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RATINGS: 614   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.93/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 249   ABV: 8.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Racer X is an uncommon Double India Pale Ale which puts a California twist on English brewing traditions by adding an assertive hop aroma and bitterness that compliments the firm malt backbone. Like its little brother Racer 5, Racer X is balance in a bottle.

2009 California State Fair SILVER
2009 San Diego International Beer Competition 2nd
2009 West Coast Beer Fest - GOLD

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3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AmEricanbrew (6878) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - DEC 29, 2015
2012 bottle rescued from the trailer cellar. Clear amber color with ivory head. Big floral, fruity, herbal hoppy aromas. Smooth mouthfeel. Tangy citrus, light pit fruit flavors with pine, herbal hoppage, and a sweet maltage to balance---drying finish____tasty.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BREWMUSKCLES (2612) - New Jersey, USA - NOV 12, 2015
big pine hop with some grapefruit and a bit of rubbing alcohol. some caramel and stronger malt backbone. full carbonation at once soft and harsh.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Prolitariat777 (102) - St george, Utah, USA - AUG 14, 2015
Awesome hop arms form a copper pour with white head. Biscuit malts and fresh pine flavor with some hoppy dried fruit balance. Slight alcohol armys excellent beer.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BeerRenter76 (862) - Texas, USA - JUL 22, 2015
Pours a medium coppery amber with a one finger off-white head with good retention and lacing. Aroma of grapefruit, citrus and light pine hops and bready malt. Flavor follows with remarkably well integrated malt, citrus and citrus hops. Finishes with citrus rind and herbal hops. While not quite as intense hops as many Western IIPAs, the flavors are so well balanced that this is a pleasure to drink. Medium bodied with a pleasant creaminess.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
markducommun (990) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 2, 2015
Bottle, perhaps a bit old. Cloudy orange gold, light tan head. Resinous, tangy deep citrus, orange, light ethanol, deeper biscuit notes. Decently tangy, bitter, strong biscuity malt backbone. Lightly oily, medium body, decent amount of acidity. Medium finish. Well balanced, good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
c0fein (591) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 2, 2015
650ml bottle from Whole Foods - Tribeca, New York. Best By 02/24/15 :/

Hazy orange colour with a big white head. Caramel, sweetness, spruce, fruits, dry bitterness.. Still good so fresh one would be great I guess.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Patrik (675) - - APR 17, 2015
Flarra. Doft kraftig av Apelsin blommor frsch. Smaken lite barr , apelsin, pple lite tr. Smaken r extremt balanserad . Hrrejvlar KP snlla svenska microbryggeri lr lr brygg dessa kvalitets l. Snlla dyrt jaga amerikanska Dipa. Vill kpa svenskt nngng.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dojken (520) - SWEDEN - APR 17, 2015
Flaska. Salt o hav, gdsel o stma i doften. Smaken bred o balanserad. 3d smak torkad frukt o malt samt en finfin beska. Det hr r en riktig BRA l!!!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
CObiased (403) - Bayfield, Colorado, USA - MAR 19, 2015
This beer a deep hazy golden with a touch of copper and a fluffy rich head. The aroma is less intense than I thought but yet still full of citrus, pine resin, bitter rind and a whiff of sweet malt. On the palate it's a huge blast of bitter hop goodness. The 8.3 ABV is virtually non-existent amongst the hop layers and light caramel malts.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gription79 (2873) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - MAR 6, 2015
This is a hop bomb. Poured from a bomber. Big pine/resin hop character, caramel, soft bready malt.


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