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: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass.

A: A golden orange color. Spotty lacing, fair amount of carbonation. About a finger and a half of white head. Its got that typical looking west coast ipa head.

S: Definitely getting the hops smell, along with lemon, and grapefruit.

T: Really good example of a west coast IPA, in my opinion. Hop forward with grapefruit.

M: Fairly crisp and medium body feel. The hops linger for a little while. For some reason it seems to have a little too much carbonation for me.

O: This is a great IPA. I like this up there with Stone's IPA and also Greenflash's IPA. Definitely a go to beer.

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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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