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Sly Fox Black Raspberry Reserve

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RATINGS: 246   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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An unforgettable wheat ale brewed with German Pils and Wheat malts and Tradition hops, with 1 lb. of red and black raspberries per gallon of beer. This beer features a tart finish and a sugary sorbet aroma.


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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
OPIE788 (259) - Ohio, USA - FEB 14, 2014
Bottle. Red. Smells like raspberries. Unsweetened raspberry with a lot of carbonation. Not very well balanced.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
merc7186 (1737) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - OCT 19, 2013
A: Deep Ruby Red Hue, Passes Some Light, Mild Pink Ring of Head, No Lacing S: Mildly Tart Raspberry T: Mild Raspberry M: Mild Carbonation, Light Bodied, Watery Overall, I was very disappointed because t had little t offer on taste and nose...and this is a brewers reserve?

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brokensail (9918) - Orange County, California, USA - OCT 4, 2013
Bottle @ Richard’s tasting. Dark purple pour with a pink head. Sugar, raspberry soda, and popsicles. A touch of grass. Simple flavor. Just pretty much sweet raspberry soda/popsicle. A touch of grass, soda water, and a light tartness.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (10343) - Woodland, California, USA - AUG 23, 2013
750 c&c from BottleSelect.com. Pours darkly ruddy with an off-pink head. Aroma is very raspberry - more black than not. Med minus body. Flavor is rather tart raspberry. Again more towards black than red. It’s really dryish, and has a raspberry tartness on into the finish. Goes a bit thinnish, but the flavor isn’t affected.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
DoublEE (784) - South Euclid, Ohio, USA - AUG 7, 2013
Tastes like black raspberries. A lot of the original sugars are gone, which gives this a deep fruit taste which doesn’t cling with too much sweetness.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
hcalsos (180) - Rćlingen, NORWAY - JUN 20, 2013
0.75 l bottle. Pink brown colour with a thin redish head. Raspberry, vanilla aroma with a strong fruity raspberry flavour. Medium body. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Beerman6686 (3870) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 22, 2013
This one poured a ruby red color with a small pinkish head. Aroam was of artificial raspberries and basically nothing else. Flavor was very similar, overly sweet and way too carbonated. Just bad.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
AirForceHops (2711) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - JAN 6, 2013
750 ml bottle purchased @ Phoenixville, PA. Brewpub location. Color of liquid and head is purple. The aroma is heavy raspberry and sweet sugary berries. The flavor starts fairly sweet up front then turns quickly into a tart, acidic berry flavor. Body is more thin then I was wanting. A touch cloying and very one dimensional. A big letdown, really thought I was getting a bolder more complex beer with this one. Not bad at all just simple.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hansen (6199) - Assentoft, DENMARK - DEC 29, 2012
Ruby coloured and hazy. Has a white head, mostly lasting. Both aroma and flavor has clear notes of raspberries and some fruity sweetness. Finish a bit astringent.

3.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
AdamJackson (2099) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - DEC 8, 2012
Thanks Chris! 750ML enjoyed at home for my GF’s birthday. Enjoyed at 60F in a wine glass.

A - Gorgeous blackberry appearance. Nice head that’s also purple.

S - Smells great! raspberries, blackberries and cherries.

T - Dangit. Taste is nothing like the smell. No sweetness. tastes like fresh picked..almost too fresh picked blackberries and blueberries. Bland finish.

M - Light body, high carbonation

O - This was going to be great and then it wasn’t. Sigh.



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