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Ranger - New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
85
very good

4,193 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 4,193
Reviews: 1,132
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 13%
Wants: 54
Gots: 332 | 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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GarretD

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +6.1%

03-04-2012 03:03:56 | More by GarretD
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Redglimmer


3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

03-04-2012 02:50:45 | More by Redglimmer
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cagocubs

Illinois

3.88/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

For whatever reason I never took any initiative to try this IPA. Which sucks, because this stuff is good.

A: Pours a nice copperish gold with a modest white head that maintained with some lacing.

S: Great aroma with the classic citrus and hops coming together. Secondary nose is of fresh pine, some florals.

T: A nice hop bite with the citrus/pine giving a good bitter aftertaste. Some sweetness is present with the citrus.

M: Feel is typical of most IPAs, aftertaste was nice.

Serving type: on-tap

03-04-2012 01:47:19 | More by cagocubs
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domjwl

Illinois

4.35/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured this one into my Chimay Chalice! Very nice copper color with a one finger head that lingers. Getting a bitter citrus smell with slight honey tones. Ranger is very tasty and drinkable and IMO one of the most underrated IPA'S on the shelf! Ranger will be a regular in my fridge...

Serving type: bottle

03-04-2012 01:30:49 | More by domjwl
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RDW

Nebraska

4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

03-03-2012 20:37:54 | More by RDW
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6pkhbt

Ontario (Canada)

4.08/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Yum.

I've been drinking this beer off and on since it was released to see how it is going.

The folks at New Belgium started off with a decent IPA that was in no way exceptional and have made it better and better with each passing year.

Hops are pungent and the esters are fruity. There is a nice sweet malt backdrop for it all to play on.

Like much of what New Belgium does drinkable never escapes them.

Serving type: bottle

03-03-2012 17:46:00 | More by 6pkhbt
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TimMack

California

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

03-02-2012 08:26:52 | More by TimMack
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jlouwagie

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +6.1%

03-02-2012 02:29:23 | More by jlouwagie
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Tom-Peters

California

4/5  rDev +6.1%

03-01-2012 23:27:22 | More by Tom-Peters
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bkrbdan

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

03-01-2012 19:12:47 | More by bkrbdan
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bthomas

Washington

4/5  rDev +6.1%

03-01-2012 10:21:03 | More by bthomas
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whahappened27

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

03-01-2012 06:45:57 | More by whahappened27
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fvoegtlin

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

02-29-2012 01:53:31 | More by fvoegtlin
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BarrelAgedBarry

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +6.1%

02-29-2012 00:26:14 | More by BarrelAgedBarry
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Kirby


4/5  rDev +6.1%

02-28-2012 22:08:33 | More by Kirby
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troyvar

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +6.1%

02-28-2012 21:42:35 | More by troyvar
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ADemshar


4/5  rDev +6.1%

02-28-2012 08:59:34 | More by ADemshar
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KingRascal


4.75/5  rDev +26%

02-27-2012 23:55:55 | More by KingRascal
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yokken

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +6.1%

02-27-2012 20:58:12 | More by yokken
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keenanite21

Colorado

4/5  rDev +6.1%

02-27-2012 15:23:27 | More by keenanite21
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shelby415

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

02-27-2012 07:15:00 | More by shelby415
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kylemckinnis

Oregon

3/5  rDev -20.4%

02-27-2012 01:08:49 | More by kylemckinnis
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mjohann


3/5  rDev -20.4%

02-26-2012 21:42:22 | More by mjohann
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dpmacd

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

02-26-2012 06:59:49 | More by dpmacd
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hilgart1

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

02-26-2012 06:46:41 | More by hilgart1
Ranger from New Belgium Brewing
85 out of 100 based on 4,193 ratings.