Red Racer Classic White Ale | Central City Brewers + Distillers

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Central City Brewers + Distillers
British Columbia, Canada
centralcitybrewing.com

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Traditionally cloudy, this Belgium style White Ale is brewed with coriander seed and dried orange peel producing a beer light in body with a refreshing citrus-spice aroma.

Formerly known as Wally's Wheat.

Added by canucklehead on 04-25-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
67
Reviews:
34
Avg:
3.62
pDev:
10.77%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
3
For Trade:
0
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4.07/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Corson
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.18/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.76/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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2.77/5  rDev -23.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

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3.74/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of lgmol
2.58/5  rDev -28.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Picked up a Session 6 pack that included two cans of this. It has a flavour and aroma reminiscent of soda to me. It doesn't really feel like beer to me either. The orange peel is a little bit too prominent for me.

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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of utopiajane
3.85/5  rDev +6.4%

Pours hazy, pale straw gold and with a fat head of white foam . Some is creamy some is loose and it falls slowly but doe not leave too much lace. Nose is sweet wheat with honey and a nice citrus. Bright lemon peel and some fresh orange. A leafy hop herbal that turns grassy as the beer warms. A bit of cracker that you can smell . Drinks dry and crisp with wheat that appears thin tall and golden to the palate. A sweetness behind it that is light honey. A slight bitterness and a lovely bit of citrus fruit. That fresh orange really takes the drink. It’s puts the lemon to the side which stays only for a mild tartness. Finishes dry and with a light little aftertaste where the herbal kicks up once more. I like it very much. Refreshing, crisp and with a smooth mouthfeel that is creamy and has a soft few bubbles in it.

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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2.75/5  rDev -24%

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4/5  rDev +10.5%

Photo of CAMRAhardliner
3.89/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours cloudy straw with peach hints. The big foamy had recedes pretty quickly, leaving a few meandering trails of lace behind. The aroma is of lemon and Fruit Loops with some wheat malt in the back. The taste is softly malty with a strong citrus edge and coriander adding classic spiciness. Nutmeg and fruity yeast esters show with warmth. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with a very luscious, creamy carbonation. Some sweet malt and a bit of citric tartness in the finish.

This is a good Witbier. It covers all the bases of the style well, but is a little watered down tasting - a common flaw with examples of the style IMO. Still, worth a try.

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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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3/5  rDev -17.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

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Red Racer Classic White Ale from Central City Brewers + Distillers
3.62 out of 5 based on 67 ratings.
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