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RATINGS: 95   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37/5   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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3.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Patrickctenchi (6208) - Coxs 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
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
rondphoto (4176) - 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
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
dougdecinces (118) - 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
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Onslow (1425) - 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
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Daytonbeer (726) - 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
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DWestrick (666) - 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
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dbarnold (1127) - Bethesda, Maryland, USA - JUL 10, 2012
Very well balanced, moderately hoppy beer. In the american spectrum its 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
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcos (1788) - 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. Im unsure why the nose isnt stronger, and at times i wish the taste was a little cleaner, but its enjoyable.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Block (2341) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - JUL 1, 2012
Sampled at 2012 Indianapolis Brew Ha Ha. A really nicely put together beer. Great hop profile. Alcohol is masked well. A light bodied but stronger beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
drfabulous (6944) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - JUN 25, 2012
12 ounce from Khans downtown shop. Slightly bitter with medium hop presence. Nothing really separates this one from the back, though its drinkable. I expected more.


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