Press Release
image courtesy Bear Republic Brewing
image courtesy Bear Republic Brewing
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-round in six-packs as part of Bear Republic’s core lineup.

image courtesy Bear Republic BrewingBrewmaster/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.

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