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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

6,228 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 6,228
Reviews: 2,179
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 9.79%
Wants: 190
Gots: 481 | 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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22 oz bomber pours a hazed gold color with a stubborn white head that sticks around for a long while and leaves sheets of lace. I cant believe I have not reviewed this one before.

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Ohhh, yea...thats nice. This beer never fails to impress. Soft malts are so understated and just honeyed graham cracker deliciousness. Hops have a modest bitterness but plenty of leafy-pine hoppiness. BR did this one up right when they designed this recipe. Solid IPA that is drinkable by the gallon.

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Racer 5 India Pale Ale from Bear Republic Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 6,228 ratings.