Central City/Parallel 49 2014 Calendar Day #14
- My Rating: [C], I gave it a (2.7 of 5) on Ratebeer.com
Red Racer India Session Ale (ISA) – Central City Brewing, 4% ABV – 341ml., (Surrey, BC, Canada)
on the back label:
“A clean and crisp ale with good bitterness and malt balance, coupled with refreshing hop aromatics. This India-style Ale is big in flavour yet highly Sessionable.”
- Style: India Session Ale
- Taste: Thin-bodied off-dry grapefruity/tangerine overtone barley malt
- Do I love this enough to drink it again: no
- Would I recommend this to beer aficionados: pass
Visual: Pours clear pale light orange with a small head, mostly sticky lacing, very thin micro retention, lots of fast streams, suspended micro sediment.
Nose: fruity clean grapefruit-mandarin orange-peach, background malt. (lvl-7)-pungency
Attack: crisp-half creamy/tingly-very thin mouthfeel
Mid-palate: (lvl-3)-sweetness, (MAIN) grapefruit, barley malt
Finish: flavour cuts short, soft hopped finish.
Summary: Definitely not your full-bodied ale; crisp and drinkable, but not much length for the flavour.