Voodoo Ranger Juicy Haze IPA | New Belgium Brewing

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Voodoo Ranger Juicy Haze IPAVoodoo Ranger Juicy Haze IPA

Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing
Colorado, United States

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Packed with bright tropical aromas and brilliant citrusy flavors, this unfiltered IPA wraps up with a pleasantly smooth finish.

Added by superspak on 09-12-2017

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Reviews by rickyjreyes:
Photo of rickyjreyes
4.35/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Fruity! But, not too fruity. Actually, the perfect amount of fruit. Great aftertaste and slightly hoppy. The texture could be more interesting but overall a great beer.

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Photo of TheBrewsky
4.1/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Look: Pour dark yellow in color, with cloudy/haze complexity. 3 fingers worth of frothy white head which dissipates rapidly. Loads or lacing on the glass.
Smell: Juice forward, with orange, grapefruit, tangerine, mango and papaya comprising the total smell. Nice smelling, with some lemongrass hop presence.
Taste: Follows the nose, with a slight gritty bready taste. Citrus fruit flavor is strong and well implemented. Some stonefruit flavoring as well.
Feel: Medium in body and weight, with low carbonation. Soft and pillowy. Very nice.
Overall: Very well made hazy IPA. I would have again. I am grateful to have tried this beer, and I recommend. Cheers!

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Photo of ilikebeer03
4.15/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

pours opaque yellow/orange. nice white head that fades into a nice little cap of foam and good lacing.
nose is tropical fruit, citrus, hops. not a punch in the face like some NEIPA offerings, but definitely there.
taste follows suit. low bitterness. ripe mango, papaya, tropical fruit, grapefruit, pineapple. lightly malty sweetness. really does taste kind of like mango/pineapple juice.
mouthfeel is soft and smooth. low carbonation. lingering ripe mango.
overall a surprisingly good, nationally distributed NEIPA.

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Photo of mvanaskie13
3.43/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a grip shaped goblet: color is thick, hazy, almost dense gold; head presents at least 1.5 inch thick with a rounded top over the glass edge, taking minutes to lower and still leaves at least 1/4 inch top.

Smell is a bit soft, light floral and citrus with pineapple.

Taste follows aroma with light presence with floral, citrus, and pineapple like hop flavors, not much malt depth or notable adjuncts - spice is noticeable but not distinguishable.

Mouthfeel is a softened ipa at first then the bitterness overtakes and dries out the tongue. I'm still not sure on how the hazy/NE IPA sub style should play out in terms of presence, but I don't think i prefer how this variation plays out.

Overall - presentation is decent, just a bit to thick; smell is subdued; taste brings more than aroma; mouthfeel is soft and then quickly dry.

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Photo of mnrider
3.75/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A: Pours typical hazed orange color with two fingers of creamy/fluffy head. Very good retention with sporadic wet lacing.

S: Weak aroma. Spices and some faint sweet fruits. Also wheat.

T/M: Funky. Fruits. Spices. Zesty orange. Various fruits. Hop bitterness is on the light side of things. A little pine. Wheat. Medium bodied with just enough carbonation. The finish is semi dry with a little linger of fruits and hops. Has a Blue Moon taste.

O: Pretty good beer. Nothing special. Not the best example of the style. Not worth the price (at least what I paid). Taste is a little off, but still enjoyable to drink.


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Photo of Darkmagus82
3.8/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

The beer pours a hazy orange-yellow color with a one finger head of white foam. The head faded rather fast leaving traces of spiderweb lacing behind. The nose is rich in tropical fruits of mango, pineapple, and papaya with a large showing of tangerine and lemon. The taste begins with a big hit of the fruits that are in the nose, with more snd more fruit developing throughout. All the while there is a modest hop taste of citrus and some lighter herbal and pine tastes. In the end with the increase in fruit and the moderate hop, one is left with a rather bright and sweeter juicy taste that is rather clean in profile. The body of the brew is slightly thicker which is rather nice for the fruity and slightly sweeter taste profile. Overall a pretty good beer. It was a little on the sweeter side and less hoppy side for a 7.5 % brew, but it was an easy drinker with a rather clean taste. Not too shabby.

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Photo of oberon
3.81/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DanGeo
3.35/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of heddar33
3.68/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Beaver13
2.48/5  rDev -36.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

12 oz bottle, enjoy by 5/13/18. Pours hazy dark yellow with a thin white head that quickly goes to a thin film that leaves a little lacing. Strangely, there's no sediment.

The aroma is muted - sweet fruit with some onion hops.

