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Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant — Wilmington
(C&D Brewing Company)
Bar/Tasting RoomBeer GardenRestaurantBeer To Go (Off-License)
620 South Justison Street
Wilmington DE 19801
Telephone: +1 302-472-2739
Brewer: Mark Edelson
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Notes

Visited: April 12, 2005

Opened: 2003

Contributors: Siegfried Binge, Diane Crawford

Wilmington's Iron Hill was named Large Brewpub of the Year at the 2005 Great American Beer Festival.

Updated: November 7, 2012

Beer List

  • Awards:

    • Date: April 12, 2005 (#5616)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 18½ points
      Appearance (3)
      Bright amber. Thick head.
      Aroma (4)
      Toasty, with herbal and spicy hops.
      Mouthfeel (9)
      Light body, fairly high carbonation. Lots of toasty, chewy, caramelly malt. Mild spicy, floral hop flavor, mild bitterness. Finishes sweet and biscuity.
      Overall Impression (2½)

  • Awards:

  • 9.50% abv.
    Awards:
    • Date: April 12, 2005 (#5620)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 16 points
      Appearance (3)
      Bright deep golden. Low head.
      Aroma (3)
      Earthy, fruity, alcoholic.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Big-medium body, real smooth, low carbonation. Big maltiness with lots of fruity esters. Sweet. Banana and bubblegum. Long sweet finish.
      Overall Impression (2)

  • American-Style Black Ale
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  • Wood- and Barrel-aged Beer
    9.50% abv.
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  • Belgian-Style Pale Strong Ale
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  • Belgian-Style Fruit Lambic

  • Wood- and Barrel-aged Dark Beer
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  • Irish-Style Red Ale
    • Date: April 12, 2005 (#5621)
      Package: nitrogenated
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 14 points
      Appearance (3)
      Bright red-amber. Big thick head.
      Aroma (2½)
      Pretty clean.
      Mouthfeel (7)
      Light body. Toasty and sweet, with some diacetyl.
      Overall Impression (1½)

  • American-Style Pale Ale
    Awards:
    • Date: April 12, 2005 (#5618)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 16½ points
      Appearance (3)
      Bright amber. Thick head.
      Aroma (3)
      Dark-fruity, some caramel.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Medium body, moderate carbonation. Real fruity and moderately bitter.
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Good clean beer

  • Other Belgian-Style Sour Ale
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  • Belgian-Style Lambic
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  • American-Style Light Lager

  • Lodestone Lager
    Bohemian-Style Pilsener

  • Old Ale
    Old Ale
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  • Pig Iron Porter
    Robust Porter
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  • Raspberry Torte
    Specialty Beer
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  • Russian Imperial Stout
    Imperial Stout
    9.50% abv.
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  • Schwarzbier
    German-Style Schwarzbier
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  • Vienna Red Lager
    Vienna-Style Lager
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  • Wee Heavy
    Traditional Strong Scotch Ale
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  • Winter Wheat Wine-Oh!
    Other Strong Beer
    10.00% abv.