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Iron Hill Light Lager - Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant

Iron Hill Light Lager
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44 Ratings
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Ratings: 44
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 2.81
pDev: 21.35%


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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Ratings: 44 | Reviews: 14 | Show All Ratings:
Reviews by tgbljb:
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tgbljb

Pennsylvania

3.78/5  rDev +34.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Serverd as a pale yellow beer with puffy white head that quickly fell toa thin ring. Smell is very minimal with only a slight sweetness to be found. Taste is also very light, slightly sweet, but suprisingly refreshing. Finish is cold and refreshing. They have done a nice job with this beer, keeping it light but preserving some nice flavor.

Serving type: on-tap

03-12-2006 14:03:42 | More by tgbljb
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RyanByorick

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +24.6%

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05-22-2013 00:25:50 | More by jkeefe1800
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Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev +6.8%

05-20-2013 21:54:50 | More by Slatetank
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mikeg67

New Jersey

2.35/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

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.

Serving type: on-tap

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

Alaska

3/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

At Lancaster location:

A: clear, light yellow body; carbonation rising at decent pace, ever so light lacing left

S: light rice/corn adjuncts, nothing offensive, nothing bad

T: slightly sweet

M: light, sessionable, dry aftertaste and finish

O: good for the light lager style if that`s your wheelhouse, not sure if I`d come back to

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Pennsylvania

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Kochka


3/5  rDev +6.8%

11-17-2012 03:52:18 | More by Kochka
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tobelerone

Connecticut

2.68/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

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.

Serving type: on-tap

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

Pennsylvania

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kylehay2004

Florida

2.68/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Enjoyed at the Wilimington, DE location brewpub.

A: thin sliver of a white head on a clear pale golden body.

S: smells of grain and sweet corn, little on the malt side.

T: this one is very light and watery with mostly sweetness provided from corn and as advertised malts and hops are basically absent.

M: light body and high carbonation. very refreshing.

Overall: highly drinkable. I would still like at least SOME malt flavor here but its not a bad tasting beer overall.

Serving type: on-tap

07-29-2012 14:08:32 | More by kylehay2004
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staticmaneuver

New Jersey

2.85/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Sampled at the Maple Shade Iron Hill brew bar.

S: It looks like your basic light American lager. Pale gold with white a weak white head. Some tiny bubbles.

A: Has almost no smell, but maybe a little malt or even a doughy smell.

T: Very crisp and clean, piney hops.

M: It's refreshing. Smooth and very watery.

O: If you like light beer this could be for you. It's better than the macro stuff, but nothing special. It would be great after a long day working outside. The beer has to be very cold.

Serving type: on-tap

05-24-2012 03:12:59 | More by staticmaneuver
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Iron Hill Light Lager from Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant
69 out of 100 based on 44 ratings.