Racer 5 India Pale Ale | Bear Republic Brewing Co.

Racer 5 India Pale AleRacer 5 India Pale Ale
BA SCORE
92.5%
Liked This Beer
4.19 w/ 7,702 ratings
Racer 5 India Pale AleRacer 5 India Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Bear Republic Brewing Co.
California, United States
bearrepublic.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
This hoppy American IPA is a full bodied beer brewed with American pale and crystal malts, and heavily hopped with Chinook, Cascade, Columbus and Centennial. There's a trophy in every glass.

2009 Great American Beer Festival® American-Style Strong Pale Ale – GOLD
2009 Colorado State Fair – Best of Show
2006 Great American Beer Festival® American-Style Strong Pale Ale – SILVER
2005 Great American Beer Festival® American-Style Strong Pale Ale – SILVER
1999 Great American Beer Festival® India Pale Ale - GOLD

Added by kbub6f on 03-27-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,089
Reviews:
2,335
Ratings:
7,702
Liked:
7,122
Avg:
4.19/5
pDev:
9.55%
Alströms:
4.23
 
 
Wants:
351
Gots:
1,411
Trade:
8
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

a. Golden/orange in color with a two finger large bubble head on the pour. Yeast is present, as stated on the bottle. Bottle has best by date of 9/2014.

s. I get yeast, bread, a bit of pine and a bit of sweet citrus.

t. Strangely, the smell is stronger than the taste. Taste is a bit mellow, but rather good - just not strong. Yeast/malt on the front and pine - hoppy in the back. The 7.5 ABV is hidden well. Activating the yeast every once in a while is a good thing to do with this beer.

m. Mouthfeel was very good.

o. Lots to like about this beer. Truly outstanding - will look to try more Beer Republic offerings.

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Racer 5 India Pale Ale from Bear Republic Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 92.5% out of 100 with 7,702 ratings
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