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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

1,937 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 1,937
Reviews: 490
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 9.69%
Wants: 333
Gots: 133 | 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:
Beer added by: xlperro on 01-13-2003

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
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

***2013 Vintage***

Poured from a 22oz bottle, bottled 10-21-13.

Pours a deep orange hue, very hazy with a tight patchwork of lacing, tiny air bubbles atop the head. Aroma of sliced peaches, tangerines and orange flesh; very palpable. Flavor drops a bit, resiny, overripe peaches and a bit of cedar. Medium body only, bit of a barleywine character to it.

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look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Went up to Bear Republic a couple of weeks ago to try this on tap. I was bummed because they were out of it. So I ran across it at BevMo they other day while stocking up on beer. I can not write/describe beer as eloquently as others here. So I'll just say this beer is really really good if you like Northern California/PNW style IPA's.

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Racer X Double IPA from Bear Republic Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 1,937 ratings.