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

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RATINGS: 57   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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


tiggmtl's rating

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tiggmtl (4545) - Vancouver, British Columbia, - JUN 7, 2012
Really inviting floral and lightly spicy hop nose is supported by a pleasant, lightly grainy malt profile. Brilliantly clear golden body is topped by a slight, white, fine bubbles head that lasts well and leaves some lace. Flavour is as the aroma promises - plenty of floral and spicy hops, moderate bitterness and lovely cereal, grainy malt character. Medium light body with fairly strong, lightly prickly carbonation. Really reminds me of Christofel Blond which is a personal favourite. Well done! Enjoyed on tap as Gary Lohin (of Red Racer)’s Hoppy Pilsner at the Alibi Room.


2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
paco (566) - Regina, Saskatchewan, CANADA - FEB 6, 2016
Can from sobeys. Date stamp of April 2015. Pours golden with a foamy head and lots of bubbles. Aromas of faint malt and somewhat musty. Very mild malty note. Not very crisp or refreshing. Tastes past its prime.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
slowrunner77 (8373) - Reno, Nevada, USA - JAN 7, 2016
Can. Not sure of age. Crisp feel, but a little boring otherwise. Light hay and cereal malt. Not bad, just ho hum.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jtclockwork (12133) - , New Jersey, USA - JAN 4, 2016
Bottle - pours gold - nose/taste of corn, stale bread, peppercorn and light lemon - medium body.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bulldogops (1681) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 22, 2015
Rating #1340. 2.12.2014. 341mL bottle #2 from CC/P49 Mystery Box. Clear yellow colour, nice white foam, medium retention. Aroma is pleasant, generously hopped. Mouthfeel is bubbly and crisp, medium carbonation. Taste is hint of sweet malt, dries out in the fairly smooth finish with a nice hoppy presence. Delicious.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
piscator34 (2198) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - AUG 8, 2015
Can. Straw yellow in colour with strong carbonation. Fairly neutral aroma, maybe some faint grainy malt and minerals. Flavors are of wet grain, wet stones and a bit of grassy-herbal hop. The malts tend to linger a bit on the finish as well. Serviceable, but a bit on the bland side. Could be cleaner.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ljthiessen (969) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - JUN 13, 2015
Bottle. Pale straw yellow pour, a little cloudy, with a thin white head. Aroma is corn and cereal grain, sweet, but not cheap and skunky - smells like a good pilsener. Flavour better, some grainy malt, a bit grassy.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
northropfrye (2973) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - MAY 29, 2015
Light yellow golden body white head nice lacing. Grainy aroma. Taste is grainy a touch holly sweet finish. Tingly palate. Flavourful for a pils. Not bad.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
cards04 (2510) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - MAY 24, 2015
Umm...not bad. Typical pilsener. Pretty grain driven with a hoppy finish. I find it a bit watery. Average at best.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MunBro (943) - St. Albert, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 10, 2015
A nice, crisp, easydrinking pilsner. Has the usual subdued malty and hoppy flavours with some zest and spices.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
darrennelson12 (456) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 28, 2014
In bottle ... very easy drinking, light bodied pilsner. Taste of grain and cereal with a little bitter/hoppy finish. Overall, not a bad option in the pilsner category


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