Appearance- Pours a dark amber/red. 2 finger white head slow to dissipate. Good clarity.

Smell- Grapefruit, toasty malt

Taste- Sweet bready malt with caramel. Grapefruit and pine come around in heavy flavor until leaving a dry finish with a good bit of bitterness.

Mouthfeel- Medium heavy in body, ample carbonation.

Overall- A hop lovers red ale here. Plenty of hops beginning with the smell. Good use of malt/hops in the taste. Similar to an IPA in taste but definitely a red ale by looks.

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Photo of Mitchster
3.74/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Brewed with Two-row pale, cara-red, blackprinz, and medium crystal malts. Hopped with Cascades, Columbus, and Chinook (dry hopped with cascades and chinook). Fermented with chico yeast.
OG=17.2P, ABV=7.0%

Pours out to a slightly hazy medium amber, forming a modest off yellow head with very good retention and good lacing. Nose is of mild C hops, (not brash bold and bright like the bottle says), some crystal malts, slightly fruity fruity, distant toffee, strawberries. The mouthfeel is not as big as I was expecting for 7.0% ABV beer, but is sufficient, maybe perhaps because it is pretty crisp and a little lower on the carbonation (2.0 or so). Hops are biting up front in their acidity, not overwhelming though, then a decent malt backbone, finishing with an earthy and spicy medium firm bitterness. Burps are a little piney. No off flavors.

A solid yet average/good west coast style red.

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Photo of zotzot
3.62/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of grahuba
4.02/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bill_kutz
3.9/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Red Fish India Red Ale from Flying Fish Brewing Company
3.71 out of 5 based on 443 ratings.
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