Racer 5 by Bear Republic
Brewery Name and Location: Bear Republic of Cloverdale, Sonoma County, CA
Name of Brew: Racer 5
Style of Brew: IPA
Purchase Info: $3.99 for 22oz bottle
Ingredient Info: Columbus and Cascade.
Nutritional Info: Unknown
Vessel Used for Tasting: White wine glass
Aroma/Olfactory: Resiny, NY hop aroma with a bittersweet, grapefruit undertone.
Visuals/Appearance: Golden, amber with off-white head.
Taste/Flavor: Clean initial bite with grapefruit notes and bittersweet finish.
Palate/Tactile: Light bodied yet oily.
Tasting Backstory: This is my favorite regular release IPA. It’s fucking awesome.
Value Rating: 9.5/10