Bear Republic Brewing Company’s Racer X Double IPA will be arriving in select areas of: California, Oregon, Washington, Nevada, Colorado, Arizona, Texas, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Ohio, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, New York, Massachusetts, and Virginia during mid-October.
Receiving high praise from the beer community with a rating of 100 on Ratebeer.com and a 95 on Beeradvocate.com, the Racer X recipe was originally created over ten years ago by Brewmaster/COO Richard “Ricardo” Norgrove, and has been released annually with limited availability nationwide.
Norgrove states, “Please enjoy our holiday seasonal, the inspirational big brother of Racer 5, Racer X embodies the role of big brother with bold hops and a smooth, firm malt backbone…Go Go Racer Family!”
Racer X, an elusive, limited edition Double IPA, is a four time California State Fair award winner, with three silver medals and one bronze.
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.
Pairing Suggestions: Barbecue, Spicy Foods, Beef, Poultry, & Pork Dishes, Bold Cheeses, Aged Cheddar & Hard Cheeses
Availability: Limited 22 oz. bottles and draft, beginning in October
Hops: Cascade, Columbus, Centennial
ABV: 8.3% – IBUs: 100+ – Double IPA