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RATINGS: 174   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37/5   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Red Racer Classic Pale Ale is hand-crafted in small batches using Mariss Otter barley from England and hops from Washingtons Yakima valley. This big and bold pale ale has a citrusy aroma and a full, malty body, giving it a distinctive character that will inspire the beer connoisseur in all of us. A good choice paired with any favorite meal.

Malts: UK Maris Otter, Superior Pale Ale Malt, Crystal Malts
Hops: German Magnum, Citra
Colour/Clarity: Amber to Orange, Bright. SRM: 10

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3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
drjoeng (1044) - SINGAPORE - JAN 9, 2017
5%ABV. Pale ale. Poured out gold. 8 SRM. Nose has a full malty aroma with toast and bread crumb aromas being most prominent. Very brief hints of pine and spruce. Some citrus aromas as well with orange peel and grapefruit peel. Mouthfeel is beery. Palate has nice toasted malt flavor with graham cracker, candied nuts, dark wheat toast, and doughnuts. Hops are bitter and noble with a hint of citrus peel and on further approach start to yield slightly spicy flavor notes as well with cilantro and light fennel seed and cloves. Finish is brief and clean. Then comes back and lingers a little on the back of the throat without being cloying. Goes on Favorites List!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
shrubber85 (10932) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - SEP 4, 2016
Can. Orange caramel malt and grapefruit peel/pine aroma. Golden yellow with giant off-white head. Moderately sweet orange caramel malt and moderately bitter grapefruit peel flavor. Nice body. Tasty.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JPDIPSO (5865) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 21, 2016
Golden color with a taller, somewhat diminishing, fluffy off-white head. Aromas of pale malt, melon and light honey. The hops are in the background with light citrus and spice. Light malt and pear-like fruit flavors. Gentle bitterness. Well balanced. A very easy drinking pale ale. 3/11

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Patrickctenchi (6316) - Coxs Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - AUG 20, 2016
Can: (as Red Betty Pale Ale) Slightly orange-yellow with a tall, off-white head. Orange, caramel aroma. Taste is fairly smooth-bittered orange-peel.....caramel malt, barley malt. Creamy malts throughout.....finishes with a nice, earthy, almost nutty bitter. Very enjoyable.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
tmalaher (246) - Calgary, CANADA - AUG 7, 2016
Clear amber not much foam. Good hoppiness, citrus and grapefruit notes. Excellent

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
ajnepple (5641) - Denver, Colorado, USA - APR 10, 2016
12 oz single can as Red Betty Pale Ale, purchased at Wilburs Total Beverage. Medium to dark orange, slight hazy appearance with a lingering white head. Aroma of resinous hops, light pine and toasted malts. Similar flavor, adding a moderate hop bitterness. Average body with a light dry, lasting finish. OK, I guess, slightly harsh and possibly dated.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
revoltingblob (45) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - APR 1, 2016
355 ml can. Pours a copper color with bubbly white two finger head. Dissipating lacing. Aroma is some sweet malt, fruity hops, dry hops. Lol great deScriptions. Palate is nice crisp dryness and hop flavor. Quite piney. Another good red racer beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
simonblaine (576) - Alberta, CANADA - FEB 5, 2016
2015 Parallel 49 & Central City Advent Calendar. App shit the bed, stopped working, couldn?t upload, I?m guessing now .

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
George999 (442) - Colorado, USA - DEC 12, 2015
From the can the pour is cloudy and sandy colored, the aroma is bright citrus and hops, the taste is bright citrus and a good balance of hops. The mouthfeel is thin.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sulawang (1100) - - DEC 9, 2015
Visual: Pours clear pale golden orange with a massive dissipating creamy head, sticky lacing, foamy retention, several steady slow streams. Nose: grapefruity orange citrusy hops. (lvl-6)-pungency Attack: crisp, incoming bitter Mid-palate: sustained-creamy mouthfeel, citrus burst, (lvl-3)-sweetness, (MAIN) tangerine, sweet barley malt -> smooth hoppy transition Finish: pink grapefruit pulp tangy, bitter peel hoppy finish. Summary: A very nice burst of citrus in a very rounded and creamy textured APA. On the drier side.
Earlier Rating: 2/12/2015 Total Score: 2.7
Visual: Pours clear copper orange with a decent small creamy head, a small layer of retention, only a few streams, several loose and one tight-fast, sticky lacing. Nose: grapefruit tangerine hops (lvl-5)-pungency Attack: incoming hopped bitterness, orange oil Mid-palate: tart, (lvl-3)-sweetness, fizzy-creamy mouthfeel, (MAIN) yellow grapefruit, toffee malts, bitter peel hops Finish: light sour, grapefruit peel bitter hops, fruity citrus malt. Summary: Bitter peel hops throughout, not a whole lot of carry or length.


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