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Iron Hill Biere de Mars
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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.64/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Traditional, French-style, Spring beer. Unfiltered, complex, amber colored ale that is fruity and smooth with hints of orange.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopdog (8940) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 7, 2007
10oz glass on tap at the North Wales location. Poured a dark and muddy amber color with a smaller sized off white head. Aromas of spices, bananas, caramel, citrus and yeast. Tastes of fruitiness, citrus, earthy, spices and toffee. I enjoyed this one!

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JoeMcPhee (8410) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 19, 2007
Tap at Blind Tiger. Deep orange beer that is very cloudy. Aroma is fresh and fruity. Cherry/berry and strawberry with a soft earthy component. Dusty and sweetly honeyish with light bready maltiness. Very spicy with loads of fruity esters. It’s okay, but it’s not great.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DocLock (7861) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 9, 2007
Draft at P-ville. Turbid brownish coppery colored with 2-finger off-white head. Aroma is hopcitric up front, with a pronounced hop and orangy aroma, plus some floral and spicy notes. The palate is medium, on the dry side, with a lot of orangy citrus flavors, hops, bready malt, and finishing floral and spicy notes.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
egajdzis (5336) - Spring Mount, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 6, 2007
Poured a murky orange brown color with a medium sized, off white head that left light lacing on the glass. Aroma of toffee malts, light spices, ash, floral hops, and light yeast as well. Taste of more spices, caramel malts, tart citrus fruits, orange peel, light butter, toasted dough, earthy yeast, and faint alcohol in the finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dickinsonbeer (5077) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - JUN 9, 2007
Tap at Norht Wales, after the reccomendation from Whaleman. Pours a tremendousy cloudy dirty off brown, deep copper, (kinda like my old unpollished wort chiller color). Decent fluffy off white cobwebby head as well. Aroma is cookie-dough, yeasty, bready, lightly sweet , hints of caramel, and a bit musty. Good doughy full flavor, lightly sweet malts, toffee, hints of phenolics, and a light tart citrus character in the end which made it nice and refreshing. Nice Biere de Mars.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
notalush (4859) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUN 14, 2007
Tap at Blind Tiger - cloudy red/copper with a substantial head - light, lively aroma of wet grass, citrus rinds, some bready/yeasty qualities - crisp and refreshing, with the malt not too forward or sweet; it just makes some bread and biscuit character to get the palate working, ending with mild tartness and refreshing citrus fruitiness - a bit of earthy notes throughout - not spectacular, but a nice spring beer.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kmweaver (3207) - Petaluma, California, USA - JUL 27, 2007
Draft @ Iron Hill North Wales. Pours a hazy, orangish-amber color; off-white head with fine-bubbled lacing. Pleasant tartness and citrus in the aroma; some tropical fruit and malt sweetness. Medium-to-full mouthfeel: chewy malts and bready / doughy warmth; a light vanilla presence at mid-palate; medium, doughy and dry malt finish; light citrus hops.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
eaglefan538 (2893) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - JUN 6, 2007
Poured a cloudy orange-amber color with a nice thin head, decent retention and lacing. The aroma was a bit earthy, caramel, and citrusey (oranges works moreso than lemony). Flavor followed suit, all of that with some tofee and light spice also mixed in there. Mouthfeel was dry, somewhat lightly acidic, moderate unfiltered body. A nice refreshing summer beer to enjoy.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MadIndian (2385) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 10, 2010
On Tap. Hazy clouded orange pour with a strawberry fruit aroma. At first you notice a tart bread flavor, but it finishes with hints of caramel malt and citrus. It was interesting.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
illinismitty (2270) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - APR 28, 2009
Draft at Lancaster. Pours a orange amber with a dissipating off white head. Orange of orange peel and bready malts. Light to medium body with just a tad amount of wateriness in the mouth feel. Flavor of pale Belgian wheat malts, orange peel, and herbal tea. Phenolic finish that has hints of yeast and white pepper. True to style and enjoyable.


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