Pig Iron Porter | Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant

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87
very good
196 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant
United States
ironhillbrewery.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
A classic porter, dark and full of roasted malt flavor. Chocolate notes are well balanced by a slight bitterness.

37 IBU

Added by BeerAdvocate on 04-20-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
196
Reviews:
70
Avg:
3.92
pDev:
11.22%
 
 
Wants:
1
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25
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Photo of malprep
3.51/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TomMorris
3.98/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of mthomp081
3.94/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of chinchill
3.54/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

On tap at the brewpub in Media, PA.
Pours with a red-brown body that has excllent clarity and highlights. Minimal head yet decent lacing.
Very good bitter-sweet balance. No sour or other off notes. Light smoke in the finish and aftertaste.
Medium body and carbonation.

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Photo of dbaraniak
3.83/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of stephenjmoore
3.84/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of danlib21
3.12/5  rDev -20.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of BeerForMuscle
3.69/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of acurtis
3.32/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mdfb79
3.89/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

From 12/23/14 notes. Had on tap at the new location in Ardmore, PA. 4 oz. pour as part of a sampler.

Pours a deep brown, almost black color, with one inch of tan head and moderate carbonation evident.

Nose is awesome, sweet milk chocolate, roasted malts, bakers chocolate, vanilla, cream, toasted malts. Taste is a little more bitter, not as flavorful as the nose. Light body, a bit too thin, low to moderate carbonation evident.

Overall a nice porter with a great nose. A bit thin and the taste has more bitter dark chocolate, but would try it again.

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Photo of darcange
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of WilliamJRileyJr
4.09/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of little_star
4.01/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of rondufresne
3.23/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of bmeehan
3.25/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

I'm having a hard time remembering this beer, since it's been a few years, but I do remember it having a pretty robust flavor and a rich color. I also remember enjoying it, so that's good too.

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4/5  rDev +2%

Photo of Airsomers
3.2/5  rDev -18.4%

Photo of DubC14
3.9/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of jimpyle48
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of jodybrutal
3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of Tjizzel
4.16/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of GregStoner
3.6/5  rDev -8.2%

Photo of webweb2
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of LehighAce06
4/5  rDev +2%

Photo of lrowland270
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Pig Iron Porter from Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant
3.92 out of 5 based on 196 ratings.
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