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RATINGS: 564   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.93   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 249   ABV: 8.3%
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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 – SILVER
2009 San Diego International Beer Competition – 2nd
2009 West Coast Beer Fest - GOLD


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (35735) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 26, 2014

Bottle 22fl.oz. @ cgarvieuk [ Lets do a chrisO Tasting ], Edinburgh, Scotland.

[ As Bear Republic Racer X ].
Clear medium orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, caramel, sweet malt, moderate to heavy hoppy, citrus, orange - citrus, mango. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, riped fruit, orange, mango, hoppy, medium dry. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20140315]

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
yespr (31628) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 6, 2008
From tap at Pizza Port, Solana Beach. Pours deep golden yellow to orange with a lacng white head. Mild spiced and fruit hoppy arma. Flavour is rather spiced and dense hops fruity. Strong bitterness coming up into the finish. Spiced and hoppy lasting flavours.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (29665) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - OCT 10, 2007
At Bailey’s Taproom, Portland. An unclear amber beer with a thin orange head. The aroma is sweet malty with notes of hops and very grass, leading to a very bitter finish. nice 2XIPA.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Papsoe (25083) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 6, 2007
(On tap - Toronado) Clear, amber golden with a small, off-white head leaving laces. Fresh, hoppy and citric aroma. Fairly full body with lots of caramel. Sweetish finish with a solid hopping. 250307

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
omhper (19803) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JUN 27, 2012
Bottled at tasting at TEJA. Clear pale amber, brief head. Lychee ansd bread. Sweet and near full bodied. Dill and lemon, soft and mid sweet. Orange brandy. Intense bitter finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (17215) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 4, 2008
Draught @ Horse Brass Pub, Portland. Pours a hazy amber color with a small off-white head. Has a malty very hoppy bitter grapefruit aroma. Sweetish malty hoppy bitter flavor with grapefruit hints. Has a malty hoppy bitter finish with a long hoppy bitter aftertaste.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (14967) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 15, 2014
bottle at home ... at the Lets do a Chris O tasting... golden copper ... small white head ... soft sweet caramel toffee nose ... sweet malts ... soft toffee ... zezty fruits .. but that sweet caramel toffee i dont like

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Theis (13761) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 19, 2008
Draught at GABF 2008. Clear amber - offwhite head. Cookies, light malty sweetness, knækbrød,swedish flatbread, fruity, wet grass, high hoppy, lots of hops.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (12995) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 8, 2011
Draft. Hazy golden color, larege bubble white head, solid blanket of lacing. Aroma of pine and grass. Taste starts malty then bitter lemon ane pine resin. Dry. Not over the top.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bu11zeye (11971) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JAN 14, 2009
(Draught) Pours a lightly hazy golden body with a medium off-white head. Aroma of pine, florals, grass, and orange peel. Flavor of hops (citrus, pine) and caramel malt.


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