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Ironbound Ale - Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant

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Ironbound Ale
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85
very good

101 Ratings
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Ratings: 101
Reviews: 48
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 12.14%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant visit their website
United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed as a medium-bodied American pale ale with significant hop additions. This celebration of American hop varieties includes Cascade, Columbus, Centennial and Chinook hops.

30 IBU

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-20-2002)
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mikeg67

New Jersey

3.58/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Iron Hill in Phoenixville, PA. Pours amber with short-lived fluffy, white head and nice lacing. Aroma and taste is of citrusy hops and caramel malt. Body is medium and crisp. Finish is long and bitter. On the whole it is a good, well made brew.

Serving type: on-tap

05-17-2013 21:41:45 | More by mikeg67
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brheuer

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

03-17-2013 21:30:27 | More by brheuer
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djrn2

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

02-24-2013 15:56:51 | More by djrn2
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chucksim

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.5%

02-19-2013 15:51:10 | More by chucksim
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IPAchris

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -27.4%

02-18-2013 14:38:04 | More by IPAchris
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IdrinkGas

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.5%

01-21-2013 17:07:12 | More by IdrinkGas
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flyingmick

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

12-17-2012 02:59:52 | More by flyingmick
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tobelerone

Connecticut

3.95/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On tap at Iron Hill, Media, PA.

Pours a shimmering, dark gold/amber color with a small, slowly settling off-white head that comes to rest as a thin band on top of the beer. Nicely creamy lacing clinging to the sides of the glass in sheets. Lovely floral and pine hop nose; some lightly toasted malts underneath but mainly a hop-forward aroma.

Taste follows suit; a bready, toasty malt base serves to support and balance the hops without stepping on them at all. Lots of floral and pine notes take center stage, hints of citrus as well but not the predominant grapefruit character noted by drinkers in past years. Perhaps a slight change of hop variety? Finish is dry with a bit of pleasantly lingering bitterness in the aftertaste.

Medium body and carbonation; maybe a touch fizzy, but that's being nitpicky. I thought this was an excellent, flavorful pale ale and I'd gladly return to this one in the future.

Serving type: on-tap

11-01-2012 04:00:22 | More by tobelerone
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rolltide8425

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

10-03-2012 20:35:38 | More by rolltide8425
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marty717

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -20.8%

09-06-2012 03:20:57 | More by marty717
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wertschy

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

08-25-2012 20:27:56 | More by wertschy
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tomasher

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

07-29-2012 16:30:51 | More by tomasher
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kylehay2004

Florida

4.03/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Enjoyed at the Wilimington, DE location brewpub.

A: single finger head on a golden with amber brown hues clear body.

S: foral hops and caramel malts.

T: vry nice balance with the hops and malt. The hops provide earthy and floral note profile.

M: medium body and moderate carbonation.

Overall: again, a nicely balanced and highly drinkable APA. not an exceptional or particularly memorable beer but still nicely crafted.

Serving type: on-tap

07-29-2012 14:41:03 | More by kylehay2004
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briandaube

Delaware

4/5  rDev +5.5%

06-20-2012 23:43:01 | More by briandaube
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abcramer

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

06-03-2012 03:24:53 | More by abcramer
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staticmaneuver

New Jersey

2.75/5  rDev -27.4%

05-24-2012 03:29:42 | More by staticmaneuver
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rfgetz

New Jersey

3.88/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a dark golden amber, light cap of bone froth, decent retention and lacing. Relatively strong piney, floral and citrus hop notes up front before toasty and lightly caramelized malts. Hops bring a quick pine flavor and bitterness to the beer, strong malt backbone toasty and lightly sweet, finishes clean and floral with a touch of citrus. Medium bodied, good carbonation. A nice pale ale with good hop bite and firm malt backbone.

Serving type: on-tap

05-21-2012 14:27:10 | More by rfgetz
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ncworster

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.5%

04-19-2012 21:17:17 | More by ncworster
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Ryanc23


4/5  rDev +5.5%

04-17-2012 14:50:21 | More by Ryanc23
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Rhettroactive

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

04-14-2012 18:49:32 | More by Rhettroactive
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DaleB50

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -20.8%

04-06-2012 15:05:36 | More by DaleB50
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hoops61176

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.5%

04-05-2012 23:54:07 | More by hoops61176
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augie

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.5%

03-23-2012 13:56:49 | More by augie
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TheDarkKnight

Delaware

3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

03-11-2012 03:51:18 | More by TheDarkKnight
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Jamesthebrit

Michigan

4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Dark red. Interesting color for an ale I suppose.
S: Floral, light.
T: A great showing of hop bitterness balanced with a subtle sweetness. It was smooth and really a great showing for an ale which I'm usually not a fan of. The amount of bitterness was really present which I appreciated.
M: Sat well. A little bubbly.

Overall a good showing. It was really smooth and showed that it had great attention payed to it. One of the best ales I've ever had.

Serving type: on-tap

03-03-2012 15:58:15 | More by Jamesthebrit
Ironbound Ale from Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant
85 out of 100 based on 101 ratings.