RATINGS: 511   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.84/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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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   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
tx77573 (14) - Texas, USA - NOV 22, 2011
It’s better than similar offerings from Miller, Budweiser and Coors. Great for Steelers games.

BlackBeerPG (898) - Darien, Illinois, USA - JUN 16, 2017
Taste: crisp, grain and malt, some hop character. Nose is mild, fermented cereal grains. Gold, clear, some foam head with delicate lace. Lite body. Old fashioned slightly water beer.

ganache (6057) - New Jersey, USA - MAY 30, 2017
Bottle from Bierport, iirc. Nose too sweet, highly corny. Med-high graininess, strong fresh-cut grass, but really it’s all about the sweet corn. Pour clear dark golden but dull and a little dirty looking, head bright white but fizzes itself out utterly in under ten seconds. Taste quite sweet, right around the cloying mark, grassy with very low bitterness and stronger grain, very strong corn, and a pleasant floral character from the hops that would elevate the lesser base if everything weren’t so sweet and corn-cut. A touch of malt depth in the medium body helps with drinkability, but with the carbonation escaping so quickly, it’s closer to flat. Not an abomination by any means, but one of another hundred poorly-conceived traditional Pilsners from an area mistakenly known for good lagers. [2017.05.24: 1.2]

mercsmusic (10) - - MAY 27, 2017
Had this beer for the first time in Pittsburgh last week. Bought it because I was told how awful it is. Well, it was quite refreshing. Not a super beer but better than I thought. The 24 ounce can at PNC was 9.50 . Will buy again. Not great but surprisingly good

gripweed57 (2871) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - MAY 6, 2017
From old tasting notes. Pale yellow gold color. Creamy white head. Faint malt aroma. Light dry hop flavor upfront. Dry tart finish. Not great, but better than its reputation.

BrewBoxer (2664) - New York, New York, USA - APR 21, 2017
Bottle at primanti bros. rusty tasting beer to just drink with greasy food. Better than the light ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

Marshausk (1) - North Carolina, USA - DEC 27, 2016 does not count
Well.....I’ve had better. Nothing good about this beer. There are just too many other choices to consider this one.

radio_nowhere (1474) - Maryland, USA - NOV 28, 2016
Bottle into pils glass, because why not. Bubbly clear golden color with tad off-white head. Aroma notes of pale malt sweetness, crackery, faint straw, tad grass and even fainter fruity esters. Taste adds corn, metallic and light graininess. Light body, heavy carbonation, crisp, with clean finish. Aroma seems tad promising, pretty weak after that. Another boring pale lager down the hatch!

Panzuriel (2380) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - JUN 17, 2016
Location: 16 oz purchased at PNC park Appearance: Light golden. fizzy white head of white bubbles Nose: crisp light cracker malt. Sharp hay hops. Taste: Lightly sweet with a faint hop bitterness Body: thin and fluid. Watery. Parting thoughts: A typical pale yellow boring lager beer. had to, though I was in Pittsburgh.

beerme31 (705) - Holly Springs, North Carolina, USA - FEB 28, 2016
Bottle. Aroma of hay, grass. Poured clear golden thin white head. Medium sweet taste. Very thin texture and very light watery body. Finishes with light sweetness and hints of hop. Very clean finish. Overall not much too it, even for a pale lager.

Cybercat (6155) - Georgia, USA - OCT 26, 2015
Pours clear light golden with a thick and frothy eggshell head that says hello and quickly exits. Aroma is crisp and malty, typical and uninspiring. Typical flavor presents malty and weak fruity tones. Mouthfeel lacks fizz and body, but at least it is distinguishable from water. Well, it’s another rating.

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