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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

1,683 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 1,683
Reviews: 470
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 9.69%
Wants: 323
Gots: 65 | FT: 2
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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laymansbeerfan

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +18.2%

02-01-2013 02:52:33 | More by laymansbeerfan
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alamode

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

01-31-2013 22:46:12 | More by alamode
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Auror

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

01-31-2013 16:30:22 | More by Auror
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earthartist2


4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

01-31-2013 13:05:33 | More by earthartist2
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rayre

California

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

01-31-2013 02:42:46 | More by rayre
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chetw

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

01-30-2013 20:26:37 | More by chetw
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SammyJaxxxx

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

01-30-2013 04:33:32 | More by SammyJaxxxx
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Prospero

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

01-29-2013 16:17:54 | More by Prospero
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Steffano

California

5/5  rDev +18.2%

01-29-2013 04:41:50 | More by Steffano
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Rutager

British Columbia (Canada)

3.76/5  rDev -11.1%
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.

Serving type: bottle

01-29-2013 02:02:31 | More by Rutager
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nkeckhar

New York

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

01-29-2013 01:58:05 | More by nkeckhar
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KiMiRaiK

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

01-29-2013 01:32:56 | More by KiMiRaiK
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AngusOg

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

01-28-2013 16:53:02 | More by AngusOg
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micahmye

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -5.4%

01-28-2013 12:28:37 | More by micahmye
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mportnoy

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

01-27-2013 16:21:03 | More by mportnoy
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Hopsiam14

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

01-27-2013 15:40:45 | More by Hopsiam14
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azureoval

California

4/5  rDev -5.4%

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AndrewMichael

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

01-26-2013 20:05:56 | More by AndrewMichael
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HopLuva

Massachusetts

4.99/5  rDev +18%
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

Serving type: on-tap

01-26-2013 16:24:05 | More by HopLuva
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Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

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ReeseMax3

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -5.4%

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IpeeA

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

01-26-2013 00:42:33 | More by IpeeA
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Topher78

California

4/5  rDev -5.4%

01-25-2013 03:42:30 | More by Topher78
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DmanGTR

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

01-25-2013 03:36:42 | More by DmanGTR
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FatBoyGotSwagger

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -5.4%

01-24-2013 23:21:46 | More by FatBoyGotSwagger
Racer X Double IPA from Bear Republic Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 1,683 ratings.