Iron Horse IPA | 5 Seasons Westside

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Brewed by:
5 Seasons Westside
Georgia, United States
5seasonsbrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Rotating

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Added by TrappistJohnMD on 08-04-2013

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Ratings:
7
Reviews:
3
Avg:
3.83
pDev:
11.75%
 
 
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Ratings: 7 |  Reviews: 3
Reviews by TrappistJohnMD:
Photo of TrappistJohnMD
4.07/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Very nice golden-amber color with thick white head that lingers long in a pint glass. Tons of lacing along sides of glass.

Smell is malts and pine. Hints of fruit come through as well.

Taste is sweet malts up front and a nice pine and tangerine citrus later. Mild-moderate bitterness.

Mouthfeel is light to medium with nice average carbonation.

Overall this was a really nice IPA. Very well balanced and drinkable.

Notes from brewer: It is an American IPA with a big, bold tropical fruit and citrus hop flavor and hop aroma. There is a large hop grower that grows several of the new and experimental hops. Unfortunately he has 4 family members suffering from ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease.) In an attempt to raise funds for a cure he came up with a cool idea to involve the brewing community. He invited about 30-40 breweries from around the country to participate and we were the only one from the southeast. He put together an amazing blend of some experimental hops that he is growing. He donated the hops to us and asked if we would donate $1 per pint of the beer sold to his foundation. So we are. The hops are amazing, our guests get to enjoy something really amazing and we’ll be contributing some dollars to help cure a terrible disease. The name Iron Horse was Lou Gehrig’s nickname. It is $6 per pint.

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Photo of chinchill
3.55/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

On tap at the Westside 5 Seasons.

Lemony flavor is unusual.
Feel: a bit harsh for style and ABV.
Exceptionally cloudy body with a remarkably durable off-white head.
Mild-moderate bitterness, going from near sweet to moderately bitter aftertaste.

O: distinct and decent IPA.

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Photo of Rohkey
4/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of Paincane
4.16/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Resiny hazy golden body with frothy white head. Great lacing.
S: Intensely citrusy grapefruit and pine aromas.
T: Grapefruit, tropical fruit bright hoppy flavors.
M: Crisp, bitter hop finish.
O: A hoppy-from-the-start brew that leaves you wanting more.

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Photo of ari32
3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

Photo of rolltide8425
3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

Photo of SGToliver
3/5  rDev -21.7%

Iron Horse IPA from 5 Seasons Westside
3.83 out of 5 based on 7 ratings.
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