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Central City Red Racer India Pale Ale

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Brewed by Central City Brewing
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Surrey, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 471   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77   IBU: 80   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
An ale fashioned to survive the long voyage from England to India during the British colonization. Hops, hops, and more hops, this ale has an intense aroma and a long lingering finish. Drink as an appetizer on its own, or pair it with any hearty dish. A beer for the connoisseur, this is the Brewmaster’s choice. "Cheers!"

Malts: UK Maris Otter, Superior Pale Ale Malt, Carastan Crystal Malt
Hops: German Magnum, Centennial, Amarillo, Simcoe
Colour/Clarity: Amber to Orange, Bright. SRM: 14


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
GreatDane1632 (605) - USA - DEC 20, 2014
Rated based on limited notes taken on 16 Mar 2012 -- Drank out of a can at Cans in Chicago. I honestly don’t remember much other than the 5 star rating I gave this on Untappd. So cool, I loved it. Good beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RCx240 (84) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 18, 2014
Pours a clear, copper gold with a foamy white head. Aroma is strongly citrusy, with hints of pine and resin. Taste is pleasantly sweet, hints of bread, toast, nuts and toffee. Finishes slightly bitter with a lingering taste of citrus. Full bodied, but not too rich. Slightly sticky mouth feel. Great IPA.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gregorymconway (140) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 6, 2014
Tall Boy from the LCBO. Orangey-straw body with thin white head. Extremely piney on the nose, some orange and grapefruit zest notes. Minimal caramel notes. Really full flavored and even sessionable.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
drsandman (399) - New York, USA - NOV 29, 2014
Pours a clear orange Amber, white head. Aroma is grain, pine, yeast, cereal, oat, fuggles. Flavor is grainy malt, bitter English hops, earth & minerals. Medium body, dry bitter hop finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
marcus (6773) - Sacramento, California, USA - NOV 28, 2014
12oz can from Corti Bros. Pours orange amber with an attractive white head and a citrus aroma. There is an earthy caramel malt flavor with a long grapefruit finish. A pleasure to drink.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fatehunter (1389) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - NOV 25, 2014
Pours two fingers of head on a clear lighter straw colored body. The aroma is bright pineapple, lemon, grapefruit and pine. Wonderful. The taste is a moderate pine bitterness throughout, though well balanced. The texture is soft and fizzy. A great smelling and feeling IPA, average flavor in a hotly contested category.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
biirusaikou (811) - - NOV 18, 2014
Can from LCBO. Flavors of caramel, pine, grassy hops, grapefruit peel, dry bitter finish. A well done brew but not really my type of IPA, more of a British one.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jesterdeal (1984) - Marlton, New Jersey, USA - NOV 11, 2014
Clearly an older can. Aroma was some nice melon, apricot, and light papaya. Pours amber with a nice foamy head and lacing. Taste is muddled apricot/melon with a dirty orange rind malt. Would love to revisit this a little fresher because the hops that I could taste were pretty great.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jkwalking05 (3923) - Arlington, Texas, USA - NOV 10, 2014
12 oz can labeled "Red Betty". Hazy light amber with an average sized off-white head. Aroma is of resin, pine, mango, caramel, and light dank hop notes. Taste is of caramel, malt, brown sugar, pine, resin, oranges, and overripe pineapple.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
travita (4155) - Frisco, Texas, USA - NOV 10, 2014
Can. The look is a slight haze, white colored head, and orangish bright in color. The smell is toffee, caramel, a little stale, fruits, hops, grassy, and pine. The taste is pine, grass, resin, grapes, grapefuits, and ok.


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