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RATINGS: 301   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...

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Thorpe429 (5012) - , Illinois, USA - NOV 26, 2012
On tap at Pizzeria Paradiso in Old Town Alexandria. Nose has quite a bit of citrus and some mild tropical fruit. The flavor is slightly boozy, but overall quite nice. Hefty bitterness on a medium body. A touch of residual sweetness. I prefer Racer 5.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Dapierce17 (93) - Pasco, Washington, USA - SEP 3, 2014
Pours a gorgeous hazy amber with a finger of white head. Strong aroma of juicy citrus; orange, grapefruit. Slight pine notes as well. The aroma matches the flavor with more of the citrus fruits coming through. Sweetness from the malts and alcohol are present. Very balanced and tasty DIPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RafeAU (108) - Kingston, AUSTRALIA - SEP 2, 2014
Lovely double IPA. Had on tap in downtown Los Angeles in a paddle next to their racer 5 IPA.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Emeister84 (985) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - SEP 1, 2014
Very juicy tropical fruit aromas. Hazy orange with a fairly lasting, bubbly white head. Dry, bitter, freshly hoppy. Light-medium bodied, clean, very refreshing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
HellesBunny666 (185) - Virginia, USA - SEP 1, 2014
Citrus and floral, tropical fruits aromas, delicious. Yellow fruit, limes. Spicy. Tropical hops. Hazy gold color. Grassy. Lemongrass.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
zickbeer_ye (274) - Virginia, USA - SEP 1, 2014
Juicy tropical fresh hop aromas. White bubbly head and golden orange body. Delicious tropical citrus flavors with fresh hops. Refreshing on the palate.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Kinz (3286) - Glen Allen, Virginia, USA - SEP 1, 2014
Let me start by saying I need more Bear Republic in my life. Their hop sensibilities seem to be tuned to my palate. Bottle, pours a lightly hazed golden orange with a nice head. Aroma is a lime green, lime green and tangerine. Flavor matches, with a hint of pine over the relatively neutral caramel malt underpinnings. Great balance while still being a showcase for the hops. Truly masterful. Love, love, love this. Wish like heck that I could get a growler.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nealblind (754) - Seattle, Alabama, USA - AUG 28, 2014
orange gold pour. aroma pine, herbal hops, caramel, honey. Tastes tropical mangoes, slight sulfur. Smooth 100ibus? yeah right. some resin on palate. Alcohol well hidden.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
gkeh (202) - Texas, USA - AUG 21, 2014
On draft at Hay Merchant. Clear orange pour, fluffy white head. Sons is grapefruit, pine, apricot, lemon zest. Sweetness from a malt presence and alcohol. Super sticky motel costs the tongue. A joy to drink.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
NikkTwist (1624) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 20, 2014
Draft at Strangeloves. Hazy orange pour that starts with a gigantic frothy white head. Taste is strongly reminiscent of the Racer Five but fuller and more alcoholic. Big orange pith flavors. Lots of drying oak barrel notes. Wonderful stuff but maybe a bit too one note.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
maxwelldeux (3662) - Everett, Washington, USA - AUG 20, 2014
Bottle. Pours a mostly clear amber color with a smallish off white head on there. Nose is quite hoppy with some nice floral and piney elements to it. Taste is quite frsh and just a little bit sweet, though there are hints of the hoppy bitterness in there. Pretty good.

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