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


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RATINGS: 66   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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.

Whats Inside:
Malts German and Canadian Malt
Hops Perle and Hallertauer Tradition

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tiggmtl (4544) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cfrancis (3347) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - APR 16, 2017
Pours a crystal clear gold with a small white top. Aroma is light floral malt and light hop. Taste is a nice clean taste, light floral notes and a touch of hops. Great easy drinker.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
googleimage83 (142) - Ontario, CANADA - APR 5, 2017
Very clear lager gold, foamy head, lightly bubbly. Grainy, sweet aroma - mild grassy hops, wheat; clean. Taste is balanced, smooth, lightly bitter, grainy, a bit sweet. Pretty solid body for a lager. A fine example of a quality pilsner.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Raistlin (382) - London, Ontario, CANADA - APR 1, 2017
Pours golden yellow with small white head that is gone in no time. Crisp taste to it. Great after taste. Not as lively as other Pilseners, but leaves bit of tingling on tongue. Nice dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Listigovers (1086) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 15, 2016
Nice pale gold colour and a ton of sparkle. Smells somewhat sweet and tastes on the sweet side with a bit of grain, not enough dryness for me but easy to drink and okay.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dfearnley (2004) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 20, 2016
Can Consummation: Lemondrop, malts, corn, some bitterness Adjunct: Lots of corn aromatics, malt and wheat

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hungover (103) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 15, 2016
Can. Small head disappears quick/ Sweet grain and a dry finish. Musky flavors. Not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Brettsky06 (356) - Manitoba, CANADA - JUN 29, 2016
Clear light yellow color. Light hop aroma also some grains. Taste is crisp and refreshing. Finishes a little dry, pretty good for a Pilsner though

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (16969) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 23, 2016
Can. Light gold, has some nice bitterness, with vague hop spice and a light pale malt character.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BeerAndPonies (171) - Medicine Hat, Alberta, CANADA - APR 13, 2016
355 ml can from a six-pack from Real Canadian Liquorstore, served in a goblet. Pours a brilliant golden hue with fine, moderate carbonation and a soapy, short-lived white head that leaves an island of webby lace. Aroma is of biscuity malt and hay/grass, with woody noble hops; flavor is lightly honeyish, toasty-crisp, fine, with that nice peppery pilsner note at the end of the sip. Thin, clean-finished. Central City and Red Racer deliver an excellent and very quaffable brew to compete with pils peers like Fernies Project 9.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
paco (576) - 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.

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