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Central City Red Racer Pilsner

Brewed by Central City Brewing
Style: Pilsener
Surrey, Canada


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RATINGS: 42   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Red Racer Pilsner is brewed in the classic Bavarian tradition, using only the finest two-row barley, and hops from the Hallertau region of Germany. This light and golden Pilsner has a distinct hop aroma and flavour, with a dry, crisp finish.

What’s Inside:
Malts – German and Canadian Malt
Hops – Perle and Hallertauer Tradition

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
reebtogi (4312) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 10, 2014
330ml bottle pours a pale golden color with a finger of white head that dissipates quickly leaving some spotty lacing on the glass. Aroma is grass and grains. Taste is a grassy and spicy hop bitterness with a grainy malty sweetness. Light bodied with moderate carbonation. Only a little better than a true Czech pilsner.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hidden_Pooch (409) - Stratford, Prince Edward Island, CANADA - OCT 11, 2014
Pours a clear straw with a big frothy head. Aroma is of spice, citrus, and tropical fruits, no doubt those Hallertauers at work. Tastes of tropical fruits, bread, herbs, and grapes. Has a light body that is very clean and then the strange part, the aftertaste. I felt like I was eating sourdough bread over and over every time I swallowed. Maybe just me, but I found the aftertaste killed it for me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrewGoblin (448) - Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, CANADA - OCT 10, 2014
One of the most enjoyabeer ’Sners I have ever had, this right here. Wonderful mildly spicy aroma blended seamlessly with wheat and floral notes. Very clean and clear, extremely pale yellow with a lace-king white foam. Nice crisp mouthfeel on this mildly bitter brew, one I would enjoy any moment of any day of any week.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mabel (5805) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 8, 2014
[5482-20130607] 355mL can. Mild grassy yeast aroma. Clear, pale yellow orange body with a quick foamy white head. Bitter grainy grass flavour has a bitter toasted aftertaste. Medium body. Interesting. (6/3/7/3/13) 3.2

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
brokensail (11371) - Orange County, California, USA - AUG 31, 2014
On tap @ CRAFT. Pour is clear golden in color with a white head. Smell is a touch on the grainy side. Some floral and grassy hops, bread, and a touch of biscuit. Mild esters and yeast. Faintly spicy. Flavor is mildly sweet but lacks much bitterness. Could use more hop character. Some grass, flowers, and yeast. Hints of pear and apple. Some corn flakes, too.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Gethinbeer (2194) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - AUG 24, 2014
Clear golden pour with a frothy white head. Malt, slight citrus aroma. Malt flavour. A little sweet with a smooth texture. Citrus background.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HeistAlmighty (1145) - Saint John, New Brunswick, CANADA - AUG 13, 2014
355nl can. A little lighter and sweeter malt than I’d expect, but still very flavourful. Moderate noble hops bitterness. Drinkable and lagery, but with a little kick.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
guil0000 (275) - New Brunswick, CANADA - JUL 31, 2014
Pours a clear yellow color with a a medium white bubbly head. Floral hops on the nose with some citrus (I got grapefruit). Some Basic grain malt on the nose also. Taste is sweet but still crisp and the dry hop finish compliments everything quite well. Well made beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jdobbs (402) - New Brunswick, CANADA - JUL 28, 2014
Body is clear light yellow. Aroma is lightly malty (toasted grain), lightly to moderately hoppy (herbs), with light notes of DMS and butter. Flavor is lightly to moderately sweet, lightly to moderately bitter. Finish is lightly sweet, moderately bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
LarryBeast (530) - - JUL 24, 2014
355ml. Very good for a lager. Nice European character. Dry, clean, assertively bitter.

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