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Railsplitter IPA - Triton Brewing Company

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Railsplitter IPARailsplitter IPA

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BA SCORE
83
good

203 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 203
Reviews: 28
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 14.67%
Wants: 3
Gots: 14 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: SmartyPints on 12-13-2011)
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Leowulfe

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

06-07-2014 22:11:18 | More by Leowulfe
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Viperman1316

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

06-07-2014 21:16:43 | More by Viperman1316
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Dayman766

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

06-05-2014 02:38:49 | More by Dayman766
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TasteTester

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

06-04-2014 02:26:00 | More by TasteTester
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BcOneSeven

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +8.7%

06-02-2014 00:18:18 | More by BcOneSeven
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mikepcarney

Ohio

4/5  rDev +8.7%

06-01-2014 17:35:53 | More by mikepcarney
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cd34

Illinois

4/5  rDev +8.7%

05-31-2014 20:09:32 | More by cd34
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yuenglingfan101

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

05-24-2014 21:39:45 | More by yuenglingfan101
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cmrillo

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

05-20-2014 01:59:52 | More by cmrillo
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Hodgin

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +8.7%

05-20-2014 01:49:48 | More by Hodgin
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jeremy3311

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

05-16-2014 11:51:25 | More by jeremy3311
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1Nrwyscotch

Wisconsin

3.65/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle poured into a pint glass

A. It pours a nice amber color with two fingers of off white head.
S. It is a pine forest in a glass with very little else coming through.
T It tastes like it smells with a strong hop bitterness to start followed by some more hop bitterness and finishing with some hop bitterness, yep its a really hoppy beer and reminds me of some unbalanced west coast IPA's.
M. It has a medium body.

O. This is an interesting beer I had never heard of when I picked it up. The label references some citrus and a strong malt back bone and I'm missing that in the bottle I have so I wonder if its old bottle. I would try it again.

Serving type: bottle

05-13-2014 20:46:38 | More by 1Nrwyscotch
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jadler16

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +29.1%

05-02-2014 15:01:23 | More by jadler16
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Cmteagardin

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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atrocity

Virginia

1.75/5  rDev -52.4%

04-30-2014 18:56:06 | More by atrocity
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Inglewood

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

04-28-2014 13:05:15 | More by Inglewood
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zrab11

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

04-23-2014 01:46:03 | More by zrab11
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mwade5

Indiana

4/5  rDev +8.7%

04-19-2014 04:12:42 | More by mwade5
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ccorso2009

Indiana

5/5  rDev +35.9%

04-18-2014 20:36:33 | More by ccorso2009
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bzach

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

04-13-2014 05:02:35 | More by bzach
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Filabee

Michigan

4/5  rDev +8.7%

04-05-2014 17:49:57 | More by Filabee
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Knoxrb12

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

04-03-2014 13:46:41 | More by Knoxrb12
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BuckeyeSlim

Ohio

3.58/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

12 oz. bottle poured into a NB snifter.

A - Pours a muted golden copper-brown into the glass. A dense, very tight two-finger head of egg-cream white slowly collapses, leaving a dense, thick ring of foamy lace around the glass. After a good 10 minutes, there's a nice blanket of very fine bubbles left across the surface that refuses to fade. Held to a full-spectrum light, the beer is a muted apricot orange-red and rather cloudy, with lots of bubbles rising up through the glass feeding the surface.

S - A bit muted, but decently complex mix of grapefruit, pine, and herbal hops sit on moderately toasted malts. A little biscuit in the background. Spending some time with it brings out some tropical notes, but the resin pretty easily overrides them. At the very end of a very slow tasting, the underlying malts made an appearance offering some light caramel.

T - Bitter citrus rind and dry, crushed floral hops dominate the taste profile. A hint of dry toasted bread cowers in the background. Notes of soft bitter orange fade in at the finish. When it really warms up, there's a tad more malt, but not much.

M - Foamy. Plenty of carbonation. Body is rather thin and pretty much disappears into the finish. Structure is loose, with components milling around each other. Bitterness washes over the tongue. Finish is dry and lingers across the palate from the hops.

O - It's all about the hops - their pronounced bitterness and punch right at the beginning of the quaff makes discerning nuances difficult. This one's for hop heads who don't want malts and sugars cluttering up the taste profile and want a lasting bitter finish to coat their tongues. I'd prefer more balance.

Serving type: bottle

03-31-2014 08:36:24 | More by BuckeyeSlim
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PhilMiller

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

03-22-2014 01:06:27 | More by PhilMiller
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BSuter

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

03-18-2014 14:27:54 | More by BSuter
Railsplitter IPA from Triton Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 203 ratings.