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RATINGS: 90   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36/5   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
phaleslu (8006) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 24, 2013
Had some of a friend’s draft pint at Scotty’s Brewhouse in downtown Indianapolis. Pours a clear orange-hued tea color with a small off-white head. Notes of citrus (orange and grapefruit), caramel malts, pine resin, and floral notes. Light-medium bodied, with medium-high carbonation and a bitter, citrusy mouthfeel. Good IPA.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
frank0830 (70) - South Bend, Indiana, USA - JAN 12, 2013
Poured a nice copper color in my pint glass. Head was great and lacing throughout the entire drink. Nice floral nose, very nice bitter finish. The mouth feel is a bland. Hop choice is great for an IPA. Not an amazing beer but one I will for sure purchase again. This will be a great beer on a hot summer day!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Atom (1913) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - DEC 19, 2012
12oz bottle pours a hazy amber/orange with a small off-white head. Aroma is floral and fruity, citrus, slight hops, and caramel malt. Sweet and malt forward with notes of citrus and some bitter resinous hops on the finish. No amazing but enjoyable.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
olr1984 (1418) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - DEC 15, 2012
Pours dark amber. Light white head. Hops and slight citrus aroma. Slight taste of grapefruit.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hophaze (188) - South Bend, Indiana, USA - DEC 12, 2012
Bottle. Pours Golden Brown. Floral aroma. Hop forward beer but the bitterness seems to linger for awhile after you taste. I would prefer a more crisp finish. Decent. ----Hophaze out

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
brewsWITHbeer (7) - Indiana, USA - NOV 21, 2012 does not count
Bottle. This beer is a beautiful deep copper color. Pours with a thick 1 finger head. Clear with light lacing on the glass as I drink it down. Aroma smells of orange juice and grapefruit. A touch grassy, probably from dry hopped cascades. Not all that strong and a bit 1 sided. As the beer warms I can pick up some toasted malt. Flavor is nicely balanced between hop flavor, malt, and bitterness. I get mostly caramel flavor from the malt but there is a certain "richness" in the background that I really like. Finishes with enough bitterness to clear the palate for the next sip while still being very drinkable. This is a really solid IPA. A bit maltier than a "west coast’ IPA so I probably won’t look for this much in the summer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hartung32 (252) - Indiana, USA - NOV 15, 2012
Very solid IPA; not perfect, but it hits all the right notes per style. Great aroma and flavor, but a little thin in the mouth. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ICEatALAMO (1173) - Troy, Michigan, USA - NOV 9, 2012
bottle. Pours a rich deep orange with little head. The aroma is intense hops, tons of welcoming citrus, very inviting. A little over carbonated. The taste is very enjoyable with more intense hops. A little too much bitterness in the aftertaste that sticks around a little too long.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
queenholly (3592) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - OCT 25, 2012
Bottle. Caramel, biscuit, and spicy-piney orange hops aroma. Hazy orange amber with a large ivory head, light lacing. Caramel malt and bitter citrus peel hops flavor. Medium to full sticky body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
574deadzone (1295) - North Central, Indiana, USA - OCT 25, 2012
Pours a fairly clear copper-orange with a smaller eggshell head that descends and leaves some soapy lace. Nose involves peppery hop notes, caramel, some orange-citrus, and some herbal notes and veers toward some mild tin notes. Taste is pretty bitter and lightly sweet. Palate is fuller than medium bodied, fairly soft on the carb, tingly with a drying hop bitterness. Pretty decent, but it doesn’t quite pop like I want it to.

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