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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
95
world-class

873 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 873
Reviews: 444
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.62%
Wants: 165
Gots: 65 | 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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mcpwn

Alberta (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

02-09-2012 05:29:53 | More by mcpwn
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tonyf55

Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev -6.1%

02-05-2012 23:41:21 | More by tonyf55
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injuredreserve

Louisiana

4/5  rDev -6.1%

02-05-2012 19:47:05 | More by injuredreserve
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ale207

Maine

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

02-04-2012 00:50:47 | More by ale207
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readbaron

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

02-03-2012 21:09:40 | More by readbaron
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elricorico

Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev -6.1%

02-03-2012 18:14:29 | More by elricorico
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ssimpson89

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

02-02-2012 02:17:04 | More by ssimpson89
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ThinkAgain

Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

02-02-2012 01:21:29 | More by ThinkAgain
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CrumpledFish

Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

01-25-2012 21:56:16 | More by CrumpledFish
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mdevonshire

Alberta (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

01-24-2012 15:25:25 | More by mdevonshire
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SHODriver

Louisiana

3.5/5  rDev -17.8%

A: pours a golden orange with an ample fluffy white head. this one started to make a break for the outside of the container as soon as I cracked it open(maybe infected?) hazy as hell as well
S: Very floral with a bit of pine and spicy character to it. A faint hint of caramel attempts to make its presence known
T: taste is bittersweet floral hops with a tinge of bisciut, a tinge of grapefruit with a resinous oily aftertaste with some grapefruit rind. the taste and aftertaste is a bit funky at points and tastes a bit off
M: slightly prickly carbonation, slick and a bit syrupy
O: Very flavorful, there's a bit of funk with this one so I'm a bit concerned it might be infected but that won't stop me from drinking it.

01-24-2012 05:48:19 | More by SHODriver
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rinhaak

Massachusetts

4.43/5  rDev +4%

A phenomenal IPA from top to bottom, Red Racer IPA pours a hazy gold with a nice foamy head. It knocks you over with citrus hoppiness, and every sip is filled with ruby red grapefruit juice and a faint hint of spruce. There is an excellent balance between sweet and bitter, and despite the massive numbers of hops clearly used in this beer, there is never a puckering bitterness.

Very drinkable, I could drink this beer all night.

Thank you to HuskyinPDX for the trade.

01-23-2012 14:30:38 | More by rinhaak
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seeswo

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -17.8%

01-21-2012 18:16:11 | More by seeswo
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schopenhauerale

British Columbia (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

01-19-2012 06:16:39 | More by schopenhauerale
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KAF

Iowa

4/5  rDev -6.1%

01-18-2012 21:48:52 | More by KAF
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TheBarnes

Alberta (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

01-11-2012 05:20:50 | More by TheBarnes
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Aewachiw

Maryland

4/5  rDev -6.1%

01-08-2012 16:29:25 | More by Aewachiw
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EnemyWithin

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

01-06-2012 17:29:24 | More by EnemyWithin
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Gatch

Massachusetts

4.68/5  rDev +9.9%

A - Hazy, golden-yellow with shades of copper. Huge, pillowy, foamy head that settles into small piles of thick foam. Very sticky lace. With a quick swirl, the head shoots back up into a few inches of fluffy bubbles. Good head retention. One if the finest looks for a beer I've ever seen.

S - Very piney with hints of mango as well as grapefruit and other citrus. Everything an IPA should smell like.

T - Tons of delicious fruit up front. Refreshing. Mango comes to mind as does grapefruit. All finished with pine and cedar flavors. Perfect bitterness and the right amount of complementary malt in the finish to keep the hops as the star.

M - Extremely enjoyable to drink. Not overly bitter with the right amount of dryness and carbonation. Actually, thirst quenching.

A fantastic West Coast IPA!

01-03-2012 21:46:53 | More by Gatch
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Skye1024

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

01-02-2012 03:29:03 | More by Skye1024
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Massbmx

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

01-01-2012 22:33:58 | More by Massbmx
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gkob

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +17.4%

12-31-2011 23:23:10 | More by gkob
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thatdirtymick

Pennsylvania

1/5  rDev -76.5%

12-28-2011 19:49:04 | More by thatdirtymick
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LtCracker20

Connecticut

4.2/5  rDev -1.4%

A- Pours a cloudy and hazy golden yellowish-orange with a 2-finger white head that last a little while. Nice sticky lace.

S- Lemon and orange zest up front, grapefruit, pineapple, and maybe some mango.

T- Lemon and orange zest again, more grapefruit and pineapple.

MF- Medium body on this one. Lighter on the carbonation then it originally looked.

12-26-2011 21:06:10 | More by LtCracker20
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jsnoek

Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

12-26-2011 04:22:26 | More by jsnoek
Red Racer IPA (India Pale Ale) from Central City Brewing
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