Helles Golden Lager | Sly Fox Brewing Company

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320 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Sly Fox Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States
slyfoxbeer.com

Style: Munich Helles Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
German Pils malt / Saaz & Hallertauer M. Hops

18 IBU

Added by weeare138 on 06-16-2005

BEER STATS
Ratings:
320
Reviews:
71
Avg:
3.75
pDev:
13.07%
 
 
Wants:
12
Gots:
60
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 320 |  Reviews: 71
Photo of tugdriver7
3.55/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

From a can. Not much to look at. Wan yellow in the glass with little carbonation visible. No head to speak of. A hint of bright malt in the nose. Refreshing taste, biscuity and well balanced with a hint of fruity hops. Very easy drinking. You could put a few of these down. Went well with Asian food I had for dinner.

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Photo of Genx
3.76/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of paulish
3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dmorgan310
3.69/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jmdrpi
3.87/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 oz can, best by date on the bottom

clear golden yellow, white head. grainy, crackery aroma - with some noble hops - earthy. taste is well balanced, fairly clean. good mouthfeel, not too thin.

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Photo of Vetbidder
3.71/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Golden colored see through look to this beer as is common for the style. To me it's a malty scent, not much else on the nose. As I've had this more than a few times before, I also like the peel top can but this time it's from draft. Good hells flavor of bready malts with some slight hops in there for a small bite. Overall, pretty good.

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Photo of bubseymour
4.15/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This is a beer I could drink nicely in the summer. Flavorful and crisp. Light breadiness.

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Photo of opierce
4.28/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

First of all, I love that they sell this in the old style can where the whole top opens. This is a solid lager that goes well with almost anything. Slight floral notes. Great balance of malt and hops. Very clean and fast finish.

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Photo of The_Kriek_Freak
3.62/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

On draft. It arrived without much head. Golden and clear with not much carbonation. The nose if very malty, somewhat grassy and sweet. Taste is similar, with strong elements of hey-like flavors. Medium body.

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Photo of WillieThreebiers
3.27/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of rrutz
4.18/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of sokol_1993
3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BeerCon5
3.71/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mongrel
3.79/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of KeyWestGator
3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of warpedrevolution
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Barleycorn
3.74/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JamesGrove
4.43/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of wattie83
3.67/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ryan4120
2.93/5  rDev -21.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of coldshowers
3.77/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cts309
3.52/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mikr
3/5  rDev -20%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of JAB1978
4.74/5  rDev +26.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Pgac93
4.29/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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Helles Golden Lager from Sly Fox Brewing Company
3.75 out of 5 based on 320 ratings.
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