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Phoenix Pale Ale - Sly Fox Brewing Company

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Phoenix Pale AlePhoenix Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
85
very good

289 Ratings
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Ratings: 289
Reviews: 136
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 12.33%
Wants: 7
Gots: 19 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sly Fox Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

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

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
A bold American Pale Ale brewed with Pale and Crystal malts and hopped with Centennial and Cascade hops from the Pacific Northwest. Copper in color, medium-bodied and spicy.

(Beer added by: NeroFiddled on 09-13-2002)
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

brutalist, Jul 13, 2012
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

ddbullet2001, Jul 07, 2012
Photo of GONZALOYANNA
3.55/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

330ml can. ½ Pint glass. Enjoyed on jun´12. Gold in color, chill haze. Resiny & subtle candy aroma. Caramel malts, slightly ripe fruit & grapefruit flavors rounded by involving bitterness. Smooth & malty palate. Medium body, medium carbonation. Oily texture. Dense butter-like & earthy bitter finish. Moderate IBU profile –just 40- balances malts so beer won´t become fat neither flat. Refreshing & easy drinkable.

GONZALOYANNA, Jul 01, 2012
Photo of LarryMyers
4/5  rDev +7.2%

LarryMyers, Jul 01, 2012
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

Bdel34, Jun 28, 2012
Photo of rarbring
3.8/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The beer is clear dark straw with a white head with little lacing but some curtains.

The smell is fruits, nuts and nettles.

The taste has some sweet honey pear notes, nut, grapes and pine resin.

<medium carbonation, a coarse texture, a good body with a dry finish.

A nice no fuss APA.

rarbring, Jun 19, 2012
Photo of Phyl21ca
3.5/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Can: Poured a light copper color ale with a large foamy head with good retention and some light lacing. Aroma of light citrus and bitter hops with light caramelized malt base. Taste is a drinkable mix of medium citrus and bitter hops with a balanced caramelized malt backbone. Body is about average with good carbonation. Good and easily drinkable though a further hop punch would have been even more enjoyable.

Phyl21ca, Jun 11, 2012
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

nosavingsaccount, Jun 09, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

Foulkamania, May 28, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -33%

aztraz, May 17, 2012
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

KimbarkBrewCrew, May 11, 2012
Photo of metter98
3.85/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: The beer is clear light copper amber in color and has a light amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a thin beige head that has good retention properties and never completely faded away.
S: There are light aromas of citrus and pine resin hops in the nose.
T: The taste is similar to the smell and has light flavors of citrus and pine resin intermixed with notes of biscuit malts. A light amount of bitterness is also present, which lingers through the finish.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: The beer is easy to drink and quite sessionable. It seems to be a bit more flavorful compared to other beers in the style.

metter98, May 06, 2012
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3.78/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours a crystal clear amber/copper in color with some extremely light amounts of visible carbonation. The beer has a half finger tall light beige head that reduces to a thin film covering the majority of the surface of the beer with a thicker ring at the edges of the glass. Significant lacing is observed.

S: This beer has a moderate strength aroma with some light hints of caramel malts and quite a bit of pine and citrus hops.

T: The beer starts out with a bit of caramel malt sweetness but then the hop flavors become apparent. There are flavors of pine and citrus hops and a mild amount of lingering hop bitterness.

M: Medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation.

O: This is a pretty enjoyable beer and one that I could easily have a few during a session. I find the combination of the pine and citrus hops with the mild amounts of bitterness quite refreshing.

dbrauneis, May 05, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

MerkurKing16, May 01, 2012
Photo of CrazyDavros
3.58/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Pours dark amber with a large, fading head.
Nose shows soft fruity notes, grassy hints and spicy hops, alongside copious amounts of sweet crystal malt.
Similar fruity and floral flavours, followed by soft caramel and a bold sharp bitterness.
Body feels a little too thick and syrupy.

CrazyDavros, Apr 29, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

yergermeister, Apr 18, 2012
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4.4/5  rDev +18%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Received from Dino in our most recent trade! Poured from can to pint glass the beer arrives a murky ruby mahogany with a nice 2 finger white head, nice retention though not a lot of lacing. A nice crisp fruity nose with citrus, pear, apples and dark fruit character. Unique and nice. Mild caramel malt hint. The flavor is very much the same. The hops provide a nice fruity character as found in the nose with again a nice base caramel. Finishes crisp with a lingering mild bitter fruity sweetness. Lighter end of medium bodied. Overall, this is really enjoyable. Would gladly reach for another if I could!

hopfacebrew, Apr 17, 2012
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3.65/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a clear gold color thin white head.

Unique flavor off the bat, I can imagine this would go well with asian cuisine. Sweet teryiaki noodle like taste up front, no lie. Its bizarre. Floral hop bouquet, full body, crisp clean finish. One of the most floral ale I've ever had, very perfumes. Flavor is mostly on the front end of the tongue, back end is extremely clean. Like no bite, no lingering sweet, just a finished sip. Slight butteriness, some biscuit comes through as the beer warms. Bitterness is there and builds but extremely slowly. That Thai corn noodle taste remains though, extremely unique. I like it. Flavors are well blended and go together somehow in some odd way

jtierney89, Apr 17, 2012
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

vicsju1991, Apr 15, 2012
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3.33/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A-pours a orange amber color with a slightly white head with pretty good retention
S-grassy/pine hop aroma mixed with malty sweetness
T-Equal malt and piney hop flavor up front that leads into a more malt dominate flavor and finishes with a bit of citrus, finishes a bit dry and bready
M-medium bodied
O-pretty decent pale ale. very drinkable and wouldn't hesitate to try again

atr2605, Mar 25, 2012
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

augie, Mar 23, 2012
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

brandonasplundh, Mar 03, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

katesoup9, Feb 20, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

anoctopus, Feb 15, 2012
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3/5  rDev -19.6%

gafferjohn, Feb 13, 2012
Phoenix Pale Ale from Sly Fox Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 289 ratings.