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Grisette - Sly Fox Brewing Company

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86
very good

91 Ratings
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Ratings: 91
Reviews: 28
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 10.24%
Wants: 6
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sly Fox Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: DrJay on 09-29-2007)
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Ratings: 91 | Reviews: 28 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by jwhancher:
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jwhancher

Pennsylvania

4.43/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Bought a six pack at the Pottstown brewery a few weeks ago. Popped open the last one and poured into a tulip glass for review. The guy working the counter said they had just canned these so this one is still pretty fresh. Didn't see a packaged date on the can.

A: Pours a hazy yellow with fluffy white head that laces the glass a tad.

S: Very phenolic with lemon and coriander. Reminds me of a witbier. Strong Belgian yeast character. Smells great!

T: Lemon and orange peel, a bit tangy. Nice upfront bitterness that fades to citrus sweetness.

M: Very light and refreshing. An awesome session beer. I will definitely be enjoying this beer over the summer as things heat up.

O: One my favorites from Sly Fox. Pushes the borders of a witbier into farmhouse ale territory. Glad to see this one in a can.

Serving type: can

06-15-2013 22:37:46 | More by jwhancher
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bkwhoppa66

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

07-12-2014 01:52:53 | More by bkwhoppa66
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Swift989

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

07-11-2014 18:16:29 | More by Swift989
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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

07-08-2014 23:25:41 | More by psmithmkt
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4/5  rDev +5%

07-07-2014 02:14:53 | More by iL0VEbeer
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ColdWaffles

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

07-03-2014 00:00:42 | More by ColdWaffles
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RyanDonnelly


3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

06-30-2014 00:44:02 | More by RyanDonnelly
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RachaelAgnes


4/5  rDev +5%

06-23-2014 01:26:50 | More by RachaelAgnes
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BradC

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

06-22-2014 23:37:35 | More by BradC
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salthemonster

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

06-22-2014 22:21:32 | More by salthemonster
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JeffTheJuice

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

06-22-2014 15:54:09 | More by JeffTheJuice
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IdrinkGas

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5%

06-18-2014 22:49:00 | More by IdrinkGas
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DumpyPantz


4/5  rDev +5%

06-18-2014 04:51:20 | More by DumpyPantz
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efrank

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

06-18-2014 02:13:07 | More by efrank
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flagmantho

Washington

4.04/5  rDev +6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

I had this beer on-tap in a pint glass (a legit pint, not a short one) at Nostrand Pub in Brooklyn. I guess there are a couple of Sly Fox breweries on this site ... I've gone with the Grisette with the most reviews.

Appearamce: medium light gold with plenty of haze. Head is a finger of ivory foam with limited retention and lace. Still not a bad saison.

Smell: farmy and funky right up front; this is one dank horsey saison. I can get behind this.

Taste: plenty of funk along with a bit of farmhouse sourness and a hint of diacetyl. For some reason, this all rubs me the right way. I like a saison with a lot of weird character.

Mouthfeel: medium body with a ton of carbonation and a great creaminess; quite satisfying indeed! This might be one of the best-textured saisons I've had. Woo!

Overall: I really like this beer. I feel like I could quaff tons of it.

Serving type: on-tap

06-18-2014 01:27:41 | More by flagmantho
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FatBoyGotSwagger

Pennsylvania

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

A Pours light opaque straw color with a white foaming head.
S- Light banana and clove mixed in with a mild funk.
T- A crisp bready flavor that finishes clean with a little pepper. There is a Belgian funk that plays well with the other flavors with a perfect trio of tastes. The yeast and malts are on point to say the least.
M- clean with a Belgian bite at the end.
O- This is a very satisfying beer. None of the flavor components overpowers the others and this is quite enjoyable for the warmer weather.

Serving type: can

06-15-2014 18:57:29 | More by FatBoyGotSwagger
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RiverCityBeerGuy

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Nice light farmhouse. Hazy light orange with good lacing. Funky aroma. Very fruity with a clean finish. Great beer for summertime. Experienced during a Sly Fox tap takeover. Not a huge fan if the style but I would try this again if I ran across it and it was very hot outside. And there was nothing else available.

Serving type: on-tap

06-13-2014 22:36:48 | More by RiverCityBeerGuy
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tectactoe

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

05-29-2014 10:42:58 | More by tectactoe
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Latarnik

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

05-24-2014 15:53:11 | More by Latarnik
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Kadonny

Pennsylvania

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

Poured from a tap at the brewery into my Sly Fox Foxtrot 5k can glass. This was the beer they were serving after running their 5k this weekend.

A: A medium hazy orange color that was deep and vibrant. Some glass lacing sticks and the head was one finger nice and white.

S: Yeasty, fruity, some mustiness, grainy and a bit of pepper.

T: Really fruity upfront with lemon, tangerine, peach that gets mixed with spicy clove and pepper flavors. A bit of grainy biscuit malt couples with the spices, some mustiness and the herbal hops. Finish is slightly bitter and dry. Good beer.

M: Medium mouthfeel with spicy notes and a dry bitter clean finish. Perfect for a saison.

O: I rated this beer based on style, and it is spot on for a summer saison that is easy to drink, very refreshing and semi-sessionable with the low ABV.

A really nice easy drinking and enjoyable saison. This was my first sampling of it and I really enjoyed it. Great day for a run and my first try of the Grisette. I guarantee it won't be the last time I drink it.

Serving type: on-tap

05-19-2014 12:25:28 | More by Kadonny
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beernads

Florida

2.5/5  rDev -34.4%

04-15-2014 02:36:31 | More by beernads
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khargro2

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

04-08-2014 23:59:46 | More by khargro2
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metter98

New York

3.81/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: The beer is slightly hazy light straw yellow in color and has a light to moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a finger and a half high bright white head that gradually died down, leaving a thin layer of bubbles on the surface and lots of lacing down the sides of the glass.
S: Moderately strong aromas of Belgian yeast are present in the nose along with notes of peppery spices.
T: Similar to the smell, the taste has flavors of Belgian yeast along with notes of peppery spices—coriander in particular—and hints of grainy malts. The spices are most notable towards the finish.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: I found this beer to be a relatively good representation of the style and also quite drinkable.

Serving type: can

01-26-2014 20:37:03 | More by metter98
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Oakenator

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

01-22-2014 12:33:58 | More by Oakenator
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jacewg

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev +5%

01-17-2014 06:14:56 | More by jacewg
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Grisette from Sly Fox Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 91 ratings.