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Ichor - Sly Fox Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

151 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 151
Reviews: 85
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 13.51%
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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InspectorBob

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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

New York

2.5/5  rDev -35.1%

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

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev +3.9%

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

Maryland

4/5  rDev +3.9%

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

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.9%

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

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +3.9%

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

Delaware

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.9%

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

New York

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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

New York

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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

Pennsylvania

2.51/5  rDev -34.8%

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 +3.9%

06-25-2013 22:16:42 | More by BeerForMuscle
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smithj4

New York

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

06-21-2013 01:37:50 | More by smithj4
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CJfromPhilly

Pennsylvania

4.45/5  rDev +15.6%

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!

04-07-2013 20:38:13 | More by CJfromPhilly
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quakeroatmealstout

New York

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

04-07-2013 01:24:10 | More by quakeroatmealstout
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DruRho

Maryland

4/5  rDev +3.9%

03-19-2013 01:09:58 | More by DruRho
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Mypintishalffull

New York

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

02-23-2013 22:17:46 | More by Mypintishalffull
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calcnerd

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

02-04-2013 02:57:35 | More by calcnerd
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jiffymon

New York

2.5/5  rDev -35.1%

01-29-2013 22:14:20 | More by jiffymon
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THECPJ

Delaware

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

01-22-2013 18:13:07 | More by THECPJ
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Knapp85

Pennsylvania

3.69/5  rDev -4.2%

It came down to this or Incubus, Chose Ichor strictly based on the style of the beer. I enjoy Quad's quite a bit so I wanted to give this one a shot. The beer poured out as a traditional brown color with a cream colored head on top. The retention wasn't too bad here but there wasn't any lacing at all. The smell of the beer was bready and fruity, there were also some aromas of caramel in there too. The taste of the beer has a sweet start to it that gives off flavors that coinside with the nose of the beer. The finishing flavors remind me of bubblegum. The mouthfeel is well carbonated and gives the beer is a decent dry finish. Overall it's not a terrible Quad and I'm thankful for that. It is probably one of the better Slyfox beers on the market.

01-14-2013 15:39:49 | More by Knapp85
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astidad

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

12-20-2012 03:18:02 | More by astidad
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BeerCon5

Pennsylvania

3.28/5  rDev -14.8%

Pours a deep red color, almost brown with one finger of foamy off-white head that remains throughout most of the beer.

The scent is of sweet fruit, some grapes, cherry, and notes of peach, sweet sugar, and caramel malt.

The taste is of dark and sweet fruits, cherry is apparent, sweet sugar, and notes of caramel.

Full body, smooth and kind of a syrupy texture, low to moderate carbonation.

This was an average Quad, the syrupy texture was too unpleasant to make this enjoyable.

12-07-2012 14:32:08 | More by BeerCon5
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chrishensley

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

12-04-2012 06:08:36 | More by chrishensley
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VikeMan

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -22.1%

11-27-2012 23:47:35 | More by VikeMan
Ichor from Sly Fox Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 151 ratings.