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RATINGS: 273   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.88   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 292   ABV: 9.75%
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Café Racer 15™ features aromas of bright citrus and resinous pine from the generous use of Citra, Amarillo, Cascade and Chinook hops which are complimented by a dry malt finish. The result is a high revving Double IPA that is loud and assertive, much like the rebellious street racers who inspired it. Never ride alone...


4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
spacemonster (76) - Igo, California, USA - JAN 7, 2014
This is as big a victory for bear republic as it is for us. Wonderful nose. Pineapple comes out farthur. It’s a welcome addition to the incredible Racer series! They score! Goal!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ajnepple (1995) - Clear Creek, Colorado, USA - JAN 2, 2014
22 oz bottle from Tipsy’s. Golden, orange and slightly hazy with a white head. Aroma of sweet malts, bitter resinous hops, pine, floral, citrus and tropical fruits. Similar flavor, quite malty and sweet with bread, caramel and toffee. Medium body with a semi-dry finish. Not bad, but too sweet for a DIPA.

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
boricuastyle (2) - Ponce, PUERTO RICO - DEC 31, 2013 does not count
superb aroma, surreal appearance, fresh hop wnw taste mix,citrusy &ausumm floral, great overall

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PorterPounder (5346) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - DEC 30, 2013
Tallahassee, Fl. - Proof Bottle Shop - 22 oz bomber. Hazy medium copper pour, sticky snow white head with plenty of lacing. Aroma is fragrant and resiny with some nice spruce accents, some floral notes, a touch of muskiness. Flavor is bold and full bodied with plenty of citrusy bitter goodness, a touch of caramel sweetness, some mango fruitiness. Rich, thick sticky mouthfeel. Solid Double IPA from one of my favorite brewers that I have had the pleasure of visiting out west.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pete4999 (992) - Buffalo, New York, USA - DEC 29, 2013
Not sure how I’ve never had this before, but I can’t really recall having seen this often. Bottle. Poured a somewhat clear golden yellow. Nice and citrusy with the hops, though I was expecting a little more pine. Smooth mouthfeel with a nice finish.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bergstaden (1173) - Røros, NORWAY - DEC 29, 2013
Golden with a white head nice lacing on the glass - Good hop aromas with citrus, grapefruits - A good malt body that supports a very good hop flavour that is grapefruit and other citrus with some descrete pine - Long lingering hop finish that is somewhat dry - This was very good and tasty

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
pineypower (2479) - Pine Barrens, New Jersey, USA - DEC 26, 2013
Bottle. Pours out a well carbonated, somewhat cloudy orange color with a small white head. Aroma is of sweet/bitter citrus fruit notes, light pine, some tropical fruits and lightly bready malt notes. Taste is complex, nice fruity hops, astringent pine bitterness, resiny citrus, light bread crusts and a little bit of boozy dryness on the finish. Well done!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jkwood04 (3749) - Connecticut, USA - DEC 24, 2013
22oz bottle in a tasting glass. Pours golden/amber with an off-white head. Aroma of strong of citrus and floral hops plus some pale and caramel malts. Flavor strong on the hops but balanced. Average texture. A pretty good double IPA.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
50belair (2145) - Florida, USA - DEC 24, 2013
Bomber. Clear burnt orange pour with a white head. Fruity hop aromas. Tasty citrus hops dominate with undercurrents of pine and caramel malts. Well balanced. Very good mouthfeel and body. Bravo….

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jkwalking05 (3633) - Arlington, Texas, USA - DEC 24, 2013
22 oz bomber. Gold in color with an average off-white head. Aroma is of pine, lots of citrus an resin. Taste is of citrus, spicy hops, pine and resin. Bright and bitter.


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