Bear Republic Brewing Co. (Cloverdale, California) has officially announced that Racer X Double IPA is making its annual return in October, and this year it will have availability in 6-packs of 12 oz. bottles for the first time in the beer’s 14-year history.
Widely known to be “one of the most desired Bear Republic offerings” and the big brother to Racer 5 IPA, Racer X is back this month to take its rightful place in the brewery’s newly-established Double IPA Series. Billed as an “uncommon Double India Pale Ale”, this Seasonal brew “puts a California twist on English brewing traditions by adding an assertive hop aroma and bitterness that compliments the firm malt backbone.” Although it clocks in at a sizable 8.3% ABV, hop heads can expect Racer X to be nothing but “balance in a bottle.”
“Racer X is a very hoppy and malty Double IPA. It pairs perfectly with boldly flavored cheeses, barbecue, and spicy foods.”
– Peter Kruger, Master Brewer at Bear Republic Brewing Co.
Racer X officially returns in October and will hang around while supplies last. You can expect to find this Limited Release offering available in 6-packs of 12 oz. bottles, 22 oz. bottles, and on draft at select retailers, bars, and restaurants located in Florida, California and throughout the rest of Bear Republic Brewing’s distribution network. Prost!
Vital Information for Racer X from Bear Republic Brewing Co.
Release – Limited/Double IPA Series, October 2017
Style – American Double India Pale Ale
ABV – 8.3%
IBUs – 100+
Awards – Four-time winner at the California State Fair
Suggested Food Pairings – “Barbecue, Spicy Foods, Bold Cheeses, Hard Cheeses, Aged Cheeses, Beef, Poultry, Pork”
Availability – 6-packs of 12 oz. bottles, 22 oz. bottles & draft
Beer Finder – https://bearrepublic.com/bear-tracker/