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Iron Hill Light Lager - Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant

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Iron Hill Light Lager
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69
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49 Ratings
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Ratings: 49
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 2.85
pDev: 22.81%
Wants: 1
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant visit their website
United States

Style | ABV
Light Lager |  4.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our lightest beer. Brewed to give a crisp, clean, refreshing taste with very subtle malt and hop flavor.

10 IBU

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-19-2005)
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WVbeergeek

West Virginia

2.78/5  rDev -2.5%

Appears a light golden pale straw hue with a bright white head leaves nice even lacing with decent head retention going on. Aroma has a touch of light herbal hops some watery toned cereal grains, this is for the masses. Taste has a light sweetness touch of hops and cereal grains including 2 row malt, corn and rice yet it's clean and refreshing. Mouthfeel is light bodied somewhat higher carbonation than desired nothing special light and watery. Drinkability would be good as lawnmower style beer however I desire more flavor and when you brew in the light lager category it dumbs down your whole lineup just brew a helles.

02-20-2006 22:04:37 | More by WVbeergeek
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LXIXME

New Mexico

3/5  rDev +5.3%

07-03-2013 16:22:52 | More by LXIXME
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Mpenders

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -3.5%

08-09-2014 12:45:17 | More by Mpenders
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Kegatron

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev +14%

06-17-2013 20:54:56 | More by Kegatron
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Lanstrum

Ohio

2.5/5  rDev -12.3%

05-27-2013 20:51:02 | More by Lanstrum
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Klasala

Maryland

4.75/5  rDev +66.7%

08-08-2014 16:28:14 | More by Klasala
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Mudawg

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +40.4%

02-20-2012 01:04:40 | More by Mudawg
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salthemonster

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev +5.3%

01-12-2013 19:49:29 | More by salthemonster
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BuckSpin

Maine

3.48/5  rDev +22.1%

(Served as a 4oz sampler)

Poured a clear, pale gold hue, nicely epervescent and bubbly. A thin, white head danced on the bubbles and disappated rather quickly with no real lacing. The nose was like the color - light, crisp, hints of a mild body, springlike.

Its very even and smooth on the tongue, with a what can best be described as an ordinary taste that finished thin & watery with a slight aftertaste. It is what it is, no real suspense or surprises. A lot of people were enjoying pints of it, but that's to be expected when the word "light" is mentioned. It wasn't bad, nor was it really good - I'll pass on this next time.

05-26-2005 00:49:41 | More by BuckSpin
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BeerMick

New Jersey

2.75/5  rDev -3.5%

09-17-2013 11:23:55 | More by BeerMick
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mpalestino

Pennsylvania

2.25/5  rDev -21.1%

06-16-2014 01:24:44 | More by mpalestino
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Rhettroactive

District of Columbia

2.75/5  rDev -3.5%

04-14-2012 18:20:44 | More by Rhettroactive
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Kaetea

Pennsylvania

2.25/5  rDev -21.1%

04-14-2012 23:30:24 | More by Kaetea
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IPAchris

Pennsylvania

2.25/5  rDev -21.1%

02-18-2013 14:39:34 | More by IPAchris
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jlindros

Massachusetts

3.03/5  rDev +6.3%

On tap at the brew pub.

Crystal clear pale watery color, very light head.

Nose has almost nothing, the slightest hint of malt and off lager aroma.

Taste is also very light, almost adjunct like, I also get a slight off almost skunk flavor, hints of light malts and lager flavors but not very crisp either despite being so light.

Mouth is very light bodied, watery, decent carb.

Overall not the best lager around, not very good either, maybe a step up from the Macro adjunct lagers but doesn't have much going for it.

09-23-2011 23:27:53 | More by jlindros
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ehreesejr

Pennsylvania

3.7/5  rDev +29.8%

Good beer for anyone that is dieting! It is not as good as the regular lager but better than most other light beers I have tried except Yuengling.
The taste is fine and the appearace is fine but very pale compared to Yuengling.This beer needs to be very cold for my taste but that is the way I prefer most beers.

07-24-2014 17:53:57 | More by ehreesejr
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mikeg67

New Jersey

2.35/5  rDev -17.5%

On tap at Iron Hill Brewery in Phoenixville, PA. Pours light golden hue with short-lived white head and nice lacing. Aroma and taste is of light hops and some sweet malt. Body is light and slightly crisp. Finish is short and slightly sweet. Light lager it is.

05-14-2013 21:46:24 | More by mikeg67
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Oakenator

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev +5.3%

12-17-2011 12:08:55 | More by Oakenator
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cwelder

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -12.3%

03-01-2012 07:18:08 | More by cwelder
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ROGUE16

Delaware

3/5  rDev +5.3%

11-17-2011 07:48:56 | More by ROGUE16
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Stinkypuss

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +40.4%

Iron Hill Light Lager ontap @ Ironhill West Chester

Pours a crystal clear American standard gold with a bone white head and ok retention. In the aroma, cereal grains and malt, light hops. Tastes like a very clean example of the style. Crystal/pale malts, light sweetness and then it finishes abruptly. What else could you ask for in a Light Lager. It only makes sense that the West Chester Iron Hill would have something light for the college kids. This kicks the shit out of the PBR and Piels from Jakes I drank back in the day.

03-22-2011 05:59:08 | More by Stinkypuss
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tobelerone

Connecticut

2.68/5  rDev -6%

On tap in Media. Pours a very pale straw yellow with a decent cap of foamy head. Nice lacing on the glass, perhaps due in part to the lower ABV. Good clarity.

Aroma is fairly bland; grainy; with a touch of sweetness; very light hops detected. Unexciting flavor; not terrible, not particularly tasty; passable for the style I suppose. Grainy cereal quality; corny taste; moderate sweetness that dries up in the finish; low bitterness, hop character is so vague as to be practically non-existent.

Light bodied (of course); medium-high carbonation, not overly fizzy, fortunately. Drinks easily, like water, because it's pretty damn watery.

Look this isn't the worst light beer you'll try but it ain't the best either, even when the competition is pretty lackluster. There's just not much here at all. But I've had so many other beers at Iron Hill I figured I'd give this one a shot. Not something a craft drinker is going to enjoy, but then, you already knew that.

11-01-2012 03:16:44 | More by tobelerone
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abcramer

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -3.5%

07-03-2013 03:51:01 | More by abcramer
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InspectorBob

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev +22.8%

01-02-2012 01:06:58 | More by InspectorBob
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brez8791

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -29.8%

12-28-2011 18:38:10 | More by brez8791
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Iron Hill Light Lager from Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant
69 out of 100 based on 49 ratings.