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RATINGS: 418   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.89/5   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 292   ABV: 9.75%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Café Racer 15™ features aromas of bright citrus and resinous pine from the generous use of Citra, Amarillo, Cascade and Chinook hops which are complimented by a dry malt finish. The result is a high revving Double IPA that is loud and assertive, much like the rebellious street racers who inspired it. Never ride alone...

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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
haddon90 (1634) - Newport Beach, California, USA - JAN 24, 2013
Nice clear orange color. Strong hop notes with some tangy grapefruit sifting through the background. Nice hop flavor with tangy notes and a hint of alcohol. Amazing balance and I think this is better then Pliny the Elder. Much better flavor and more hops.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dal9000 (609) - Ohio, USA - MAY 26, 2017
Pours hazy orange with a thin sticky head. Creamy light orange zest initial taste. Long hop finish. Thick creamy mouthfeel. ---Rated via Beer Buddy

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
jflopsu (1549) - New Jersey, USA - MAY 10, 2017
Pours a bright and hazy rust orange with white head. A tropical fruit and citrus hop aroma. A citrus, tropical fruit, hop and caramel malt aroma. A bitter hop and sweet citrus afteraste.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ronritter (588) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - MAY 4, 2017
on tap orange pour fluffy off white head aroma is strong citrus zest and pine hops flavor follows very good ipa

4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Itzjerm (2762) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - APR 25, 2017
Spot on IPA lots of flavor. Sweet citrus and enjoyable. Very thin fading head. Malt sweet and hop candy. Orange red appearance. Nice! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
deyholla (11181) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - APR 14, 2017
On tap at Red Cow North Loop. Pours a clear gold with a copper hue and a near white head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has a lot of pine with some resin, grapefruit, a hint of onion and a sweet grain backbone. Flavor has a nice combination of pine, grapefruit and sweet grains with a resinous bite underlying.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ffaoe (745) - Moorestown, New Jersey, USA - APR 7, 2017
Light citrus aromas. Decent head. Hop forward, citrusy, piney finish. Finishes clean

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ganache (5773) - New Jersey, USA - APR 3, 2017
Bottle. Nose rindy, lemon with caramel and grapefruit, very lean tropical. Pour opaque but rich, glowing golden with some mild orange mixed in, a creamy-rocky white head. Taste sweet with a strong alcoholic element, slight oil and medium resin; pine, herbal, caramel, vanilla, mint, sugary, medium bitterness, clean but not particularly attractive. Very full body, just a bit too much, and that holds for the whole -- bold flavors but slapped together and close to clashing. [2017.04.03: 2.9]

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kevinator63 (36) - California, USA - MAR 23, 2017
Orange/amber in the glass, looks tasty, with a subtle citrus and hops aroma. Tastes of citrus and caramel, very nice. From a bottle in my cellar. Definitely have to get this excellent beer again soon.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Lowe1983 (1577) - Dayton, Ohio, USA - MAR 23, 2017
Pours a cloudy amber color with an off-white head. Aroma is of citrus hops and caramel malts with a hint of alcohol. Flavor is strong of the citrus hops up front but finished with a nice blend of the caramel malts.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
edgallow (4096) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - MAR 14, 2017
Draft pours amber with a off white head. Aroma of pine, citrus and floral notes. Taste is citrus, caramel and grains.


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