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Ranger - New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
85
very good

4,151 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 4,151
Reviews: 1,129
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 13%
Wants: 55
Gots: 310 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
70 IBU

(Beer added by: brownbeer on 12-30-2009)
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bamadog

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Came across a six-pack at a Publix while in Atlanta. Definitely hit the spot in the sweltering heat of the dirty south. Review is from notes taken on 6/15/2012 and poured from the bottle to a pint glass.

Appearance: Pour is pretty standard -- plenty of light gold/copper in terms of color; starts with a 1/2 finger of creamy, slightly off-white head that fades to a full and uneven skim; body has decent clarity and pretty decent and strong carbonation; lots of lacing is left behind on the sides of the glass.

Smell: Bitter -- herbal, grassy and some strong citrus in the vein of grapefruit, perhaps some lemon peel.

Taste: Pretty much just like the nose suggests, plenty of bitterness and it's grassy and grapefruity (which probably isn't a word). Light grainy and a touch of malt plays in the background, but the bitterness owns this beer.

Mouthfeel: Body is fairly light in terms of weight, and the carbonation is pretty strong and lively; a thick and dry sticky coating is left all over the mouth.

Overall: Solid overall, very drinkable with a pretty moderate ABV that won't get you wasted, but will definitely make a mark after a couple.

Serving type: bottle

06-16-2012 02:46:16 | More by bamadog
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Ranger from New Belgium Brewing
85 out of 100 based on 4,151 ratings.