Real Slim Shandy | Fordham Brewing Company

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2.38 w/ 6 ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Fordham Brewing Company
Delaware, United States
fordhambrewing.com

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 3.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by SocalKicks on 04-12-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
2
Ratings:
6
Liked:
1
Avg:
2.38/5
pDev:
33.19%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
1
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 6 |  Reviews: 2
Photo of Swift989
1.5/5  rDev -37%

Photo of Zetcha7x
2/5  rDev -16%

Photo of Challenger
3.85/5  rDev +61.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Real Slim Shandy is a sweet shandy beer made with lemonade. Some will like it, others will hate it because it is so sweet. My fiancee is not a big beer drinker and she loves it! I enjoy all types of beer and I appreciate the different shandy beers. I actually liked this Real Slim Shandy more than Leinenkugel's Summer Shandy. My favorite shandy is Traveler's, which is not nearly as sweet as this one. The Real Slim Shandy is a nice summer beer, probably best enjoyed by those who really don't drink much beer. It is very refreshing on a hot summer day!

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Photo of JohnParadee
2.75/5  rDev +15.5%

Photo of tkdchampxi
1.68/5  rDev -29.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 3 | overall: 1

Overall: The bottom line is that I poured out an entire pint of this, rather than drink it.. This was a complete drain pour and one of the most noxiously sweet beers I've ever had. This beer had none of the light, refreshing sweetness I associate with the style. It was not subtle, it was not beer mixed with lemonade, it was not pleasant.

Background: I had this beer at a beer festival with my fiancee, a pint poured by an employee of the Fordham Brewing into a weizen glass. My fiancee and I each individually had a sip of the beer, and agreed that it was better off in the garbage.

A: Nothing wrong about the way the beer looks. Slightly darker than other summer shandys that I've seen, but still transparent with a 1-2cm foamy head.

S: yeast, lemon, light scented, but already too sweet (like fermented fruit)

T: No time to take note of the subtle flavors here. I swallowed my sip as fast as possible, because this was too sweet in a spoiled fruit kind of way.

M: In my brief time sipping, the mouthfeel seem relatively fine and lightly effervescent to me.

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Photo of SocalKicks
2.5/5  rDev +5%

Real Slim Shandy from Fordham Brewing Company
Beer rating: 0 out of 100 with 6 ratings
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