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Pig Iron Porter - Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant

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Pig Iron Porter
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BA SCORE
87
very good

141 Ratings
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Ratings: 141
Reviews: 65
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 12.05%
Wants: 1
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant visit their website
United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
A classic porter, dark and full of roasted malt flavor. Chocolate notes are well balanced by a slight bitterness.

37 IBU

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

Pennsylvania

3.85/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a pint glass, Pig Iron Porter produced a significant three-to-four-finger dark-tan head which soon dissipated to a thin, coarse coating leaving little trace on the side of the glass.

In the nose, roasted malts and coffee dominate. Surprisingly, there is little extra when bringing the aroma into the mouth.

The first sip is all coffee with some hops. The above-average carbonation makes this brew more refreshing than usual for the style. As the beer warms, the carbonation starts to dissipate rather quickly. Roasted malts and coffee remain in the finish.

Of all the beers offered in a sampler, this brew easily proved to be the most interesting. If Iron Hill were to have a signature brew, this should be it.

Serving type: on-tap

03-29-2004 03:41:21 | More by JimsArcade
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S-The aroma is coffee, roasty, chocolate.

T-The flavor is identical but improves. The finish is bitter chocolate and coffee.

M-Mouthfeel gives medium body well balanced with low carbonation.

O-Overall a pretty impressive porter would have again.

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Pig Iron Porter from Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant
87 out of 100 based on 141 ratings.