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Phoenix Pale Ale | Sly Fox Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
3.7/5
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521 Ratings
Phoenix Pale AlePhoenix Pale Ale
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
Ranking:
#28,765
Reviews:
259
Ratings:
521
pDev:
11.62%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
57
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 521 |  Reviews: 259
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A- Poured from the can into my pint glass with a hazy dark orange body. A nice white head forms to about two fingers in size and has a creamy texture. The foamy cap retains nicely and some good webs of spotty lace are left behind.

S- A slight bit of hops, floral and citrus notes are apparent to me at first with a balance of malts and yeast. Hints of fresh cracked grains, yeast bread, caramel and light sweets seem to replace the hop aromas with time.

T- A very balanced flavor follows a smell of a similar manner. Hops give pine, citrus and floral hints. The balance comes from notes of caramel, cracked grains, light biscuit malts, yeast bread and other fruit like apple/white grape.

MF- Creamy consistency to a lighter end body. Carbonation is smooth and has a moderate level. Only a light bitterness in the finish.

Fairly solid Pale Ale for sure. Balanced all around and flavorful.

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

Photo of tobelerone
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

Photo of ToddT
3.33/5  rDev -10%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

L- Clear copper color topped with an off white head. The head fades slowly to a cap and leaves some nice lace rings on the glass.

S- Sweet caramel and pineapple hops, but not too much else.

T- Candied pineapple and some caramel right away, toffee malt balances things out, but retains the sweet notes. Finish is dry and with a hint of hop bitterness.

F- Medium in body and well carbonated, clean at the finish and refreshing.

O- It's an OK beer, the 5.1% ABV makes it a session candidate, but the flavor profile is a little too lackluster to make me want to drink a lot of this. Would be a decent picnic or lawnmower beer.

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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

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4/5  rDev +8.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

Photo of jmarklan
3.63/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a can into a pint glass.

Pours a clear golden, white head doesn't last long but leaves a nice ring of lacing.

Smells of sweet, fresh clementines, slight hop bitterness, and a bit perfumey.

Hops dominate the flavor much more than the aroma with earthy and herbal characteristics. There's a slight touch of citrus as well, and a very subtle grain undertone that gives a nice balance. Slight sourness in the finish is a bit unpleasant, but it's negligible.

Light bodied but very smooth and extremely refreshing. Very sessionable.

Overall: Not my favorite pale ale, but still pretty good.

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4/5  rDev +8.1%

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3/5  rDev -18.9%

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4/5  rDev +8.1%

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4/5  rDev +8.1%

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3/5  rDev -18.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of brez8791
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

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4/5  rDev +8.1%

Phoenix Pale Ale from Sly Fox Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.7 out of 5 with 521 ratings
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