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Racer 5 India Pale Ale - Bear Republic Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

6,003 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 6,003
Reviews: 2,169
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 9.76%
Wants: 170
Gots: 396 | FT: 7
Brewed by:
Bear Republic Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This hoppy American IPA is a full bodied beer brewed with American pale and crystal malts, and heavily hopped with Chinook, Cascade, Columbus and Centennial. There's a trophy in every glass.

2009 Great American Beer Festival® American-Style Strong Pale Ale – GOLD
2009 Colorado State Fair – Best of Show
2006 Great American Beer Festival® American-Style Strong Pale Ale – SILVER
2005 Great American Beer Festival® American-Style Strong Pale Ale – SILVER
1999 Great American Beer Festival® India Pale Ale - GOLD

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 03-27-2002)
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5/5  rDev +19%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

One of my favorite IPA's from the west coast! A great balance of malts and hops hide the booziness in this beer, which is why my wife calls them "eraser 5's" 3-5 pints and see you later! Wow what a drinkable beer, beautiful dark amber color and great flavor!

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Racer 5 India Pale Ale from Bear Republic Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 6,003 ratings.