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Iron Horse Lager - Sweetwater Tavern & Brewery

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Iron Horse Lager
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Reviews: 1
Hads: 1
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: n/a
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Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sweetwater Tavern & Brewery visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
Schwarzbier |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-25-2004

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Beer: Reviews & Ratings
Reviews: 1 | Hads: 1
Reviews by ManekiNeko:
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4.02/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Served from a growler purchased at the brewpub and drunk upon getting home. I used a tallish pilsener style glass.

Appearance: Clear ruby-twinged brown topped by a smallish frothy offwhite head. No real head retention, but small flecks of foam were left on the glass.

Smell: Biscuity caramelized malts with a hint of smokiness mixing with faint grassy hops.

Taste: Caramelized and bready malts again. Smokiness is a little more apparent, but not like a rauchbier or anything.

Mouthfeel: Lightbodied, suprising given the apparent malt bill.

Drinkability: This is a fine little session beer. It won't make you go, "Holy Shit!!" but will definitely make you say, "Damn!"

Other: this helped me get through one of the debates.. I forget which. (757 characters)

Iron Horse Lager from Sweetwater Tavern & Brewery
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