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Ichor | Sly Fox Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
3.85/5
Very Good
277 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: Quadrupel (Quad)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
This Abbey-style Quadruple brewed with German Pils and Roast malts and dark candi sugar, hopped with German Tradition hops. Luscious and seductive, Ichor is brewed for both the body and the soul. This beer will improve with careful aging but is ready to drink now.

Added by NeroFiddled on 02-18-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#11,378
Reviews:
159
Ratings:
277
pDev:
13.51%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
18
Gots:
28
Trade:
2
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Ratings: 277 |  Reviews: 159
Photo of Eziel
4.02/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DCHritz
3.79/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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4.24/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Ozzylizard
4.28/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Undated 750 mL bottle at 42 degrees into snifter
Aroma of sweet fruit, weakens but lasts entire bottle
Head enormous (eight cm, slow pour), very light tan, frothy, slooowy diminishing to very irregular frothy ring and heaped frothy Island
Lacing patchy at best – some small to medium islands of tiny to medium bubbles and some ring drag
Body dark amber, clear - lot of sediment in bottom but a careful decantation fixes that
Flavor starts very sweet, tasting of brown sugar, then morphs into dates and figs; no hops, no alcohol, no diacetyl
Palate full, syrupy, soft carbonation

Appearance 4.5, Aroma 4, Flavor 4, Palate 4, Overall 4

This was one of my first quads 'way back when. Revisiting it now that I know what a quad actually is, I found it surprisingly good.

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Photo of Raynman
4.85/5  rDev +26%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of goblue3509
3.63/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Scott_Hohenwarter
3.9/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of hozersr
3.88/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of paulish
4.25/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of LakerLeith
4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.35/5  rDev -13%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4.08/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of utopiajane
3.14/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

This poured a dark brown with plenty of sediment or yeast to obscure what would have been a much better color. In all that snow globe mess were some hues that would have liked to be seen. Thin head of off white foam that did not last but refreshed on each swirl. Nose is a touch of booze and dark sweet bread. Fruity, raisin, prune, a bit of sugar and molasses. taste is darn sweet with candi sugar and brown sugar. Lots of dark fruits in there. Body is heavy and mouthfeel is full and chewy in places. The carbonation was not as good as it should be so this drank thickly and flatly. The finish was cloying and not dry but thankfully not hot either. Brunt sugar, raisins and prune finish this one pretty syrupy.

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Photo of harryhops
4/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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3/5  rDev -22.1%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

Ichor from Sly Fox Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.85 out of 5 with 277 ratings
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