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Racer X Double IPA - Bear Republic Brewing Co.

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95
world-class

1,815 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 1,815
Reviews: 472
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 9.69%
Wants: 334
Gots: 89 | 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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Racer X Double IPA from Bear Republic Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 1,815 ratings.