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Sly Fox Panacea
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RATINGS: 35   MEAN: 3.64/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 288   ABV: 9.6%
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Sly Fox’s Barleywine is big and satisfying, made with British Pale and Crystal malts and four varieties of hops. Panacea is full bodied, with an intense hop flavor balanced with a ton of malt and clearly defined alcohol warmth.


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3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
eaglefan538 (2828) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - JUN 15, 2007
On tap at the Blind Tiger in NYC. Poured a deep orangey brown, ok head for the abv, even some lacing on the way down. The aroma was fruity, grapes, sweet malts. The flavor was white grapey fruity, caramel, candy, rich, alcohol a little sharp, yet the zing finish was somewhat balancing to the sweet malts. The mouthfeel was full, a touch sticky sweet, not bad, though.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ReggieDunlap (2924) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 3, 2012
Pours a hazy amber with a medium off white head. Aroma has dusty apples...hint of a white wine. Flavor is sweet and fruity...apple forward...mild vegetal notes...light brown sugar. Mouthfeel is full and syrupy with a caramely/sugary and leather finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cpetrone84 (1201) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 15, 2011
Pours a transparent reddish color with copper tones and a slightly off white head. The nose has lots of sugar, caramel and some light citric hop notes. The flavor has burnt caramel malts, lots of sugar, a resigny oily hop and light citric note. Full bodied and syrupy, a touch oily and a bit off carbonation. Has some balnace and is drinkable but overly sweet and a few unpleasantries.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MrChopin (2927) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - APR 22, 2011
on tap at brewpub. translucent amber, large bubbled white head. Nose is peach, caramel malt, light earth. Very burnt sugar, lots of caramel malt, light orange candy sweetness through sticky finish.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
joeymacaroni (309) - Wagontown, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 15, 2009
pours a beautiful deep ruby with a medium-thick tan head. aromas of candied orange, candied dark fruit, pineapple upside-down cake. flavor is tangy, lots of pineapple, orange, dark candied fruit, alcohol warmth, bitter hops. finish is warm and bitter.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
patrickfannon (1230) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 25, 2009
Draft. 5 oz flight. Pours honey amber with a creamy, off-white head. Aroma of scotch, barley, honey, malts, sweet fruits, and bread. Fuller bodied with velvety, warming mouthfeel. Sweet, crisp finish. Excellent barley wine.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
malrubius (1577) - Willowick, Ohio, USA - JUL 31, 2009
Time to catch up before BCTC. Bottle at PilsnerPeter’s Spring Throwdown. Thank to everyone who brought great beer and ribs and pickles and everything! Orange amber. Fruity hoppy orange spicy aroma. Fruity caramel nuts orange spicy aroma. Good.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
italarican (1425) - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA - JUL 9, 2009
Pours a dark bronze with moderate off-white head. Aroma of caramel and hops. Some initial sweetness of caramel and malt turn to a fruity hoppy finish. Slight alcohol rush at the end. I don’t know. I definitely could drink this, but I think my description is more exciting than the beer itself.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
LilBeerDoctor (3370) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 5, 2009
Growler at PPRBSG09. Pours a cloudy brown with a small head. Aroma and flavor of sweet acetone, sweet fruits, and sweet malt. I really couldn’t get anything more out of this...and I didn’t care for it either. 5/4/5/3/10 (2.7/5)

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
argo0 (11181) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 4, 2009
(PPSG09, growler, thanks Shadrach) Hazy copper body with medium beige head. Aroma is moderately sweet, grapefruit/pine, some caramel, plum. Taste is moderately sweet, grapefruit, caramel, some alcohol. Sticky full body, some acidity.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rciesla (5499) - Exit 15W, New Jersey, USA - MAY 31, 2009
PPRBSG09. Bottle, pours a dark brune body with a tan head. Chewy caramel malt with some unrefined sugars and a mild etoh warming. Light oak and dried fruit. Decent.


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