July 3, 2018 4:23 pm Published by

 

Available this month, Bear Republic’s summer seasonal offerings, Racer X and Hop Rod Rye, are returning to shelves now through September 2018.
 
Previously available as a fall and winter time seasonal, Racer X is one of Bear Republic’s most anticipated releases each year, desired by many throughout the country.
 
Racer X will be available on tap at Bear Republic’s brewpub locations in Healdsburg and Rohnert Park, California, beginning Saturday, July 7th.
 
Hop Rod Rye, the first American Rye India Pale Ale to be produced, continues to be on tap daily.
 
To find these beers in bottles or on draft near you, please visit www.bearrepublic.com/bear-tracker.
 
Beer Stats:
 
Racer X
 
ABV: 8.3% – IBUs: 100+ – Color: Copper – Double IPA
 
Untappd: 4 stars – Beer Advocate: 4.22 out of 5
 
Four-time award winner at the California State Fair.
 
Tasting Notes:
 
Featured Hops: Cascade, Centennial, and Columbus
 
Malts: American and English Pale Ale, American Crystal, Wheat, and Flaked Rice
 
Yeast: BRBC Ale Yeast
 
Overall: 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.
 
Available in 22 oz. bottles, six-packs, and draft.
 
For more information about the beer, visit www.bearrepublic.com/beer/racer-x.
 
Beer Stats:
 
Hop Rod Rye
 
ABV: 8.0% – IBUs: 80 – Color: Amber – Rye IPA
 
Untappd: 3.77 stars – Beer Advocate: 4.22 out of 5
 
Ten-time award winner at the California State Fair.
 
Tasting Notes:
 
Featured Hops: Cascade, Centennial, and Columbus
 
Malts: American Pale, Rye, Munich, and Crystal
 
Yeast: BRBC Ale Yeast
 
Overall: This high gravity IPA is brewed with 18% rye malt. A high performance, turbo charged, alcohol burnin’ monster ale with dual overhead hop injection with a good dose of rye and caramel malts ensure a sturdy chassis to carry all that flavor. The rye malt adds a spicy character that takes this beer to the winner’s circle!
 
Available in 22 oz. bottles, six-packs, and draft.
 
For more information about the beer, visit www.bearrepublic.com/beer/hop-rod-rye.


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