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Racer 5 India Pale Ale - Bear Republic Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

5,935 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,935
Reviews: 2,168
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 9.76%
Wants: 167
Gots: 378 | FT: 7
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: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

22 oz bomber with unknown date poured into imperial pint glass.

Pours a clear deep golden with thick whiteish head.

Very nice floral, grapefruity smell.

Taste is initially slightly metallic biscuity then the pleasant, rich bitterness comes in.

Mouthfeel is perhaps slightly thin, but very drinkable. Not a creamy ipa, but one you drink faster and faster searching for satiation.

This really is a very good beer. I was nervous about its freshness, but however old it is, it is good.

Serving type: bottle

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Racer 5 India Pale Ale from Bear Republic Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 5,935 ratings.