Royal Weisse | Sly Fox Brewing Company

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364 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by NeroFiddled on 11-26-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
364
Reviews:
180
Avg:
3.87
pDev:
10.85%
 
 
Wants:
13
Gots:
14
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 364 |  Reviews: 180
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of Huhzubendah
3.43/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

On draft at Reagan National Airport. Who doesn't want a beer while waiting for a flight?

The beer is hazy yellow, though not quite as hazy as I was expecting for a weissbier. Aromas of wheat, bread, banana, light spice. Sweet snd grainy with banana and clove. Perhaps a bit too sweet. Refreshing and easy drinking. One pint was plenty, whereas the great German hefeweizens keep you coming back for more.

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Photo of outoffocus
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

Photo of salthemonster
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of Act25
3.98/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Best american wiesse I've had better than most Germans to my taste. Fresh. And in cans (best by 7/20/14).

A: A cloudy dark golden yellow apricot. Sports a finger tall creamy dense white head that slowly reduces to a thin film with moderate lace.

S: Nice aromas (to style of) banana and clove, with some orange citrus.

T: Follows the smell, with estery banana and clove flavors. Plus orange citrus and wheat.

M: Tingly, medium bodied, bright. Creamy.

O: Loved it. Recommend for summer.

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Photo of HoppySeb
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

Photo of ZachKelly
3.25/5  rDev -16%

Photo of TequilaTom
2.5/5  rDev -35.4%

Photo of djcira
4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

Photo of JamLand
4/5  rDev +3.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

Photo of mvanaskie13
4.15/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a large hefe style glass: color is a bit darker than some hefes, gold or maybe copper, head presented very large then dissipated to a ring.

Smell is wheat, banana, clove, bread, some citrus/lemon, drier yeast notes.

Taste follows the aroma, wheat front, then nice banana, clove, bread and citrus flavors. Bread and wheat flavors form a solid backbone and the banana and clove provide quality hefe like notes.

Mouthfeel is crisp, dry, carbonation is not overpowering but the yeast leaves a nice dry presence.

Overall, this is one of the better american hefes, quality wheat and malt flavors with nice dry yeast and banana/clove flavors.

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Photo of tkelley
4.03/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz can from my third beer-of-the-every-other-month club. Poured into an Idle Hands tulip glass.

A -- Deep golden color. White head, not as much as I would think on a weiss. poor retention and lacing.

N -- Bananas and cloves, generalized fruitiness and malts.

T -- Very good taste. Really liked this on the tongue. Sweet aftertaste.

M -- no complaints

O -- I greatly enjoyed this. Really good warm weather offering. I don't think I can buy any of Sly Fox's stuff around here though... oh well.

Cheers!

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Photo of devilben02
3.42/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours a slightly hazy sunny orange-yellow color, with a big, rocky, foamy head. The aroma is a lovely combination of slightly-caramelized bananas, yeast, and a hint of peppery hops. The flavor similarly has more of the semi-sweet, yeasty, banana-like wheat malts, along with a little bit of earthy hops that doesn't quite meld with the fruity malt base. The very-fine, soft carbonation allows the medium body to get a little (tiny) bit syrupy, while somehow also being a bit prickly on the tongue at the same time. Overall, an above-average hefeweizen for my taste.

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of Steamer
4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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3/5  rDev -22.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

Photo of NODAK
4.47/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Definitely a sweet aroma on this. Good amount of banana found on the nose with a hint of citrus. A delicious smelling hefeweizen.

The taste doesn't let down. It's one of the more fruity, banana forward hefe's I can recall drinking. For me this is a positive. I love that. Cloves are also present in the passenger seat. Just a hint of citrus and wheat comes along for the ride, but in the end this is a fairly sweet beer. Also, carbonation seems to be pretty high in this one. Just an observation.

I did a taster at Sly Fox, and this is one of the two beers I bought to take back with me. I think it's their best I have tasted. Top notch!

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Royal Weisse from Sly Fox Brewing Company
3.87 out of 5 based on 364 ratings.
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