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Royal Weisse - Sly Fox Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
85
very good

178 Ratings
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Ratings: 178
Reviews: 98
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 10.79%
Wants: 8
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sly Fox Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
An unforgettable Bavarian-style Wheat Beer brewed with German Pils and Wheat malts and hopped with German Northern Brewer hops. This beer is unfiltered and served in a traditional wheat beer glass at our pubs. Medium bodied, honey in color, fruity.

(Beer added by: BeerBeing on 04-09-2006)
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4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

jtw21, Jul 22, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Mudawg, Jun 26, 2012
Photo of SkipperDan
4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

SkipperDan, Jun 05, 2012
Photo of Chugs13
4/5  rDev +5.3%

Chugs13, May 27, 2012
Photo of drabmuh
4.05/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Beer served in a stein, beer is yellow and hazy with a thin white head, some lacing, moderate retention, and moderate carbnoatoin.

Nice grainy banana aroma, light on the cloves.

Beer is light and wet with a nice banana flavor and wheaty body, it finishes nicely. Wet and clean. I'd have this again.

drabmuh, May 23, 2012
Photo of thecheapies
4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nonic pint. Dark orange and murky. Dimpled inch of head. Great retention. 4.0

Aromatic clove spice with hints of mixed berries and banana. Light lemon pairs well with heavy wheat bready tanginess. Slight pear note, as well. Appreciated complexity. 4.0

Surprisingly refreshing tartness with a tart apple and quince fleshiness. Not banana-heavy. Juicy pomme, tart raspberry, and spicy clove top the charts here. Green banana flashes in the finish. Unique and fresh. 4.0

Soft and creamy. Almost buttery. Light carbonation. Very sessionable. 4.0

Excellent local hefe. Possibly my favorite Sly Fox beer. 4.0

thecheapies, May 23, 2012
Photo of Profchaos20
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Profchaos20, May 08, 2012
Photo of rfgetz
3.28/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pours a hazy gold color, surprised with the relatively small head on this. Scent brings notes of Belgian yeast with banana, bubblegum and some clove, faint presence of dried grain. Taste follows scent, light all throughout and lacking character from the grain bill, a very light tasting beer showcasing mostly yeast, mild banana and bubblegum and some spice. Lighter side of medium bodied, moderate carbonation, maybe low for style. Another ho-hum beer for the masses.

rfgetz, Apr 27, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

mscott1975, Apr 19, 2012
Photo of fdig23
4/5  rDev +5.3%

fdig23, Mar 15, 2012
Photo of mdillon86
4/5  rDev +5.3%

mdillon86, Mar 09, 2012
Photo of djrn2
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

djrn2, Feb 03, 2012
Photo of keanex
4.08/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

From a 12 ounce can, no freshness date. Poured into a tumblr.

A: Hazy honey colored with a creamy white head.

S: Belgian yeasts with slight overripe fruits. Pretty spot on for a typical Belgian beer.

T: Clean wheat body with light overripe fruits and slight spices. Very drinkable with good flavor.

M: Med-Full bodied with a lot of fizzy soft carb.

O: Well priced ($6.99 a 6 pack) with good flavor to boot. Well worth buying.

keanex, Jan 13, 2012
Photo of cpetrone84
3.18/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a hazy golden amber with a thick creamy white head. The nose is a little messy and has lots of banana. It is a bit sweet and fruity with little else. The taste is singular, hints of clove and yeast underneath a dominant banana and lemon type hefeweizen flavor with a light bitterness in the back. The body is soft and creamy, lower carbonation for a hefe but a clean crisp finish. This is easy to drink and full of flavor, very simple and lacks the carbonation and spicy balance of a great hefe.

cpetrone84, Dec 15, 2011
Photo of ububru
4/5  rDev +5.3%

ububru, Dec 14, 2011
Photo of spinrsx
3.63/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz Can

Appearance – Hazy amber colour with an average size fizzy white coloured head. There is an average amount of carbonation showing and there is some fair lacing.

Smell - Grains/wheat, lemons, coriander, banana

Taste & Mouth - The beer has a high amount of carbonation and most of the taste is made up of wheat mixed with coriander/clove and lemons. It also has a bit of an apple juice flavour which I haven't tasted very often in a Hefe. It has a slightly metallic taste and also some notes of corn and lots of banana. It ends with a banana and lemon aftertaste with a touch of spice.

Overall – Nothing that will blow you away but it is a nice highly drinkable non offensive Hefe. Probably one of the better ones that I've had from a can.

spinrsx, Dec 13, 2011
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

dwaz, Dec 09, 2011
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

Exiled, Nov 27, 2011
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

PittBeerGirl, Nov 23, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

brandoman63, Nov 22, 2011
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

corby112, Nov 22, 2011
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5/5  rDev +31.6%

JSkone09, Nov 22, 2011
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

touchmeimsac, Nov 18, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

victory4me, Nov 15, 2011
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

garuda, Nov 14, 2011
Royal Weisse from Sly Fox Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 178 ratings.