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Brewed by Central City Brewers + Distillers
Style: Session IPA
Surrey, Canada

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RATINGS: 72   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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Mosaic hops lend to this light and fruity ale with a good bitterness and malt balance, coupled with refreshing hop aromatics. This session ale is bit on flavour and light in alcohol.

Canada pale ale malt, Munich malt, Caravienne malt, Mosaic hops; ABV 4%; IBU 40; SRM 8

On February 4th, 2014 we launched our new ISA – India Session Ale at a “mystery beer” launch event. The event was held at Darby’s Pub in Vancouver and featured an expert panel consisting of Certified Cicerone and Beer Educator Chester Cary, author of Craft Beer Revolution Joe Wiebe, and Dustan Sept of Norco Bicycles & BeerMeBC.com. Along with a room full of Central City fans the lads blind tasted the latest Red Racer release. To find out what they thought check out the video on our brand new RedRacerBeer.com!

Editor’s note: Alcohol on the cans says 4%, but reports from the brewpub tend to have a lower number.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hammy78 (825) - Dundas, Ontario, CANADA - APR 8, 2015
Can. Pours a true clear copper, with a large fluffy white head and lots of lace. Nose is sweet, hoppy, tropical fruit. Tastes light, a touch bitter, tropical hop flavour, and quit easy drinking delicious.

1.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
Gelatoman (2) - British Columbia, CANADA - APR 8, 2015 does not count
Not impressed. Light body doesn’t balance bitterness. Not much hop aroma. I don’t find this pleasurable to drink.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BLADT (670) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - APR 5, 2015
Can pour. Clean orange copper. White head. Basic smell of hay and small amount of bud. Light body. Crisp and refreshing. Lunches above is parts. Ok

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Franckg (291) - Quebec, CANADA - MAR 26, 2015
Un peu trop sucré mais reste un bière buvable. Bien houblonné mais rien pour se démarquer de ses semblables.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
annunz123 (912) - Taunton, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 18, 2015
Aroma is relatively mild and flowery with some citrus and pine. Nice bitter flavor and a citrus/pine finish. Really nice.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
grubypawel (198) - - MAR 15, 2015
Pours hazy golden with little white head. A powerful mango aroma. Quite dry with a decent bitter finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kbudd19 (818) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 9, 2015
Can. Had this many times but never rated. Apperance is golden with white head. Aroma is citrus, tropocal fruit, grass, and crackers. Taste is light citrus, bread, light hop bitterness, decent mouthfeel and lots of carbonation. Really good session ale, my go to when I want something light and crisp that I can drink lots of.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Spab (2692) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 7, 2015
355 ml can from Premier Gourmet (as Red Betty ISA). Pours a lightly cloudy golden orange with average-sized white head. Aroma is mostly grass with a light graininess and hints of fruit. Flavour is fairly grassy with a little citrus zest and grains. Lighter body and a touch watery. Ok.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
HogTownHarry (6199) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - MAR 6, 2015
February 26, 2105 - on draught at Volo. Pours refractive brassy gold, quite clear, with a smallish off-white head. Aroma - noble hops? - bitter with peach sweetness, light grass. Taste follows - weirdly like a minerally/grassy overly sweet pils or keller bier - not all that well meshed - not much alcohol at least. Average to light body, decent carbonation, but an emerging funky skunkiness that really detracted after the first few sips - could not finish it as it warmed up - it got ugly.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Metalchopz (2514) - Cantley, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 4, 2015
Had this on tap on my first visit to the Ottawa Bier Markt. Pours a slightly hazy golden-amber colour with a head with average retention and decent lacing. Decent hop nose over the grainy malt. Mild bitter mouthfeel with a little dryness in the finish. Taste is fruity with oranges (and other citrus) with the grass. A very nice hopped session ale that is refreshing. Gets a little more bitter with food.


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