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Black Racer - Bear Republic Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
88
very good

488 Ratings
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Ratings: 488
Reviews: 101
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 9.44%
Wants: 18
Gots: 16 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bear Republic Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  8.10% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Black Racer™ blends Bear Republic's love of hops with the Pacific Northwest's appreciation for dark ales. Our pit crew brews this award winning ale which boldly defines a new frontier of flavors and always maintains pole position. Race to the Dark Side™.

Bronze 2011 Great American Beer Festival American-Style Black Ale
Gold 2012 World Beer Cup American-Style Black Ale

(Beer added by: avaldivia on 07-27-2011)
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A- Sweet citrus hops, orange, mango. Some weird smell I can't place smokey sortof. When it was cooler I got some roasty malt smells, but the hops have taken hold as it warmed.

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Black Racer from Bear Republic Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 488 ratings.