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Racer 5 India Pale Ale - Bear Republic Brewing Co.

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Racer 5 India Pale AleRacer 5 India Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

6,178 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 6,178
Reviews: 2,175
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 9.79%
Wants: 184
Gots: 463 | 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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4.44/5  rDev +6%

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Virginia

4/5  rDev -4.5%

08-15-2014 01:24:14 | More by PaleAndBitter
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California

4.44/5  rDev +6%

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4/5  rDev -4.5%

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4.12/5  rDev -1.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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4/5  rDev -4.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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Georgia

4.04/5  rDev -3.6%

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Texas

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5/5  rDev +19.3%

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Virginia

4/5  rDev -4.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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Pennsylvania

4.15/5  rDev -1%

A: The beer almost looks like an unfiltered Belgian white, except it is a little more translucent. Slight orange tinge with a small white head
S: Could not smell too much besides the decent dose of hops
T: Almost exactly how I want an IPA to taste. Not overly bitter, not overly hoppy, with the right amount of malts to keep it tasting like a normal IPA. Smooth and extremely drinkable, especially for a 7.5% abv. Nice biscuit-y flavor that is mellow but hoppy enough at the same time. One of the most perfect balances of malts and hops in any IPA I have had
M: Crisp, but not too much of a bite. Very smooth
O: One of my favorite IPA's and one of the most drinkable Indian Pale Ales there is. Everyone should try it at least once

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4/5  rDev -4.5%

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Racer 5 India Pale Ale from Bear Republic Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 6,178 ratings.