Foxy | Union Craft Brewing Company

very good
12 Reviews

Brewed by:
Union Craft Brewing Company
Maryland, United States

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by cyclonece09 on 11-01-2013

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Reviews: 12 | Ratings: 69
Photo of Jason
3.97/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz can, sample from the brewery.

More of an old school IPA, that is something I can really appreciate. A little bit darker, well balanced yet the bitterness smacks of being and IPA. Pungent citrus rind and caramel comes to mind, very drinkable and most certainly appeases my hop addiction. Recommended.

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Photo of EMV
4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a can into a tulip

L: Semi-opaque copper pour... two fingers of white head leave sticky lacing.

S: Pine and citrus mixed with freshly baked bread.

T/F: Caramel malts and bready flavor to start and giving way to a mildly bitter tropical fruit/grapefruit hop profile. A bit spicy... evergreen was more present in the nose. Sticky and not quite sweet. Sharp at the finish.

O: A tasty red IPA... good mix of caramel malts and fruity/citrus hops. An easy drinker and not overly bitter.

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Photo of Mongrel
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Biscuity, bready malt that at times is reminiscent of Fat Tire and at other times hints at the dry chocolate and fallen leaves of SN Tumbler. This beer is of course much hoppier than both. Bright, green, citrusy notes clash with the malt profile at first, but meld a little better towards the end.

An interesting, well-built beer, just not sure if it's my cup of tea. Lasting impressions are powdered chocolate, lime and pine... Interesting indeed.

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Photo of superspak
4.32/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Got in a BIF from oline73. 12 ounce can into tulip glass, canned on 9/15/2016. Pours moderately hazy/cloudy reddish orange/copper color with a 1-2 finger dense and rocky light khaki head with great retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Nice spotty soapy lacing clings around the glass. Aromas of big grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, peach, mango, passion fruit, lemon zest, orange peel, pine, caramel, toasted biscuit, light nuttiness/roast, and floral/grassy/toasted earthiness. Fantastic aromas with awesome balanced and complexity of juicy citrus/tropical/pine hops and dark/bready malt notes; with great strength. Taste of big grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, peach, mango, passion fruit, lemon zest, orange peel, pine, caramel, toasted biscuit, light nuttiness/roast, and floral/grassy/toasted earthiness. Moderate pine/grassy/citrus peel bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, peach, mango, passion fruit, lemon/orange rind, pine, caramel, toasted biscuit, light nuttiness/roast, and floral/grassy/toasted earthiness on the finish for a while. Fantastic complexity, robustness, and balance of juicy citrus/tropical/pine hops and dark/bready malt flavors; with a great malt/bitterness balance, and no astringent hop flavors after the finish. Light-moderate dryness from bitterness, increasing through the glass. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth, creamy/bready/sticky, and lightly resinous balanced mouthfeel that is great. Zero warming alcohol as expected of 6.5%. Overall this is an incredible red IPA! All around fantastic complexity, robustness, and balance of juicy citrus/tropical/pine hops and dark/bready malt flavors; very smooth and easy to drink. A highly enjoyable offering.

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Photo of daliandragon
4.16/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

So my brother wanted to meet in Baltimore to see his favorite band, Dillenger Escape Plan at the Soundstage. We got there and the beer selection was dismal: Miller, Coors, Bud, cider etc. I was about to settle for a Yeungling or Heineken or something when my brother ordered two of these. This tasty little IPA got us through the opening acts and the show was awesome.

Dark reddish brown color with frosty tan lace once the head recedes. Citrus and medicinal hops with caramel malt in reserve. A hint of floral spice of some sort.

Definitely seems flavored with rye or some similar spicy grain. Solid juicy hop bite with citrus and pine predominating. Tasty but no so balanced. Mouthfeel is stiff and carbonated, but works. When in random Baltimore, you could do much worse.

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Photo of delta490
3.74/5  rDev -6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

The beer is a deep amber, clear with tiny carbonation and a creamy tan head that leaves big rings of small sticky lacing. The aroma is caramel and pine hops. The taste is mostly similar but not quite as distinct. It is medium-bodied, mostly smooth, with a light carbonated tingle.

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Photo of larryi86
4.29/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12 oz can, dated 9/7/16, poured into a snifter

A- A slightly hazy lighter ruby red with a two finger off white head.

S- Grapefruit, fresh ginger, hints of lavender, just enough caramel malts, touch of pine.

T- Citrus, grapefruit, ginger, touch of floral hops, piney/resiny finish, all balanced nice with a caramel malt backbone.

M- Smooth, medium body.

O- Damn, this is good and earns the name Foxy! Wish is was grapefruit forward as the nose, but worth seeking out!

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Photo of Shroud0fdoom
4.3/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

I am back with another Beer Review for you guys! I had to "Tick" this beer because I heard it was a Red IPA. I love Red/Amber Ales and adding more Hop Oils is a must for me!...I am about that life! For starters this Brew pours Murky and Deep with an evil Amber Flare. She's got a dark side for a Red Head. The head went away quickly not enough time for me to grasp it's beauty (or Horror). Let's get an aroma from this Ginger! Huge notes of Grapefruit, Lemon, Floral tones of Levender and Dense, Resinous Earthy Hops. Backend has a note of Toasted Bread and burnt Sugar. Mild Chocolate makes it self known and brings a twisted delight.

Lets get the Flavah! First hits with Toasted Bread and Sugar! Next brings those Hop Oils I love. The flavors of Grapefruit, Lemon and Subtle Pineapple brings a chill to my soul. Then comes in a Resinous bite of more Hop Oils that taste like Chewing on a Hop Vine...or Weed Stem. This Finishes Bitter and thin. Aftertaste of Mild Chocolate and Grapefruit. The feel on this is thin and weak with so-so carbonation.

Overall: This is a tasty little devil, not going to lie. Very Hoppy, which I like, and it is Balanced. The Feel is not as hearty as the aroma would tell you but that's my only minus with this brew. Just an Enjoyable Brew that I see myself drinking more of this Fall. This Brew is Recommended!

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Photo of joekoz007
4.58/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured from 12 oz. can into IPA glass. Beautiful reddish copper color. 1 finger head with substantial lacing. Aroma is dank and hoppy. Medium carbonation for a pleasant mouthfeel. Taste is all hop up front, grassy and bitter. What follows is a biscuity maltiness. Finishes with another burst of dank hops. Overall, another winner from Union. A heavily hopped Octoberfest beer that combines 2 beer styles (IPA and Octoberfest). Really like this beer and will pick some more up tomorrow before it's gone. Excellent beer.

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Photo of Achaholic
3.82/5  rDev -4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

One of my favorites from Union. On draft in a pint glass. Pours copper red. Starts off malty and finishes with a nice sour citrus hop bite. Grapefruit comes through most. Not a very clean finish but still enjoyable. A good red IPA.

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Photo of RichardMNixon
3.24/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

I like Union a lot but this one's a miss. Nose is decent with a good balance of caramel and hops. Let's down on the palate, musty and spicy, clashes with the malt.

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Photo of cyclonece09
3.97/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a pint in the taproom. Pours light red with a white head that dissipates quickly. Smells of citrus very strongly nice and inviting. Tastes of nice sharp hops of piney and slight citrus taste. Beer is carbonated heavily but goes down great light bodied. Overall, a pretty good beer.

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Foxy from Union Craft Brewing Company
3.98 out of 5 based on 69 ratings.
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