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Ranger - New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
85
very good

4,138 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 4,138
Reviews: 1,129
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 13%
Wants: 54
Gots: 305 | 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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MikeRice1969

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

10-15-2013 03:45:52 | More by MikeRice1969
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Matt_C

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

10-13-2013 20:42:39 | More by Matt_C
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Purp1eOne

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

10-13-2013 00:37:52 | More by Purp1eOne
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Kevin_Siqveland

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

10-12-2013 21:18:02 | More by Kevin_Siqveland
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KAP1356

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

10-11-2013 19:24:22 | More by KAP1356
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Bosazga

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

10-11-2013 19:04:50 | More by Bosazga
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scottwurst

Illinois

3/5  rDev -20.4%

10-11-2013 16:52:11 | More by scottwurst
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DeschutesFan

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

10-11-2013 08:30:13 | More by DeschutesFan
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spikechiquet

Ohio

3/5  rDev -20.4%

10-09-2013 00:54:23 | More by spikechiquet
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I3eck

North Carolina

3.41/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Bottle -> Wine Glass

A: Crystal clear pale amber with orange hue, 1/4" white head, some splotchy lacing.
S: Musty hops, citrus, herbaceous.
T: Piney hops, citrus/grapefruit, bitter lingering finish.
M: Medium to light bodied, thin, decent CO2, only thing that hangs around is the bitter hop finish.
O: Hops are about the only thing I'm getting here. Not much complexity or body. Little too thin and astringent for me. I enjoy the initial flavor but the finish is a bit of a let down

Serving type: bottle

10-09-2013 00:37:19 | More by I3eck
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hemorhoidzz

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +6.1%

10-09-2013 00:21:54 | More by hemorhoidzz
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Chiefy770

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bottle to a pint glass.

A thick and fluffy foam head formed (2 fingers deep). Great lacing. The body is translucent gold.

You can smell the hops right away. Pretty decent backbone of fruit.

Hops are the first things I tasted. There is an herbal taste that I cannot quite describe. Bitter notes of citrus come out in the aftertaste. Light to medium carbonation makes this a fairly easy beer to throw down.

Overall this is a pretty good American IPA. The light body brings the hops to life.

Bottom Line: Great IPA, full of flavor... not recommended for those who do not like IPAs.

Serving type: bottle

10-08-2013 23:29:32 | More by Chiefy770
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Parker9000

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

10-08-2013 23:24:45 | More by Parker9000
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Franziskaner

Missouri

3.88/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Amber to almost an amber orange in appearance. A fingernail of white foam rests on top. Aroma is a strong pine like hop aroma with some light biscuity malt. The flavor is very bitter and like biting into a grapefruit. Very fresh hop flavoring. A bit of a thick and sticky mouthfeel. Finish is long lingering bitter fade.

Serving type: bottle

10-08-2013 22:40:29 | More by Franziskaner
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Brokejaw

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

10-08-2013 20:45:03 | More by Brokejaw
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mikerieder

South Dakota

4/5  rDev +6.1%

10-08-2013 02:55:36 | More by mikerieder
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campfirebrew

New York

4/5  rDev +6.1%

10-06-2013 13:07:14 | More by campfirebrew
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Cluker

Florida

4/5  rDev +6.1%

10-06-2013 01:22:36 | More by Cluker
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Los1324

New York

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

10-05-2013 23:33:48 | More by Los1324
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FilumDee

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +6.1%

10-05-2013 21:05:20 | More by FilumDee
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Drew966

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

10-05-2013 20:35:25 | More by Drew966
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Zach122

Washington

4/5  rDev +6.1%

10-05-2013 04:29:11 | More by Zach122
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brbrocc

New York

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

10-05-2013 01:23:52 | More by brbrocc
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wdavis41

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

10-04-2013 22:59:06 | More by wdavis41
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sirsteve42

New York

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

10-04-2013 21:15:02 | More by sirsteve42
Ranger from New Belgium Brewing
85 out of 100 based on 4,138 ratings.