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RATINGS: 548   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.83/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
From 1861 to present, Pittsburgh Brewing Company continues to produce fine beers as legendary as the city they come from. Iron City Beer is proudly recognized as one of the finest true lager beers brewed in the United States.

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1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
HippieFee (354) - - NOV 30, 2014
Can - Light and watery taste. A slight bite but not from hops. More malt flavor but not sweet either.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
BVery (9788) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - NOV 10, 2014
Bottle from Binnys in Schaumburg, IL. Clear pale gold pour with a small white head. Corn, very light, mild carbonation. Exceedingly dull, but not offensive either.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
ordybill (1449) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - SEP 21, 2014
Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass. Aroma-Grain is the predominant scent, I could not detect anything else. Appearance- This beer is a clear yellow with a white head Taste- Strong flavor of corn and malt, not terrible but not world class Palate- Medium bodied with a lot of carbonation Overall- barely average to me, but I am not from the local area for this brew. I hear this is held in reverence in Pittsburgh.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Beerathon (1683) - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 7, 2014
It is what it is, typical adjunct lager. Corn malts, slightly sweet, hops are nonapparent, pretty blah. But hey, i was in Pittsburgh.

1.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Maxbier (913) - Maryland, USA - SEP 1, 2014
From a stylish olde frothinggslish can. Yellow pour white head. Sweet corn and sugar aroma. Flavor is sweet and bland. In the up side wet cardboard associated with this style at times is minimal. Lingering sweet corn.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
slowrunner77 (10461) - Reno, Nevada, USA - AUG 19, 2014
"From family back east after that best of the worst list came out. Pretty bad, but not the worst, macro corn and generic malty sweetness with little in the way of hops or anything else interesting. Refreshing ice cold on a hot day, but not good."

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Darkmagus82 (2291) - - JUN 12, 2014
Transfer from BA review on 4-29-12- Poured from bottle into pint glass Appearance Pours a medium golden color with a billowy white head. The head had a surprising amount of retention but eventually faded to give only a very light amount of lacing. Smell Corn and lighter caramel aromas are the heaviest (although still rather light). There is a very light metallic aroma mixed in as well. Taste A sweeter corn and a decent bready malt flavor meet the tongue. There is a little bit of caramel that works its way in toward the middle of the taste, hiding some of the corn. A bit of the corn works its way back in and the caramel, corn and malt take the taste to the end. Mouthfeel Lighter bodied with a medium level of carbonation. Very average for a lager and very fitting for the style. Overall Mostly an average American adjunct lager but possibly a slight bit above average as its flavors are a bit on the more potent and easy drinking side.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
vilsack1987 (24) - - JUN 1, 2014
If yinz headen down the local bar to watch big ben beat up on dem browns this is the beer to drink.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
kmlen87 (22) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 1, 2014
The pride of Pittsburgh. The best thing to come out of Pittsburgh since sliced bread. Average lager, not much taste flavor or aroma, good for steelers Sunday.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Patrickctenchi (6203) - Coxs Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - APR 4, 2014
Bottle: Pours clear gold with a short white head. Scent is apple, grain malt. Sweet...fruit and barley malt flavor, corn. Nothing wrong with this at all...a plain old American Lager...not bad for what it is.


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