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Red Racer IPA (India Pale Ale) | Central City Brewers + Distillers

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Red Racer IPA (India Pale Ale)Red Racer IPA (India Pale Ale)
BA SCORE
4.23/5
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1,100 Ratings
Red Racer IPA (India Pale Ale)Red Racer IPA (India Pale Ale)
BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
A style of ale that was fashioned to survive the long voyage from England to India during the British colonization. Hop, hops, and more hops! This ale has an intense aroma and a long lingering finish. A beer for the connoisseur, this is the Brewmasters choice.

Known as Red Betty IPA in the United States.

Added by canucklehead on 04-10-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#952
Reviews:
489
Ratings:
1,100
pDev:
9.93%
Bros Score:
4.2
 
 
Wants:
195
Gots:
186
Trade:
3
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Ratings: 1,100 |  Reviews: 489
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4.22/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A- Pours a cloudy and hazy golden yellowish-orange with a 2-finger white head that last a little while. Nice sticky lace.

S- Lemon and orange zest up front, grapefruit, pineapple, and maybe some mango.

T- Lemon and orange zest again, more grapefruit and pineapple.

MF- Medium body on this one. Lighter on the carbonation then it originally looked.

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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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4/5  rDev -5.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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4/5  rDev -5.4%

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5/5  rDev +18.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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5/5  rDev +18.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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5/5  rDev +18.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

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5/5  rDev +18.2%

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4/5  rDev -5.4%

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4/5  rDev -5.4%

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4/5  rDev -5.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -17.3%

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5/5  rDev +18.2%

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4.42/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Clear amber brown appearance with lots of brownish head that slowly settles down leaving good retention. Smell has a strong hint of hops along with citrus, fruit and caramel.

Taste is mainly powerful hops, with a strong hint of citrus and various fruit such as mango's and grapefruit, kind of tropical. It has a hint of bread as well.

Although the taste is heavily shifted towards hops, it is clean and the other tastes blend well together, barely taste the alcohol. Medium bodied with good carbonation. Aftertaste is a very bitter hop taste.

If you like hops, this is the beer for you. One of the best IPA's I've tried despite and worth the large price tag (cost $18 in Calgary).

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5/5  rDev +18.2%

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5/5  rDev +18.2%

Red Racer IPA (India Pale Ale) from Central City Brewers + Distillers
Beer rating: 4.23 out of 5 with 1,100 ratings
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