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Café Racer 15 - Bear Republic Brewing Co.

Café Racer 15Café Racer 15

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709 Ratings
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Ratings: 709
Reviews: 147
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 8.51%


Brewed by:
Bear Republic Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.75% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Café Racer 15™ features aromas of bright citrus and resinous pine from the generous use of Citra, Amarillo, Cascade and Chinook hops which are complimented by a dry malt finish. The result is a high revving Double IPA that is loud and assertive, much like the rebellious street racers who inspired it. Never ride alone...

(Beer added by: womencantsail on 02-12-2011)
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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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A: The beer is hazy yellowish amber in color and has no visible carbonation. It poured with a quarter finger high off white head that died down a bit, leaving lots of lacing on the surface and a collar around the edge of the glass.
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Café Racer 15 from Bear Republic Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 709 ratings.