Ironhorse Chicago Common | Argus Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Argus Brewery
Illinois, United States
argusbrewery.com

Style: California Common / Steam Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
With the re-release of our Common beer, Argus Brewery offers a very unique American beer. This type of beer was brewed in the San Francisco Bay Area from the mid 1800′s to the mid 1900′s, A hybrid style, it uses a lager yeast but is fermented at warmer temperatures typical of ale. Copper colored and medium bodied, Argus Ironhorse has full malt & spicy herbal hop flavors, producing a very unique character unlike any ale or lager.

Added by emerge077 on 08-08-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
76
Reviews:
18
Avg:
3.37
pDev:
18.4%
 
 
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3.42/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.75/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.5/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of EatonHops
3.25/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.44/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4.4/5  rDev +30.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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3.55/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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3.65/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.27/5  rDev +26.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Very tasty beer at a realistic cost. I will certainly purchase again and again.

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3.46/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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3.25/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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2.5/5  rDev -25.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

25 cent single from ABC in Winter Haven

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3.25/5  rDev -3.6%
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4/5  rDev +18.7%

A little hoppier than their H. Lager but nice rich taste and mouth feel. All their beers taste like your in a dark tavern standing at the bar while the bar tender turns the wooden handle and out flows a foamy froth of goodness. These beers are excellent like drinking right out of wooden keg!! Ahrrg...

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3.67/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12-oz bottle into nonic pub glass

A - 2 fingers khaki head over a murky body of orange/copper

S - toasted malts, caramel sweetness, grain

T - caramel-sweetness, toasty malt, spicy hops

M - chewy medium body, medium carbonation

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Ironhorse Chicago Common from Argus Brewery
3.37 out of 5 based on 76 ratings.
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