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Ranger - New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
85
very good

4,631 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 4,631
Reviews: 1,158
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 13.03%
Wants: 66
Gots: 495 | 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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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

As with almost any IPA from any Colorado brewery it's spot on. Love it. Not my favorite, but it's definitely worth trying and I would absolutely never complain if they were around!

ASirahSyrah, Oct 01, 2014
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4.29/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Enjoy by date of 19Oct14.
Tonight's beer was poured into a pint glass. Two others were poured into a snifter. The head seemed to last longer in the snifter. Anyways, here's the rest.
The appearance was a nice hazy golden orange to amber color with a one to two finger white foamy head that dissipated within about a minute. Light somewhat foamy lacing roamed around the glass.
The smell was a deep oily grassy sticky wet glossy citrus, to me, this one just pummels my nose into submission of a dank resinous sort of quality.
The taste was dank nasty sticky sweet glossy citrus. I feel like I just licked a hop cone.
The mouthfeel was sticky and pummeling my taste buds into submission. I have to admit that this one was quite oily running over my tongue.
Overall, I do say: wow, though I've had this several times in my life when I sit down to analyze this one, I'm amazed how dank and resinous this one is and how different it really is from other AIPA's. Still, I'd come back to this, I always do.

SitkaSteve, Sep 29, 2014
Ranger from New Belgium Brewing
85 out of 100 based on 4,631 ratings.