Phoenix Pale Ale | Sly Fox Brewing Company

Phoenix Pale AlePhoenix Pale Ale
BA SCORE
3.7/5
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:
#28,123
Reviews:
259
Ratings:
521
pDev:
11.62%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
58
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 521 |  Reviews: 259
Photo of 96gpse
2.97/5  rDev -19.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Photo of cantal
4/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mthomp081
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Noooddle
2.95/5  rDev -20.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of KTCamm
4.17/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

8/15...pours orange colored, rusty, hearty white packed foam. Toasty, toffee, bready nose - quite pleasing. Toasted fire wood flavor. Earthy malt blend, firm hop throughout. Fantastic balance, tasty and then some.

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Photo of BcOneSeven
2.86/5  rDev -22.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of rdub
3.25/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of GaPeach
3.29/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Cylinsier
3.59/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

12 oz can

Pours a clear amber golden, yellowish white head starts out fluffy and dissipates to a film.

Smells of coppery malts, brown sugar, toasty biscuit, and a hint of floral hop.

Brown sugar and biscuit malt flavor with a dry woody floral hop finish. Light on the hops, and the malts are toasty and dry as well.

Tingly carbonation on the roof of the mouth.

Decent drinkable ale, nice flavor and aroma, although nothing especially memorable. Quenches the thirst okay, I could take it or leave it but it's not bad.

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Photo of The_Kriek_Freak
3.16/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Loveyourbeer
3.47/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of csurowiec
3.85/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of philbe311
3.64/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Slightly more than two fingers worth of lush light khaki colored froth with a slightly waffled top comprised of big chunky airy bubbles... Solid retention... The color is a mix of light copper and medium amber... A light to moderate bit of briskly paced carbonation... The nose is fairly subdued but led by the malt base... Caramel... Pie crust... Cereal grains... Toffee... Some light sweet citrus... Orange zest... A hint of tropical fruit... An earthy hop presence is a bit of a surprise at the forefront of the palate... Some light woody character... The malt base takes a distant back seat an the hints of citrus are completely missing in action... Medium bodied... A bit sharp on the tongue with a surprisingly dry slightly astringent finish... A bit of chalkiness on the tongue as well... A respectable American Pale Ale... Straight down the middle but rather unspectacular...

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Photo of Ozzylizard
3.69/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Can dated BB 14 July 2015 at 40 degrees into SA perfect pint
Aroma faint pine
Head large (6 cm, aggressive pour), off white, frothy, slowly diminishing to 1 cm ring and 5 mm frothy island
Lacing good – complete rings with stalactites of tiny to small bubbles
Body light orange, clear
Flavor begins bitter with some maltiness coming through, no particular hops flavor; no alcohol, no diacetyl
Palate light, watery, lively carbonation

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

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Photo of taylor714914
3.31/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of SkiBum22
3/5  rDev -18.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of hoppyhoppy
3.24/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of bluntedboywonder
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Psg5062
3.47/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of heerboth
2.75/5  rDev -25.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Mediocre pale ale. Nothing big.

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Photo of bluehende
3.3/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

I was not a big fan of the crystal malts with the pale. Not a bad beer at all, but would have liked it a bit more refreshing.

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Photo of baconfromwalmart
4.18/5  rDev +13%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of therealJAYZ
3.59/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Budlum
3.98/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Fcip78
4/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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