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Ranger - New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
85
very good

4,670 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 4,670
Reviews: 1,158
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 13.3%
Wants: 66
Gots: 512 | 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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Photo of Sdesenberg
4.03/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Bought a "Folly Pack" of 4 different New Belgium beers from Meijer's for about 12 dollars A very drinkable, sessionable IPA. Unobtrusive, crisp and easy to drink, but with good solid hop flavor and follow through. Very hoppy smell. Sharp and aromatic. Good stuff.

Sdesenberg, Dec 24, 2011
Photo of Flounder57
4.25/5  rDev +13%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle poured into a pint glass.

Appearance: The beer poured a one finger head that has reduced and left some great lacing on the side of the glass. It's a very clear orange with some bubbles coming up through the glass.

Smell: citrus and grapefruit on the nose. All followed by sweet malts.

Taste: More of that grapefruit and citrus in the taste. Nice caramel malts balance this beer out well. Even noticing some bready malts too.

Mouthfeel: Smooth, a little chewy, medium carbonation, medium to full bodied.

Overall: Well, I enjoyed this beer out in Denver last week and happy it made it back here to Boston in my suitcase. Will be requesting some friends to bring home some bottles of this if they are passing through. A very well balanced and easy drinking IPA.

Flounder57, Dec 24, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

Deiley, Dec 24, 2011
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2/5  rDev -46.8%

jophish17, Dec 24, 2011
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3/5  rDev -20.2%

MyKroberts237, Dec 23, 2011
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

StinkyPickleChz, Dec 23, 2011
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

TXhomebrewer, Dec 23, 2011
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

mcdsports, Dec 23, 2011
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

CelticAleMan, Dec 22, 2011
Photo of jkanavel
3.95/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

A: a little boring to look at. pretty amber-straw color, little bubbles floating around.

S: Grapefruit, vegetal greenness. Oily hop funk. Gives me the munchies.

A little Carmel-ish on the back.

T: Very dry, hoppy, bitter, fresh, sharp, not much malt backbone, but thats okay it works well.

M: Very nice carbonation, just about perfect for an IPA I believe. Very very smooth, but with a little bit of bubbly sharpness to it.

Medium bodied, very rich for such a dry beer.

O: This is a great brew, but really not really distinct in the world of IPA's.

jkanavel, Dec 22, 2011
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

marshrat63, Dec 22, 2011
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

fizzyted, Dec 21, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

RadicalEdward, Dec 21, 2011
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

fox227, Dec 21, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

AJN136, Dec 20, 2011
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3/5  rDev -20.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

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3/5  rDev -20.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

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Ranger from New Belgium Brewing
85 out of 100 based on 4,670 ratings.