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Ranger - New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
85
very good

4,092 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 4,092
Reviews: 1,129
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 12.96%
Wants: 51
Gots: 285 | 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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evansrdbrew

North Carolina

3.73/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Best by: 7/9/10
Drank on: 2/9/10

12 oz. bottle poured into NB belgian glass

A= Translucent copper color, with a 3/4" head which slowly receeded to a nice halo with a thin layer of white foam remaining. Appears very carbonated.

S= Smooth aroma with malt laced notes in the beginning. Citrus hop aroma with hints of pineapple.

T= mild maltiness with an herbal hoppiness in the middle, and a grassy hop finish. Piney, herbal and grassy hop notes. Great hop flavor! Not as bitter as many of the IPA's I am familiar with. NB's usual malt character comes through.

MF= Light but leaves a thin coating in your mouth and throat, bubbly on the tongue with a dry finish. Nice not out of control hop bitterness from start to finish with a mild lasting bitterness.

D= Quite drinkable, reminds me of a summer ale. I will definitely be buying another sixpack when the weather warms up.

Overall a delicious brew but not a great example of the IPA style. Would be a great beer to introduce non-hop heads to the world of true enlightened hoppiness.

Serving type: bottle

02-10-2010 21:54:21 | More by evansrdbrew
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Ranger from New Belgium Brewing
85 out of 100 based on 4,092 ratings.