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Shepherd Neame / Central City Red Racer IPA

Formerly brewed at Shepherd Neame
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Faversham, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 3.47/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
Cask: Special: Wetherspoon Spring 2013 Real Ale Festival
This bright, amber-coloured beer has an intense, hoppy aroma. It’s packed with hop flavours and a ruby-red grapefruit character, balanced by a deep, malty backbone, giving a long, lingering finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (21802) - , Essex, ENGLAND - APR 7, 2013
4th April 2013
Hamilton Hall Spoons. Cask. Clear amber beer, tidy off white head. Palate is light and dry with fine carbonation. Sweetish tangerine and orange hops. Bittersweet light tang. Finishes semi dry with more great tangerine.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (21106) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 26, 2013
cask at Sorder ... golden amber ... thin tan head ... soft zezty fruits .. orange and pineapple nose ... sweet oily fruits ... juicy orange

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leighton (18222) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 21, 2013
Cask at Penderel’s Oak, JDW - London. Pours clear, deep gold with a tight, creamy head. Ripe citrus on the nose, some doughy malts, lightly toasted bread. Medium sweet flavor with further doughy bread, ripening orange, some piney bitterness. Medium bodied with fine, creamy carbonation. Lightly sticky finish with hints of alcohol, more orange and pine. Decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (16671) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns., Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - APR 6, 2013
Cask at the Moon on the Mall (JDW), Londres, 05/04/13. Clear golden amber with a small frothy beige head. Nose carries malt, light caramel, hops, biscuit notes. Taste comprises bitter orange, hops, caramel, brown sugar. Medium bodied with a little oomph, moderate carbonation, bitterness in the curtain call. Ok.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
imdownthepub (13077) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 2, 2013
Cask conditioned at a Wetherspoons. Amber with white head. Dry, malty beer quite toasty in character. Somewhat bitter and dry, a good thing, with a late perfumed slight hop note, fairly flowery. A reasonable beer, but not an IPA in my mind.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey (12247) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 13, 2013
Cask at The George, Croydon. It pours clear amber with medium yellow-white head. The nose is grapefruit, ripe strawberry, brown bread and wood. The taste is wood, resin, leather, assertive bitterness, pithy citrus, tangerine, grapefruit, jammy aspect and light spice with a dry, bitter finish. Medium body and soft carbonation. Very nice bitterness indeed.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stuu666 (10296) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 20, 2014
Cask at the Foot of the Walk. Pours golden amber, sweet and malty, lots of hoppy flavour.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
leaparsons (9779) - Wigston, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - APR 5, 2013
Cask, Corn Exchange, Leicester. Amber gold with a white foam. Aromas are cereal and caramel with cream and floral low woody pine. Pink grapefruit with trace aniseed and honeyand lemon llozenge. Flavours are bready yeast with brown sugar and sweet lemon. Mango with woody notes and spices. Light grapefruit bitterness to finish. Very easy to drink. Good stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - APR 11, 2013
Cask conditioned handpump Eastgate Northampton 05/04/13 A reddish brown coloured beer with a white head and lace. A very hoppy tasty full bodied beer. The malt is on the sweet and jammy side and the hops are big and American bold. It’s really very nice.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ManVsBeer (8496) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 3, 2013
Copper red in colour with a creamy head. Has a malty aroma and a very fruity taste - also a strong one.

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