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Ranger - New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
85
very good

4,367 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 4,367
Reviews: 1,137
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 13%
Wants: 58
Gots: 410 | 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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corybrysonkick

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

01-20-2014 01:12:53 | More by corybrysonkick
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moochmonster

Tennessee

3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

01-19-2014 23:23:26 | More by moochmonster
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Guitars_and_beer

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +6.1%

01-19-2014 19:54:11 | More by Guitars_and_beer
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northcoastwolf

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

01-19-2014 04:21:56 | More by northcoastwolf
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SimonTja

Sweden

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

01-18-2014 22:59:29 | More by SimonTja
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SoCaliC8

California

3/5  rDev -20.4%

01-18-2014 20:58:20 | More by SoCaliC8
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plsmanx

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +6.1%

01-18-2014 17:40:50 | More by plsmanx
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midnitesun11

California

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

01-18-2014 05:46:35 | More by midnitesun11
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b1515152004

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

01-18-2014 05:27:19 | More by b1515152004
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XicanoBeerRun

Texas

4/5  rDev +6.1%

01-18-2014 04:39:21 | More by XicanoBeerRun
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durwood64

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

01-17-2014 23:22:52 | More by durwood64
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kwc017

Arizona

4.21/5  rDev +11.7%

This is one of my go to IPA's when I can't make a decision. Pours a light straw color, good head and retention. Smell is wonderful, grapefruit, a little pine, nice and hoppy. Taste is similar to smell, grapefruit, orange peel with a nice hop linger. A great west coast IPA that won't scare away the newbies. Awesome beer.

01-17-2014 04:32:35 | More by kwc017
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DavidGross

Ohio

4/5  rDev +6.1%

01-17-2014 03:18:27 | More by DavidGross
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aelinnar

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

01-17-2014 02:10:29 | More by aelinnar
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Jay_Ulreich

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Bought this cause it was on sale. Not a huge fan of New Belgium, but this made me want to try some of their other beers. I really like the smell, a smack of hops, citricy and flowery. Looks alright, nice golden amber color, sticky head, but it faded fast. Taste was not what I expected, there is just something "off" about it, but the hops really shine and I cant quite put my finger on it, but its just a touch too sweet or something. Really easy drinking, kind of thin for my liking. I would buy this again if it was on sale, but definitely not my first choice.

01-16-2014 22:54:54 | More by Jay_Ulreich
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Adkins1203

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

01-16-2014 15:16:27 | More by Adkins1203
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Mullinger1980

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

01-16-2014 13:02:03 | More by Mullinger1980
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gigoat

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +6.1%

01-16-2014 00:20:43 | More by gigoat
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mattmarka1

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +6.1%

01-15-2014 05:13:21 | More by mattmarka1
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PaulsBrew

Virginia

4/5  rDev +6.1%

01-15-2014 01:15:28 | More by PaulsBrew
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Emnmarko

Michigan

4.14/5  rDev +9.8%

A- Light and clear. 2 finger head. Loads of lacing.

S- Bitter hop aroma.

T- Bitterness prevails. A pungent mix of hops overtakes everything. Slightly floral. Good strong hop presence.

M- This is where this beer lacks. A little watered down and too carbonated. But it does go down ok. Drinkable for an IPA.

O- I definitely like this addition to the New Belgium line of beers. This will satisfy anyone who enjoys a hop forward brew. I am no stranger to Ranger and seek it out regularly. A good solid brewski.

01-15-2014 00:36:03 | More by Emnmarko
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caahare

West Virginia

4/5  rDev +6.1%

01-14-2014 19:53:26 | More by caahare
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rflips86

California

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

01-14-2014 05:10:31 | More by rflips86
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vermilcj

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

01-13-2014 06:52:43 | More by vermilcj
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HeyYoMar

Ohio

4/5  rDev +6.1%

01-13-2014 06:02:24 | More by HeyYoMar
Ranger from New Belgium Brewing
85 out of 100 based on 4,367 ratings.