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RATINGS: 50   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28/5   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
Each year, this traditional Spring beer is named in honor of the winner of the Annual Sly Fox Goat Race. It is brewed with German Vienna and Pils Malts and Hallertauer hops.
Past winners:
2000 - George
2001 - Clover
2002 - Ernie
2003 - Nellie
2004 - Weird Beard
2005 - Savannah
2006 - Han
2007 - Sundae
2008 - Jasper
2009 - Dax
2010 - Dax
2011 - Peggy
2012 - Peggy
2013 - Simon
2014 - Spartacus*
2015 -

*Determined to have lost to Jixxer in photo finish. Jixxer Golden Bock was released Sunday August 24, 2014 with a party at the Phoenixville brewpub.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
callmemickey (4085) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 16, 2015
Darker golden body, medium sized white head, spotty lacing. Mellow toffee and caramel, pleasant floral and citric notes, some biscuit. Medium bodied, moderate to soft carbonation, mild sweetness, lingering finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mansquito (4853) - Nueva York, New York, USA - JUN 1, 2015
The Sampler, Brooklyn tap: Pours golden with a white head. Aroma is caramel, bread, spice, and a blade of grass. Taste is not very bitter. Plenty of sweetness, but nothing cloying. Nice aftertaste. Easy to drink.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
NikkTwist (2401) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 23, 2015
Draft at Khyber Pass. Hslf pint. Clear dark caramel pour with just some light off-white foam. Dark grassy caramel. Feels big for the style.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
boxofrane (2553) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 13, 2014
Pours clear amber with a small white head. The aroma has a big sweetness, maybe pineapple. The taste has a very strange orangey pineapple sweetness. Not a fan.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
keanex (1695) - Atco, New Jersey, USA - AUG 13, 2013
On tap at Harpers Pub.
Appearance: Slightly hazy amber body with a creamy light tan head.
Aroma: Huge caramel.
Taste: Huge caramel with hints of fig. A bit cloying by the end.
Palate: Medium bodied, moderately carbonated.
Overall: Solid beer, but a too simple. This is a caramel bomb, but again, it’s solid.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
johnnnniee (3399) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 1, 2013
On tap at the BNA 8 party at World Cafe live Philadelphia Huge bready malty pilsner aroma with enough spice to balance it out. Sweet honey like bready pils flavor with a spicy bitter hop bite. Great Mai bock!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
reggiedunlop (3623) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 17, 2013
2013...pours a clear golden color with a medium white head. aroma has sweet honey and mild straw. flavor follows suit and adds some light grassy notes. mouthfeel is medium and the finish is dry and grassy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
EithCubes (5426) - New Jersey, USA - MAY 6, 2013
Draft from a keg right after the race -- this running of the ruminants featured not one, but two three-legged participants, including two-time winner, Peggy, and this year’s champion, Simon. Deep but still transparent orange with a lacing bright white head. Taste is semi-dry with low bitterness, great light lager body, honey and light white grape and middle-of-the-road malt. Not very different from their heller Bock; this one’s just named after a goat!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tcane7 (1670) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 6, 2013
Draft at the goat race. Pours a cloudy deep copper-brown with some beige head and light lace. Notes of caramel, honey, butterscotch, some mild citrus. Light bitterness on the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
60minuteman (1217) - West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 13, 2012
Tap from SideBar in WC. A reddish-brown pour with no head when it arrived from a freshly tapped keg. Caramel and hops I pick up from the aroma right away. It has a nice sticky palate with a medium-thin body. Good, not great but definitely not a disappointment.

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