Christmas Ale | Sly Fox Brewing Company

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85
very good
418 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: Winter Warmer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
This malty, full-bodied red ale is made with traditional mulling spices: Ginger, Clove, All Spice, Cinnamon & Nutmeg. If this one doesn't get you into the Christmas spirit, you truly are a Scrooge.

Bottled: 16.0 OG | 16 IBUs | 6.5% ABV

Canned: 14.0 OG | 16 IBUs | 5.5% ABV

Added by NeroFiddled on 11-24-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
418
Reviews:
181
Avg:
3.75
pDev:
14.4%
 
 
Wants:
8
Gots:
47
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 418 |  Reviews: 181
Photo of ptat
4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of logicalparadox
3.34/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Nice spice bouquet, malty profile, with not a lot else going on.

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Photo of waddellc2
2.75/5  rDev -26.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

why does BA require so much critieria when rating? Guys keep making this site worse while Untappd kills you!

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Photo of Buggies
4.16/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of let8it8grow
3.6/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JPowell712
3.67/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of beltz15
4.14/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of csrbv
2.26/5  rDev -39.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Don't let this beer sit for 3 years. It doesn't age well!

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Photo of LarryMyers
4.1/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JRoPA
3.56/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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

Photo of Billquirk
2.95/5  rDev -21.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Not the type of Christmas Ale I was hoping for. The mouthfeel was extremely thin, and the taste was overpowering in the nutmeggy-ginger side, but not at all in a good way.

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Photo of briandaube
3.74/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of pDubs
4.18/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of Gmartin75
3.48/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of FeDUBBELFIST
4.01/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Budlum
4.12/5  rDev +9.9%

Photo of petewheeler
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

Photo of dsshuck
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

Photo of tigg924
3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a brown color with one inch head. Cinnamon, clove, nut and ginger dominate. Good light bodied ale with moderate carbonation. A good holiday beer.

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Photo of JoeMans
3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

Photo of NYR_Rob
3/5  rDev -20%

Photo of philibum13
4/5  rDev +6.7%

Photo of Gatordaddy
3.63/5  rDev -3.2%

Christmas Ale from Sly Fox Brewing Company
3.75 out of 5 based on 418 ratings.
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