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Mad Fox English Summer Ale
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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.3/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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An emerging beer style developing in the UK, golden-hued hop-accented brew made with English pale and German pilsen malts and then hopped with American Chinook hops.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
strongpieman (1462) - Mount Airy, Maryland, USA - JUL 19, 2014
Draft at the brewpub. Overall a nice beer, with plenty of flavor for a lighter beer. Nice hoppiness, medium body, light carbonation. A good all around beer that is easy to drink.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gendv138 (1028) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JUL 14, 2014
4 oz cask pour at Mad Fox. Clear straw yellow with off-white head. Aromas of bready notes, floral notes, citrus fruit and peel. Tastes of citrus, floral notes, light hops. Medium-light body with a dry finish. Low carbonation. Simple but refreshing.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DCLawyer (1363) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JUN 8, 2014
Draft and cask at the brewpub. Pours a hazy gold with thin white head. A: lite floral hops and bready malt. T: slightly bitter, bread, citrus notes. Palate is moderate. Nothing special but decent.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nimbleprop (4596) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - SEP 3, 2013
On cask at the brewery. Dry hopped with HBC 342. Pours a clear gold with some very thin, white head. Nose was very pleasant, a really interesting white grape character which must be from the dry hopping, a little honeydew, some grass, some malt. Flavor is lightly sweet, mild honey, a little melon. Clean finish. I think the HBC 342 had a nice impact on this.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
jefcon (1359) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - JUL 1, 2013
Cask. I can handle warm cask beers, but this seemed a little too warm. Didn’t show the hops too well, and felt a little one-note. Still, the beer had structure and staying power on the palate. So, not all bad and definitely worth the try.

3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 6/20
Westchesterco (841) - mclean, Virginia, USA - JUN 5, 2013
Appearance clear effervescent golden ale. Aroma citrus and s doughy flavor. Taste citrus and lingers on the palate with a medium body and some bitter overtones

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Iphonephan (3041) - McLean, Virginia, USA - JUN 5, 2013
On draft at the brewpub. Pours a clear gold with an off white head. Floral hop aroma. Flavors of biscuit and burnt caramel with a bout tier hop finish. Ok.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Elwood (3027) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - JUL 12, 2012
Serving: Draft. Deep gold pour. Bread, malt, light florals, and a touch of grain. Light lingering bitterness. Very well balanced. Nice brew.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
LilBeerDoctor (3422) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 24, 2012
On cask at the brewpub. Pours a hazy light orange with a thin white head. Aroma of citrus and bready malt. Flavor has more emphasis on the malt with citrus, spicy hops in the finish. Light, flavorful and easy drinking. Definitely a great beer to enjoy in the summer. 7/4/8/4/14 (3.7/5)

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Travlr (9998) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - FEB 27, 2012
Draft at the source. Pale yellow color, small white edge head. Aroma of subtle hay. Taste is slightly bitter caramel. Average.


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