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Ranger - New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
85
very good

4,635 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 4,635
Reviews: 1,158
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 13.03%
Wants: 66
Gots: 498 | FT: 2
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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4/5  rDev +6.4%

bumchilly25, May 09, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

elricorico, May 08, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +26.3%

OtsegoHive, May 08, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -26.9%

javi10653, May 08, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +26.3%

ycortez, May 08, 2012
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

baysider15, May 07, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

jweingarten, May 07, 2012
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

MouthfulOfchris, May 07, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +13%

Bubbalito, May 06, 2012
Photo of Fatehunter
3.38/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a pint glass. A nice two fingers of head on top of a clear copper colored ale.

Bright citrus smell; lemon and pine.

Neutral taste at first, moved to moderate bitterness, ends with a touch of sweetness from the malt.

Crisp, medium body with low carbonation.

I like it. A solid IPA.

Fatehunter, May 05, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

ygtbsm94, May 05, 2012
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

Brewsed, May 05, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +13%

dav2080, May 04, 2012
Photo of TheHopHeadGirl
3.83/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Great beer in a pint can for $3 @ Argonant on H street in DC! The best ipa deal in the city! IBU 70 & 6.5 etoh. One of my fav beers to driink a lot of. The can is even cute...it reads "we're hoppy" and "you're happy" on each side of the can where the drink hole is.

TheHopHeadGirl, May 04, 2012
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3.73/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle poured into a nonic pint glass. Pours a super clear yellow orange. An inch of foamy white head shrinks to cover the top with decent lacing. Aroma is citrus, and mild tropical fruit. Flavor is mild pine, grapefruit, and has a refreshing citrus quality. A somewhat bready malt blends it well. Mouthfeel is thin and a bit sticky. This is a good every day ipa that would be a nice lawn mower beer.

thydarkprevails, May 03, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

poogas, May 03, 2012
Photo of bump8628
4/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at the brewery...and the Denver airport, and pretty much everywhere I went in Colorado. A solid IPA. Layered and complex hop flavors. Pine, orange, lime, and thyme. Clean, dry malt, a bit of candy-like sweetness. Perhaps slightly undervalued by the beer community since it's not exploding with hops, but it's extremely well crafted, balanced, and flavorful.

bump8628, May 02, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

DAVEnHOPS, May 02, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +13%

PeterOrlando92, May 02, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Danobold, May 02, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

DrFunkenstein, May 02, 2012
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

Miamilice, May 01, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

chickenm, May 01, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +13%

GoneSquatchin, Apr 29, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +13%

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Ranger from New Belgium Brewing
85 out of 100 based on 4,635 ratings.