Railsplitter IPA | Triton Brewing Company

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85
very good
326 Ratings
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Railsplitter IPARailsplitter IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Triton Brewing Company
Indiana, United States
tritonbrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by SmartyPints on 12-13-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
326
Reviews:
41
Avg:
3.76
pDev:
13.56%
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
75
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 326 |  Reviews: 41
Photo of hoagzzz
2.8/5  rDev -25.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Taste grew on me slightly as I went but otherwise it's the textbook dark colored malt IPA.

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Photo of RoseHulmanBeerClub
3.88/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of poster83nutbag
3.67/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kilopaparomeo
3.9/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of macaw87
4.29/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of w_evans
3/5  rDev -20.2%

Photo of BPMeyer27
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of Justinmh88
5/5  rDev +33%

Photo of ttylicki
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of lillitnn92
2.75/5  rDev -26.9%

Photo of HoggDaddy
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

If you like you IPA with a lot of hop, probably not for you. I don't, so I liked it very much. Little citrus and caramel. Good finish. Does not stay on breath all night! lol

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Photo of Frankenstein897
3.56/5  rDev -5.3%

Photo of GuldenColts
2.08/5  rDev -44.7%

Photo of jrborchert74
3.64/5  rDev -3.2%

Photo of indianabeerman
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of lanciloti
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of cjmccahill
3.7/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of todste
3.96/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of Tchip13
3.6/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of LoganMc
3.12/5  rDev -17%

Photo of are_doubleyou
2.99/5  rDev -20.5%
look: 4 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3

L: The beer appears very good. A nice foamy head that turns into a good lace after a vigorous pour and a rich orange in color.

S: The aroma is very weak for an IPA. I got some citrus notes when I first poured, but now I don't smell much of anything. Not very appealing for an IPA.

T: I get some floral notes when it hits my tongue, some light citrus notes as it sits there, but mostly I taste the very strong floral and resiny finish. This is an IPA that lingers on your palate. Nothing outstanding for an IPA in my opinion and with a harsh enough aftertaste that I wouldn't recommend it to someone who didn't really like hops.

F: The mouthfeel is actually where I think this beer is best. There is a rich malt backbone to balance out the hops and it leaves the beer feeling rich and full on the tongue. There is also some light carbonation. Very pleasant.

O: Overall I feel like this is a pretty average IPA. It's biggest offense to me is the lack of an enticing hop aroma and anything special in the taste department. It tastes pretty mellow until the finish and then it is perhaps too strong. But it looks proper and the mouthfeel is very well balanced. I can't say that I recommend it, but you could do far worse if you are in Indiana looking for something local to drink.

This beer was poured from a 12 oz bottle into a Blind Pig mug at apx. 50F.

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Photo of RyanPoff
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

A: A medium clear brown, with about a finger of brown head and decent retention. Good, but nothing unusual.

S: Toasted malts, honey, and a sugary sweetness. Not much hops. Is this an IPA?

T: The malts predominate the taste, with an astringency on the back. This isn't like any IPA I've had, more like a brown.

M: Fresh and well-balanced. Good mouthfeel.

Not an IPA, but it's a decent beer.

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Photo of Mike412
3/5  rDev -20.2%

Photo of ocdvader
4/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of Tucquan
3.99/5  rDev +6.1%

Had this on 2014-10-07 in New Albany, IN at Bearno's

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Railsplitter IPA from Triton Brewing Company
3.76 out of 5 based on 326 ratings.
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