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Racer 5 India Pale Ale - Bear Republic Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

6,397 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 6,397
Reviews: 2,190
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 9.79%
Wants: 201
Gots: 541 | 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  rDev -4.5%

indy351, Sep 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

A - Cloudy, golden-yellow pours to a creamy head with active bubbles. Quickly dissipates and leaves fizzing lacing.

S - Nose full of yeasty sap and citrus pine pitch. Mild esters leave more to be wanted.

T - A musty, tangy syrup of biting hops and aged straw. Gentle yet full bodied malts balance the crisp pine hops to leave a wave of rolling flavors.

M - Light nectar slides off the tongue with small bubbles. The drink has weight - each sip counts.

O - A solid, balanced drink that keeps you calmly engaged.

GrimGuzzler, Sep 19, 2014
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Racer 5 India Pale Ale from Bear Republic Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 6,397 ratings.