Red Racer Imperial IPA | Central City Brewers + Distillers

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Red Racer Imperial IPARed Racer Imperial IPA
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by astout on 09-26-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
185
Reviews:
66
Avg:
4.17
pDev:
9.11%
 
 
Wants:
41
Gots:
35
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 185 |  Reviews: 66
Photo of LampertLand
3.92/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Central City Brewing 'Red Racer Imperial IPA' @ 9.0% , originally tasted on tap @ GCBF , this review from a 650 ml bottle purchased for $6
A-pour is gold from the bottle to a clear dark amber in the glass with a smallish off-white head leaving a spotty lace along the pint
S-nice smell of floral & citrus & weak hint of pine
T-just ok , lacks something
MF-ok carbonation , big body
Ov-not a great beer , ok /good local DIPA compared to Twenty Pounder , Hopdemonium , 3rd Blind Mouse ....
prost LampertLand

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Photo of wisegreensoul
4.1/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Sathanas
3.84/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of BCborn
4/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Svingjo
3.63/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GregSemenza
4.45/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of LDuke
4.16/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kjyost
3.78/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Deep copper, can already tell it will be maltier than I prefer a DIPA to be. Very earthy / piney nose that continues on the palate with heavy malt sweetness. Needs to be drier IMHO.

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Photo of Kenmac19
4.74/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of sherpahigh
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Franck
4/5  rDev -4.1%

Too sweetened but drinkable. Hopped well.

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Photo of olradetbalder
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of Idrankthat
4.6/5  rDev +10.3%

Photo of YamagamiTravis
4/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of Phlebas86
4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

Photo of Coronaeus
3.9/5  rDev -6.5%

Photo of JackieKu
5/5  rDev +19.9%

Photo of adamj_008
4.28/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of Ericbeech_87
4/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of dar482
3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

The beer comes in a rich red amber.

The aroma has big sweetness, resinous pine with a hint of citrus.

The flavor hits of a big sugary sweetness that sticks on the lips, but not too heavy of malt. Lots of spicy hops and resinous pine. Hints of citrus and grapefruit.

A big sweet and sticky DIPA, if that is for you.

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Photo of iain_reeve
4.6/5  rDev +10.3%

Photo of deonreds
4/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of Shawn_Winters
4/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of KalanM
4/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of artemh
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

Red Racer Imperial IPA from Central City Brewers + Distillers
4.17 out of 5 based on 185 ratings.
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