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Ranger - New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
85
very good

4,068 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 4,068
Reviews: 1,129
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 13%
Wants: 51
Gots: 273 | 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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Localdrinklax

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

01-17-2012 17:51:51 | More by Localdrinklax
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strongaf

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

01-17-2012 16:21:49 | More by strongaf
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MuscleConfusion

Ohio

4/5  rDev +6.1%

01-17-2012 14:39:29 | More by MuscleConfusion
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nebraskafrontier

Nebraska

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

01-17-2012 03:27:03 | More by nebraskafrontier
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PirateBier

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +6.1%

01-17-2012 02:20:44 | More by PirateBier
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dustinfrye

Nebraska

4/5  rDev +6.1%

01-17-2012 00:50:50 | More by dustinfrye
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IdrinkGas

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -20.4%

01-17-2012 00:15:45 | More by IdrinkGas
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dbell23

Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

01-16-2012 22:04:43 | More by dbell23
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rbreaker

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

01-16-2012 21:10:37 | More by rbreaker
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djrn2

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -20.4%

01-16-2012 18:40:21 | More by djrn2
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kirkse

Florida

4/5  rDev +6.1%

01-16-2012 07:33:31 | More by kirkse
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Sarunas7

Kansas

3/5  rDev -20.4%

01-16-2012 05:49:11 | More by Sarunas7
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crib

California

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

01-16-2012 04:35:47 | More by crib
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tatums1984

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -20.4%

01-15-2012 13:47:22 | More by tatums1984
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windelbo

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +6.1%

01-15-2012 01:56:37 | More by windelbo
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Travisnin

Idaho

2.5/5  rDev -33.7%

01-14-2012 22:08:12 | More by Travisnin
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Jack53

Illinois

4/5  rDev +6.1%

01-14-2012 20:54:52 | More by Jack53
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swimbikerundrink

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

01-14-2012 20:44:04 | More by swimbikerundrink
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tclapper

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

01-14-2012 05:38:17 | More by tclapper
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TempeBeerMan

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass.

A – Pours a deep gold and crystal clear, with a one finger head of white compact bubbles lasting to some extent until the beer was finshed. Nice lattice-like lacing.

S – Lots of west coast hops. Strong aroma. A little citrus as well.

T – Definitely a hoppy IPA with resinous, oily hops kicking things off but with some toasted doughy malt giving balance and backbone in the middle, then ending with lingering hop bitterness. Hops manage to be very present in the flavor profile and slightly mild in overall taste at the same time. Enjoyable.

M – Medium bodied with prickly carbonation. Almost a creamy feel with a wet finish and opposed to the dry finish that is trendy in the style, and thicker than many IPA’s I have sampled. Works nicely.

O – A solid representation of the style from New Belgium Brewing, and I really enjoyed it. Nothing spectacular, but no real flaws either. The mouthfeel of this one bears mentioning again, as it’s superb. I’ll probably be getting this again when I want a smooth drinking IPA with some mild hop zing.

Serving type: bottle

01-14-2012 03:47:51 | More by TempeBeerMan
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bonbini26

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +6.1%

01-13-2012 19:00:08 | More by bonbini26
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WritersBlock

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

01-13-2012 03:10:23 | More by WritersBlock
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MarshallMan

Kansas

4/5  rDev +6.1%

01-12-2012 21:43:33 | More by MarshallMan
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Blargimus

Colorado

3/5  rDev -20.4%

01-12-2012 15:25:46 | More by Blargimus
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QuantumPint

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

01-12-2012 05:40:38 | More by QuantumPint
Ranger from New Belgium Brewing
85 out of 100 based on 4,068 ratings.