Racer 5 India Pale Ale | Bear Republic Brewing Co.

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Racer 5 India Pale AleRacer 5 India Pale Ale

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

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

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: Bright straw colour. Large head. Some large bubbles inside the glass.

S: Strong citrusey pine needles.

T: Bright hoppy pine needles with a plain, non bready malt base. Tiny bit of woody spice and some tea leaves. Lovely rinded bitterness in the aftertaste.

O: Nothing obscure about this beer, very easy to describe. Although I'm quite bored of this flavour profile I still found this beer refreshing.

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Racer 5 India Pale Ale from Bear Republic Brewing Co.
4.19 out of 5 based on 7,693 ratings.
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