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The Sword - Iron Swan Ale - Real Ale Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
80
good

92 Ratings
THE BROS
70
okay

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Ratings: 92
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 3.51
pDev: 10.54%
Wants: 6
Gots: 10 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Real Ale Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
English Pale Ale |  5.88% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Real Ale partners with band The Sword to create Iron Swan Ale. Our newest canned offering is a tribute to the song that first introduced us to a packaging hall favorite, The Sword. Iron Swan pours a deep copper color and has an enticing intro of fruit and caramel with subtle hints of earth and spice. This medium bodied ale showcases the fruitiness of our house ale strain, along with the rich toffee flavors of English crystal malt. Added complexity is provided by generous amounts of English hops. Iron Swan finishes slightly dry with a mild spiciness that beckons another can. Fire up your turntable and audition Iron Swan yourself.

(Beer added by: whoneeds8 on 08-01-2013)
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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

a- big white and thick 1 inch head when poured which settles down to a half/quarter inch. caramel/bronze color. its gorgeous.

s- sweet hoppy and citrusy scent. it's pleasant.

t- sweet bitterness with a citrus accent.

m- light/medium heft. sticks to taste buds initially but does not stick around too long.

o- i think this is one of the better English Pale Ale's i've had in a long time. it's sweet with just the right amount of hoppiness. the beer is very balanced.

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The Sword - Iron Swan Ale from Real Ale Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 92 ratings.