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Black Raspberry Reserve - Sly Fox Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
81
good

131 Ratings
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Ratings: 131
Reviews: 83
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 16.62%
Wants: 9
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sly Fox Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerBeing on 05-13-2006)
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TheNightwatchman

Pennsylvania

3.3/5  rDev -7%

08-16-2014 01:05:40 | More by TheNightwatchman
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monts

Pennsylvania

3.69/5  rDev +3.9%

I wasn't sure what to expect with this one, but it tastes great! Very drinkable and the blackberry taste is not overwhelming and quite subtle. Don't get me wrong, you taste blackberries, but it's not up front. Not too sweet not too tart but just right

08-07-2014 23:30:52 | More by monts
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wilmerkatie

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

07-29-2014 22:44:28 | More by wilmerkatie
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curlybird

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

07-21-2014 23:24:45 | More by curlybird
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Magikbrew

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +12.7%

07-20-2014 19:57:35 | More by Magikbrew
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Boxerjay

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

06-17-2014 22:53:58 | More by Boxerjay
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skaboom420

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

06-15-2014 23:03:25 | More by skaboom420
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outoffocus

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -22.5%

06-14-2014 03:08:42 | More by outoffocus
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Morey

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

05-27-2014 09:24:18 | More by Morey
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tkdchampxi

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +19.7%

05-23-2014 01:38:12 | More by tkdchampxi
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Evil_Pidde

Sweden

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

05-17-2014 22:33:53 | More by Evil_Pidde
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Satchboogie

New Hampshire

3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

05-13-2014 03:22:56 | More by Satchboogie
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audioserf

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -15.5%

05-12-2014 18:36:52 | More by audioserf
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IdrinkGas

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

05-03-2014 02:26:03 | More by IdrinkGas
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SafeWord_Whiskey

New Jersey

3.78/5  rDev +6.5%

pours a deep purple, slight ruby when held up to light with a pretty pink 1 finger head that fades quickly

raspberry preserves/ candied raspberry

tart raspberry, tart cherry, a touch of sweetness on the finish but overall pretty dry for what you'd expect from the smell

high carbonation and pretty thin...drinks similar to a brut or dry champagne

overall a pretty solid fruit beer, a pretty nice dessert or brunch option that i would definitely revisit

02-18-2014 00:46:33 | More by SafeWord_Whiskey
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ThreeFishes

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

01-28-2014 01:33:48 | More by ThreeFishes
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ccrida

Oregon

3.21/5  rDev -9.6%

Appearance is brownish magenta with a tan collar.

Smell is fantastic, big zesty, seltzery raspberry.

Taste is oddly bland. A little malty sweetness and raspberry, but really light compared to the smell. Some earthy bitterness on the finish.

Mouthfeel is light, a little spritzy.

Drinkability is OK. Extremely dichotomous. To bad the taste couldn't hang with the nose. Disappointing.

01-14-2014 03:03:45 | More by ccrida
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -22.5%

01-12-2014 03:54:52 | More by ygtbsm94
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NooseJustice

Indiana

1.75/5  rDev -50.7%

01-10-2014 02:31:18 | More by NooseJustice
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GRG1313

California

3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

11-08-2013 08:51:24 | More by GRG1313
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drewone

California

2.75/5  rDev -22.5%

10-18-2013 06:41:46 | More by drewone
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bigfnjoe

Pennsylvania

3.56/5  rDev +0.3%

Poured from a corked & caged bottle into a tulip

A- pours a dark shade of purple/red with a *very* pink head that fades quickly. Damn, that's one pretty beer...

S- tons of raspberries, and nothing but.

T- a little boozy, actually. Light raspberry taste. Bit of a champagne flavor. Not what I expected, not too memorable

M- medium bodied, on the thin side

O- it went downhill as soon as I started drinking...started off nicely when I poured and sniffed, but that was it.

10-17-2013 22:08:03 | More by bigfnjoe
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.48/5  rDev -2%

Thanks to GRG1313 for sharing this one at his tasting.

Pours a murky dark reddish-brown with a foamy reddish-white head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Tiny dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, raspberry fruit, and raspberry juice aromas. Taste is much the same with raspberry juice flavors on the finish. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer with a solid raspberry presence but the mouthfeel is slightly off in my opinion.

10-01-2013 21:58:33 | More by UCLABrewN84
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Diane1216

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

09-05-2013 01:16:46 | More by Diane1216
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JamLand

Hawaii

3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

09-03-2013 01:51:58 | More by JamLand
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Black Raspberry Reserve from Sly Fox Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 131 ratings.