509 Style | Iron Horse Brewery

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Brewed by:
Iron Horse Brewery
Washington, United States | website

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Summer

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Added by pixieskid on 09-22-2010

BEER STATS
Reviews:
11
Ratings:
25
Avg:
3.73
pDev:
15.55%
 
 
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Reviews: 11 | Ratings: 25
Reviews by youradhere:
Photo of youradhere
4.3/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Poured into a pint, deep golden body with slight haze; thick white head that falls to a nice crust and lacing. Smells of fruity hop, apricot; taste is hop bitter up front followed by subdued bready malt. Carbonation is medium and mouthfeel is creamier than a pale, making this beer both refreshing and filling. A nice session beer, I could drink this all night- and I will!

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Photo of SamOfBeerHalla
4.56/5  rDev +22.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Really smooth but also comes with a lot of flavor. Not too much to where you're choking on it and not too little to where you should have just ordered a pbr. Overall great night sipping on the 509.

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Photo of HoppySeb
3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

Photo of distantmantra
3.82/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

22 oz. bomber poured into a straight pint glass.

A: The beer pours a slightly cloudy light golden orange color with a small head of fluffy white foam. There is thick lacing which eventually slides down the sides of the glass back into the beer.

S: 509 has a nice light fruity aroma with a touch of grain and caramel.

T: The flavor is pretty close to the aroma. There's a nice citrus taste with a balt of grainy malt. Just a touch of bitterness at the end but for the most part incredibly smooth.

M: Pretty standard medium level carbonation with a light, slightly dry mouth feel.

O: Definitely a tasty session beer with high drinkability. Nothing spectacular but very solid.

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Photo of Fatehunter
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Pours a finger of head on a hazy straw body.
The aroma is a nice lemon, orange and pine mixture.
The taste a quick bitter lemon with orange sweetness on top.
The texture is crisp.
A nice and easy drinking beer.

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Photo of Kevlee722
3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

Photo of BlueSpader
3.56/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DKRowden
4/5  rDev +7.2%

Photo of Braz
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of crobinso
2.5/5  rDev -33%

Photo of NWbyNW_Brew
4.6/5  rDev +23.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of philbertk
2.96/5  rDev -20.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

iron horse brewery, inc.--509 Style--fresh local session beer; 509: area code of the eastside; 509 style: ale of the eastside--2010 22 oz. Bottle. 5.00% ABV. 25 IBU's? (3.0 / 5.0) Golden Ale? Big dense lacy white head. Bright fizzy cloudy hint light sediment dust orange gold color. Light hop front. Smooth creamy hint delicate sweet caramel mild flavored Golden Ale body. Refreshing hop hint easy end. Well made, but Fizzy not zesty weak & bland. Sampled 10/23/2010. Purchased for $4.99 Each @ Ken's Market--Phinney Ridge on 10/6/2010.

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Photo of abeldiaz
2/5  rDev -46.4%

Photo of chumba526
4.02/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Appears light golden orange with a small white head.

It smells slightly fruity, slightly citrus like, and a little grainy.

It tastes much like it smells: there is a nice mild fruity citrus flavor that is balanced by a mild malty flavor. There is an ever so slight bitterness in the finish of this beer. This is not a complicated beer but it is a nice easy to drink beer that is smooth.

The carbonation is around medium.

The drinkability is good this is a good session beer I could drink quite a few of these.

Overall a nice easy drinking beer. This is not a groundbreaking beer but it is well made easy to drink and tasty. Recommended if you want a nice simple beer that tastes good.

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Photo of beefandbean22
4/5  rDev +7.2%

Photo of woemad
3.78/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pint consumed at the 2/7 Alehouse in Spokane.

Poured a golden/amber color, with an inch or so of off-white foam. Lots of lace.

Smelled of floral hops and biscuity malts.

Not too hoppy tasting, this is more of a session pale ale, almost English. There's just enough hop flavor to balance out the malts.

Very drinkable beer. I stuck with this for a couple more with no regrets.

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Photo of CoryR
3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

Photo of Chelsea1905
3.86/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Advertised as a Session Beer, at 5%

Cloudt yellow with a hint of peach, very minimal head. Looks like a slightly think lager

Sweet malty backbone, nice and light straw in there too. Smells somewhat "creamy" if that makes sense. I don't get too much hops in there at all, and certainly no pine. Slightly floral.

Tastes as it smells. Nothing overpowering, nothing overwhelming, just a good ale.

Smooth, misleadingly full mouthfeel, but really its finish is light.

It's 1.25am, and I'm watching the Ryder Cup. A great beer for the occassion. Does what it says on the bottle.

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Photo of strongaf
3/5  rDev -19.6%

Photo of barleywinefiend
3.91/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Poured a hazy deep orangish color with good carbonation leaving a nice white cap

S: This smells like Boundary Bay IPA

T: Bread comes out upfront, a very malty Pale Ale. Plenty of citrus here; grapefruit, hint at pine and a lot of apricot, with another hint at peach. Decent amount of hop bite and sugar on the back

M: Chewy, bigger bodied Pale Ale

O: Nice. I would try this

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Photo of pixieskid
3.8/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

med thin body, unfiltered mouthfeel, crisp and slightly slick; moderate carbonaiton.
mild malt presence upfront with a hint of caramel and some grains.
nice citrus hop presence; strong lemon and lime notes with a hint of piney resign in the finish.
Overall; very clean and simple, unique hop notes and incredibly easy drinking.
It's description of being a "session" ale is right on; you could cruise through these all day!

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Photo of adkieffer
3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

Photo of Collinvs
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of Bookseeb
3.68/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance is a nice cloudy amber with a fair head that dissapates thin leaving good lace. Smell has that sweet malt with citrus and grain. Tastes as it smells with light saline and moderate hops leaving a fairly clean finish. Mouthfeel is low medium with good carbonation. A little more backbone would round it off reel nice.

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Photo of Sound_Explorer
3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

509 Style from Iron Horse Brewery
3.73 out of 5 based on 25 ratings.
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