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
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 320 |  Reviews: 71
Photo of KTCamm
3.73/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

8/12...pours very light gold, active bubbles, low foam. Bright citrus floral nose. Chalky helles nose. Clean taste, bitter outline, full of flavor. Clean fast finish. Light and flavorful.

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Photo of jtw21
3.37/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of reitzbrewing
4.12/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of XsoldoutX
3.1/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Sweffin
3.54/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of wander4
3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Chinaskifan1
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jimboothdesigns
3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Very clean and crisp. Perfect for a Summer evening. Love the 360 can.

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Photo of vfgccp
3.25/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jps05251
3.61/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Fcip78
4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rallyr32
3.21/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

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

Photo of Mostel
4.42/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Exquisite golden with just the right mix of flavors

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Photo of BeenTired
3.77/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Cylinsier
3.4/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz can

Pours a light straw gold, slight haze, with a quarter inch of sugar white head. Dissipates to a film.

Smells of barley malt, sugar, and citrus.

Sugar sweet barley malt flavor with hints of citrus and grassy malt.

Light body with a stinging carbonation on the tongue.

Fairly decent lager, light and sweet. Very sessionable. This is pretty similar to their Pikeland Pils, but this one is sweeter, thinner, and less hoppy. For those reasons Pikeland is the better beer and more enjoyable. This is average by comparison, although not bad and certainly drinkable. Just not the best of Sly's lighter lagers.

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Photo of Gaddabble
2.99/5  rDev -20.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of csurowiec
3.85/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PhillyNole
3.49/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of hozersr
3.44/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Ozzylizard
3.77/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Can BB 26 Jul 2015 at 40 degrees into snifter
Aroma – light tropical fruit
Head large (5 cm, aggressive pour), white, creamy with rocks, slowly diminishing to
Lacing good – complete rings of tiny to small bubbles
Body light yellow, clear
Flavor light grain with just a hint of hop bitterness; no alcohol, no diacetyl
Palate light, watery, lively carbonation

Appearance 4, Aroma 3.5, Flavor 4, Palate 4, Overall 3.75

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Photo of Rutkiller
2.18/5  rDev -41.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

A boring lager. Nothing special here.

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Photo of dawsunn
2.53/5  rDev -32.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Heavy corn taste and smells like a Taco Bell. I dare you to double blind this with a Tecate. Literally liquid Fritos.

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Photo of unklemike
2.39/5  rDev -36.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Not bad. Very mild version of s hells lager.

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

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