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Ironhorse Chicago Common - Argus Brewery

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76
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55 Ratings
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Ratings: 55
Reviews: 17
rAvg: 3.23
pDev: 20.74%
Wants: 1
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Argus Brewery visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
California Common / Steam Beer |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
With the re-release of our Common beer, Argus Brewery offers a very unique American beer. This type of beer was brewed in the San Francisco Bay Area from the mid 1800′s to the mid 1900′s, A hybrid style, it uses a lager yeast but is fermented at warmer temperatures typical of ale. Copper colored and medium bodied, Argus Ironhorse has full malt & spicy herbal hop flavors, producing a very unique character unlike any ale or lager.

(Beer added by: emerge077 on 08-08-2011)
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12-oz bottle into nonic pub glass

A - 2 fingers khaki head over a murky body of orange/copper (4.0)

S - toasted malts, caramel sweetness, grain (3.25)

T - caramel-sweetness, toasty malt, spicy hops (3.75)

M - chewy medium body, medium carbonation (4.0)

lwillitz, Aug 20, 2014
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A: The beer is clear amber in color and has a light amount of carbonation. It poured with a quarter finger high off white head that gradually died down, leaving a thin layer of bubbles covering the surface and a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Light aromas of yeast and toasted malts are present in the nose.
T: The taste is similar to the smell, except the malt flavors are a little stronger. A slight amount of bitterness is perceptible.
M: It feels medium-bodied and slightly chewy on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: Despite the malty taste, this beer is very easy to drink and goes down easily. It has a good balance between the malts and hops.

metter98, Jul 03, 2014
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Ironhorse Chicago Common from Argus Brewery
76 out of 100 based on 55 ratings.