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A light colored, medium bodied, full flavored American style Ale. Steel Rail E.P.A. is our flagship product that has a full malt flavor and is balanced with a pronounced hop flavor and bitterness.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TOSG55 (223) - Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA - APR 6, 2013
Bottle. Pours a somewhat anemic straw color with a medium head. Sweet malty aroma of grains, caramel, and a touch of coffee. Flavor has similar components, but more balanced with some hop bitterness. A solid session beer, better than its ratings here would indicate.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Mikeyaponte (33) - Chicopee, Massachusetts, USA - APR 9, 2015
Crisp Clean. One of the pioneers of western mass craft brewing. If you like European Lagers this beer is more than acceptable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ben4321 (4433) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - APR 6, 2015
UPDATED: APR 15, 2015
Location: 12 oz can from Nikki’s Liquors, 4/6/15

Aroma: The aroma is bready malts, with some herbal and spice notes.
Appearance: It pours an unclear gold-orange color with a sheeting white head and mid-heavy lace.
Flavor: The taste is similar, bready malts, lightly sweet, spice and herbal light bitterness.
Palate: The body is light-medium, fairly clean, average carbonation, and a lightly dry finish.
Overall Impression: This is decent. Not something I’d rush out for again, but a decent offering none-the-less.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Stoned99 (346) - Quebec, CANADA - JAN 13, 2015
Bottle from Winooski Beverage Warehouse. Aroma: cereals, fruits (orange, grapes?), spices, grass. App: hazy straw with small white head. Taste and palate: light body, oily, watery, light sweetness, light bitter finish. Overall: a boring pale ale, not complex, body too thin, not enough bitter, not enough malty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
powelln13 (7) - Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, GERMANY - DEC 29, 2014 does not count
Light and refreshing, with a strong, fruity aroma but not a whole lot of flavor to go with. Light Amber colored and smooth. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Kavu (2657) - Helsinki, FINLAND - DEC 4, 2014
Small taste from a can @ Bauer Wine & Spirits. Pours clear golden with a medium head. Aroma is slightly fruity malts. Flavor is slightly sweet and fruity malts. Basic, but good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blipp (6615) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - NOV 21, 2014
Draft. Pours gold with a white head. Fruity base, lighter bitterness, sweet candy malts, and mild citric undertones. Not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BrewBoxer (2359) - New York, New York, USA - OCT 5, 2014
Draft at world if beers In Stamford . Pale yellow color with a light head. East drinking pale ale drinking beer

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
yiannnos (1000) - , CYPRUS - JUL 26, 2014
Hazy golden colour. Light bodied, some caramel aroma. Malty, bready flavour

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Darkmagus82 (1928) - - JUL 25, 2014
Transfer from BA review on 8-1-12 - Served on tap in a pint glass Appearance – Pours a lightly hazed golden color with a two finger white head. The head fades relatively fast to leave a moderate level of lacing. Smell – The aroma is sweet with strong notes of a caramel and butterscotch nature. Mixed with this is a lightly roasted bready aroma as well. Taste – A sweet malty flavor greets the tongue. The biscuit flavored maltiness is mixed with a heavy dose of caramel. As the flavor advances on, the roasted flavor begins to lose their strength, with flavors of butterscotch and light fruits as well as hoppy flavor (which is quite light) working their way into the flavor profile. The taste finishes leaving a rather satisfying flavor to linger on the tongue. Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is on the average side with the carbonation level that is very appropriate. Both good and tasty. Overall – A very easy to drink and quite enjoyable brew. One to try if you get a chance.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tonkun (966) - New Jersey, USA - JUL 16, 2014
Bottle. Light yellow gold pour with a big head that dissipated quickly. Caramel covered cereal, spice, citrus juicy, herb and lemon peel. Spicy carbonation. Medium body with crisp cool bubbly finish. Nice beer on a warm day

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