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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

6,342 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 6,342
Reviews: 2,186
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 9.79%
Wants: 196
Gots: 528 | 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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A: Golden with a very slight orange tinge and very little cloudiness, low carbonation, a finger of off white slight sandy beach tinge, fades to a foam that lingers.

S: Floral, fruity, caramel, pine, hot red pepper, black licorice.

T: White grape fruit with lots of pith, pine, caramel, licorce, hot red pepper, follows nose really well. The alcohol is well hidden, with a little burning presence of it on the back of the tongue.

M: Medium thick body, somewhat bready and syrupy, but smooth finnish, little bitter grapefruit pith linger, little carbonation but enough to smooth it out.

O: A delicious representation of this style. Reminds me a lot of a double IPA, perhaps due to its weight in body and taste and alcohol, but its not quite there at a double. Would go well with spicy food, or enjoyed as I am on a hot day in Kunming China.

patre_tim, May 22, 2013
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Racer 5 India Pale Ale from Bear Republic Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 6,342 ratings.