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Red Racer IPA (India Pale Ale) - Central City Brewing

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Red Racer IPA (India Pale Ale)Red Racer IPA (India Pale Ale)

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

859 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 859
Reviews: 442
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 9.65%
Wants: 162
Gots: 55 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Central City Brewing visit their website
British Columbia, Canada

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
A style of ale that was fashioned to survive the long voyage from England to India during the British colonization. Hop, hops, and more hops! This ale has an intense aroma and a long lingering finish. A beer for the connoisseur, this is the Brewmasters choice.

Known as Red Betty IPA in the United States.

(Beer added by: canucklehead on 04-10-2009)
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BasementBer

Manitoba (Canada)

3.2/5  rDev -24.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

IPA, cant turn ya down. EVER.

A: Got a great color. Could be darker, but rocky heads and plenty of lacing as is expected from the bitter resins from the style.

S: Could have more pine than noted, but has a firm Warrior hop smell.

T: Still getting a metallic flavor. And I feel im justified here by bitching about the can in all other Red Racer reviews. The palisade hop flavor or whatever they are using could be the reason, and most likely is. But when you can your beer and it tastes metallic, it gives me cause for concern of the obvious.

M: Doesnt linger, could have more of an impact at both the nose and back of the tongue.

D: I prefer it to keiths, ill say that every-time.

Serving type: can

03-20-2011 02:37:07 | More by BasementBer
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Bracingly bitter up front, with a piney bite only slightly softened by light citrus & tropical fruit notes that develop a little slower. After your taste buds acclimatize and the beer warms up a bit you notice that there's also a very substantial candylike sweetness, though with no burnt or toffee notes. Opponents of crystal malt in IPAs will not be pleased - this one is more in the East Coast style despite its geographic origin.

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Red Racer IPA (India Pale Ale) from Central City Brewing
94 out of 100 based on 859 ratings.