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Red Racer Raspberry Wheat Ale - Central City Brewing

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Ratings: 8
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 16.53%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Central City Brewing visit their website
British Columbia, Canada

Style | ABV
American Pale Wheat Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Infused with raspberries from the Fraser Valley, this wheat ale is crisp and clean with a subtle fruitiness. The toasted crystal malt from England balances the natural acidity of the raspberries producing a beer that is refreshing and a delightful taste experience.

(Beer added by: DaftCaskBC on 08-22-2011)
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4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

bumchilly25, Aug 02, 2012
Photo of DaftCaskBC
4.05/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On tap at the Central City brew pub.

A: 1.8" white head over reddish amber liquid.

S: Smells strongly of raspberries with a hint of yeast.

T: The taste begins with raspberries, transitions to yeast, which finishes with the taste of wheat.

M: Thin viscosity with a low level of carbonation.

O: A drinkable and sweet Wheat Ale, this beer would benefit most from a better mouthfeel.

DaftCaskBC, Aug 22, 2011
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4/5  rDev +10.2%

kyrlos, Jul 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev +10.2%

cbnz, Dec 11, 2011
Photo of biboergosum
3.76/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

20oz pint at the Underground during their eventual (thanks again, AGLC!) Central City tap takeover.

This beer appears a faintly hazy medium bronzed amber hue, with one finger of moderately foamy, weakly bubbly pale beige head, which leaves little beyond a low berm of fizzy off-white lace around the glass as things quickly drop away.

It smells of raspberry pie filling - the sassy black fruit and a hint of cream - grainy, lightly bready caramel malt, and tame earthy, leafy noble hops. The taste is still raspberry-forward, but now with a more vegetal side of the fruit strutting its stuff, among a biscuity, softly toasted caramelized malt, and more earthy, somewhat weedy hops.

The bubbles are pretty low-key, just a dull hum throughout, the body more light than medium weight, and a bit hollow in its quotidian smoothness. It finishes well off-dry, the muddled raspberry fruitiness lingering amid a faded bready pale malt sweetness.

A decently refreshing, and veritably quaffable fruit beer, the headliner running through various guises as things progressed. Maybe not a world beater, but worth a shot for those who maybe aren't all that beholden to their sweet tooth.

biboergosum, Aug 20, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Syr, Feb 27, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

chickenm, Mar 10, 2012
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2.25/5  rDev -38%

ZachT, Apr 06, 2014
Red Racer Raspberry Wheat Ale from Central City Brewing
- out of 100 based on 8 ratings.