Sly Fox Brewing Company

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BEER AVG
3.8/5
Based on:
61 Beers
1,398 Reviews
Place Score: 93
Reviews: 94
Visits: 153
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: n/a
Taps: --
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[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

520 Kimberton Rd
Rt. 113
Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, 19460
United States
phone: (610) 935-4540

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Place added by: NeroFiddled

Phoenixville Brewhouse & Eatery.
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Reviews: 94 | Visits: 153
Reviews by donniecuffs:
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4.65/5  rDev +11%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 5

The wife and I finally were able to hit this fine establishment on our way back to NJ from Valley Forge. The atmosphere was good, but there wasn't anything differentiating or outstanding about it. The patrons were great, but the nondescript green/brown decor had me thinking that we were sitting in a Houlihan's, or just some random Irish pub. The service was also good, but (a) the kid serving us seemed ticked off that he had to work on Labor Day weekend, and (b) he didn't seem as beer knowledgeable as I had expected him to be. That being said, he was both polite and attentive.

As for every other category, this place was beyond exceptional, with a heavy German influence not only on the vast array of beer styles on hand, but also on the food menu, which features homemade Bavarian-style pretzels, horseradish mustard, all sorts of wurst, etc. The beer selection featured not only German-style beers, but also a tremendous dry Irish stout...O'Reilly's (A+)...as well as some American-style ales and Belgian-style brews. All were well above-average, if not excellent. As for the food, wow...the pretzel appetizer and the pretzel-melt sandwich with homemade ham, mustard, and slaw. My wife jokingly asked me if I was going to lick my plate.

I noticed some other reviews where someone walked in and ordered something totally outside the realm of German-influenced cuisine. That kind of struck me as odd, since both the beer and food menu (and the fact that you are in Pennsylvania) hinted to me that German cuisine would likely be the house specialty. After all, I would never order a pizza at a steak restaurant. Stick to the German dishes...you won't be disappointed.

I will definitely be looking to go back very soon, if not visit the Royersford location. (1,766 characters)

More User Reviews:
Photo of micropale
4/5  rDev -4.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of ShanePB
3.88/5  rDev -7.4%
vibe: 2 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

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4.07/5  rDev -2.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Photo of Slatetank
4.14/5  rDev -1.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

I have visited this place a few times -once for the goat races which is an annual event that attracts many based on the German music food and beer theme. I find this place to be a cozy place and a good one to enjoy a draft -They have bottles available like their Saison vos which I shared. The service is decent and atmosphere is pleasant I would recommend stopping in if you havent checked them out -I personally like the saison but they also have a decent pilsner, pale and the MaiBock if on is great this time of year (521 characters)

Photo of J-Rye
3.1/5  rDev -26%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3 | service: 3 | selection: 3 | food: 4

Pretty average, though the food was better than average. It didn't help that the saison I tried was very overly floral. (120 characters)

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3.9/5  rDev -6.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

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4.54/5  rDev +8.4%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5 | food: 4

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3.81/5  rDev -9.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.75

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4/5  rDev -4.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

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3.84/5  rDev -8.4%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

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3.99/5  rDev -4.8%
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3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

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Sly Fox Brewing Company in Phoenixville, PA
93 out of 100 based on 94 ratings.