(WA) Bottleworks is Celebrating Bear Republic Brewing

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Seattle, WA - Friday the 18th (of December), join Bottleworks as they celebrate all things related to Bear Republic Brewing. Featured in the back on draft will be Hop Rod Rye and the newly released and very limited Racer X Double India Pale Ale (scheduled tapping at 5:00 PM). To underscore the night the bottleshop will also be featuring bottle specials on all Bear Republic beers.

Bear Republic Hop Rod Rye Beer Geek Stats
ABV: 8.0% IBU: 90+ OG 1.074 Color: Amber Red
The first American rye to be produced, Hop Rod Rye is a high performance, turbo charged, alcohol burnin' monster ale with dual overhead hop injection that revs out the hop-o-meter at over 90 IBUs. For all that, a good dose of rye and caramel malts ensures a sturdy chassis to carry all that flavor. The rye malt adds a spicy grain character that takes this beer to the winner's circle!

  • 2009 California State Fair – GOLD
  • 2003 California State Fair – GOLD
  • 2002 Real Ale Festival (Chicago) – GOLD

Bear Republic Racer X Beer Geek Stats
ABV: 8.9% IBU: 72 OG: 1.084 Color: Red
Racer X is a bold ale that follows English brewing traditions, but with a California twist. A double IPA with bold hops and a balanced finish, Racer 5's big brother. There are 5+ pounds of hops per barrel!

  • 2009 California State Fair – SILVER
  • 2009 San Diego International Beer Competition – 2nd
  • 2009 West Coast Beer Fest - GOLD

December 18th, 2009
Bear Republic Recognition Night, Bottleworks
1710 N 45th Street Seattle, WA 98103 (206) 633-2437
Look for Racer X to be tapped at 5:00 PM.


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