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Incubus - Sly Fox Brewing Company

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very good

67 Ratings
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Ratings: 67
Reviews: 44
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 16.58%
Wants: 3
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sly Fox Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Tripel |  10.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This Abbey-style Tripel, famed for its powers of seduction. Brewed with German Pils malt and German hops. Golden in color, dry and spicy.

(Beer added by: NeroFiddled on 04-07-2003)
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4.21/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured at cellar temp into a snifter. The beer pours a clear copper hue with some blush highlights when held to the light. A bleached white surface layer of tightly packed head remains after a 2 cm foam up.
Tight lattice on the sides of the glass after each sip.
Aroma is white grape and some booze, mixed with candied sugar notes and general fruity sweetness. I think some black pepper is buried in there too.

First sip reveals an average body with fine fizzy carbonation, a sticky texture coats my lips after each sip.
Flavor is sweet and fruity with pears and white grapes and a dry black pepper finish with some hits of booze as well. A nice complex beer that is a good drinker considering the ABV.
A well made tripel if that is your thing. I enjoyed this beer and would buy another bottle.

sulldaddy, Sep 23, 2013
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4.55/5  rDev +19.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

A: yellow/amber orange color, slight haze with dense rocky head that kept it all the way
S: medium nose, traditional tripel nose with malt and yeastiness and fruitiness, slightly cloying
T: full-bodied, nice rounded malt with slight but noticeable bitter finish, spicy
M: well-balanced, clean, dry, yeasty, fruity, very good

wisrarebeer, May 12, 2013
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3/5  rDev -21.1%

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4.03/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Picked this up on a recent trip to Phoenixville, and purchased it direct from the brewery, so it should be quite fresh. The bottle bears a date stamp of 10/10/13.

There's a few clumps of sediment at the bottom of the beer, which is not surprising given that it is bottle conditioned. The cork pops off with a percussive thwop, allowing a bit of vapor to escape. The ale pours a luminescent golden honey amber color, with a bit of diffuse haziness and a minimal head that becomes a thin skim of wispy foam.

The aroma is fruity and sweet, with apple, peach and canteloupe smells mixing with a honey-floral sweetness that gives this some depth. Hints of banana and earthy malt are also present.

The taste is quite good; starts honey nectar sweet, with banana, honeydew melon, and kiwi, turning somewhat tangy as it reaches its finish. There's also a woody, grassy flavor mid-to-end sip that, for me, is the only real detractor from how this tastes.

Medium bodied, with a bit of a softer feel that is balanced by the tangy feel that alomst has a carbonated quality, though this does not appear to be a very carbonated beer. This tangy quality does start to dry out the tongue as you get further into the bottle.

A nice tasting tripel style beer, it is hard to believe this clocks in at 10.5% ABV. There's nothing in the taste to indicate this is a big beer; rather, its sweet and slightly fruity flavor could easily accompany a beer half as strong. Definitely worth a try if you can get your hand on this.

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Incubus from Sly Fox Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 67 ratings.