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Ranger - New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
85
very good

4,464 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 4,464
Reviews: 1,143
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 13.26%
Wants: 60
Gots: 445 | 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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3.65/5  rDev -3.2%

22 oz bottle poured into a pint glass, pale golden bronze with a nice fluffy white one finger head. Couldn't really put my finger on the faint sweet aroma. The tastes of grassy herbal hops with a citrusy tang give way to a faint malty finish. Not very bitter as far as IPAs go. Carbonation is nearly perfect with a sticky sweet aftertaste.

k7sw, Nov 15, 2011
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

Jwren5, Nov 15, 2011
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

ColSanders123, Nov 15, 2011
Photo of JohnnyChicago
4.05/5  rDev +7.4%

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a tulip glass.

A: Pours a bit paler than the average IPA, with plenty of frothy head.

S: Smell is very citrus-forward and aromatic: grapefruit, clementine, orange and lemon.

T: Taste is a bit more acidic than the flowery aroma suggested. A bit more spice and sour lemon here, but still tasty stuff.

D: Easy drinking crisp IPA. This is good year-round, but especially good in the summer.

Overall: I was pleasantly surprised by the tastiness of this beer. New Belgium doesn't always impress me, but this was a solid IPA that didn't pull any hop punches. The price is good with this and the quality is higher than that value suggests.

JohnnyChicago, Nov 15, 2011
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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Ranger from New Belgium Brewing
85 out of 100 based on 4,464 ratings.