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Ranga Premium Red Ale - Ranga Brewing Co.

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Ratings: 6
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.51
pDev: 15.67%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ranga Brewing Co. visit their website
Australia

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Ranga Premium Red Ale has been created with the intent to be an authentic premium full flavoured red ale to set a bench mark for Australian beer on the highly competitive world market.

Brewed naturally to create an ale with fine beaded bubbles to minimize the bloating effect (like a quality champagne).

Red, Authentic, Quality, All Natural, Optimistic, Uniquely Australian, Proud to be Australian owned, Confident and environmentally aware (Every Ranga sold contributes to the Australian Orangutan Project).

Ranga Premium Red Ale is brewed to match all types of food and occasions with full flavours and a clean, crisp, cleansing finish allowing you to move to your next course with confidence!

(Beer added by: rowey77 on 08-25-2010)
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Ratings: 6 | Reviews: 6 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by SmashPants:
Photo of SmashPants
3.73/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle: reasonable 330mL brown bottle, cheeky label. Not a bad package.

Appearance: pours a red-hued light mahogany colour with a two fingered, bubbly head that settles to a half-centimetre film. Good retention, not much in the way of lacing.

Aroma: sweet aroma, with some sweet malts, ripe fruit and orange blossom.

Taste: the sweet malt flavours come through stronger than the aroma - I identified as caramel malts. Those orange blossom flavours are definitely just as strong however. A nice accompaniment.

Aftertaste: flavours dissipate somewhat, replaced by a touch of bitterness from the floral and citrus hops.

Mouth feel: light-to-medium body, fairly high carbonation. The carbonation is a little bit overdone.

Overall: a nice, if a little unsophisticated, orange-infused pale ale. At AU$50 a case (2012), a very decent price for such a good quality ale. I am impressed.

SmashPants, Jul 02, 2012
More User Reviews:
Photo of CrazyDavros
3.38/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4

Pours amber/ruby with a small head.
Nose shows orange blossom, faint bready malt and soft red fruit.
Better flavours, with hefty caramel and bready malt alongside soft floral and fruity hops followed by a plain mild bitterness.
Carbonation is much too high.

CrazyDavros, Apr 19, 2012
Photo of PolarBear3
2.83/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Drank from my Duvel Tulip

A - Pours a redish copper colour with a two fingered frothy white head that dissipates slightly and retains well.

S - Get some sweet caramel aromas with a little hint of raspberry. However overall just fairly average.

T - Sweet malts upfront with the caramel coming through and gave me a slightly bitter tangy finish.

M - Medium bodied with medium carbonation

O - A fairly bland beer that really lacks flavour and leaves an unpleasant aftertaste. Not recommended.

PolarBear3, Mar 05, 2012
Photo of rowey77
4.28/5  rDev +21.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Two years in development and carefully brewed using a complex combination of specialty malts to achieve the rich red colour, balanced with a bold level of aromatic hops.

Ranga Premium Red Ale has been created with the intent to be an authentic premium full flavoured red ale to set a bench mark for Australian beer on the highly competitive world market.

Brewed naturally to create an ale with fine beaded bubbles to minimize the bloating effect (like a quality champagne).

Red, Authentic, Quality, All Natural, Optimistic, Uniquely Australian, Proud to be Australian owned, Confident and environmentally aware (Every Ranga sold contributes to the Australian Orangutan Project).

Ranga Premium Red Ale is brewed to match all types of food and occasions with full flavours and a clean, crisp, cleansing finish allowing you to move to your next course with confidence!

rowey77, Aug 25, 2010
Photo of aBeeraWeek
2.85/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

I agree with the previous review that it is difficult to see how this could be defined as an APA.

Pours with a good solid head and a rich red colour. Although it almost seems too red to be completely natural. I will be happy to be proven wrong on this though.

The smell is quite sweet with some rich caramels coming through.

Taste is sweet as well. Caramels are there with also some roast nut flavours. Sweet flavours linger without getting any hop bitterness to balances out the taste.

Medium body and medium to light carbonation. Easy to drink.

aBeeraWeek, Dec 09, 2011
Photo of jarmby1711
4/5  rDev +14%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

No idea why this is listed as an APA , but the first review/ advertisment must be responsible.
This is a good drinking beer.The red hued beverage has a good 2 finger head and looks quality.
The beer is well balanced with some complex carbohydrate qualities .Sweeet undertones with a clean finish

jarmby1711, May 27, 2011
Ranga Premium Red Ale from Ranga Brewing Co.
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