Sly Fox | Feral Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Feral Brewing Co.
Australia

Style: American Blonde Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by heygeebee on 11-30-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
28
Reviews:
9
Avg:
3.65
pDev:
10.14%
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
11
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 28 |  Reviews: 9
Reviews by CrazyDavros:
Photo of CrazyDavros
3.35/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Pours gold with a small head.
Nose shows grassy and spicy hops, soft light malt and hay.
Similar flavours with the same spicy hop notes and some light sweet pilsner-like malt followed by an assertive bitterness.
Nice moderately light body, could use a bit more carbonation though.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of sirob
4/5  rDev +9.6%

Photo of Euaneggs
4.17/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nice hoppy brew, mild enough for a session. Great BBQ beer.

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Photo of foles
2.75/5  rDev -24.7%

Photo of bullyhh
4.25/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JKCooper
3/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Hyperionecta
3.52/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of GrumD
3.61/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Nice beer but lacks punch. The appearance is cloudy and the nose fruity. Mouthfeel is pleasant and the beer is quite refreshing. Hoppy finish that stays for a while.

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Photo of Breeza
4/5  rDev +9.6%

Photo of magpieken
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of mungus
3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of PolarBear3
3.63/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A - Pours a pale straw colour with white frothy head that dissipates slowly to a thin film

S - Lemonade (almost shandy like) on the nose. Light floral, grainy hoppy aromas with a some peach, lemon.

T - Light hoppy, grassy taste, lemon, grapefruit with a bitter finish

M - Light bodied with medium carbonation

O - Light well balanced hoppy beer with a nice slight bitter finish that is delightful on a hot summers day

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Photo of Scottylawton
3.9/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of hopnerd
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of Bradman01
3.8/5  rDev +4.1%

Photo of life_of_agony
3.78/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dansmcd
3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of heygeebee
3.22/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

From Warner's no BB.

A - clear straw, one finger head, good lace.

S - husks, grains, a little malt.

T - light and summery indeed. A quaffer. Almost in macro territory, but saved by light hop presence on back palate. Some doughy malts.

M - very light, moderate carbonation, zingy.

O - easy drinking, not challenging, and as such an odd adder to the Feral range. A cynic might suggest this was added at the behest of the finance dept not the brewing dept.

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Photo of SmashPants
3.44/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Bottle: standard 330mL brown bottle, typical Feral Brewing label. So, okay.

Appearance: pours a clear pale straw yellow with fine carbonation. A small white head dissipates quickly to a thin ring.

Aroma: plenty of tropical fruits and some herbal and grassy hops. Not much malt or backbone.

Taste: pretty much follows the nose - plenty of fruit and grassy hops, without much malt. Refreshing to say the least, if a touch one-dimensional.

Aftertaste: some hop bitterness with tropical fruits still hanging about.

Mouth feel: light- to-moderate in body with a moderate carbonation to bring the flavour through.

Overall: another example of a decent but not overwhelming beer from Feral, with a price tag far too high. Quite a refreshing tropical fruit-based beer, but not good enough for the price of AU$88 for a case of 24 x 330mL.

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Photo of scrooge-mcduff
3.73/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Look: Poured into pint glass, colour poured a 5-7 on the BJCP colour guide, low to moderate carbonation, two finger head that dissipated fairly quickly

Smell: Most notable hoppy piney and citrus notes, pineapple with slight grapefruit, from afar (20-30cm) malty notes

Taste: Low malty sweetness and hop bitterness, moderate hop pine and citrus, very akin to the smell, but a little sweeter

Feel: Smooth, very slightly creamy, but carbonation plays a big part on the tongut

Overall: Decent beer, more like an APA than a blonde, would easily buy again

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Photo of GarthT
3/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of dmorgan310
4/5  rDev +9.6%

Photo of NorCalAussie
3.96/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of XsoldoutX
3.25/5  rDev -11%

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Sly Fox from Feral Brewing Co.
3.65 out of 5 based on 28 ratings.
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