Phoenix Pale Ale | Sly Fox Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.10%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
A bold American Pale Ale brewed with Pale and Crystal malts and hopped with Centennial and Cascade hops from the Pacific Northwest. Copper in color, medium-bodied and spicy.

Added by NeroFiddled on 09-13-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
520
Reviews:
257
Avg:
3.75
pDev:
11.47%
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
59
For Trade:
0
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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Can > Mason Pint

A - Hazed orange with a finger of white foamy head that fades fast, no lacing.
S - Caramel and bready malt, a little pine, semi skunky.
T - Very malty, little hop presence in the flavor, some grains.
M - Lingering bitterness, lighter on feel.
O - Not a good flavor, and it fades fast, just an unmemorable beer.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Serving Type - Can

Appearance - Amber orange/tan with a 1 inch foamy head, lots of sticky lacing.

Smell - Pale malts, orange, grapefruit, caramel malts, spices, some minor sugars, toffee. A funky/grassy note at the finish.

Taste - From first sip, lots of caramel malts with a bitter pale malt flavor. Some hops come out near the finish and add some grapefruit and orange, along with some lemon. Some sugars and spices add even more sweetness. Drinks more like a amber ale.

Mouthfeel - Tongue gets mostly malts with some mild hop notes. Palate gets remaining malts, along with some sugars and bitter hops. Aftertaste is malty, a little bitter and dry.

Overall - Its ok, nothing special and a little too sweet to be a pale ale. Loads of caramel malts make up the main flavors. Its ok to drink but not something id have to have again.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

12 oz can. best before 04/14/2014.

A: pours pretty clear. slightly copper body. head is pretty white. limited lacing, but existent. lacing is sparse, but again, present.

S: mild caramel nose. I take that back. a lot of caramel in the nose. the whole nose is malt. getting virtually nothing from the hop department.

T: sweet and caramel. similar to the nose, im not getting any hop flavor, just a whole lot of grain. there is a slight metallic-ness to it as well. bitter and dry finish.

M: mild carb on a medium body.

D: not a bad brew, but I wouldn't call this an APA. more like an amber ale. I need more hop presence to call this an APA as well as a beer I would want to drink more of.

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Phoenix Pale Ale from Sly Fox Brewing Company
3.75 out of 5 based on 520 ratings.
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