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Railbender Ale - Erie Brewing Co.

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Railbender AleRailbender Ale

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BA SCORE
82
good

635 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 635
Reviews: 313
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 14.29%
Wants: 17
Gots: 33 | 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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3.75/5  rDev +3%

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4/5  rDev +9.9%

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Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +30.5%

06-03-2014 21:50:31 | More by k_art18
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ercjr1101

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +30.5%

06-03-2014 12:17:29 | More by ercjr1101
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Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

06-02-2014 16:34:59 | More by Glanzman
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Holdren84

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +9.9%

05-30-2014 14:16:39 | More by Holdren84
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CM_Awesome

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

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djrn2

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

05-29-2014 11:36:18 | More by djrn2
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Latarnik

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +3%

05-26-2014 18:19:07 | More by Latarnik
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PA-Michigander

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

05-19-2014 20:53:43 | More by PA-Michigander
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athomasPSU

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +9.9%

05-16-2014 16:26:17 | More by athomasPSU
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rolltide8425

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +9.9%

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MikeWard

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +3%

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BigTrubble

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +3%

05-01-2014 21:24:32 | More by BigTrubble
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Coreynezy4

Oregon

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

05-01-2014 20:49:42 | More by Coreynezy4
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New York

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

04-26-2014 20:55:04 | More by JoeMans
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alucardswordlol

North Carolina

4.49/5  rDev +23.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Last beer I had after the Erie samples. This and the Crude are their two best.

Appearance - Really fits the style, heavy amber hues and a nice light head. Wee bit hazy.

Smell - The smell is definitely muted compared to the taste. Mild toffee and caramel hints to the sweetness in the beer.

Taste - Drank plenty of Scotch ales back home in Glasgow and this is quite good. Very silky with how the toffee, caramel, and biscuity flavours come together. You would never know it is 7%. Unlike other scotch ales there is no heat and I like the absence of hops in the flavor.

Mouthfeel - Quite light, even for a scotch ale. Only adds to its drinkability and the carbonation was perfect.

Overall - Very good interpretation of the style. The flavors and body make this one of the most drinkable malty beers on the market.

Serving type: bottle

04-23-2014 22:36:20 | More by alucardswordlol
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New York

4/5  rDev +9.9%

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New York

4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +9.9%

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North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +9.9%

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Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +30.5%

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Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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Railbender Ale from Erie Brewing Co.
82 out of 100 based on 635 ratings.