Pikeland Pils | Sly Fox Brewing Company

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700 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
OG 11 ºP / 44 IBUs

Added by NeroFiddled on 08-12-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
700
Reviews:
342
Avg:
3.86
pDev:
11.4%
 
 
Wants:
47
Gots:
57
For Trade:
0
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Photo of constantine_272
3.73/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: Brilliant yellow, with good layer of thin white head that covered the top of the glass. Well carbonated.

S: Straw and dried grass. Dried tree bark. Some wheat.

T: Starts with a dried leaf and straw, like the smell, but adds sone nice mild caramel and toffee notes. Finishes with a sweetness of wheat crackers. Very subtle mix of orange peel tartness and papaya and pineapple sweetness.

M: Medium light consistency. Nice crispness. Hops are light but still a definite dryness.

O: I really like this pilsner. Some traditional German examples are pointlessly bitter and dry and lack the flavor to back it up. This is a really nicely balanced example with a good complex profile.

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Photo of VeganUndead
3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of EnthusedAboutBeer
4.24/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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3/5  rDev -22.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of GONZALOYANNA
4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

355ml (12fl.oz) can. Footed pilsner glass. Pale straw, cloudy appearance. White in color, close & lasting crown. Floral, perfumed, spicy & fruity aromas. Gentle pale malt & bready flavors are overwhelmed fruity bitterness. Light to medium body. Moderate to soft carbonation. Spicy palate. Long floral bitter finish. Dried sensation & ripe fruit hues on the aftertaste. Nice surprise rediscovering the flavorful Pilsner style. An style frequently beaten by Industrial brewers.

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3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

Photo of rangerred
3.96/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

12oz can into a pint glass.

Pours a slightly hazy straw yellow with a one finger thick white head. Really good head retention and lacing.

Aroma of grassy hops and hay along with some wet grass. A bit of biscuit underneath. Quite nice.

Taste is even better with some floral notes to go along with the grassy hay. Moderate to high bitterness that kind of surprised me but I like it. The mouthfeel is a little silky and not super crisp which is a bit of a letdown but it is ok.

Overall, a good pilsner but not super awesome. It is a very nice summer beer, though, and I would pick it up again.

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Pikeland Pils from Sly Fox Brewing Company
3.86 out of 5 based on 700 ratings.
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