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Iron City Beer - Pittsburgh Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
60
poor

424 Ratings
THE BROS
59
awful

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Ratings: 424
Reviews: 247
rAvg: 2.5
pDev: 27.6%
Wants: 1
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Pittsburgh Brewing Co. visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: maxpower on 02-01-2002)
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akorsak

Pennsylvania

2.23/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

A bottle at the Harmar, PA Primanti Bros. Can't order a Pitts Burgher without an IC, right?

A: The lager is fizzy and yellow, with a thin band of white head. That head doesn't last for long in my glass.

S: The nose has corn sweetness, light with little in the way of biscuit or hops. Incredibly sweet without no counterbalance.

T: Fizzy and sweet, again the corn a takes center stage. That sweetness is unpleasant, lacking many redeeming qualities. On the bright side, the lack of flavor is surprisingly refreshing - I could easily drink several of these with little ill effect (other than the resultant hydration).

M: The mouthfeel is creamy, quite sweet. In one fell swoop I can cross Primanti Bros. and IC off my bucket list; I wasn't impressed with either.

Serving type: bottle

05-15-2011 18:49:15 | More by akorsak
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Iron City Beer from Pittsburgh Brewing Co.
60 out of 100 based on 424 ratings.