Being packaged in bottles for the first time is Fastback Racer Double IPA from Bear Republic. “Fastback has quickly become one of our favorites and we are thrilled for it to make its debut as part of Bear Republic’s Double IPA series,” stated Richard G. Norgrove, Brewmaster and COO in a news release.
Fastback Racer is a tremendously bitter and hoppy Double IPA. When you drink, tropical and citrus flavor and aroma from the use of Citra and Ekuanot are apparent. You will notice light rye and caramel characteristics present from the use of Rye, Munich, and light caramel malts.
Fastback Racer Double IPA Stats: ABV: 10.4% IBUs: 100+ Color: Golden Pairing Suggestions: Spicy Foods, Savory Dishes, Poultry and Pork Dishes, BBQ Pork Ribs, Honey Glazed Ham, Orange Chicken, Cheesecake, Soft Pungent Cheeses, Aged Cheddar, Blue Cheese, Goat Cheese
Fastback Racer Double IPA is available for a limited time in draft, 6-packs, and 22 oz. bottles. To find this and any other Bear Republic beer visit the brewery’s beer finder at www.bearrepublic.com/bear-tracker.
D.J. is a Portland, Oregon based writer that spent his formative years in the Midwest. With over 20 years under his belt of drinking beer at festivals across America and the world, he has developed a strong appreciation and understanding of craft beer and the industry that surrounds it. He can be found in any of the great breweries or beer bars that make Portland the best beer city in the world. His writing can also be found in Northwest Brewing News and can be followed on Twitter at @hopapalooza.