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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
Ranking:
#29,062
Reviews:
10
Ratings:
29
pDev:
10.05%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
11
Trade:
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Ratings: 29 |  Reviews: 10
Photo of patre_tim
3.91/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Lemon yellow and cloudy like custard, you can't see any carbonation and its topped with a 3 finger, glassy, fast fading head.

Smells of citrus and pine, pineapple and tropical punch, with loads of nuances.

Medium, chalky body with moderate carbonation.

Got this in Perth, drinking in Thailand, Aug 26, 2017. Very hoppy for an American Pale Ale.

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Photo of scrooge-mcduff
3.73/5  rDev +1.4%
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 bullyhh
4.25/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Euaneggs
4.17/5  rDev +13.3%
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 GrumD
3.61/5  rDev -1.9%
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 life_of_agony
3.78/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Andrewharemza
4.02/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From bottle, The beer is lightly filtered for a vibrant hoppy, citrus and piney aroma with a clean bitterness that pairs perfectly with a hot summers day.

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Photo of GarthT
3/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Hyperionecta
3.52/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mosant
3.75/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I had a 330ml bottle. This beer won a bronze medal in the 2014 CBIA Craft beer awards in the 1E category English style Summer Ale.
Appearance: pours as a light bright colour, lighter than expected but it looks fresh and vibrant. Good white head. Some residual cloudiness which I purposely stirred up.
Aroma: very fresh citrus and pine hop aromas. Fantastic aroma for what appeared as a lighter style beer base on the colour.
Flavour: bang! Flavour is fresh and the aromas follow through on the palate. Excellent balance of bittering and good level of carbonation and medium body mouthfeel. One of the better beers I have tasted. This would be a very sessionable beer.
Overall: this is a great beer. I was pretty much blown away by it and cannot wait to have it again.

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Photo of NorCalAussie
3.96/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of JKCooper
3/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Scottylawton
3.9/5  rDev +6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Bradman01
3.8/5  rDev +3.3%

Photo of Breeza
4/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of SmashPants
3.44/5  rDev -6.5%
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 foles
2.75/5  rDev -25.3%

Photo of sirob
4/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of hopnerd
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of magpieken
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of dansmcd
3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of CrazyDavros
3.35/5  rDev -9%
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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Photo of mungus
3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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Sly Fox from Feral Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.68 out of 5 with 29 ratings
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