Sly Fox Royal Weisse

The first official day of spring is just over a week away, which means the Wheats, Wits and Hefes are starting to roll on in to the Hunterdon warehouse! This week’s feature is an oldie, but goodie and will certainly keep your thirst quenched when that first batch of warm weather arrives!

Royal Weisse is a traditional Bavarian-style Hefeweizen brewed with German hops and a combination of German wheat and malt. It boasts a beautiful orange hue, a fluffy white head and the typical cloudy appearance from the yeast. (The word ‘Hefeweizen’ means “wheat beer with yeast”.) On the nose you’ll find all the classic Hefeweizen aromas including banana, clove, citrus and even bubblegum. On the palate, expect a good amount of banana and citrus with a touch of yeast and a nice spicy finish. Refreshing and delicious, this medium-bodied brew is an easy going 5.6% abv and is rated 87 points on Beer Advocate and 89 points on Rate Beer!

Food Pairings:
When in Rome…. Enjoy some Royal Weisse with classic German fare like weisswurst and hot pretzels!
Get yer goat….cheese! Hefeweizens are a terrific pairing with creamy goat cheeses or herb boursins.
For that sweet tooth…. The banana and fruity flavors in Royal Weisse are a great complement to fruit tarts or anything with fresh lemon curd!

Look for Royal Weisse in 6-pack cans – an environmentally friendly way to enjoy craft beer during all your spring/summer activities – and on draft at craft beer bars in the months ahead!

CHECK OUT THESE OTHER SLY FOX BEERS IN-STOCK NOW:

Dunkel Lager
A traditional Bavarian style Dark Lager, made with Munich, Pils and German Roast malts and a variety of Bavarian hops. 5.3% abv
Available in 6-pack cans

Cantacular Variety Packs
New this fall! A 12-pack chock-full of Sly Fox’s signature hoppy brews: Pikeland Pils, Phoenix Pale Ale and Route 113 IPA!

Pikeland Pils
Two-time Great American Beer Festival Medal Winner!
A Northern German style Pilsner brewed with imported German Pils malt and hopped with German and Czech hops. Light in body, light straw in color and dry. 44 IBUs 4.9% abv
Available in 6-pack cans, 1/2 and 1/6 kegs

Phoenix Pale Ale
87 Points Ratebeer.com
A bold American Pale Ale brewed with Pale and Crystal malts and hopped with Centennial and Cascade hops from the Pacific Northwest. Copper in color, medium-bodied and spicy. 40 IBUs 5.1% abv
Available in 6-pack cans

Rt 113 IPA
92 Points Ratebeer.com
A big, flavorful IPA (113 IBUs!!!) for all the hopheads out there, brewed with British Pale and Crystal malts, and hopped with Centennial, Cascade, German Northern Brewer, & UK East Kent Goldings. Bold and spicy. 7% abv
Available in 6-pack cans and 1/6 kegs

Saison VOS
95 Points Ratebeer.com
A Belgian style Saison (or Farmhouse Ale) brewed with German Pils malt and hopped with East Kent Goldings. Fermented with a special proprietary yeast which imparts its dry, spicy character. Golden orange in color. 6.9% abv
Available in 750ml bottles

And coming soon….Helles Golden Lager in CANS!

CHEERS!

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