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Café Racer 15 - Bear Republic Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

852 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 852
Reviews: 157
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 8.49%
Wants: 47
Gots: 60 | 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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California

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California

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

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Arizona

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

09-10-2013 05:16:18 | More by AngelFireB27
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Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

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Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

09-09-2013 19:16:44 | More by BigJYoungblood
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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

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Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

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blackcloud

Alaska

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

09-09-2013 00:17:15 | More by blackcloud
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Stumpy29er

New York

3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

09-08-2013 21:12:16 | More by Stumpy29er
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Delaware

4/5  rDev -5.7%

09-08-2013 13:29:04 | More by andthevolcano
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Gatordaddy

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

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guezarka

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

09-07-2013 23:30:47 | More by guezarka
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gabrielsyme

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

09-07-2013 19:58:31 | More by gabrielsyme
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Kopfschuss

Oregon

2.75/5  rDev -35.1%

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allentownpaguy

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

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California

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

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HuskyinPDX

Washington

4.2/5  rDev -0.9%

Bottle opened on 8.5.13

A - Pours a cloudy medium orange with a nice one inch tan head with good retention.

S - Strong pine and a touch of citrus.

T - Sweet orange citrus, lemon zest, grass, subtle pine.

D - Good carbonation with a medium body, sweeter finsh.

O - Cafe just threw me off, nice DIPA, citrus and pine heavy.

09-06-2013 04:55:35 | More by HuskyinPDX
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Jimmys

Pennsylvania

3.99/5  rDev -5.9%

bomber into SAVOR snifter. no bottled on date.

A: a bit of haze on an orange/golden body. frothy, slightly orange head. head retention is great. fantastic lacing.

S: good hop presence on the nose. a lot of pine. a lot. a little bit of bubblegum. a minor caramel, malt aroma.

T: a lot of pine and hop resins. pretty chewy for a hop forward DIPA. maybe a slight oxidation. bitterness is present, but not over-the-top. definitely can taste some of that conditioning yeast. sort of softens everything up.

M: really creamy mouthfeel. soft and silky. full bodied.

D: very well balanced and drinkable. the booze/heat is manageable. good conditioning, not great as I desire a little more carb. pretty good DIPA, not outstanding in my opinion. I think that has something to do with the fact this may have been sitting around for a couple of months since its release. im sure fresh this stuff is the bomb. all I can say is put bottled on dates on please!

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District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

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Oregon

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California

4/5  rDev -5.7%

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Illinois

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Virginia

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09-04-2013 01:57:56 | More by Quafftastic
Café Racer 15 from Bear Republic Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 852 ratings.