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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

6,835 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 6,835
Reviews: 2,231
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 9.79%
Wants: 247
Gots: 775 | FT: 10
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:
Beer added by: kbub6f on 03-27-2002

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
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12 Oz bottle poured into a Duvel Tulip

A- Pours clear golden yellow at first but becomes hazy when sediment is disturbed. About a quarter finger of a white head.

S- Impressive citrus off the bat. Pineapple and grapefruit and lime. A slightly sweet maltiness.

T- Not as bitter as I expected but the flavor is overwhelmingly citrusy. A lot of pineapple, grapefruit and lime as well as mango and orange come through in the middle of the mouth. The malt backbone is very subtle but sweet and breaddy and goes pleasantly well with the flavor from the hops. Its rather refreshing and pleasing to drink.

M- Medium body, Not too bitter. A refreshed aftertaste of citrus.

O- An excellent IPA, one of the best single IPA's out there. I wish this was distributed to my area.

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Racer 5 India Pale Ale from Bear Republic Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 6,835 ratings.