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Sly Fox Brewers Select Pale Ale Zythos

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RATINGS: 8   MEAN: 3.54/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2/5   IBU: 62   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
An American style pale ale hopped exclusively with a newly created blend of hops known as Zythos.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ROGUE (2182) - Lewes, Delaware, USA - SEP 10, 2013
On tap at brewpub (2/12). Pours a clear copper color with a soapy white head that leaves light lacing. Aroma of buttery toffee, fresh bread and caramel. Taste is toffee and caramel, and light toasted malt with a strongly bitter earthy, slightly piney hop presence. Finishes with a drying hop bite and underlying flavors of toffee and hops. Mediun bodied, moderate carbonation, dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
boxofrane (2553) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 9, 2012
Draft at lucky lab. Pours hazy copper with a finger of white head. Aroma is on the citrus side with a good bit of grapefruit. Taste is lightly bitter with a dry finish. Pretty good but not their best.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
UDBeernut (2638) - Between JAX and SGJ, Florida, USA - JUL 7, 2012
Had on tap at cole's trying to brighten spirits after being let down at pearl st. Pours translucent amber with small off white head. Nose is nice of malt and flowers, add citrus. Taste follows in fashion with a solid body. A few of these and i am back to my happy place. Horray!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
swoopjones (7021) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JUL 6, 2012
Draft at Coles, buffalo ny. Golden orange pour, good flavor of orange marmalade, citrusy hops. Very nice pale, IPA?

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DocLock (9984) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 6, 2012
Draft at Phoenixville. Pours hazy gold with white clingy head. Nose is floral hops, pale malt, some white peppery spice. Tastes fruity, floral, with mid-palate white peppery notes and a complex, crisp finish. This one gets fruitier and more ffloral as it warms, and the hops and a combination of tropical citrus and floral spicy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
michael-pollack (4959) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 18, 2012
Draught at Phoenixville BrewPub: Aroma of hops, grass, and a hint of malt. Poured amber/gold in color with a small, off-white head that diminished but lasted throughout as a film on top of the beer. Clear. Sparkling. Flavor is medium to heavily bitter. Tastes of hops, grass, and light resin. Medium body. Tingly, then dry texture. Average carbonation. Medium bitter, hop, grass, resin finish is dry.
Earlier Rating: 2/23/2012 Total Score: 3.5
Cask at TND: Aroma of malt, Earth, hops, citrus, and the usual Sly Fox scents. Poured amber/gold in color with a small, loose, oatmeal, colored head that lasted throughout. Cloudy. Not sparkling. Full of tin, small, and large-sized particles throughout. Flavor is lightly sweet and light to medium bitter. Tastes of malt, hops, light citrus, resin, grass, oranges, Earth, and tin. Medium body. Dry texture. Cask carbonation. Lightly dry, lightly sweet, light to medium bitter, malt, hop, grass, Earth finish is dry.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
alobar (3532) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 5, 2012
On tap at Phoenixville Brew Pub. Pours a straw yellow color with no head. Floral aroma with citrus. Citrus flavor with bitter hop ending. Very nicely done.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Goodgrief (1994) - Middletown, Delaware, USA - MAR 1, 2012
Pale golden color, white frothy head. Very mild aroma. Has the malt backbone of a golden ale. Very hoppy...finishes with a "zingy" hop, almost like a saaz variety...grassy. I liked it.

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