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Racer 5 India Pale Ale - Bear Republic Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

6,353 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 6,353
Reviews: 2,188
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 9.79%
Wants: 198
Gots: 530 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

Lewdie, May 27, 2013
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4.46/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

The color has a rich orange color and lots of carbonation.

The aroma has a nice juicy citrus, grapefruit and malt sweetness.

The flavor has a hoppy freshness with grapefruit, orange, pine, and then it finish with a bitter dry finish.

The body and malt backbone stand out for this beer. It's very well crafted with its drinkability. The refreshing grapefruit just keeps wanting you to drink more and more.

I'm re-reviewing this because I didn't care for this beer at all. Having this for the second time fresh on tap, this was fantastic.

dar482, May 26, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

anticipation23, May 26, 2013
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FrancisT, May 26, 2013
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AWL, May 26, 2013
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

caguiar, May 26, 2013
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

Photekut, May 26, 2013
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BRYeleJR, May 26, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

dcloeren, May 26, 2013
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megamass, May 26, 2013
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hoelem, May 26, 2013
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ajzy, May 26, 2013
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bubba6000, May 25, 2013
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Hopscat, May 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

HisBoyElroy, May 24, 2013
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TheBoog013, May 23, 2013
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visionaries, May 23, 2013
Racer 5 India Pale Ale from Bear Republic Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 6,353 ratings.