New BC Craft Beer Releases: Central City Red Racer Copper Ale and Red Ale

New BC Craft Beer Releases: Central City Red Racer Copper Ale and Red Ale

Central City Copper Ale Release

Central City Brewers & Distillers Launch the all new Copper and and India Style Red Ale

Red Racer Copper AleA light bodied, easy-drinking, American-style amber ale with a pleasantly dry finish, Red Racer Copper Ale is made with toasted Munich malt, which gives it both its reddish, amber colour and malty flavour, and is blended with Caravienne and Caramunich malts. Copper Ale is subtly balanced with German Perle and Amarillo hops and is nicely paired with BBQ and pork dishes, fruit salad, and even caramel pecan pie.

“Amber beer styles are popular among craft beer enthusiasts and since we didn’t have one in our core Red Racer brand, we felt it was time to introduce the Copper Ale into our line-up,” says Tim Barnes, vice-president of marketing and sales at Central City Brewers + Distillers. “We had a very popular copper lager years ago at the brewpub so our brewmaster Gary Lohin used a similar recipe to make our Copper Ale, with stellar results. It’s sure to turn heads.”

In addition, we’re also rebranding Red Racer ESB to an India Style Red Ale to create more awareness of the beer style.

The Red Racer India Style Red Ale gets its flavour and hop profile from UK maris otter, super pale and crystal malts, and a healthy dose of hops from the Pacific Northwest to balance the full malty body.

Red Racer Copper Ale & India Style Red Ale is available in draught and in 500 ml cans at our brewery store & Central City Liquor Store and at other liquor stores by late June.

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