April 11, 2016 2:41 pm Published by


Sonoma County, CA—Bear Republic Brewing Company® is excited to announce yet another addition to the Racer family. Previously only available on draft, Pace Car Racer will be offered year-20160406-M15A4329_smallerround in six-packs as part of Bear Republic’s core lineup.


Brewmaster/COO Richard “Ricardo” Norgrove states, “We are thrilled to introduce Racer 5’s little brother, Pace Car Racer.”


A Session IPA, Pace Car Racer is set for national release beginning April 11, and will begin shipping to wholesalers immediately. It will be made available to all of Bear Republic’s territories throughout the country.


The little brother of Racer 5®, Pace Car Racer is brewed with high flavor pale ale malt, light crystal, and a touch of rye for a smooth and silky body. This IPA is hoppy and quaffable, making it perfect for a hot Spring day at the track or a backyard barbecue.


Norgrove adds, “It’s a sessionable and easy to drink IPA, which makes it a perfect beer to pair with a nice, juicy burger on a warm day.”


About the Beer:


Description: Hoppy aromas of pine and citrus, with a smooth malt flavor that empties your glass at a speedy pace. This session IPA is the newest addition to the Racer™ family.


Pairing Suggestions:  Soft Cheeses, Roasted Artichokes, Burgers, Spicy Dishes

Availability:  12 oz. 6-packs and Kegs

Hops:  Centennial, Cascade, Citra

ABV:  4.0% –  IBUs: 55 – Straw


Pace Car Racer is on tap now at the Healdsburg brewpub. Six-packs are available now. Please see your bartender for details.



To find Pace Car Racer near you, please visit www.bearrepublic.com/bear-tracker


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  • Cathy Murdock says:

    Why oh why did you stop distributing your wonderful beers in the Midwest?? Please consider distributing in Indiana – we are bereft without Racer5!!!

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