coldbrewky (1731) - Hippetown East, New York, USA - MAY 19, 2007
I once had made a chair out of all the cases of returnables when I was in grad school at Slippery Rock. I must admit that there were one or two cases of Iron City mixed in with the rest. compared to the acid mine drainage water that flowed from every water tap in the county this stuff was the elixer of life in that area. Had one run me down this memory lane last night as my father bought a case of it for a change. Some people change....most people don’t. This beer has not. Color nose and taste of straw. light body that is quite consumable and the 16.oz bottles stay put in the beverage holder of the lawnmower. thedm (6320) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - MAY 19, 2006
This bottled brew from Traverse City, MI poured a small sized head of foamy white colored fine to medium sized mostly lasting bubbles that left behind a good sheet lacing and a transparent carbonated light orange yellow colored body. The aroma was very mild with malty hoppy notes to it. The mouth feel was crisp and clean with a mild malty aftertaste. Very nice indeed. The mild malt hop flavor had a slight astringency to an otherwise pretty good brew. dp (608) - uniontown, Ohio, USA - JUL 26, 2007
$15 a case, didn’t expect much, was happy with what i purchased, creamy tongue feel, bubbles, easy to drink, hint of malt, kind of a very odd mint like aftertaste Mirage52 (147) - New Market, Maryland, USA - FEB 27, 2008
Not a bad Pittsburgh area brew. I prefer it to Iron City. You gotta keep these beers alive or else everything we drink will be generic corporate beer with no ties to your hometown. Not that I am from Pittsburgh, but I will enjoy one of these when I am in the Western Maryland panhandle. It’s watery, and tastes like everything else, but I appreciate the hard work that the locals put into making the beer. nike (966) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 17, 2012
On tap at Gene’s Place in Oakland (Pittburgh, PA). I always found this beer to taste better on draft than in the bottle. A good old fashion cheap american pale lager.
wxman (1865) - O’Fallon, Illinois, USA - OCT 10, 2007
It’s been many years since I had a Stoneys, but I thought I’d rate from memory anway. 16oz bottle pours a golden yellow with a decent white head that diminished quickly, but a thin layer remained throughout. As I recall it had a cornmeal and light hop aroma that was pleasant. Taste was sweet malt, corn grits and some hop bitterness. This was always a very pedestrian american lager, but tasted like they did back 20 to 30 years ago. Better than today’s macros. degbert (1776) - Austin, Texas, USA - JAN 20, 2012
Can. Pours a hazy lambent gold with a high, large-grained head. The nose has definite grain, apple, and honey elements. It’s very rich for a pale lager, with a flavor much deeper than I expect from the style. There are elements of sweetness, and a slight metallic hint. Quite good. harryk (1) - Silver City, New Mexico, USA - APR 11, 2008 does not count
To my knowledge, Stoneys is brewed by Jones Brewing Co. in Smithton, PA - about 30 some miles south. Has Iron City bought them out? christou (1) - Illinois, USA - JAN 10, 2010 does not count
A very simple pale lager. Slight alcohol aroma. Minimal head. Light sweet and bitter taste. Refreshing beer. Light finish. Light body with a lively carbonation. tone77 (256) - Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 5, 2012
Pours a dark golden color. Smell is of grains, corn. Taste is grains, a bit medicinal at the finish. Overall a mediocre beer.