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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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beaker30

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +19%

04-25-2012 16:38:05 | More by beaker30
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salinasa

Delaware

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

04-25-2012 01:33:44 | More by salinasa
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Irrationalist

California

4/5  rDev +5.8%

04-23-2012 06:00:00 | More by Irrationalist
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justinbrown

California

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

04-23-2012 05:48:25 | More by justinbrown
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BigTrubble

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +19%

04-22-2012 22:02:08 | More by BigTrubble
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NBMLove

Illinois

4/5  rDev +5.8%

04-21-2012 21:12:43 | More by NBMLove
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ThisWangsChung

Maryland

3.88/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served on tap into a mug at Olde Town Pub. From notes.

A: Pours a typical golden amber/copper color with a one finger, off white head with average retention and lacing.

S: This smells like it's more citric in its hop character than the bottled version, which is a good thing. Nicely hoppy, but not overbearing.

T: A nice initial salvo of tropical fruits (grapefruit, mango, apricot) is by far the best part of this. This flavor gives way to a malty mid-taste and a subtle finishing bitterness. Balanced like an IPA should be.

M: Medium bodied with moderate finishing dryness and carbonation. Quite refreshing.

O: Wow, this is definitely much better on tap rather than out of the bottle.

Serving type: on-tap

04-21-2012 21:03:10 | More by ThisWangsChung
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jasonvorhz


3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

04-21-2012 03:13:51 | More by jasonvorhz
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halftrowel


4/5  rDev +5.8%

04-21-2012 02:12:26 | More by halftrowel
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BeerNDoggerel

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +19%

04-21-2012 02:06:15 | More by BeerNDoggerel
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tizride

California

2.75/5  rDev -27.2%

04-21-2012 01:42:17 | More by tizride
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Bike2work


3.25/5  rDev -14%

04-20-2012 19:41:23 | More by Bike2work
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ralphw56

Nevada

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

04-20-2012 05:25:28 | More by ralphw56
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Clinton


4.5/5  rDev +19%

04-20-2012 05:01:53 | More by Clinton
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illestkilla


3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

04-19-2012 23:03:53 | More by illestkilla
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FreshZ

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

04-19-2012 16:53:28 | More by FreshZ
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LocalPoke

Oklahoma

4/5  rDev +5.8%

04-19-2012 02:59:59 | More by LocalPoke
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BrewtalAlement

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

04-18-2012 22:52:18 | More by BrewtalAlement
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facundoCNB

New Jersey

3.95/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

a clear golden yellow pour with 2 fingers of white fluffy head and great amounts of lacing.smells like grass, pine, honey. bitter burnt tire taste up front followed by a malty-hoppy floral sweet taste. this is a very well balanced ipa with a light-medium body, nice fizzy carbonation, a great taste, great appearance and great smell. new belgium got it down right.

Serving type: bottle

04-18-2012 17:29:48 | More by facundoCNB
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JeleReviews


3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

04-18-2012 17:06:46 | More by JeleReviews
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swaghawk

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

04-18-2012 05:33:31 | More by swaghawk
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Kunstman

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

04-18-2012 04:09:10 | More by Kunstman
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Kenny


4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

04-18-2012 03:22:22 | More by Kenny
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rudolphjacksonm

Virginia

4.45/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Bought a pint bottle from work yesterday after a looong shift. Poured into a US standard pint glass.

A - Pale, golden yellow with a thick, slightly creamy head that dissolves into a nice residual foam. Beautiful lacing and a steady stream of bubbles from the bottom. 4.5

S - Strong hop scent with a hint of grapefruit and lemon zest. Beautiful smell, honestly I might be addicted to it. 4.5

T - Slightly sweet flavor at the beginning that dissolves into a well-balanced, hoppy aftertaste. Flavor at the middle of the tongue is really complex and hard to describe, but it manages to bridge the beginning and end together extraordinarily well. 4.5

M - Crisp and lightly carbonated, and the bitterness of the hops leaves a tangy, dry flavor on the back of the tongue. 4.0

O - New Belgium's Ranger is one of the most balanced IPAs I've had. Hoppy flavor isn't overpowering at all and is easy to put down without feeling jipped. 4.5

Serving type: bottle

04-18-2012 00:57:48 | More by rudolphjacksonm
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mtlasley

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -27.2%

04-17-2012 22:46:46 | More by mtlasley
Ranger from New Belgium Brewing
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