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Ichor - Sly Fox Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

149 Ratings
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Ratings: 149
Reviews: 85
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 13.47%
Wants: 13
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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Ratings: 149 | Reviews: 85 | Display Reviews Only:
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odomosan

New York

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

05-02-2014 17:08:23 | More by odomosan
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ryancl

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +3.6%

04-26-2014 12:12:22 | More by ryancl
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Stobin

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

04-25-2014 20:58:10 | More by Stobin
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BSUBronco

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

04-20-2014 22:47:51 | More by BSUBronco
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ystazi

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

03-15-2014 14:44:47 | More by ystazi
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Drknight

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

03-09-2014 14:46:44 | More by Drknight
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themanilow

West Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

02-27-2014 01:15:57 | More by themanilow
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mdagnew

United Kingdom (Northern Ireland)

4.41/5  rDev +14.2%

750ml bottle bought from Lighthouse Wines, Jordanstown

Poured a deep burgundy red / brown colour with a slight haze... Creamy tan head poured quite foamy but faded very quickly to thin covering with thick edging... fair amount of carbonation bubbles... light patchy lacing...

Aroma - Dark sweet and spicy fruits (raisins, prunes, some blackcurrents), strong toasted toffee maltiness, some molasses notes, yeasty, caramel, light aniseed hints, some light rum traces, vanilla, some nuttiness, peppery hops...

Taste - Spicy dark fruits (definite raisins and prunes, spicy apples, some figs and blackcurrents), brown sugar / toffee sweetness, milk chocolate, toasted malt loaf, strong Belgian yeastiness, light herbal notes, nice warming alcohol, liquorice hints, spicy hops...

Feel - Quite sharp and dry then some smoothness coming through after.. Medium / full bodied... Pretty drinkable considering the strength...

Overall - An excellent Quad and one of the best i've had... recommended...

01-25-2014 15:02:04 | More by mdagnew
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jaydoc

Kansas

4/5  rDev +3.6%

01-23-2014 03:25:25 | More by jaydoc
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TimoP

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.6%

12-27-2013 23:51:02 | More by TimoP
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wisrarebeer

Wisconsin

3.93/5  rDev +1.8%

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

12-15-2013 02:46:35 | More by wisrarebeer
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Chaney

District of Columbia

3.13/5  rDev -18.9%

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.

12-12-2013 05:42:48 | More by Chaney
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aengleman

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +23.1%

12-08-2013 01:25:17 | More by aengleman
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InspectorBob

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

11-08-2013 14:05:50 | More by InspectorBob
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KRella

New York

2.5/5  rDev -35.2%

11-03-2013 20:56:03 | More by KRella
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Daniellobo

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev +3.6%

11-02-2013 01:39:38 | More by Daniellobo
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oriolesfan4

Maryland

4/5  rDev +3.6%

10-27-2013 05:10:44 | More by oriolesfan4
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rydev24

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.6%

10-13-2013 03:36:13 | More by rydev24
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JMS1512

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +3.6%

09-15-2013 04:44:33 | More by JMS1512
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ROGUE16

Delaware

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

08-23-2013 05:23:30 | More by ROGUE16
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bcm75

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.6%

08-10-2013 01:46:40 | More by bcm75
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BKBassist

New York

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

07-19-2013 03:25:47 | More by BKBassist
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jborg

New York

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

07-01-2013 01:15:24 | More by jborg
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DIM

Pennsylvania

2.51/5  rDev -35%

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.

06-30-2013 20:39:47 | More by DIM
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BeerForMuscle

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +3.6%

06-25-2013 22:16:42 | More by BeerForMuscle
Ichor from Sly Fox Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 149 ratings.