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RATINGS: 318   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.89   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...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nellycale (212) - Caledonia, Minnesota, USA - AUG 11, 2014
On tap at Hay Merchant. Pours a orange/copper hue with small off-white head with decent lacing. Aroma is very piney, caramel malt and some floral bouquet. Taste is very pine resin, some honey but malt backbone balances it out. Some dank on the taste and finish. But a little too malty for me... ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Damico (2808) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 11, 2014
Pours thick dark honey golden unclear with a big creamy white head. Aroma and flavor both have huge perfumey abrasive hops with piney resin notes. The citrus and grapefruit flavors are really nice, a bit of sweetness as well and definite malty base under there.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
JerseyBrew (57) - Hillsborough, New Jersey, USA - AUG 9, 2014
This has to be one of my favorite double ipa's ever. Nice citrus aroma though could be stronger. Nice dry finish, but does have a sweet taste in the middle that I would like a slight more bitterness to counteract. That is my only complaint with this better, and it would just be a personal preference ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Underdogs88 (260) - New Jersey, USA - AUG 9, 2014
Bright citrus hop aroma. Gold color with a fluffy white head with excellent lacing. Flavor is full of citrus hops. Malt flavor is minimal. The bitterness is clean and not overpowering. Body is medium with medium-high carbonation. Overall, a great tasting dipa! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
joet (2347) - Santa Rosa, California, USA - AUG 3, 2014
Pine, citrus aromas abundant, deep apricot color,resinous surface, fine white foam, quick head, some earthy notes. Berry, acidic, bitter finish, some lingering sweetness.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Kimmelman (7) - - AUG 1, 2014 does not count
Drinking at Fathers Office on tap. Much more mellow and balanced than I expected.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tide (2110) - Espoo, FINLAND - JUL 31, 2014
Draught at West End Tavern. Amber color, white head. Bitter taste with grapefruit, resin, floral hops, caramel, pine and peach. Bitter finish with floral hops, peach, resin and caramel. Excellent double IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chinchill (2777) - South Carolina, USA - JUL 30, 2014
Cafe racer 15 on tap at the BR brewpub in CA. Good head. Slight haze. Medium amber. Some sticky lacing. Aroma is hoppy with a hint of honey. Citrus and pine hop mix is pronounced but tamed, especially re bitterness, by the malts. Easy drinking for a DIPA.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ernesto987 (4458) - Arizona, USA - JUL 29, 2014
bomber, another stereotypical cali dipa, sweet nad carfamelly with tons of pine hops, yay, i outdrank these in 2006.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrunkSanta410 (529) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUL 29, 2014
Bomber to glass. Pours a orange - copper color with little to no head. Aroma is piney hops and very floral, fruity hop bouquet. Hints of caramel malts on the nose. Taste is much more profound pine and pine resin. Slight honey sweetness from the malts. Alcohol burn hits late Palate is medium body, low carbonation. Pretty good, but would have liked a bit more carbonation.

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