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Racer 5 India Pale Ale - Bear Republic Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

6,683 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 6,683
Reviews: 2,204
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 9.79%
Wants: 220
Gots: 644 | FT: 8
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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3.5/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4.41/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.69/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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3.91/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Very good ipa.. When you can get it fresh! Not a hope bomb but good. 4.0/5.0

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4/5  rDev -4.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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5/5  rDev +19.3%

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4/5  rDev -4.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

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4.24/5  rDev +1.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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4/5  rDev -4.5%

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4.33/5  rDev +3.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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4/5  rDev -4.5%

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4.76/5  rDev +13.6%

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4.1/5  rDev -2.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

Pretty good beer.
Light head, transparent golden color.
Hoppy, zingy acidity, citrus.
Long, relatively intense, bitter finish.
Not a favorite (Bell's Two Hearted kicks its butt) but far from bad.

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Racer 5 India Pale Ale from Bear Republic Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 6,683 ratings.