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Racer X Double IPA - Bear Republic Brewing Co.

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Racer X Double IPARacer X Double IPA

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

1,679 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 1,679
Reviews: 470
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 9.69%
Wants: 323
Gots: 64 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Bear Republic Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.30% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
Racer X is an uncommon Double India Pale Ale which puts a California twist on English brewing traditions by adding an assertive hop aroma and bitterness that compliments the firm malt backbone. Like its little brother Racer 5, Racer X is balance in a bottle.

2009 California State Fair – BRONZE
2009 San Diego International Beer Competition – 2nd
2009 West Coast Beer Fest - GOLD

(Beer added by: xlperro on 01-13-2003)
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shwillivanilli

California

4/5  rDev -5.4%

03-01-2012 05:41:53 | More by shwillivanilli
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ColForbinBC

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Lare453

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e30todamax

Virginia

4/5  rDev -5.4%

11-29-2012 20:01:24 | More by e30todamax
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Exiled

Texas

4/5  rDev -5.4%

11-23-2011 04:29:34 | More by Exiled
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leftoverburrito

Oregon

4/5  rDev -5.4%

05-08-2013 02:47:01 | More by leftoverburrito
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guillemiro

Maryland

4/5  rDev -5.4%

12-14-2012 21:50:51 | More by guillemiro
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TheosTheories

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01-28-2014 23:59:43 | More by TheosTheories
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11-15-2011 02:35:18 | More by Ineedabeerhere
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04-13-2014 13:18:28 | More by markgugs
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muchloveforhops3

Oregon

4/5  rDev -5.4%

04-04-2012 22:06:40 | More by muchloveforhops3
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04-14-2014 22:52:12 | More by tylergoov
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bifrost17

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4/5  rDev -5.4%

11-13-2013 07:35:54 | More by bifrost17
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largefarva

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4/5  rDev -5.4%

02-21-2012 17:38:29 | More by largefarva
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FranzBC

Oregon

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07-03-2013 19:16:02 | More by FranzBC
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ShawnMH

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wrightst

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littlebeer

California

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patpoels

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cwc

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TomStottman

California

4/5  rDev -5.4%

12-10-2012 02:11:37 | More by TomStottman
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Sean9689

Illinois

4/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours rusty copper color with a white frothy head into a nonic. Smells oh-so-hoppy with lots of citrus and floral notes. Taste is a hop bomb as well. Lots of cirtus and hop character with a bitter finish. Mouthfeel is good, medium with good carbonation. I really like this DIPA but Pliny the Elder beats this one easily.

Serving type: on-tap

05-01-2009 17:34:03 | More by Sean9689
Racer X Double IPA from Bear Republic Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 1,679 ratings.