eRock_2013 (301) - South Carolina, USA - JAN 6, 2015
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
Well this is an impressive porter from an impressive northeast USA brew-pub chain that sadly does not seem to be expanding in the direction of South Carolina. For a recent lunch outing I had a very positive visit to Iron Hill; along with delicious food, I enjoyed this, their standard line-up porter. Poured a solid ruby brown color, good frothy head. Smelled strong and fresh of coffee and earthy hops, taste was likewise a well balanced tasty porter stronger on the coffee side of the porter spectrum, while featuring a malty body and subtle bitter hops. Some chocolate malt in the background. Finished clean and smooth, although the mouthfeel struck me as thinner and weak, but very drinkable. Only real disappointment was that this was the only beer I got to sample at Iron Hill, I hope to visit again and try more!
BillWyce (781) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 20, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught at Chestnut Hill location. Poured opaque nut brown with a small tan head. Aroma of nutty and roasty malt with a touch of coffee. Body is medium-to-full and lightly oily. Roasted coffee flavor with a light nuttiness underneath. The roasty note lingers pleasantly in the finish.
Sparf (142) - Östersund, SWEDEN - DEC 13, 2014
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Choklad och lakrits i den tämligen lilla doften.
Samma komposition går igen i smaken. Ligger även med en lite syrlig karaktär.
Blaskig och tunn, tyvärr.
Eftersmaken är i det närmaste obefintlig.
keanex (1563) - Atco, New Jersey, USA - NOV 4, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at Iron Hill Vorhees.
Appearance: Deep opaque chestnut with a creamy dark tan head.
Aroma: The aroma is complex with nuts, brown sugar, chocolate, roasted malts and a dash of smoke.
Taste: Clean intro, slightly nutty. Mid taste picks up some chocolate with roast and caramel. Finish lingers lightly of smoke.
Palate: Medium bodied, moderately carbonated.
Overall: Great porter, really drinkable. This is on par with the greats. Very affordable.
Beergeek23322 (2570) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - NOV 2, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
10/27/2014. On tap at the Lancaster location. dark brown with a tan head. Roasted malt, hints of vanilla, chocolate and dark fruit. Nice balance, light bitterness and a long finish.
GenDV138 (2458) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - OCT 25, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
4 oz draft pour at Iron Hill Newark as part of the 8 set sampler on 10/24/2014. Dark brownish black with light tan head. Aromas of roast, vanilla, dark chocolate. Tastes of roasty notes, dark chocolate, toffee, sweet dark fruit. Medium body with a dry finish. One of the better brews from the sampler.
N3lson1 (302) - Long Valley, New Jersey, USA - SEP 27, 2014
3.3 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Drank as part of a sampler at the Iron Hill Brewery in Wilmington, Delaware.. A beautifully dark beer with amazing aromas of roasted malts.Very little carbonation,tastes of roasted malts. but finishes weird.
callmemickey (3167) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 25, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Dark brown-black body, medium to thin light tan head, soapy lacing. Light roast, bittersweet chocolate, caramel, and earth. Medium bodied with moderate to lively carbonation, a tad thin towards the finish, lingering earthiness with mild bitterness.
AndyW68 (1184) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JUN 23, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Dark dark brown with off white head. Aroma is roast malt and chocolate. Taste follows nose. Nice bitter bite.
MadRobin (2179) - Silver Spring, USA - JUN 18, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap 4 oz. taste at Iron Hill in West Chester, PA.
Nearly opaque, deep dark brown with a creamy tan head and very good lacing.
Aroma of chocolate, roasted malt, coffee and raisins.
Taste of dark chocolate, coffee, dark fruit and a touch of citrus.
Medium/full body and medium/low carbonization.
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