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Railbender Ale

Flavor Profile

Scottish Style Ale: Erie Brewing Company flagship beer features a deep malt flavor, caramel sweetness lingering in a soft hop flavor. Dark Amber.

Alcohol by Volume: 6.8%    Degrees Plato: 16.5    Hop Bitterness IBUs: 26

Availability: Year Round

Beer Stories

Erie, Pennsylvania, the site where three sets of railroad track gauges met, was an important transportation hub in the mid-nineteenth century. Railbender Ale is named after the laborers who laid the railroad tracks. It is brewed with pride, strength and purity; symbolic of Erie’s historic railroads and their workers. Railbender is a strong Scottish Style Ale with astonishing drinkability. One try and you’ll want to “Bend the rules and ride the rails!”

Food Pairing

Cheese: Fruity, mild, and buttery cheeses (Brie, Gouda, Havarti, Swiss)

Entrée: Smoked or roasted meats, pork, chicken, or fish, lamb, game birds, sausages, ham, meatloaf. Serve with cream based sauces (Alfredo/Carbonara)

Dessert: Crème Brulee, shortbread cookies


2008 Bronze Award Winner Scottish Ale - GABF (Denver, Colorado)

2009 Gold Award Winner Scottish Ale - GABF (Denver, Colorado)