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Slacker Bock - Sly Fox Brewing Company

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Ratings: 9
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 9.19%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sly Fox Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Bock |  6.60% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: BeerBeing on 05-13-2006)
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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

09-06-2012 14:07:17 | More by PaBeerLover
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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5%

11-15-2011 20:22:25 | More by victory4me
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thain709

Pennsylvania

3.48/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A - Served with a clear copper body with a small white head...the head showed nice retention leaving behind a spotty cap...decent lacing was left

S - Caramel malt with some bready notes

T - The flavors are really light...slight sweetness from the caramel malt starts things off...there is an underlying sweetness brought on by some light flavored, dark fruits...the middle brings out some of the graininess and bready notes...the caramel comes back to balance that out and sweeten up the palate

M - Medium bodied...lacking carbonation...sometimes a little lighter...light flavors all around

O - I'm usually a fan of traditional bocks but this one was missing something for me...all the flavors were light, but it made for something very easy to go down especially for being towards 7%...I found myself enjoying the Peggy Maibock, and that's usually not my style...but you have to try it for the name!

Serving type: on-tap

05-13-2011 20:10:57 | More by thain709
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Kegatron

Pennsylvania

3.9/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap @ the 9th Annual Sly Fox Bock Festival & Goat Race @ Sly Fox (Phoenixville, PA) on 5/2/10. Served in a commemorative mug.

Pours a deep coppery amber, topped with about a finger of off-white creamy head. This retained with a quality foamy look, leaving behind a good bit of spotty foam. The aroma is sweet and toasty in the notes, with notes of roast, caramel, and some herbal hop character. I'm getting some gentle fruitiness out of this as well.

I'm getting MUCH more fruit here in the taste, with ripe notes that mingle with toasted malts and sugary caramel sweetness. Hops are fairly moderate and add just a smidge of a spicy zest to this. Fruit and roast linger for a just bit on the tongue, as this mostly finishes clean. The mouthfeel is medium bodied, with a bit of thickness to the feel but this is smooth and creamy on the palate for the most part.

I don't think that I've ever had a Bock this fruity before and I must say that I rather enjoyed it! I appreciated the fact that this was a little different and coupled with the smooth body on this, really helped keep the drinkibility of this good.

Serving type: on-tap

05-11-2010 16:47:09 | More by Kegatron
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jwc215

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Original review 06-05-08, moved from Phoenixville to Royersford - on advise from jcwattsrugger - to fit in with my other reviews from the brewery, as the packaging is done in Royersford) -

On-tap at Circa in High Bridge, NJ:

Pours dark brown with a thin, lasting tan head. Lacing sticks to the glass.

The smell is of toffee and chocolate with dark fruitiness.

The taste is of sweet dark malt, giving it suggestions of toffee and chocolate. Fruity/earthy (Continental-type) hops give it a balancing bitterness in the finish.

It has a firm, smooth medium body.

A nice, tasty example of a bock. An all-round good brew.

Serving type: on-tap

Serving type: on-tap

01-30-2008 00:04:11 | More by jwc215
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EPICAC

Massachusetts

3.15/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

On tap at Spuyten Duyvil.

Appearance: Pours a clear reddish-brown with a thin beige head that fades to a ring.

Smell: Light overall. Sweet malts, caramel.

Taste: Sweet malts. Fruity throughout. Too sweet with little to balance it. Not unpleasant, just way too sweet.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied, overly carbonated.

Drinkability: Way too sweet, needs something to balance.

Serving type: on-tap

06-06-2007 05:40:07 | More by EPICAC
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NJpadreFan

New Jersey

3.4/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Sly Fox- Slacker Bock

Appearance- Dark murky brown with a moderate foamy head. Lacing down half the glass.
Smell- Big caramel malt with hints of bread/ biscuit.
Taste- Caramel malt dominates but a nice earthy grain comes through to balance out things.
Mouthfeel- Creamy smooth and quite easy to drink.

Overall- An easy session beer here. A nice solid Bock hidden amongst so many other offerings on tap.

Serving type: on-tap

04-23-2007 19:14:46 | More by NJpadreFan
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DrJay

Massachusetts

4.08/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Clear, reddish chestnut colour with a light tan head. The foam fell quickly to a ring, then to nothing in a short time. Rich, malty aroma with some toffee and lots of caramel. Notes of freshly milled grain were evident and the malt intensified as it warmed. Mild to moderate bitterness with plenty of malt sweetness. Caramel throughout. Hop bitterness grew suddenly in the short, mostly malty finish. Very clean yeast profile. Medium body and carbonation with some crispness and a bit of dryness. A thirst quenching bock that has plenty of malt character without being heavy. Very nice!

Serving type: on-tap

06-17-2006 01:50:27 | More by DrJay
Slacker Bock from Sly Fox Brewing Company
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