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RATINGS: 94   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39/5   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.

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4.2
Shagtastic (4) - Indiana, USA - SEP 8, 2012 does not count
Really love this beer. Mix of citrus and piney hops make this one a home run for me. Best IPA out of Indy hands down.

3.4
patrick767 (4406) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - AUG 17, 2012
tap at Brewhaven - Pours hazy copper colored with good lacing and a citrus hop aroma. The flavor has crisp citrus hops bitterness that’s well balanced by the malt backbone. Overall it’s a good brew though it doesn’t stand out.

3.3
Patrickctenchi (6750) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - AUG 16, 2012
Pours clear, rosy-orange-amber with a small, quick, off-white head.
Scent is slightly caramel, citrus hops.
Taste is malty with a growing pine hop prescence.
The bitterness increases with every sip.
very good.

3.1
rondphoto (4494) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - AUG 14, 2012
Clear medium dark amber with a good foamy head and horizontal bands of lace. Not for the faint of hops. Starts innocently enough, with typical caramel malt, moves through a mostly mild palate, and then slams you with pine hops just as the flavor unwinds at the finish. Talk about delayed gratification - very visible hops, but you have to wait and wait. Interesting.

3.5
AcctError131151 (121) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - AUG 14, 2012
Bottle. Pours a clear amber. Small but persistent head, good lacing. Pretty to look at. Aroma is overhwelmingly grapefruitty, slightly resinous.Well-balanced maltiness and bitterness. Slightly sticky, resinous lasting bitterness. Solid IPA.

3.7
Onslow (1535) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - AUG 2, 2012
Pour from a 12oz bottle. Clear copper brew with off white head. Good head persistence. Excellent citrus aroma. Taste is medium sweet malts at the start transitioning to a nice citrus hoppiness and ending with a somewhate heavy handed herbal / floral bitter. A fine IPA but one that is in the pack in this incredibly competative category.

3.3
Daytonbeer (730) - Ohio, USA - JUL 31, 2012
Pours amber with white head and nice lacing. Aroma of citrus hops. Taste is the same with some floral hops, a touch of malts. A little too watery,but not bad.

3.2
DWestrick (819) - Ft Wayne, Indiana, USA - JUL 29, 2012
decent IPA. mild hop and citrus and distinct malts - an overabundance of malt in my opinion, but solid and drinkable overall.

3.6
dbarnold (1127) - Bethesda, Maryland, USA - JUL 10, 2012
Very well balanced, moderately hoppy beer. In the american spectrum it’s more like a hoppy pale ale, than the typical dry light body IPAs. Pours golden brown, nose is pretty malty, not much hops. Body is where it gets it done...pine, citrus, a little resin and very satisfying. Refreshing clean finish. Could use some hops up front both other than that very good.

3.5
jcos (1855) - Maryland, USA - JUL 8, 2012
Location/Date:Bottle on July 8th, 2012.



Appearance: Pours a dark copper.


Aroma: Aroma is of light citrus and floral notes.br/>

Taste: Medium bitterness, faint pine, some orange. Better than the nose.


Palate:Medium light body, quick finish.



Summary: First off, thanks to Dave for the beer! This is a solid IPA. I’m unsure why the nose isn’t stronger, and at times i wish the taste was a little cleaner, but it’s enjoyable.


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