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Saison VOS - Sly Fox Brewing Company

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Saison VOSSaison VOS

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BA SCORE
87
very good

201 Ratings
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Ratings: 201
Reviews: 98
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 11.11%
Wants: 8
Gots: 14 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sly Fox Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  6.90% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
A Belgian style Saison (or Farmhouse Ale) brewed with German Pils malt and hopped with East Kent Goldings. Fermented with a special proprietary yeast which imparts its dry, spicy character. Golden orange in color.

(Beer added by: Todd on 12-01-2002)
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3.83/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

this is very good saison. blonde, hazy, and really really heady. tall tall lacy head bone white rises up all airy and foamy way above the rim of the glass and holds on, covering my nose as i smell. smells like it was fermented real warm with a cool belgian strain that has notes of pineapple and pepper, lots of that high tone fruit ester thing, pleasantly light malt base, and balancing hops only. the flavor here is almost white wine-like, with a tannic grapey thing going on, and the smooth orchard fruit flavor of an off dry chardonnay. a bit more spice though, especially in the finish, a cool yeast here that is new to my palate in a lot of ways. its also dried the beer out incredibly well, no residual sugar here at all. carbonation is effervescent, explosive might be a better way to say it, really fizzy as i hold it in my mouth. i have always liked this brewery, although its been awhile since i have had any of their beers. i think this is a fantastic saison, maybe lacking a little of the depth some of the best in the world have, but its not far behind in a lot of ways. worth picking up for sure.

StonedTrippin, Oct 05, 2014
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3.38/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A: This poured a cloudy straw color with lots of fluffy white head.
S: It smelled like sour lager yeast and grassy hops, with some spicy and metallic character.
T: It tasted like spicy and mineral and grassy hops, with some sour lager yeast. It had a clean spicy aftertaste.
M: It was watery with lots of carbonation. Bubbly body.
D: This was a decent saison, with earthy scent and taste. It was a bit sour for my preferences, and the body was too fizzy. At least the finish was mellow, so it wasn't difficult to drink. Not bad, but really not a terribly impressive brew.

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Saison VOS from Sly Fox Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 201 ratings.