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De Ranke XXX Bitter - Brouwerij De Ranke

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De Ranke XXX BitterDe Ranke XXX Bitter

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BA SCORE
88
very good

57 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 57
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 9.34%
Wants: 1
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij De Ranke visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BEERchitect on 07-25-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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3.5/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4.06/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.25/5  rDev -17.9%

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4/5  rDev +1%

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3/5  rDev -24.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

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3.85/5  rDev -2.8%

Excellent series of lace rings after each sip. Small head. Gold color with a mild haze.

Initial smell is of fresh tilled earth. A bit of Belgian yeast as well.

Rather thin with a high level of carbonation. The flavor is a bit harsh and biting. There's a sour start to the taste, but it morphs into singularly bitter white pepper flavor that continues through the aftertaste.

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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -17.9%

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3.94/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: Th beer is hazy yellow in color and poured with a finger and a half high frothy bright white head that has very good retention properties and hardly died down.
S: Light to moderaate aromas of floral and herbal hops are present in the nose along with slight bits of funk.
T: The bitterness really stands out in the taste of this beer, which is similar to to the smell, and the bitterness lingers through the finish.
M: It feels medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer seems to be very bitter for a Belgian IPA.

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4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

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De Ranke XXX Bitter from Brouwerij De Ranke
88 out of 100 based on 57 ratings.