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Pete's Peerless Ale - Sly Fox Brewing Company

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Pete's Peerless Ale
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9 Ratings
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Ratings: 9
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 6.8%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sly Fox Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
English Brown Ale |  ABV ?

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: oberon on 07-31-2003)
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Photo of Gavage
4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: deep amber in color with a decent 3/4" head. Some nice lacing develops during the drink.

Smell: the aroma is malty with some hoppiness.

Flavor: a nice balance of sweetness from the malt and caramel, a hint of nut and chocolate, and quite a bit of bitterness that exceeded any other brown ale I have had.

Mouthfeel: the start was smooth, and the finish was long on the caramel and the bitterness was a little tamer than at the start.

Drinkability: a nice drinking brew if you like a bit more hops in your brown ale.

Gavage, Oct 29, 2004
Photo of sulldaddy
3.63/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Beer is served in a pint glass chilled with a small off white head and is a clear chestnut color. Aroma is very lite with some grassy hop characteristics and light toffee as well. First sip, reveals a light boddy and gentle rolling carbonation.
Flavor is mild overall. Not labeled a mild ale but sure fits the definition in my experience.
There are some toffee notes getting overtaken by the grassy hop finish. Nice lite and smooth brew Great session beer!

sulldaddy, Aug 06, 2004
Photo of WesWes
4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The beer pours a dark amber/brown color with a thin lacey off-white head. The aroma is good. It boasts pale and roasted cystal malts with a mild hop scent. The taste is good. It has light, but malty flavor with a dry hoppy finish. It has a good mouthfeel. It is a medium bodied beer with good carbonation. This is a damn good brown ale. It has good malt and hop flavor; excellent balance.

WesWes, Apr 07, 2004
Photo of ark57
3.88/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

It is a dark amber color and has an okay head and lacing. The aroma has citrus and some sweetness in the nose. It is medium bodied with a good amount of maltiness. Chocolate and caramel are prevelant before the citrus bitter finish. It is malty and rich and almost reminds me of an APA instead of a Brown Ale.

ark57, Mar 22, 2004
Photo of frank4sail
4.43/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Darker brownish ale.. It has a quite persistant pale head which laces the glass quite well. It is an attractive brown beer in the glass. Malty sweet nose with some assertive hops in the sinus. The taste is sweet malt love cut with a nice hop presence on the tongue that calls you to sip more. There is also a slight (hazel) nut taste there as well.. A nice smooth coating mouth impresses as well. I like the hop presence in such a rich brew, A nice draft selection.

frank4sail, Dec 31, 2003
Photo of dmarch
4.05/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

This was quite an enjoyable...brown ale? Ok, I'll go with that. This takes the American brown ale to a new level, almost at IPA territory. Yes the hops are the primary quality here. Fuggles maybe? Coupled with a slight chocolatey taste, this is a very well balanced beer.

dmarch, Nov 15, 2003
Photo of Scoats
4.22/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I had this beer on draft in a 7oz pislner glass. Now brown ales are usually too treaclly for my taste. The main characteristic of this beer for me is not brown ale sweetness but a big hoppy (though not IPA-like) taste. Balanced with the roastiness, this is a very tasty and drinkable beer.

Scoats, Sep 18, 2003
Photo of pezoids
4.03/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at the Grey Lodge. Poured a dark and clear copper brown color with a nice and creamy white head. Some roasted flavors in the aroma along with a hint of citrus. The beer is nice and bitter and goes down easy with a touch of dark grains and dry chocolate. This beer has some altbier qualities to it. Somewhat spicy with a light to medium malt body and finishes dry and bitter. Roasty, flavorful and very drinkable.

pezoids, Sep 16, 2003
Photo of oberon
3.48/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Got this 15 minutes after the keg was tapped,pours a medium brown with a light but sticky head,the aroma was a little earthy but not much there.The beer had a alot of nice qualities nice earthiness and some slight choclate notes with a pretty suprising dry finish,I think it could have been slightly sweeter.A decent beer but I know they can do better.

oberon, Jul 31, 2003
Pete's Peerless Ale from Sly Fox Brewing Company
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