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RATINGS: 343   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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You are holding the inaugural release in a multi-year brewing experiment-to brew a series of beers as diverse as the great state of New Jersey. Our theme is the state-long artery that connects us. Each beer will focus on the unique aspect of an individual exit, whether an ingredient or event. The journey begins at Exit 4- right up the street from the Flying Fish brewery. As one of the first craft brewers to embrace Belgian-style beers, we’ve chosen to start with a Belgian trippel, finished with plenty of American hops. Note the hazy golden hue and the aroma of citrus with hints of banana and clove. Then taste the Belgian malt flavors and a subdued bitterness in the finish. Bottle conditioned, this beer will develop as it ages. Enjoy.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hophead22 (2880) - Redlands, by way of Wisconsin,, California, USA - SEP 23, 2009
750ml bottle from hopdog, thanks Steve, this was another big hit at my tasting. Rating #53. Orangish pour, kind of glowed, with a pretty good white head to it. Had that distinct belgian yeast aroma to it. Kind of hoppy, and very spicy with a little heat in the end, Jersey Joe sure loved it and so did I. ꀡ)

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
decaturstevo (5155) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - SEP 22, 2009
Gold pour with a fluffy off white head and lace. Light brown sugar aroma and some yeast. Clovish, light caramel, brown sugar, and caramelly malt. A tad watery and thin. Nice beer. A hint of abv warmth as well.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
dnstone (2147) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - SEP 14, 2009
UPDATED: NOV 14, 2010 Orange citrus nose with a stong American hop presence. Pours hazy golden orange hue with light white head...nice lacing. Light orange taste blending to an orange peel hop bite with a hoppy balance and slight belgian yeast finish. Very refreshing.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tronraner (2459) - Walland, Tennessee, USA - SEP 8, 2009
Bottle at lithy’s Septemberfest. Pours gold with offwhite head. The aroma is lemon and bread, strong yeast, and some alcohol. The flavor is lemonbread, coriander, lemon soda, and peanut shells in the finish. Ok.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Suttree (5186) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - SEP 6, 2009
As soon as I saw this, I had an urge to do some drunk driving, so, y’know, MADD was sure right about this one...Orange, thin ring of foam. Nice spicy aroma. Flavor has touches of melon. Nice beer, but lacks a real "wow’ factor. Sampled at lithy’s Septemberfest.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Butters (3789) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - SEP 5, 2009
Sampled at Lithy’s Septemberfest Tasting. Clear golden pour with quick fading near white head. Nose is slightly funky, like a sweaty tshirt, and candi sugar. Flavor is also funky, and sweet but with a bitter wheaty quality. Obvious yeasty finish. Don’t really care for this at all.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
patrickfannon (1241) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 5, 2009
Bottle. Pours murky golden with a powerful head. Aroma is of citrus and small hints of spice. Flavor is mild, yet satisfying, with a medium body and a sturdy finish. A hometown legend’s tribute to the greatness of New Jersey and beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tokyogoat (1503) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 26, 2009
Poured hazy gold with orange tint. Nose has nice banana, clove, and slight citrus. Taste has tons of fruity esthers mixed with moderate sweetness.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Birdiebeagle (958) - Perkasie, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 18, 2009
Bottle Pours a hazy golden with a big white head. The head is frothy and last well. The lacing is lacking for such a nice head. Has a nice sweet aroma of citrus, coriander and fruits. Has a decent carbonation. The flavor is on the lighter side but good. Good blending. Decent spicies and a good sweetness. Has a light to medium body. The texture is good and not to dry. A solid finish with a good aftertaste.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jredmond (5458) - Manhattan, New York, USA - AUG 17, 2009
Pours a slightly hazy orange body. Malt aroma with citrus notes. Flavor is malt with some bitterness in the finish.


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