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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

207 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 207
Reviews: 98
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 11.14%
Wants: 8
Gots: 15 | 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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Ratings: 207 | Reviews: 98 | Display Reviews Only:
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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3.88/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Served in a pint glass. Clear yellow/orange.

Smells like bananas, cloves, some ginger, pears, tea qualities.

Taste is spicy like the nose..more cloves, slight vinegar taste, grapes, pears, slight booze, little bitterness.

Had this with some wood fired pizza, twas tasty.

TheMultiYeast, Sep 13, 2012
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3/5  rDev -22.3%

tmars13, Aug 28, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

nh2032, Jul 28, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

tedho21, Jul 28, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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fdig23, Jul 09, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

cowboy83, Jun 06, 2012
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3/5  rDev -22.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Bottles 5 days out of code but let's see how it tastes anyway.

Very pale semi hazy yellow color with tons of visible effervescence. Bright white crystal like head. Funky barnyard smells, a touch of skunk. Medicinal phenols become present as the beer airs out.

Extremely vinous in its qualities. Bright and brisk carbonation is still there. Sour white grapes slide across the tongue, subtle tart citric explosion at mid palate. Coarse grain balance the fruitiness. Nutty like flavors compliment the other flavors in the beer. Full mouth feel.

Very in your face for an aged saison, makes me wonder what its like fresh. If it isn't good lay it down and forget about, makes for a pretty interesting drink. I wouldn't go about doing it myself though, just found it in the store that way.

Again, I wouldnt go out of my way to age this thing past the best by date, but it was still decent even past it. I'm clueless to how it tastes fresh however.

jtierney89, May 31, 2012
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Saison VOS from Sly Fox Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 207 ratings.