Brewed by Central City Brewing
Style: American Pale Ale
Surrey, Canada


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RATINGS: 147   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Red Racer Classic Pale Ale is hand-crafted in small batches using Mariss Otter barley from England and hops from Washington’s Yakima valley. This big and bold pale ale has a citrusy aroma and a full, malty body, giving it a distinctive character that will inspire the beer connoisseur in all of us. A good choice paired with any favorite meal.

Malts: UK Maris Otter, Superior Pale Ale Malt, Crystal Malts
Hops: German Magnum, Citra
Colour/Clarity: Amber to Orange, Bright. SRM: 10

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TomDecapolis (4470) - Milton, Delaware, USA - MAY 18, 2010
Can pours a translucent golden amber with a medium off white head. Aroma of mix citrusy notes, caramel, toffee and tea. Flavor of caramel, tea, nice citrusy and floral hop flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mcberko (6260) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 19, 2010
355mL can, pours a hazy golden amber with a white head. Aroma of hops, citrus and floral notes. Flavour is a nice balance of hops and malt. Nice and refreshing, but unremarkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gethinbeer (2141) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - APR 11, 2010
Fruit hopped aroma. amber colour with a nice white head and lace. Lovely texture. fruit hopped flavour. The beer is nice and crisp. A well crafted ale. Very enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 4/20
v1rgil (151) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 8, 2010
By far my favorite Pale Ale. Love the citrus finish and after taste. Clean and easy to drink. A great go to beer for meals or just for drinking.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Glouglouburp (5977) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - APR 4, 2010
In short: A rough dusty pale ale. Not fun.
How: Can 12oz. Consumed very fresh a few days after receiving it as a bonus from presario. Thanks Trevor
The look: Clear golden body topped by a short-lived off-white head
In long: Nose is tangy and grassy. Carbonation is way too active, this has the mouthfeel of a soda-pop. Dry pine tree bark, some oranges, dusty yeast, dirty forest floor, dirty leafy hops, dry grass, mineral water, crisp discreet (too discreet) pale malts that keep a low profile. I like dry/dusty beer but this is dry/dusty done the wrong way. The beer looks like a clean crisp pale ale with its clear golden body but it feels very dusty and rough. As far as Pale Ale goes this one is far behind, this red racer is not a ferrari, either that or it had an awful pit-stop strategy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rciesla (5499) - Exit 15W, New Jersey, USA - MAR 22, 2010
Can. Pours a golden body with a white head. Very hoppy for a pale ale. Nice grass and herbal tones, a strong pine presence that dominated most of the hop character of this beer. Simple light with a potent pine and hop resinous finish. A nice hoppy pale ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TipsyMcStager (1139) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 21, 2010
light malty aroma. Pours clear golden, thick white head. Refreshing, not too hoppy though. so so...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mabel (5414) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 15, 2010
[2723-20100123] 355mL can. Light twiggy hops aroma with mildly musty grains. Clear, medium orange body with a big creamy off-white head. Light bitter hops flavour has a long-lasting bitter citrus peel aftertaste. Medium body. Nice drinkable, hoppy and good.
(From Volo; Toronto, ON)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
presario (4608) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 7, 2010
Can. Dark amber. Nice head and lacing. Quiet scent. Rich body. Woody taste with nice hops and a hint of soapiness. More Brittish perhaps than American. A nice drinker waiting for Spring on the deck.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
DougShoemaker (3147) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 1, 2010
Aroma is hoppy, with some good malt, auburn, small off-white head. Taste is light orange, decent malt following up. Light bodied, quite well balanced, great mouthfeelReally nice. Thank You RadekKliber.

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