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Café Racer 15 - Bear Republic Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

1,002 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,002
Reviews: 173
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 8.25%
Wants: 48
Gots: 85 | FT: 2
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 +6.1%

GETTNCRUNKED, Oct 28, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

Appearance: Opaque toasty orange color. Soft tiny bubbled head with very nice retention.

Nose: Orange cream circle, pine, resin, grapefruit, and syrupy citrus.

Taste: Orange rind, sour citrus, malty sweetness moves in and out. Interesting balance of bitter, dry, and malty. They move together. Lots of rind and orange flavored candy. Tiny hotness at the end.

travolta, Oct 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

Ariel_Rose, Oct 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

XicanoBeerRun, Oct 27, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

Roy1586, Oct 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.7%

Kinger86, Oct 26, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

jeffaroo95, Oct 26, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

charrel, Oct 26, 2014
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5/5  rDev +17.9%

Buttstallion, Oct 25, 2014
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5/5  rDev +17.9%

Lworkin, Oct 25, 2014
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4.26/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Picked up a bomber from Total Wine in late August for $7.99. Best by 1/11/2014...WTF? Thought I was getting a new bottle knowing a new release was coming out and TW selling out last year...I love how our distributors throw old stuff out into the market...shame on me!

Beer poured golden with a nice white head that is leaving lacing behind.

Nose is pungent with dank hops.

Taste is oranges, mango, grapefruit, and pine. Malt backbone is huge but hops overwhelm with a nice bittering lingering on the palate.

Mouthfeel is full and smooth.

Overall a very good brew. Do i need to apologize to the local distributor? Seems like it is fairly fresh but I will need to find another bottle from this year's batch.

arizcards, Oct 25, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

calcutron, Oct 24, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

matthewwarner, Oct 24, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -17.5%

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Domvan, Oct 24, 2014
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sunsjammer, Oct 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.7%

HappyDays, Oct 19, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -23.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

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4.28/5  rDev +0.9%

Sarmartay, Oct 18, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

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Café Racer 15 from Bear Republic Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 1,002 ratings.