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RATINGS: 135   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.88/5   IBU: 17   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cherry Inspired Cream Ale: Sweet, tart cherry essence. creamy smooth finish. Cherry Blush.12.5

Beer Stories
Brewery folklore tells a story about a train engineer with a passion for the taste of Railbender Ale. With every stop he made in Erie came an equal number of stops at our brewery. One extended visit to our fermenter left the engineer in a rather befuddled state of mind. On his fateful trip out of Erie that evening, his train mysteriously derailed. The engineer swears that a huge black cherry tree had fallen across the tracks as the culprit. No such tree was ever found, but the front of the locomotive was spattered with hundreds of red sports. In tribute to this folklore our expert brewers introduce Derailed Black Cherry Ale brewed with fresh sweet black cherries and the finest malted barley to create a truly cherrylicious ale. Please enjoy responsibly, as we would never want you to get derailed!

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2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
edgallow (3840) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 18, 2014
12 oz bottle pours golden with a white head. Aroma of cherries and malts. Taste is malts and cherries with a tart finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rondphoto (4229) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - JAN 17, 2014
@ Party Town / Florence KY - Hazy medium amber, white head cover, streaks of lace. Aroma is interesting - malt with a bit of maple. Taste is routine malt that moves effortlessly (without complexity) through the palate before adding a bit of cherry in the finish. Drawback: tart cherry lingers till the very end, masking any other flavor. Reasonable, not great.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Theydon_Bois (17973) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - DEC 7, 2013
Bottle split at Christine and Daves thanks to DLJ, 27/11/13. Clear golden with a moderate off white head that clears edgeward. Nose is berry fruit, malt, sugars, artificial fruit flavouring. Taste comprises fruit syrup, toasted malts, sugars, berry fruit, caramel, sweet cherry drops. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, sweet syrupy closure. Sub mediocre sweet meh !

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Chudwick (2967) - Taylor Mill, Kentucky, USA - OCT 15, 2013
12oz bottle - shit, I thought this was the Raibender Scotch Ale. Its a good thing I like fruit beer. pours pale gold with white head. Nose is bad fruity yogurt. very fizzy and heres the cherry flavor. A little smoky. "I spend my days and nights deranged!!!" mildly sweet and a tad tart.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
JaBier (7289) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - OCT 13, 2013
Bottle. Pours a clear amber with a thin beige head. Aroma of sweet malt and cherry extract; almost black cherry Kool-aid. Malty flavor with big artificial cherry flavor through to the finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
unclemike (2987) - Ft. Riley, Kansas, USA - OCT 8, 2013
Smell of cherry permeates when opened no head when poured color of hazy gold taste of cherries and malt slight chocolate no aftertaste overall a good fruit beer

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alextricity (509) - Michigan, USA - OCT 5, 2013
Mystery beer at Green Dot Stables in Detroit, Michigan. Figured Id give it a try... never heard of the beer or brewery before. Well... Im surprised this beer is classified as a cream ale. What? Its the very definition of a fruit beer. The black cherry is on the front and back and everywhere in between. Its in the smell, and its all around. The aftertaste is somewhat tart and pretty sweet, with a malt body that reminds you that this is a beer and not some sort of a wine cooler. Make no qualms about it, this is a fruit beer. Its not a beer with fruit juice added, it tastes like fruit juice with beer added ... take that as you will. Its not an awful beer, but one was enough for me, and I doubt I could ever have more than two in a session. The dominance of the cherry makes this a super "girly beer". Some malt, lots of tart and sweet cherries. Its not bad by any means, but its far from great.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
jbrana (640) - NASHVILLE, Tennessee, USA - SEP 17, 2013
Pretty week pale cherry ale with a slight tartness from the cherries, but that's all. Otherwise a pretty bland ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nejhleader (1496) - Lemoyne, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 5, 2013
Kinda a thin body, has a sweet black cherry taste, kinda refreshing. A sweet black cherry aroma also.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
alobar (3637) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 30, 2013
Pours a clear copper color with no head. Aroma of bread and cherry. Black cherry flavor with caramel and bread. A bit too sweet, but still decent.


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