The flavor is sweet doughy fruit with some garlic/onion hops. The mouthfeel is medium bodied and a bit watery.

Overall, a very subdued NE IPA.

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Photo of SmellsofMahagony
3.54/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Billolick
4.15/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

16 oz can, with BB (?) dating stamped on the bottom- 24 June 2018

Real nice looking heavily hazed NEIPA kinda look going on here...lasting and lasting khaki cap, leaving low sheeting and fine scattered and spotty lacing.

Perfumy, flowery and mildly fruited up qualities on the nose.

Wow, impressive stuff here, especially for a brew available in the usual beer stores....IE: a shelfie....

Mild soft and ripe pineapple, with lazy mango and melon notes added to the finish. Tasty and well worth a try....go get some

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Photo of MrUse
4.19/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of reitzbrewing
4.11/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Vandelay1863
3.79/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of chinchill
3.71/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

From a tap at the 2018 ATL Winter Beer Festival.
Orange amber body with a tall foamy head.
Juicy with moderate hop strength and low bitterness for style.
Near medium body with high carbonation.

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Photo of weareallfalafel
3.75/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of spongebob2
4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of arensburgh
3.75/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GratefulBeerGuy
4.05/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pint can (Jul 1st 2018. Opened on 3/26/18

A true New England style appearance, hazed out yellow golden color with white highlights. Tall and dense, all white foamy cap, dissipates slow with decent lace and a solid foam ring at all times.

A very juicy-hoppy aroma....tropical hop juice combo of : apricot, mango, pineapple, sweet tart candies, peppery citrus and very light and sweet toned malt. A very juicy nose indeed.

The mouthfeel and flavor is very juicy, comes across much like drinking juice. 7.5 abv? Really? You could never tell, in fact, I don't detect a hint of alcohol in this. A rather light, juicy feel and very light malt and hop effect. A bit thin on complexity, as the hops bring light tropical fruits like, kiwi, starfruit and pineapple. A light golden wheat and pilsner style malty flavor. A slight peppery kick that becomes earthy, but "green" earthy, grassy and green veggie hop edge. The crushability, smooth but light and juicy mouthfeel with subtle hints of various hop tones are the most impressive aspects.

A unique, light sided NEIPA that has some subtle but very interesting charms.

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Photo of Futbolmanby
3.29/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of tdm168
3.79/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dertyd
4.08/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

The beer pours out a completely hazy medium golden yellow color, with 2 fingers of white head---------------- the aromas are of papaya, guava and Mellon--------------- the flavors are of mango, pine, lesser Mellon and orange, the beer has a full mouthfeel with a light bitterness on the finish---------------- overall this beer was surprisingly really good, out of all the big guys trying there hands at the new England style this is one of my favorites---

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Photo of Duchiz
4.73/5  rDev +21.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of NeroFiddled
4.03/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

New Belgium Brewing "Voodoo Ranger Juicy Haze IPA"
1 PINT can coded "17 JUN 2018 1019 180207012T 7886" and sampled on 23 APR 2018
$4.49 @ Total Wine & More, Cherry Hill, NJ

Notes via stream of consciousness: I've been waiting to get a hold of this, and the new Sam Adams NEIPA, which I just tasted, so I've got something to compare it to although I'm already quite familiar with juicy NEIPAs at this point. So let's see... very cloudy, it looks like orange juice with pulp. It's one of the more cloudy versions I've seen. Massive head of off-white. Very good head retention. The aroma initially seems to lack though... let me give it another shot... yeah, it's kind of limited, at least as far as juicy NEIPAs go. There's some citrusy and pineapple-like hops and some sweet malt but it's not very bright. On to the flavor... it pretty much follows. It's juicy but not SUPER juicy. Still, I like it. And there's some sweetish malt to it, and it even has a hint of toastiness to it. I'm finding orange, including some Mandarin orange, and a little bit of a tropical note but nothing really specific, kind of like a mash up of mango and melon and pineapple, but light. It's not that bitter, or at least it doesn't seem that bitter, but it doesn't finish sweet. The finish just seems to fade away, and in fact it's kind of the same from start to finish - not that that's bad. It's medium-light in body with a delicate caress on the tongue from a moderate carbonation that then becomes smooth. I wonder if they've used some lactose. Looking back the lacing is excellent. Overall it's not the juiciest NEIPA out there but it's remarkably smooth, and with that, easy to drink. That, to a certain extent, is the New Belgium way, right? Worth trying.
Review# 5,963

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Voodoo Ranger Juicy Haze IPA from New Belgium Brewing
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