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Racer X Double IPA | Bear Republic Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.30%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
Racer X is an uncommon Double India Pale Ale which puts a California twist on English brewing traditions by adding an assertive hop aroma and bitterness that compliments the firm malt backbone. Like its little brother Racer 5, Racer X is balance in a bottle.

2009 California State Fair – BRONZE
2009 San Diego International Beer Competition – 2nd
2009 West Coast Beer Fest - GOLD

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,954
Reviews:
514
Ratings:
2,205
pDev:
9.24%
 
 
Wants:
364
Gots:
222
Trade:
5
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12oz bottle, Best By 10/29/18. A thick frothy ivory head holds excellent retention atop a slightly hazed copper colored ale. Aroma is citrus, bready malt, and caramel. For flavor, assertive citrus and piney bitterness meets bold malt notes of toasty bread crust and caramel malt. Full body, resinous yet creamy, finishes dry with a long bitter pine resin finish. Just as the label suggests: bold hops and bold malts meet for a balanced DIPA - great flavors here.

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Racer X Double IPA from Bear Republic Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.22 out of 5 with 2,205 ratings