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Iron Horse - Fargo Brewing Company

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Iron Horse
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BA SCORE
85
very good

20 Ratings
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Ratings: 20
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 10.82%
Wants: 2
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Fargo Brewing Company visit their website
North Dakota, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Hermy221 on 02-10-2014)
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Hazy golden color with two fingers of head that slowly settled to a thick cap. Thick lacing is left down the glass.

Interesting hoppy aroma. A combination of tropical fruit, strawberries, and forest floor. A little dankness as well. Not getting anything from the malt.

A little bit of sweetness and toasted notes from the malt that balances the bitterness and the fruity hop flavors. A blast of Juicy Fruit upfront with notes of berries and evergreen. Unfortunately there is an astringent aftertaste that does not leave an appealing departing flavor.

Light body and nicely carbonated that is lively yet giving a creamy mouthfeel that lets the flavors develop.

Other that the odd aftertaste, this is a very solid pale ale. I would have no trouble downing a few cans of this.

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S-Very fragrant aroma....very fruity....berries...tropical fruits...lightly floral

T-Loads of ripe sweet berries....blueberries, blackberries, strawberries, even hints of elderberries....also some notes of peaches, and tropical fruits like mango and papaya. Toasty malt lets the hops shine but lends a nice dimension as well.

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Iron Horse from Fargo Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 20 ratings.