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

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RATINGS: 143   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   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.


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4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hanuta06 (266) - Washington, USA - MAR 14, 2013
Serving: from can--purchased at Full Throttle Bottles. Aroma: lightly perfumy hoppy and somewhat metallic. Appearance: huge, rocky, off-white, initial head with excellent lacing and fully lasting longevity. Hazy, light-amber body. Taste: lightly sweet, citrusy initial flavor and lightly bitter finish with average duration Palate: light bodied with watery texture and soft carbonation. Overall: very good. I’d be happy to drink this again.


3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
deyholla (5959) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - APR 14, 2014
Bottle thanks to Matt! Pours a clear gold with a white head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has a nice citrus note with some sweet grains and biscuit backing. Flavor is a bit more laid back with light citrus, light grains and a hint of pine.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lesifflebiere (1025) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 6, 2014
Bière orangée présentant une bonne couche de mousse ; semble mi-mince. En nez, malts sucrés, poires, et un peu d’ananas. Les saveurs s’apparentent aussi à ces descriptifs, variant des fruits tropicaux à une petite amertume herbacée en finale, le tout surfant sur des malts qui viennent arrondir joliment le liquide. Une APA "by the book" mais qui réussit à tous les points de vue, savoureuse mais totalement "sessionnable" à la fois.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jayseppi (114) - Ontario, CANADA - NOV 12, 2013
Great topaz colour under a fizzy white cap. Hoppy aroma has tropical fruit, melon and some dankness to it. The flavour has a good blast of hops that leave a slight lingering bitterness in the finish. Smooth across the palate with a good level of carbonation. Solid pale ale.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
andrewturba (920) - Alberta, CANADA - OCT 29, 2013
Pours a clear amber with sizable dull white head that leaves moderate lace on the glass. Aroma is sweet, citrus, grapefruit, tropical fruit and light bready malts. Flavour is citrus, grapefruit, resin, medium bitterness that lingers a bit, and sweet bready notes under the hops. Quite an enjoyable brew.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gerbeer (1489) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 6, 2013
On tap. Pours a light amber with light head. Aromas of fruit, pine, and toasted malts. Flavors are similar with bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sseb69 (1404) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 24, 2013
Cannette 355 ml. 5%. Cannette VERTE comme la IPA. Couleur cuivrée, mousse blanche. Arôme de céréale et un peu de houblon. En bouche, notes de grains, herbes, un peu d’agrumes. Finale avec une légère amertume, un peu de caramel léger. Très bonne.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Reimer96 (1062) - Alberta, CANADA - SEP 4, 2013
Pours a clear amber with an orangish tinge and a nice smooth frothy and lacey white head. Aroma of citrus hops, grapefruit, tropical fruits and candy. Taste is sweet pale malts, tropical fruits, citrus and a bit of bitter grapefruit hops on the finish. Finishes semi dry with a punch of tropical fruits, nice easy drinking apa. Would like a little more malt to balance all the hop flavor.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Storm_Shadow (106) - British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 17, 2013
Can. Pours amber. Tastes fruity malty and hoppy all rolled into an easy drinking beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ontbeertaster (2269) - Ontario, CANADA - AUG 15, 2013
Can, pours a bright yellow, aroma is citrusy and so is taste, its got some lemon zest in there and its lighty hopped, pretty yummy

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DerWeg (1431) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 20, 2013
Gold body and white head emits promising fresh hops w/ citrus and pine. Plays into taste with a fruity-pale malt sweetness and bacbone of dry-bittter hops plus some aromatic hop detail of pine grapefruit grass and herb garden. Sweet solid palate balanced with bitter, long finish is dry-sweet-bitter. All there yet the IPA wins the race by miles - more aromatics and prefer the balance.


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