RateBeer
overall
16
94
style
Brewed by Central City Brewers + Distillers
Style: Pale Lager
Surrey, Canada

bottling
unknown

on tap
unknown

Local Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 58   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.66/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Red Racer Classic Lager is craft-brewed in small batches using only the finest barley malt, choice hops, specia yeast and filtered water in every beer. Each batch is aged longer to help deliver its golden colour and crisp taste that only the best beers in the world enjoy. "Cheers!"


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
turboespresso (256) - Port Moody, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 29, 2010
Can. Probably the palest beer I have ever seen, ginger ale is several shades darker by comparison. Decent head that lasts. Hop aroma is fair. Taste is crisp, with light , slightly sweet body. Ok for the patio on a hot summer day, but thatís about it. Definitely serve this one well chilled.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
jonas (6785) - Garching b. MŁnchen, GERMANY - JAN 15, 2010
Can. Pale incontinent yellow. Low head. Light corny aroma. Lightbodied, slight bread base. Forgettable pale lager flavours, light body. Made for the crappy lager crowd no doubt.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
argo0 (13231) - Washington DC, USA - JAN 13, 2010
12oz can. Small white head atop crystal clear light straw body, some lacing. Aroma is medium sweet, bread, corn, light grass. Taste is medium sweet, grass/straw, light corn. Light body, light acidity.

1.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
puzzl (3259) - New York, New York, USA - NOV 24, 2009
I just poured this but Iím rating it after 2 sips. This is just a shitty lager. I wasnít expecting it, honestly, which made me grimace quite a bit after the first sip. I havenít had a crap lager in ages. Most craft lager is some kind of German style (pils, helles, etc) so when the American piss-water hit my mouth I was aghast. Donít come into this expecting anything but. This is Molson in a fancy package, nothing more.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
smcolw (617) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 15, 2009
Macro-lager (pale straw) color, but leaves a large, white, rocky head. Clear enough to read through the glass. Leaves chunky lace on the glass. Raw grain aroma. No hop. Smooth flavor, but it has elements of the macros, particularly in the swallow, which has a thin flavor similar to spent raw grains. I wonder if there are adjuncts in this brew. Better body than most of this style. Iíd ask that they hop this a little more in the future.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - NOV 7, 2009

Name: Spring Board / Classic Lager
Date: September 06, 2009
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewpub
Appearance: clear pale yellow, fine white head, thick lace
Aroma: sweet corn aroma, light spicy and floral hops
Flavor: sweet malt flavor, lots of corn, nice balancing hops, light lasting bitterness
Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 5/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 10/20
Rating: 2.7/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: ** /4

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
BroSpud (2053) - , Massachusetts, USA - OCT 26, 2009
12oz can. Better than alot of Canadian beers but not much to this one. Extremely light on color, taste and body. Drinkable, but so is water which is what it resembled. I was expecting more from this one based on the decent Red Racer Pale Ale and IPA offerings.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
MrRoss (646) - Delta, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 11, 2009
Oh! Such a disappointment after the excellent Pale Ale and IPA from the brewery. Piss-yellow colour, almost no aroma, not much taste, and the mouthfeel of a light beer. Thank God the six-pack was a gift; Iíd be choked if Iíd spent my own coin on this stuff.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
humulushound (244) - British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 13, 2009
Iím not sure if Iím drinking the springboad lager or the premium lager, the can says classic lager. Pours light straw colored with thick but quick-to-dissipate white cap. Aroma is a mild fresh flower but dewy grass and fresh rain predominate. Taste is bready light malt, sweet-grass hops and light crab apple. Finish clean and brisk. Refreshing.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Skyview (5696) - Papoose Jct, Minnesota, USA - JAN 25, 2009
On draught at the Central City Brewpub in Surry, BC. Pours a clear golden blonde brew with a creamy off-white head that slowly dissipates and leaves behind some excellent lacing. Aroma of white bready malt, some grassy hops and hint of apple. Taste is light bodied, light in carbonation with flavors of white bread malt, a hint of fruit and grassy hops. Finish is crisp, clean cut with a hint of mild bitterness.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1 2 3 4  5  6


Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2016,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50