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Phoenix Pale Ale - Sly Fox Brewing Company

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Phoenix Pale AlePhoenix Pale Ale

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Ratings: 201
Reviews: 130
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 10.46%
Wants: 5
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sly Fox Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerBeing on 05-13-2006)
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3/5  rDev -19.6%

rodlavers, Jun 05, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

ryser2k, May 28, 2013
Photo of jmdrpi
3.05/5  rDev -18.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

12 oz can, stamped 6/18/13, should be a best buy date.

appears a clear bright amber copper color once poured into pint glass. 1/4" off-white head. aroma is cereal grains, minimal earthy hops. taste is a good balance of slightly sweet malt and very mild herbal hop flavor. medium body, higher carbonation. appropriate for style. even for a pale ale, it could have more hops for American Pale Ale

jmdrpi, May 25, 2013
Photo of BeerLover99
3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

BeerLover99, Apr 25, 2013
Photo of DrDemento456
3.6/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A - Pours a fairly clear amber brown with a full inch of frothy white head.

S - Smells of grains, mild piney hops, and some sweeter malts. Nothing too exciting.

T - Quite balanced yet its just a standard pale ale with corn flakes like grains, pale malts, and a slightly hoppy finish nothing close to an IPA territory. Hopefully the pilsner will be better.

M - Light to medium easy to drink.

Overall it was cool to tick this but kind of yeasty for a pale ale.

DrDemento456, Feb 14, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

t0rin0, Jan 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

hopandbarley28, Jan 25, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

xnicknj, Jan 24, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

Rickstar, Jan 21, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

justintcoons, Jan 17, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

tobelerone, Jan 10, 2013
Photo of cbutova
3.5/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A- Poured from the can into my pint glass with a hazy dark orange body. A nice white head forms to about two fingers in size and has a creamy texture. The foamy cap retains nicely and some good webs of spotty lace are left behind.

S- A slight bit of hops, floral and citrus notes are apparent to me at first with a balance of malts and yeast. Hints of fresh cracked grains, yeast bread, caramel and light sweets seem to replace the hop aromas with time.

T- A very balanced flavor follows a smell of a similar manner. Hops give pine, citrus and floral hints. The balance comes from notes of caramel, cracked grains, light biscuit malts, yeast bread and other fruit like apple/white grape.

MF- Creamy consistency to a lighter end body. Carbonation is smooth and has a moderate level. Only a light bitterness in the finish.

Fairly solid Pale Ale for sure. Balanced all around and flavorful.

cbutova, Jan 03, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

Dank26, Dec 14, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

haddyhustle302, Nov 30, 2012
Photo of metter98
3.63/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: The beer is slightly hazy amber orange in color and has a light amount of visible carbonation along with a bit of small particles floating in suspension. It poured with a quarter finger high beige head that gradually died down, leaving some bubbles on the surface and a thin collar around the edge of the glass.
S: There are moderate aromas of sweet caramel and toffee malts in the nose along with some notes of citrusy hops.
T: The taste is similar to the smell except that there are also hints of pine resin hops in the finish. A light amount of bitterness is present.
M: It feels medium-bodied and slightly chewy on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer seems a little maltier compared to others in the style so it seems a little filling.

metter98, Nov 24, 2012
Photo of ToddT
3.3/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

L- Clear copper color topped with an off white head. The head fades slowly to a cap and leaves some nice lace rings on the glass.

S- Sweet caramel and pineapple hops, but not too much else.

T- Candied pineapple and some caramel right away, toffee malt balances things out, but retains the sweet notes. Finish is dry and with a hint of hop bitterness.

F- Medium in body and well carbonated, clean at the finish and refreshing.

O- It's an OK beer, the 5.1% ABV makes it a session candidate, but the flavor profile is a little too lackluster to make me want to drink a lot of this. Would be a decent picnic or lawnmower beer.

ToddT, Nov 18, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

RblWthACoz, Oct 16, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

jjd315, Sep 24, 2012
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

brutalist, Sep 24, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

redliner8, Sep 22, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

sdaly3, Sep 18, 2012
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

whatname, Sep 18, 2012
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

brentblack1, Sep 07, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

Gww1864, Aug 31, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

brez8791, Aug 25, 2012
Phoenix Pale Ale from Sly Fox Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 201 ratings.