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Old School IPA | Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant

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3.81
pDev:
9.97%
 
 
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant
United States | website

Style: English India Pale Ale (IPA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Winter

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Added by kernalklink on 01-08-2007

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Reviews: 4 | Ratings: 6
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Photo of alcohline_trip
3.95/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kernalklink
3.92/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A good IPA from Iron Hill- very traditional in its flavors, subtle and satisfying. Pours a golden amber with good lacing. Floral hops dominate the aroma- some malts come through. Nice light carbonation on the mouth. Hops are not very strong but a strong malt character, bready and slightly sweet comes through. Less hoppy than most, but still true to the style. Drinkable, sessionable and tasty.

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Photo of dsa7783
4.17/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

May 10, 2008...

Had this on-tap at the brewery restaurant on Main Street in Newark, DE...
According to the in-house manager, this was the current seasonal offering...
Appeared in the serving glass with a very minimal head that quickly receded and left hardly any lacing at all...
Nice, strong aroma filled with hops, and bittersweet essences...
Very piney, citrus-flavor, with a burst of bittersweet, pink grapefruit to match... a strong dose of well-balanced hops with an equally good mouthfeel that left a very strong citrus aftertaste on the tongue...
Good drinkability as well make this an all-around pleasing sample and a very good representation of the style...
Recommended...

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Photo of Rifugium
3.18/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

First had: on tap at Iron Hill, Media, PA

A pretty standard IPA; not too strong or hoppy. But then I like my IPAs hoppy, so...

Poured a clear, golden-yellow with a thin white head. Aroma has a pretty good balance of sweet malts and citrus hops. Floral and citrusy hops up front, and malty sweetness following, with a bready quality. Pretty mild. Light-medium mouthfeel, and somewhat drinkable, but not extraordinary.

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Photo of Deuane
3.93/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

A-Golden tinted light copper with a medium white head that lasted and left behind nice lacing.

S-Light floral/citrus hops with a bit of malt sweetness. A bit of grassy/herbal hop aroma in the background.

T-Hop forward floral/citrus hop bite with a biscuit malt backbone. The malt is fairly unassuming letting the hops shine through. A nice touch for a "low" ABV IPA.

M-Medium-light bodied and a bit on the thin side. A smooth, creamy texture thanks to the cask delivery saves the day for this one!

D-Highly, despite the light body this is a tasty, easy drinking hop forward sessionable IPA. Well done, would make any Englishman poud!

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Photo of bluehende
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Old School IPA from Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant
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