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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

849 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 849
Reviews: 441
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 9.65%
Wants: 162
Gots: 54 | 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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DoubleJ

California

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Red Racer IPA is slowly becoming noticed among beer geeks in both Canada and the US, and for good reason. I was lucky enough to try this growing giant at the source itself in Surrey, BC. On to the beer:

It's orange in color, and there are some strings of lacing sticking around in the glass. There's a healthy amount of fresh pine in the aroma which excites the beer drinker for what's next.

Red Racer IPA is filled with hops. clean, crisp hops! It's only a little bitter, which is nice. Floral notes exists too. The malt is crackery/biscuity. It's also a little sweet, which the best I can describe is like fruit infused hops with a sprinkle of sugar. It's very smooth in the mouth, and is a pleasure to drink.

Red Racer IPA lives up to the hype. A delicious beer that any any hophead would be a fool to turn down. The crazy thing is this wasn't the best IPA I tasted at Central City Brewing during my visit; you'll need to read my Double IPA review from that same brewery.

Serving type: on-tap

06-07-2010 02:41:24 | More by DoubleJ
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look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pored from a can into snifter

A: Nice golden color, beautiful head, and absolutely unbelievable lacing. (an additional .5 for the can)

S: very nice, fruity, sweet hop aroma, grapefruit, citrus

T: Hoppiness hits you first, but never overwhelming, fades into a very nice sweetness with the hops never really leaving the picture, very well balanced here, malty sweetness used just right with the hoppy bitterness

M: Medium to light

D: very drinkable, and a great example of the style

Serving type: can

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Red Racer IPA (India Pale Ale) from Central City Brewing
94 out of 100 based on 849 ratings.