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Railbender Ale - Erie Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
82
good

657 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 657
Reviews: 313
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 14.29%
Wants: 20
Gots: 39 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Erie Brewing Co. visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Scottish Ale |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 12-17-2001)
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5/5  rDev +37.4%

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4.9/5  rDev +34.6%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

This is one of the BEST ales I've tasted in years! It was smooth, rich tasting with a lingering sweetness which made me want more. It is a perfect blend in my opinion. Although 6.8%, it has no bite! For me it went very well with a nice dinner meal or as a stand-alone ale. No true ale drinker will be disappointed with Railbender' Ale. I love it!

ghilt, Dec 29, 2007
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4.78/5  rDev +31.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

A-
One finger head that fades fast into a light ring on the edge
Light brown / copper in color with a decent, constint stream of carbonation bubbles.

S;
Roasted Malts right away with nutty and toffee not far behind. Roasted smell lingers in my nose as I go to take my first sip

T;
Almost spot on to the smell just more of it. The roasted smell makes no attempt to blend in. The nutty that I got in the smell trails behind and starts to blend in more towards the back of my palate in which it meets up with a hint of wood. No alchol and really no lacing on the glass...none that sticks around long anyway.

M;
nicely heavy but still smooth making it easy to drink...on a dangerous level.

O;
I find this to be a fantastic ale. Has made me decide to seek out more scotch ales. I love the complexity while still having a high drink ability.

Garlicjosh, Feb 29, 2012
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Railbender Ale from Erie Brewing Co.
82 out of 100 based on 657 ratings.