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RATINGS: 95   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37/5   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
Our flagship beer, and a true example of the style, the Railsplitter India Pale Ale (IPA) is a fresh golden brew with noticeable citrus and floral aromas balanced on a nice malty backbone with a dry finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
davidajensen (206) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - DEC 27, 2013
Very citrusy aroma. Thin head and lacing. The beer is clouded. The taste is less citrus than the aroma leads to believe. The maltiness is not overwhelming, but in the forefront juxtaposed to the bitterness of the hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Oly (62) - Crawfordsville, Indiana, USA - DEC 3, 2013
Not bad, but not particularly memorable. Hazy orange with a thick head. Mild aroma of some citrusy hops, but flavor was more malty than I expected and the grapefruit hops were unfortunately accompanied by a mild soapy flavor. I wouldn’t turn it down, but I wouldn’t buy it if I had other IPAs I could choose from.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Racegoer (354) - Indiana, Indiana, USA - OCT 26, 2013
Poured a cloudy amber that you can’t see thru. Very little smell weak hops and an ashy finish not very good. Not Recommended

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Luvystypotables (1694) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - OCT 15, 2013
Caramel colour with a nice head, great lacing. A complex nose of floral, citrus, especially grapefruit and orange. A taste of grapefruit rind, bttier but not overly bitter. Dry finish sligthly bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jmagnus87 (2912) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - OCT 11, 2013
Draft. From notes. Caramel and hay with a little citrus hops. Drinkable, but nothing super special.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
italianjohn (2910) - Penndel, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 3, 2013
Pale deep golden orange pour with a soapy off white head and small sticky lacing .... aroma of citrusy, piney/floral hops and caramel malts .... taste is of citrusy and spicy floral hops with a caramel malty backbone and a crisp hoppy dry finish .... a solid, sessionable average ipa with nice flavors and the abv is hidden well ... could drink this all day

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BuckeyeBoy (6154) - Boise, Idaho, USA - SEP 8, 2013
12oz Bottle via trade. Pours out a dark gold topped with a off white head. Aroma is nice sweet caramel, citrus, and some light floral notes. Taste is just a little caramel, light hops, with a light bitter end. The nose would lead you to think this was going to be pretty tasty, but it was a little bit of a let down.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ContemplateBeer (2008) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - SEP 1, 2013
Beer #100 from my wife’s home state of Indiana. Aroma: Moderate grapefruit with some slight pine resin; malts are of the cereal variety and lightly present. Appearance: Hazy light copper with a bubbly off-white head. Flavor: Fairly bitter grapefruit up front, very dry all around (more floral/pine with the dryness); cereal is an afterthought and mostly present towards the finish. Palate: Medium body, creamy texture, soft carbonation, bitter finish. Overall: Solid IPA; very similar to so many others around the country right now. Not a distinctive beer, but not a bad one, either.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
kwoeltje (2233) - Manchester, Missouri, USA - AUG 28, 2013
(tap at Ale Emporium) amber with small head. Modest hop aroma. Flavor is caramel malt, some citrus hops.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
MrBunn (2738) - The Wet Side of a Dry Town, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 20, 2013
Bottle. Pours a clear caramel with a medium-sized head and very little aroma. I am picking up a faint hint of caramel and that’s about it. Nothing offensive, but nothing enticing. Flavor has a bit of caramel and a little bit of floral and soapy hops, but not much interesting. More like a weakly done amber than an IPA if you ask me, but this one has sat in the fridge for a month and change.

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