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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

191 Ratings
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Ratings: 191
Reviews: 97
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 11.11%
Wants: 8
Gots: 11 | 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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4/5  rDev +3.4%

04-24-2014 20:53:10 | More by ACarp
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tgbljb

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.4%

Poured (or should I say the beer expoded for the bottle) a hazy light amber color with massive white puffy, chunky head. Champagne-like carbonation bubble strem to the top. Nice lacy coating. Smell is malty, peppery, spicy. banana-like. Taste follows through with a firm spice, fruity, malty texture. Good creamy mouthfeel. Very drinkable and very enjoyable.

05-20-2006 23:45:26 | More by tgbljb
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IronCitySteve

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.4%

A: Pours a nice bright golden orange color. Provides a thick white foam head with sufficient lacing.

S: Plenty of spice and yeast up front. There is some suble fruityness that comes through in the way of peaches or necterines.

T: A yeasty and spicy beer, with some nice citrus fruit undertones. There is a slight hop bitterness present as well.

M: A very dry and sweet taste on the palate, if that is possible.

D: This is a very nice Saison that should be tried. Not overly complex but quite tasty.

11-07-2010 20:53:44 | More by IronCitySteve
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redliner8

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.4%

09-22-2012 22:04:51 | More by redliner8
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HumphreyLee

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.4%

12-14-2011 07:18:39 | More by HumphreyLee
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South Carolina

4/5  rDev +3.4%

11-15-2011 00:55:58 | More by EClayton08
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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.4%

05-15-2013 11:20:53 | More by Slatetank
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KimbarkBrewCrew

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +3.4%

05-11-2012 22:49:14 | More by KimbarkBrewCrew
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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.4%

07-28-2014 00:26:06 | More by micropale
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sholland119

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.4%

07-22-2014 11:59:20 | More by sholland119
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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.4%

07-14-2014 22:57:33 | More by JJTrex
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Florida

4/5  rDev +3.4%

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Knapp85

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.4%

Finally a Slyfox brew that I can enjoy. This beer poured out as a really nice clear golden yellow with a fizzy white head and that doesn't leave much lacing. The smell is a little on the muted side but there are some fresh grains on the nose. The taste is very floral and hoppy, there is a nice sweet malt finish to it and is pretty refreshing. The mouthfeel is light and sharp, very crisp feeling. Overall it's a pretty damn good beer. Glad I had it!

06-21-2011 22:57:54 | More by Knapp85
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rolltide8425

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.4%

07-26-2012 03:21:07 | More by rolltide8425
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New York

4/5  rDev +3.4%

06-06-2012 14:42:44 | More by cowboy83
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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.4%

01-12-2012 00:42:10 | More by greg4579
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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.4%

11-30-2011 20:20:12 | More by OneEyedJack
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

10-13-2013 17:52:01 | More by oriolesfan4
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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.4%

12-24-2011 03:48:40 | More by brutalist
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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.4%

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New Jersey

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craytonic

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev +3.4%

Bottle: nice golden pour, bigg off-white mother of pearl head that stick around.

Aroma: Bit of earth, oranges, lemons, wheat, spice and peppers.

Taste: Spices (coriander), honey, lemon grass and light malt

Mouthfeel: Light body, well carbonated, very smooth

Drinkability: It isn't Fantome, but a good american take on the style.

10-27-2010 03:42:36 | More by craytonic
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bmills1608

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.4%

Darker yellow with an orange tinge in color. Smallish head, fades fast.

On the nose was a little funk, floral/citrus goldings and a wee bit of earthy goodness. Taste was bright and clean, with spicy Belgian yeast notes. Overall very drinkable, with some slight earthy tones. Towards the end a lot of orange flavors began to push through. Carbonation was good, not super fizzy but not too soft either, nice and tight. Finish was fairly dry, clean with some more spice.

Overall a very drinkable and approachable beer. Perfect for summer quenching. Perhaps a bit on the light side with lower end complexity, but very well done.

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stingo

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.4%

Pours a pale straw color with hints of orange. Nose is light fruit flavors suggesting hints of banana and something citrusy/acidic, carried on an earthy, open breeze. Most of the taste is centered in the middle of the palate, with the flavors in the nose carried through. It seems to be fairly temperature sensitive - when served too cold it has an astringently dry taste which sours the rest of the experience, but when served somewhat warmer that dryness receides into the background to form the foundation of the beer. Mouthfeel is near ideal, with a light small finish.

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Saison VOS from Sly Fox Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 191 ratings.