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Ranger - New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
85
very good

4,142 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 4,142
Reviews: 1,129
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 13%
Wants: 55
Gots: 309 | 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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Hacksaw34

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

10-27-2012 02:58:50 | More by Hacksaw34
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Peternmi

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

10-27-2012 01:43:04 | More by Peternmi
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beerdhabelly

Nebraska

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

10-26-2012 03:47:53 | More by beerdhabelly
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TonyW


4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

10-25-2012 15:15:09 | More by TonyW
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CousinSuzy

California

4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

10-25-2012 04:39:46 | More by CousinSuzy
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poodog

Kansas

4/5  rDev +6.1%

10-24-2012 14:33:04 | More by poodog
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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stickboy1125

Virginia

4/5  rDev +6.1%

10-23-2012 21:26:41 | More by stickboy1125
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redmantodd

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

10-23-2012 12:20:59 | More by redmantodd
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silentdonkey

California

4/5  rDev +6.1%

10-23-2012 04:50:53 | More by silentdonkey
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Eaglefan344

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

10-22-2012 21:53:45 | More by Eaglefan344
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skrblr


3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

10-22-2012 19:59:54 | More by skrblr
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BigBarley

Texas

4/5  rDev +6.1%

10-22-2012 18:50:27 | More by BigBarley
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Wildhorseisland

California

4/5  rDev +6.1%

10-21-2012 23:58:29 | More by Wildhorseisland
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ubenumber2

Arkansas

4.23/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from bottle , nice 1 inch head that held , wonderful lacing ,the smell is hoppy , not grassy or citrusy but just hoppy , the taste is full and what I expect from an American made IPA , over all I will buy this beer again , I love New Belgium beers , so mabye I'm biased due to the fact Im a fanboy for their stuff , but to me this is a really tasty beer

Serving type: bottle

10-21-2012 22:17:47 | More by ubenumber2
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x37x

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

10-21-2012 04:42:18 | More by x37x
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Buundy


1.75/5  rDev -53.6%

10-21-2012 03:39:28 | More by Buundy
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hollywood_15063

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

10-21-2012 03:23:54 | More by hollywood_15063
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Darkmagus82

Virginia

3.8/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Poured from bottle into pint glass

Appearance – Pours an amber color with a huge white head. The head is rocky in nature and has fantastic retention, slowly fading over time to give great lacing.

Smell – The aroma was heaviest of a malt and some piney hops. While these were the most prevalent there were some good strong notes of grapefruit and some sweet caramel as well.

Taste – The taste starts out with some flavors of a light caramel sweetness and a biscuit like flavor. As it advances more the taste dries out with a more biscuit like flavor coming to the tongue as well as some more hoppy flavors. At first the hoppy flavors are almost entirely of a pine nature. This however changes as the taste advances and the pine is joined by other hop flavors of a grapefruit and earthy nature as well. In the end a drier ,hopped flavor is left to linger on the tongue; rather pleasant.

Mouthfeel – The body of the beer was on the slightly above average side in terms of creaminess with a carbonation level that was on the lower side. The lower carbonation, while good for the hop flavors, made it a little less refreshing. Overall the feel was fine, although I think a bit more carbonation to make it crisper and more refreshing may have done it well; it is hard to say for sure.

Overall – A nice blend of hop flavors and a bit on the drier side. The brew had nice flavor transitions and a good flavor profile making it a rather nice, affordable, and tasty IPA. I say definitely give it a go!!!

Serving type: bottle

10-20-2012 02:02:54 | More by Darkmagus82
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biscuitroller

Tennessee

4.75/5  rDev +26%

10-19-2012 15:32:03 | More by biscuitroller
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foxyaardvark27

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

10-19-2012 06:30:54 | More by foxyaardvark27
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Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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Brewman7284

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

10-16-2012 18:08:38 | More by Brewman7284
Ranger from New Belgium Brewing
85 out of 100 based on 4,142 ratings.