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Racer 5 India Pale Ale - Bear Republic Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

6,237 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 6,237
Reviews: 2,181
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 9.79%
Wants: 192
Gots: 483 | FT: 9
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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paulromeroii

California

4/5  rDev -4.5%

05-10-2013 06:28:47 | More by paulromeroii
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doughanson78

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

05-10-2013 04:41:29 | More by doughanson78
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carrionricardo

California

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

05-10-2013 04:06:35 | More by carrionricardo
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krisbee

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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Zuidman

Illinois

4/5  rDev -4.5%

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twiggamortis420

Texas

4.18/5  rDev -0.2%

22 oz bomber pours a hazed gold color with a stubborn white head that sticks around for a long while and leaves sheets of lace. I cant believe I have not reviewed this one before.

Nose is piney hops and bready, crackery malt. More of an 'old school' hop aroma than the newer, tropical IPAs. Still smells like a beer that can stand the test of time.

Ohhh, yea...thats nice. This beer never fails to impress. Soft malts are so understated and just honeyed graham cracker deliciousness. Hops have a modest bitterness but plenty of leafy-pine hoppiness. BR did this one up right when they designed this recipe. Solid IPA that is drinkable by the gallon.

05-10-2013 02:14:45 | More by twiggamortis420
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stevec32

New York

4/5  rDev -4.5%

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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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Connecticut

4/5  rDev -4.5%

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Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

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Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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Connecticut

4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

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Florida

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4/5  rDev -4.5%

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4/5  rDev -4.5%

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Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

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Oregon

4/5  rDev -4.5%

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Illinois

4/5  rDev -4.5%

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Kansas

4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

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Racer 5 India Pale Ale from Bear Republic Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 6,237 ratings.