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Ranger - New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
85
very good

4,200 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 4,200
Reviews: 1,132
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 13%
Wants: 54
Gots: 335 | 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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Oktavio

Texas

5/5  rDev +32.6%

11-17-2011 04:46:40 | More by Oktavio
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Runofthemiller

Maryland

5/5  rDev +32.6%

12-30-2011 23:23:30 | More by Runofthemiller
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Sargully

Oregon

5/5  rDev +32.6%

11-25-2011 06:35:21 | More by Sargully
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jheezee

Texas

5/5  rDev +32.6%

12-10-2011 06:18:31 | More by jheezee
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33nickadams

Michigan

5/5  rDev +32.6%

12-03-2011 03:16:14 | More by 33nickadams
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HARDDON

Arizona

5/5  rDev +32.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This is probably the best non - seasonal IPA ever brewed by mankind.

If you LOVE IPA's then it doesnt get much better than Ranger.

Hopslam is better but thats about it.

If you like IPA's then do the Ranger and forget about most everything else. Ranger kicks butt and after about 4 of them, you're horizontal so not much more matters anyhow.

DRINK THIS STUFF UP...IT'S AWESUM.

Serving type: on-tap

11-06-2010 01:23:23 | More by HARDDON
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CEDAMA

California

5/5  rDev +32.6%

10-06-2012 19:22:07 | More by CEDAMA
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MCfunkyJ

California

5/5  rDev +32.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I have to give this an A+ only because that asshole from Arizona gave it a D+ and some other no good-hoppy-beer-liking S.O.B's scored it low as well.

I would truly give this brew about a B+ only because of the low ABV%.

I thought the taste was exceptionally hopped. I'm glad this bar down the road stocks it. Its either this or the next best thing Stone IPA but the Ranger is on special right now 2 for $10.

I'm ecstatic like Mos Def!

I did not pour into chilled glass as usual cause I was drinking str8 from the double deuce.

Maybe next time?

Serving type: bottle

04-28-2010 12:17:39 | More by MCfunkyJ
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Another6Pack

Michigan

5/5  rDev +32.6%

11-26-2011 14:17:43 | More by Another6Pack
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Treefort14


5/5  rDev +32.6%

07-10-2014 04:15:25 | More by Treefort14
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TheSquire23

Colorado

5/5  rDev +32.6%

11-28-2011 01:05:24 | More by TheSquire23
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Mulciber_Volcanus

Georgia

5/5  rDev +32.6%

10-18-2013 04:10:43 | More by Mulciber_Volcanus
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tfsimpkins

Florida

5/5  rDev +32.6%

04-28-2014 19:34:18 | More by tfsimpkins
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danyalc

Illinois

5/5  rDev +32.6%

12-01-2011 01:21:43 | More by danyalc
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smurphy493

New York

5/5  rDev +32.6%

03-07-2014 23:40:59 | More by smurphy493
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jonathaniler

Florida

5/5  rDev +32.6%

03-29-2014 15:35:35 | More by jonathaniler
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krabriter

Indiana

5/5  rDev +32.6%

01-28-2012 01:12:14 | More by krabriter
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Marionette


5/5  rDev +32.6%

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ricerice

New Hampshire

5/5  rDev +32.6%

12-01-2011 05:25:40 | More by ricerice
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michaeldrogers

Illinois

5/5  rDev +32.6%

12-17-2011 06:55:06 | More by michaeldrogers
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niceonebro

Florida

5/5  rDev +32.6%

01-04-2012 00:23:06 | More by niceonebro
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engagechad

Virginia

5/5  rDev +32.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Purchased as a 22oz from Wine and Beer Westpark in Glen Allen, VA - poured into dfh snifter

No exaggeration. I can't find anything less than perfect here.

Pours a well filtered, very nice amber orange. Head is perfect, hangs around for a while and descends nicely with great lacing. Smells like a heaping handful of hops, I'm not educated enough to know what kind really but its nice and dry. Taste follows with a perfect back bone of malty goodness while maintaining a perfect amount of bitterness. Feels perfect and remains great as it warms.

Could it be confirmation bias ala my inability to buy this beer prior to this month in Virginia.. maybe..

but overall I love this beer and this may well be my new fav IPA.

Serving type: bottle

08-30-2011 14:13:28 | More by engagechad
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TheOtherMike

Michigan

5/5  rDev +32.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Many years ago, and having at that time a different preference in beer, I discovered New Belgium's Fat Tire on a vacation in the Mountain West. It would be nearly ten years until I again was able to sample Fat tire, and while still enjoyable, it wasn't as good as I'd remembered.

On a recent vacation in the Mt. Rushmore area, I found Fat Tire to be plentiful as well as other New Belgium offerings. As an IPA fan I naturally grabbed a six pack of Ranger and was not disappointed. I hope I don't have to wait another ten years to get Ranger again.

Serving type: bottle

12-31-2010 05:37:06 | More by TheOtherMike
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5/5  rDev +32.6%

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IPAaron

Virginia

5/5  rDev +32.6%

11-17-2011 03:13:52 | More by IPAaron
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Ranger from New Belgium Brewing
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