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

6,698 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 6,698
Reviews: 2,210
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 9.79%
Wants: 223
Gots: 658 | 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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3.5/5  rDev -16.5%

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3.98/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

So after having some amazing IPAs it's always tough to have a new one after Heady, Pliny and Ghandi. This is a respectable and really tasty beer. Drank it out of the bottle and would explain it as bitterness that hits on the front and back but not too intensely. Can definitely smell and taste some piny hops with less citrus than some other ipas. I viewed it as a good session IPA and would buy again

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4.36/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: Light gold color with one full finger head. Foam settles quickly.

S: Pine with a slight hint of malt.

T: Refreshing with a slight bitterness to it. Very enjoyable taste, and smoothness to it.

M: Medium bodied, well balanced, some carbonation, slight hops presence.

O: Outstanding beer. Purchased only one in a self chosen 6 pack. Will definitely purchase a six pack in the future.

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Racer 5 India Pale Ale from Bear Republic Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 6,698 ratings.