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Ichor - Sly Fox Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

156 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 156
Reviews: 85
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 13.25%
Wants: 14
Gots: 12 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Sly Fox Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Quadrupel (Quad) |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This Abbey-style Quadruple brewed with German Pils and Roast malts and dark candi sugar, hopped with German Tradition hops. Luscious and seductive, Ichor is brewed for both the body and the soul. This beer will improve with careful aging but is ready to drink now.

(Beer added by: NeroFiddled on 02-18-2003)
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3.93/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

750ml bottle brewed and bottled in Royersford, PA.

A: deep mahogany color, clear, head dissipated quickly
S: dark fruits, jam-like, leathery, cidery hints
T: mellow, sweeter, cloying, leather, dark fruit
M: well-balanced, mellow
O: overall I thought about rating this beer lower but after contemplating on the style, it's not bad, a well-aged quad

Photo of Chaney
3.13/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Welcome to DC, Sly Fox!

Served in a "Game of Thrones" glass.

A: Poured a dark, dark, brown with a slight bit of translucence, possibly only detected by some serious astronomical tools.

S: PEZ dust, with figs, plums, and various dark fruit. Somewhat understated, yet still present.

T: Kinda strong on the sugar and Belgian yeast front. Totally overwhelming. The fruit was there, along with a bucket of brown sugar.

M: Decent carbonation bill, but this stuff is boozy as hell. Seriously, It's hard to take a gulp of it.

O: This one was fairly cheap, at only $8.99. If you're looking for some cheap social lubricant, go ahead. However, I'll pass on this in the future.

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2.51/5  rDev -34.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

a: Clear dark chestnut; pours with a thick fizzy head.

s: Lots of cherries, some kind of artificial sweetner, and flowery booze. Not very Quad like.

t: Very sweet overall but not all that malty. Raisins and cherries are there but kind of syrupy. That artificial from the smell is here too. Lots of sugar but lacks any Belgian yeat character.

m: Gentle fizzy carbonation and a syrupy body.

o: Too sweet and pretty far off-style.

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4.45/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours from the 25.4oz bottle a cola-ish brown with a 2 finger head. I cant see much in the way of carbonation in the darkness. Aroma is surprisingly faint ( or is it my allergies?) but I catch a hint of bread & dark fruit. 1st sip is of dark cherries, plums, and a hint of caramel. It's quite sweet & malty even after 2 months of aging. Mouthfeel is a bit prickly, but there is not as much carbonation as one would expect. Overall, this is a pretty solid quadrupel, a quite suitable offering on National Beer Day!

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Ichor from Sly Fox Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 156 ratings.