Racer 5 India Pale Ale | Bear Republic Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
4.19/5
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7,749 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:
#1,162
Reviews:
2,348
Ratings:
7,749
pDev:
9.55%
Bros Score:
4.23
 
 
Wants:
352
Gots:
1,441
Trade:
9
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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

I really like this flavorful and drinkable IPA.

The beer has a nice honey color and pure white head that fades quickly to lace on your glass. The nose doesn't bowl you over with only a bit of hops and a bit of sweet malt, but the overall balance of the beer is outstanding. The complex hop bitterness is balanced by a strong malt backbone.

Racer 5 is like a good taco it's simple and complex and delicious and I could have 3 or 4 a day.

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Racer 5 India Pale Ale from Bear Republic Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.19 out of 5 with 7,749 ratings