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Ranger - New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
85
very good

5,125 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 5,125
Reviews: 1,217
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 13%
Wants: 81
Gots: 767 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: brownbeer on 12-30-2009

70 IBU
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Ratings: 5,125 | Reviews: 1,217
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3.55/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.85/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.85/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.69/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.51/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

1 pint 6 fl oz (650ml) bottle. It sat on the counter for a while before I opened it so I would guess it was probably 45-47 degrees, poured into a room temperature 20oz fluted beer glass. Appearance was amazing. A little more carbonation than I expected, 2 finger white head, good retention and nice lacing. Surprisingly clear dark amber color. Smell was what I would characterize as typical IPA. Nothing outstanding or remarkable. Citrusy/piney/floural... IPA. Taste was an immediate hop forward bomb on the front of the tongue with a dry finish. Again, my reaction was that it was a good IPA, but nothing really extraordinary to separate it from the other 2 kerzillion IPA's dominating the shelf space across America. The feel was probably a bit drier than most IPA's. Overall not a bad beer at all. "Refreshing" would be a good one word description. I'm not sure I would run right out and buy more, but that's probably more because I'm growing extremely tired of the IPA fad.

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3.79/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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Ranger from New Belgium Brewing
85 out of 100 based on 5,125 ratings.