Bear Republic Racer 5
Name: Racer 5 India Pale Ale
Brewery: Bear Republic Brewing Co. website
Region: Healdsburg, California
ABV: 7.00% Abv
How served: 22oz capped bomber poured into a Lamoral glass.
My Overall Opinion: Very Good.
I paired this beer with: Gnocchi with a tomato sausage sauce.
Tasted on: Wednesday March 10th, 2010.
Note: Racer 5 is up there with the best IPA’s on the market. Easy drinking and refreshing with no hint of the 7% abv to slow you down. IPA wise, I do prefer their Hop Rod Rye only slightly more.
On the Label: Racer 5 is an aggressive styled India Pale Ale. Handmade from a brewery whose motto is “Bigger is Better”. This golden, well hopped, bottle conditioned ale demands your attention. Try the next generation of I.P.A. Racer 5…Go…Go… BREW MASTER NOTES Keep cold, respect life, don’t D + D, real ale is alive, yeast is good, serve at 45°-50° F.
From their website:
Racer 5 IPA®
American India Pale Ale
ABV: 7.0% IBU: 75+ Color: Golden
This hoppy American IPA is a full bodied beer brewed American pale and crystalmalts, and heavily hopped with Chinook, Cascade, Columbus and Centennial.
There’s a trophy in every glass.
12oz. 6 pack | 12 oz. 12 pack | 22oz. | keg
Since posting my beer inventory I noticed I had too many IPA’s & DIPA’s on hand. So over the next few weeks I will be cleaning my inventory out of IPA’s and Double IPA’s before they fade too much. Here is what you will expect to see on my Blog soon, in no particular order. (note I will only add to this blog the beers below which have not made it to this blog)
Captain Lawrence Reserve Imperial IPA
Port Brewing Hop 15
Port Brewing High Tide IPA
Port Brewing Midnight Session Lager
Hair of The Dog Blue Dot
Boulevard Double Wide IPA
Boulevard Imperial Pilsner
Rogue Sesquicentennial Ale
Firestone Union Jack IPA
Ballast Point Dorado DIPA
Poperings Hommel Bier
Laughing Dog Brewing Devil Dog
Alpine Exponential Hoppiness
Karl Strauss Big Barrel DIPA
Deschutes Hop Henge Experimental IPA
Avery DuganA IPA
Southern Tier Iniquity
Southern Tier Unearthly
Southern Tier Hoppe
3 Floyds Dreadnaught IPA
Bear Republic Hop Rod Rye
Green Flash IIPA
Bells Hop Slam
Tröegs Nugget Nectar
Mikkeller Cascade Single Hop IPA
Dogfish Head Golden Era
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