Iron City Beer | Pittsburgh Brewing Co.

Iron City BeerIron City Beer
BA SCORE
3.7%
Liked This Beer
2.51 w/ 534 Ratings
Iron City BeerIron City Beer
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Pittsburgh Brewing Co.
Pennsylvania, United States
pittsburghbrewing.com

Style: American Adjunct Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by maxpower on 02-01-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#43,653
Reviews:
270
Ratings:
534
Liked:
20
Avg:
2.51/5
pDev:
27.49%
Alströms:
2.49
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
84
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 534 |  Reviews: 270
Photo of Pennd002
3.18/5  rDev +26.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

A widely available beer here in WV, ICB is somewhat popular here and there throughout the state. It seems to be hit or miss for most people since many I know don't like it, but it's my wife's favorite. I give it a slightly better than average rating as I think it's smoother and has a better aftertaste than most big names out there. It's worth a shot, especially at a Pirates game.

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Photo of chasmandocharles
2.58/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Canada_Dan
2.24/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Photo of MisterKilderkin
2.25/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of BigAl18
2.02/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of paulish
2.9/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of CWVegas
3.93/5  rDev +56.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Monongahela river water is the secret!

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Photo of Gregaroo
2.41/5  rDev -4%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Bettis Grille in Pittsburgh. No cans, so had a bottle. Local classic. Had to try one (and only one). Great bar beer. Glad I had it, but also glad it doesn't have wide distribution.

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Photo of Mo_fro
3.38/5  rDev +34.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

For some reason I don't think this beer is as bad as its rated. I've drank some amazing beers and some disgusting beers. This is neither.

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Photo of utilityname
2.21/5  rDev -12%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Photo of ovaltine
2.25/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of LazyEyedBarney
2.15/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 3 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

I wouldn't say it's horrible. I can drink it and don't feel the need to make a face.
It's better than some I've had.
Drank it from a 16oz can. I don't see the point of pouring in a glass when the smell is probably best avoided.
It's a very plain beer. Nothing much to talk about. Has an inoffensive taste, but you might notice a somewhat creamy mouthfeel, which doesn't really feel it suits the taste.

Regardless, if it were at a party, I'd take it instead of a budweiser any day.

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Photo of Wrigfen
2.49/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of FreshButterbeer
2/5  rDev -20.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of BeerLovinWoman87
2.43/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.75

Pours a clear yellow color with a white head that totally dissipated within 60 seconds. Not much taste at all. I will not buy this again.

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Photo of nigeldazooman
2.1/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.25

Photo of ShepardCommander
3.25/5  rDev +29.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

I thought this is a perfectly serviceable AAL. On par with Old Milwaukee.

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Photo of hozersr
2.35/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of dschmi8
2.5/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of rfoltz53
2.5/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Shreyas
2.75/5  rDev +9.6%

Photo of graham3727
4/5  rDev +59.4%

This is Pittsburgh in a can......if you don't like it, LEAVE!

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Photo of BrewJohn
3.56/5  rDev +41.8%

Photo of HardyA
3/5  rDev +19.5%

Photo of NJBeer265
1/5  rDev -60.2%

Iron City Beer from Pittsburgh Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.7% out of 100 with 534 ratings
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