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Racer X Double IPA - Bear Republic Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

1,858 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 1,858
Reviews: 478
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 9.69%
Wants: 334
Gots: 101 | FT: 5
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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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Appearance. Pours a pretty clear orange with a thin white head.

Smell. Sweet caramel malts, citrus and tropical fruits with a little fresh cedar wood.

Taste. Sweet caramel malts, pine and cedar followed by mixed citrus fruits and bitter rinds as well as some sweet tropical fruit (mostly papaya is what I'm getting).

Mouthfeel. Medium-full body with low+ carbonation.

Overall. A nice big dipa with lots of ballance and some nice fruity hops. Diggin' it.

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look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I had this on tap at The PourFarm Tavern in New Bedford Mass. Poured a hazy red orange with a nice creamlike head .Citrus aromas hit you immediately at first smell...Wonderful! Taste is medium full body with a nice hoppy feel and some malt. This is a class A IPA

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Racer X Double IPA from Bear Republic Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 1,858 ratings.