Pikeland Pils
Sly Fox Brewing Company

Pikeland PilsPikeland Pils
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Sly Fox Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States
German Pilsner
Ranked #241
Ranked #20,244
3.8 | pDev: 11.58%
Jan 06, 2024
Aug 12, 2002
OG 11 ºP / 44 IBUs
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Ratings by cjgiant:
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Reviewed by cjgiant from District of Columbia

3.98/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
On tap at brewery:
Clear, medium light golden body. Head falls to medium ring, but it ebbs and flows with my sips, leaning a few spots and dots of lacing.

A nice white bread nose paired with a light grassy noble hop note. A little floral scent is also there, which comes through mid taste. The bread character from the nose didn’t transfer immediately to the light-bodied sips I took. The noble hops come through quite nicely in back, though, and seem to bring out a little bit of an herbed focaccia flavor.

Quite light and easy going with a somewhat bitter ending - works for me.
Aug 19, 2019
More User Ratings:
Rated: 3.85 by bschmidt_37 from Illinois

Jan 06, 2024
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Reviewed by rclangk from West Virginia

3.59/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Pours a clear light amber with a moderate white head. Fragrance is bready and floral. Taste is malty, bready, dry and crisp. Just what I expect and like in a German style Pilsner.

9/2023 BOM
Nov 07, 2023
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Reviewed by daliandragon from Maryland

4.02/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Starts favorably with a big stiff head and bright malt and grass notes in the nose. Flavor is pretty cut and dried: solid balance with cracker or biscuit evening out the peppery and mildly spicy hops. Texture is tight most of the way through. This is better than average for the style.
Nov 05, 2023
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Reviewed by Sludgeman from District of Columbia

3.89/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
From a can. Yummy. Pours a cloudy orange yellow. Crispy crackers with a bit of lemony funk. Medium light body with a dry finish. Not exactly to style but already a favorite.
Oct 19, 2023
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Reviewed by ChainGangGuy from Georgia

3.93/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Appearance: Pours a clear, rich yellow-hued body with a flush of white foam.

Smell: Crackery with a faint, far-off toastiness to it. Lightly grassy, dried floral tones imparted by the hops.

Taste: Crackery, though there is a little toasty and with a background graininess. Thin flickering of cereal sweetness. A dried floral, grassiness with a mild touch of bitterness to sweep away the sweetness.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Medium carbonation.

Overall: Quite decent.
Oct 08, 2023
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Reviewed by akaizer from Virginia

3.84/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Poured a clear golden with a vibrant head of white foam. Scent is classic pils with a bit of a hoppy bite. Taste has a nice crackery malt up front followed by a decent grassy and spicey herbal note. Feel is crisp with a nice bold hoppy finish. Overall a nice pils and an interesting offering.
Oct 03, 2023
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Reviewed by ovaltine from Indiana

4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Pours a clear yellow color with a sudsy white head that provides significant lacing. Beautiful pilsner. Nice noble hop aromas on the nose, with a bit of white bread as well.

Nicely bitter noble hop flavors of lemongrass lead the taste, with a nice bit of bread for balance, which is complemented by the clean, crisp mouthfeel. Really good stuff here, IMHO.
Sep 30, 2023
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Reviewed by D-Duvelicious from Illinois

3.85/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Northern German-style Pilsner, poured from a can:
L- Light gold, moderate carbonation, one finger lacing
T-Crisp, light refreshing, typical for this style.
F-see above.
O-Above average for a Pils. Good summer beer for after a law mow or athletic activity, in my case kicking back after tennis.
Sep 29, 2023
Rated: 4 by ctbeerman1 from Connecticut

Sep 05, 2023
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Reviewed by stevoj from Idaho

3.25/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
Taster flight at Sly Fox. Clear goldem pour, small white head. Not too bad, but still lacking some of the crispness of the continental varieties. Nice body, et al but falls short
Jun 01, 2023
Rated: 3.98 by jakecattleco from California

May 24, 2023
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Reviewed by NorsemanOne from Utah

3.65/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Best by 9.7.23

Poured at fridge temp into a willi glass.

Pours bright gold with a soapy white and loose head. 3.75

Punchy and juicy bitter hop aroma. 3.75

Just clean malt and slightly bitter herbaceous hops. 3.5

Light body, very refreshing and quenching, almost juicy filling quality to it. 3.75

Overall a simple and enjoyable summer 'working' beer if I had to classify it in a nutshell! 3.75
May 21, 2023
Rated: 3.44 by Rainintheface from Florida

Apr 11, 2023
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Rated by FKoniges from Oklahoma

3.73/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Clean, traditional Pilz taste, but a bit shy on flavor overall.
Mar 30, 2023
Rated: 4.1 by oneeye from Pennsylvania

Mar 12, 2023
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Reviewed by crazyspicychef from Pennsylvania

4.68/5  rDev +23.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5
Pretty solid Pilsner.
My only concern is the slight metallic taste that it has.
Then this was poured from a can.
I like this one, a fine Pilsner beer.
Sep 16, 2022
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Reviewed by lastmango from Pennsylvania

4.12/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
L - Clear yellow gold with 2 finger frothy white head and heavy lacing.

S - Faint floral and bready nose.

T - Cracker and floral and balanced hop bitterness on the finish. Very nice.

F - Light-medium body; medium carbonation; crisp and refreshing.

O - Good pils . . . I would buy this again.
Jul 24, 2022
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Reviewed by HardCider from Pennsylvania

3.79/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Look: Clear, champagne color. Moderate white head.
Smell: Fresh, malty aroma, although a bit subdued.
Taste: Predominately malt and bread flavors. Its dry and crisp.
Feel: Clean and refreshing.
Overall: A nice Pilsner!
Jun 21, 2022
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