Railsplitter IPA - Triton Brewing Company

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Railsplitter IPARailsplitter IPA

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Ratings: 246
Reviews: 33
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 15.3%
Wants: 4
Gots: 33 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Triton Brewing Company visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: SmartyPints on 12-13-2011)
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2.5/5  rDev -31.7%

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

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3/5  rDev -18%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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3/5  rDev -18%

Photo of dmgeng
3.7/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Wanted to try a local IPA and this is what I got.

A - Orange color with light orange head. Some lacing. Mostly clear.

S - Full hop smell with notes of citrus and pine hops.

T - Has all the hops from the smell and a mixture of malty sweetness. Good hop flavor and aroma that make it pleasing all the way, almost like perfume. Crisp with some hop bitterness. A good IPA with a slightly hop edge but balanced.

M - Medium mouth-feel with the tones of sweetness. Good carbonation.

Overall, a very solid IPA. I love the hop flavors and the sweetness doesn't overpower but compliments. Perfect blend for an IPA. If you like supporting Indy's brewing culture this is a good testament to what it has become. I'd recommend it to a friend who likes IPAs.

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4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

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3.16/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Bottle. Pours a cloudy amber color with a moderate off-white head. Nose is really light for me - I can detect some faint whiffs of floral hoppiness, but the smell certainly isn’t strong. Taste is actually too balanced for me - only a very slight bit of bitterness, and not a lot of substance. Meh.

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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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3/5  rDev -18%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

Photo of hosehead83
3.68/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12oz. bottle into a standard pint glass.
Chill-hazed copper/gold in color, with a nice two-inch head of off-white foam.
Aroma-Nice whiff of piney, citrussy hops
Taste-Toasted malt, piney hops, underlying bitterness that carries to the finish. A bit of a watered-down mouthfeel, but very drinkable. A nice IPA.

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2.75/5  rDev -24.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

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3.45/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

The color is a deep, clear copper. A light, soft, big-bubbled off-white head forms on top, reaches 3/4 of a finger, lasts a short time, fades to sturdy foam, and leaves spotty lacing.
It's moderately hoppy, though pretty light overall. Citrus flesh and zest sneak out with a light malty sweetness balancing. It's tough to get a whole lot out of, though.
The flavor is a bit stronger, with both hops bitterness and malts sweetness somewhat more assertive. Balance is well-maintained. Grapefruit and orange mingle with a floral sort of note, and it's pretty leafy, but it develops an odd sourness into the finish. Overall, though, it's not bad.
It's a little thin in the body with some spritzy carbonation, which just needs a little time and evens out. It's not too bad, and pretty smooth, though the crispness does eventually fall off.

Railsplitter IPA from Triton Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 246 ratings.