hulmeville inn/bourbon barrel aged flying fish exit 13

A couple of weeks ago I finally made my way over to the Hulmeville Inn, a Langhorne/Feasterville area bar known for it’s great selection of craft beers. It was one of the last days I’d be up in the area, so me and some friends figured why not!

They recently opened up their backyard beer garden too! Me and my friends sat back here initally until we found out we could only order cans though. Anything draft would have to be ordered inside. The following is why we decided to move inside…

I honestly didn’t think I was ever going to try this. It was available at Philadelphia Bar and Restaurant during Prohibition Repeal Day and also at Monk’s for a tap takeover on a Monday. I almost took off to try it on that Monday too. After missing both opportunities, I pretty much had given up hope of trying it. Luckily for me, the Hulmeville Inn had an Exit Series night the day before I went.

My friend proceeded to order a pitcher of the Bourbon Barrel Aged Flying Fish Exit 13 even though I told him I just wanted a glass and that’s all. Not that I was complaining of course. The barrel aged Exit 13 had a much stronger flavor and was pretty delicious. I’m glad I was able to try it without going too out of my way to get it. The barrel aged Exit 13 was also kicked fairly quickly after that pitcher was poured.

I’m not sure when I’ll return to the Hulmeville Inn since it’s definitely out of my way but if you’re in the burbs and need a place to go for beer, check it out. They certainly have a great selection of craft beers available and if I were in the area, I’m sure this would easily be my go to spot.

Hulmeville Inn
4 Trenton Road
Hulmeville, PA 19047

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beer: brooklyn black ops

This purchase was spur of the moment. I never expected to see this beer again. The first and only time I had it was last summer at a Vosges Haut Chocolat/Brooklyn Brewery tasting in SoHo. It just so happened that I ran into two bottles at a local store down here. As soon as I saw them, it was a no brainer, I had to buy them both.

Black Ops is a stout which has been aged in bourbon barrels. It’s also 11.3% but goes down smooth. A friend described it as a chocolate champagne and I couldn’t agree more. Black Ops is delicious.

If you ever, ever, ever get an opportunity to try this brew, DO IT. You will not be disappointed.

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beer: flying fish exit series

Such a beautiful sight.

Flying Fish has only released six different exits so far (in the order of release):

Exit 4 – American Trippel
Exit 11 – Hoppy American Wheat
Exit 1 – Bayshore Oyster Stout
Exit 16 – Wild Rice Double IPA
Exit 6 – Wallonian Rye
Exit 13 – Chocolate Stout

Exit 4 is available year round and Exit 13 is the current release. Recently, I was lucky to get one of each since a local store had a couple bottles in reserve. The only one I haven’t tried is the Exit 11. My favorites are the Exit 13 and Exit 16.

Has anyone else tried any of the Exit Series beers? What do you think?

Find out more about the Exit Series here.

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beer: flying fish exit 13 – chocolate stout

I wasn’t really into stouts until recently. A friend of mine recommended Yards’s Love Stout when we were at the bar the other day and I loved it!.

This month, Flying Fish released Exit 13, a chocolate stout. With my new found love for stouts, I picked up a bottle as soon as I saw it was available. It was delicious and the aroma of chocolate with every sip was a fantastic experience. I think I’m getting another bottle soon…

Any of you guys try this yet? Thoughts?

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