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Red Racer Imperial IPA - Central City Brewing

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Red Racer Imperial IPARed Racer Imperial IPA

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

117 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 117
Reviews: 48
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 9.57%
Wants: 37
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Central City Brewing visit their website
British Columbia, Canada

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Rutager on 02-19-2011)
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3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

The beer comes in a rich red amber.

The aroma has big sweetness, resinous pine with a hint of citrus.

The flavor hits of a big sugary sweetness that sticks on the lips, but not too heavy of malt. Lots of spicy hops and resinous pine. Hints of citrus and grapefruit.

A big sweet and sticky DIPA, if that is for you.

dar482, Friday at 10:52 PM
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

deonreds, Sep 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

Shawn_Winters, Sep 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

KalanM, Sep 11, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

artemh, Sep 03, 2014
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4.97/5  rDev +18.9%

cmsuarez, Sep 01, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

ralphw56, Aug 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

Kmat10, Aug 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

souvenirs, Jul 31, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

Oidmoe, Jul 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

Mack, Jul 07, 2014
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3/5  rDev -28.2%

Shark_Mandro, Jul 02, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

goalie35, Jun 30, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

graymatter, Jun 27, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -40.2%

jrempel, Jun 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

SammyMacAttack, May 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

Boozecamel, May 14, 2014
Photo of RedSunRising
4.51/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a bomber bottle into an IPA glass. Purchased for ~$9 at B's Craft Beer Lounge in Langley, BC.

Appearance - slightly cloudy amber with a nice, thick white head. Great lacing.

Smell - Big hop smells. Citrus, pine, tropical fruits, grainy caramel/toffee. Mouth-watering.

Taste - Very juicy. Big hop flavors. Maltier than the nose hinted, with caramel toffee and sweetness coming through. Not outshining the hops, though. Tropical hop flavors dominate the palate - mango, passionfruit, pineapple, tangerine with strong pine and grapefruit also present.

Mouthfeel - Medium-full body, good carbonation

Overall - Fantastic Imperial IPA. Big and juicy, on the sweeter side. Would buy it again and actively seek it out.

RedSunRising, Apr 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

PEIhop, Apr 17, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

Beervana, Apr 15, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

schnarr84, Apr 06, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -16.3%

Justindouglas7, Apr 03, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -16.3%

ScaryEd, Mar 26, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

"Red Betty" Imperial IPA, 9.0%, PROD Nov 05 2013

L - hazy darker amber ale topped with a persisitent, frothy, ivory head that leaves a thick coat of lacing down the glass
S - huge waft of tropical, piny, and spicy hops fills the room; upon closer inspection, caramel, grapefruit, toasty grain, mango are also present
T - bold flavors with excellent complexity: caramel, bread, toasted grain, mango, pineapple, grapefruit, pine, super juicy; excellent blend of flavors!
F - fuller body, creamy, finishing dry with a lingering piny, spicy finish
O - I really wanted to buy this, but was hesitant because of its $8.79 price tag. Super impressed with this phenomenal DIPA from my homeland, Canada. Glad I splurged, it was worth it!

barnzy78, Mar 25, 2014
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Red Racer Imperial IPA from Central City Brewing
92 out of 100 based on 117 ratings.