Mad Fox 80 Shilling
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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 3.38/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
This malt-balanced beer starts on a caramel note in deep copper hues. The malt is balanced with subtle hopping. The name comes from 19th Century Scotland categorization with 80 shilling being a premium priced beer with greater malt.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (21434) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - DEC 11, 2010
Cask. Dark chestnut, small but thick head. Subtle aroma, maybe caramel. Taste has moderate spice, maybe cinnamon and allspice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
argo0 (13233) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 14, 2010
Cask. Clear copper body with no head. Aroma is medium sweet, orange, light earthy, cherry. Taste is moderately sweet, orange, some earthy, light cherry. Light-medium body, flat.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (12101) - Escondido, California, USA - AUG 23, 2010
Tap. Pours clear brown with a medium, creamy tan head, lasting with good lacing. Aroma is medium caramel and bread malt, lightly toasted with no hops; faint fruit esters, peat notes, and dark fruit (plum). Flavor is malt focused, no bitterness, lightly fruity (currants, plum), and caramel. Medium bodied, dry texture, medium carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Drake (11781) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 11, 2011
Served on draft at the brewpub. Pours a hazy brown color with a medium head. Good head retention and lacing. Aroma of toffee, berries and earthy notes. The taste is toffee, berries, earthy notes, apple. Medium bodied.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
radagast83 (7313) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - AUG 20, 2010
From sampler. Poured a dark ruby color with a small head. Aroma is malty, with a good dried fruit character. Nice bitterness accentuated the beer enough to make this a pretty mild brew. This a pretty decent brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Iphonephan (6191) - McLean/Jackson Hole, Virginia, USA - DEC 16, 2012
On draft at the brewery. Oakes version. Pours slmost clear dark brown with a feint off white head. Mild toffee aroma. Vanilla and caramel. Clean finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GenDV138 (5978) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - MAY 29, 2015
4 oz pour on draft at Mad Fox. Clear amber with off-white head. Aromas of caramel, toffee, malt. Tastes of caramel, malt. Medium body with a dry finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sonnycheeba (5077) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 18, 2012
Draft. Pours mostly clear brown with nice beige head; good retention and lacing. Aroma is roasted and caramel malt, toffee, and faint dark fruit. Flavor is all malt, roasted and caramel with notes of oak and plums. Medium body, carbonation, and warmth.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Thorpe429 (5016) - , Illinois, USA - FEB 18, 2011
On tap at the brewpub. Reviewed from notes. Pours a caramel color with a light tan head and a bit of lacing. The nose brings some dark fruits as well as light molasses, toffee, a bit of caramel, and a light nutty character. The taste is a bit dry but focuses a bit more on some lighter brown sugar and a bit of dry, bready caramel malt. Slight hints of darker fruits. Mouthfeel is a bit light, bordering on medium with good carbonation. Low abv and drinks quite well. Serving type: on-tap Reviewed on: 10-16-2010

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nate (4186) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 16, 2010
On tap at the brewery. Light bready notes, mild woody character, subtle roasted malt. Dark coppery brown clear with no head. Medium body with cask carbonation. Starts smooth and medium sweet with nice roasted character, sweet caramel and dry hop bitterness. No off flavors. Smooth nutty sweet finish.

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