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Sly Fox Chester County Bitter
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RATINGS: 63   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A cask only beer brewed to be poured exclusively from firkins, either via gravity from the bar top or through a beer engine. This traditional British ale is authentic cask conditioned beer with a smooth malt profile balanced by a subtle hop presence. Dry -hopping in the cask produces an enticing hop aroma in this quaffable session ale. 12.0 OG 38 IBUs 4.5% ABV


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
callmemickey (2555) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 25, 2014
Clear orange body, creamy white head, dense lacing. Toffee, toast, light florals. Simple. Pleasant. Medium bodied, silky carbonation, lingering finish with a touch of bitterness. Decent.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Iphonephan (3046) - McLean, Virginia, USA - JUL 3, 2014
On cask at Rustico in Ballston. Pours a clear copper with a bubbly off white head. Light fruity nose. Flavors of caramel. Light bodied and refreshing. Slight bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
radagast83 (4445) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - MAR 23, 2014
Cask at Pizzeria Paradiso Old Town Alexandria. Poured a slightly hazy orange color with a big pillow froth head. Aroma is light earthy notes, hops, biscuit touch. Flavor was some earthy hops, nice light bitter malts. Crisp, pretty easy to drink. Very sessionable.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
solidfunk (3660) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - MAR 22, 2014
Very citrus with a sour finish. Pours clear orange on cask. Not much malt here. Not a huge deal. Churchkey.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gsmitty80 (1794) - Washington DC, USA - MAR 22, 2014
Nice cask bitter that has what you would expect. Low alcohol a smooth plate and a tiny bit of bite at the end.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
60minuteman (697) - Frazer, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 16, 2014
Clear bronze color. Subtle aroma of malt, hop, barley, flowers and alcohol. Taste is the same with a touch of light citrus.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
pilgrimoutlaw (761) - Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 2, 2014
On that hand pump at brewery. Pours light gold with white head. Very mild citrus, biscuit, honey aromas. Moderately sweet, more than I expected, and light bitterness. Medium creamy body. Meh.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BillKismet (3321) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JAN 10, 2014
Bronze appearance with flatness of body disrupted by a ring. Herbal Earl Grey nose. The body is quite acerbic with a strong herbal character, like an over-watered tea leaf.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
keepersj12 (2663) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - NOV 30, 2013
From a cask at Dandelion in Philly. Pours a pretty amber with a fluffy white head. The aroma is caramel and bread. The flavor has that and is well balanced with just the right amount of hops. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BOSSbrewer (1480) - Arkansas, USA - NOV 23, 2013
Had on tap at Max's in Baltimore. On cask. Pours an amberish yellow. Slight head. Floral aroma and some malt. Flavor is floral and smooth. A nice bitter.


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