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Racer 5 India Pale Ale - Bear Republic Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

6,591 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 6,591
Reviews: 2,198
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 9.79%
Wants: 209
Gots: 603 | 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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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Radiant coppery appearance under a billowy cloud like head, this IPA looks like poster boy.

Big notes of grapefruit and tangerines blend with a pine and malt aroma.

The taste is special with grapefruit, orange and tangerines taking the forefront. Mostly pine ends the sip with little to no malt base.

Overall, for a stock IPA and not a double, this packs a great deal into a little glass.

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Racer 5 India Pale Ale from Bear Republic Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 6,591 ratings.