Racer 5 India Pale Ale | Bear Republic Brewing Co.

Racer 5 India Pale AleRacer 5 India Pale Ale
BA SCORE
4.19/5
7,709 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:
#1,097
Reviews:
2,337
Ratings:
7,709
pDev:
9.55%
Bros Score:
4.23
 
 
Wants:
351
Gots:
1,417
Trade:
8
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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a Surly pint glass:

A - a nice golden amber color with a 1" off whit head that quickly settles to a very thin cap and spotty lacing.

S - slight pine and grassiness.

T - pine and citrus with a nice malty base.

M - medium bodied with decent carbonation, slight lingering piney aftertaste.

O - enjoyable, good solid example for the style. Will definitely enjoy more of this when looking for a good IPA.

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Racer 5 India Pale Ale from Bear Republic Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.19 out of 5 with 7,709 ratings
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