Ranger | New Belgium Brewing

BA SCORE
86
very good
5,939 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing
Colorado, United States
newbelgium.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
70 IBU

Added by brownbeer on 12-30-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
5,939
Reviews:
1,314
Avg:
3.83
pDev:
12.79%
 
 
Wants:
118
Gots:
1,522
For Trade:
3
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 5,939 |  Reviews: 1,314
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2/5  rDev -47.8%

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2/5  rDev -47.8%

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2/5  rDev -47.8%

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2/5  rDev -47.8%

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2/5  rDev -47.8%

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2/5  rDev -47.8%

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2/5  rDev -47.8%

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2/5  rDev -47.8%

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2/5  rDev -47.8%

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2/5  rDev -47.8%

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2/5  rDev -47.8%

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2/5  rDev -47.8%

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2/5  rDev -47.8%

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2/5  rDev -47.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

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2/5  rDev -47.8%

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2/5  rDev -47.8%

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2.01/5  rDev -47.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

I didn't like how the hops tasted. But im not a big fan of hoppy beer

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2.09/5  rDev -45.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

Whatcha see? Apple juice appearance, white head that leaves splotchy lacing. Whatcha smell? Old white bread, pungent hops that comes across as wet dog food, and a really unpleasant pine. Whatcha taste? Grassy, earthy, old malts. Bitter, astringent, and piney hops. Super carbonated like a light lager. Alcohol is noticeable. Mouth feel is prickly and dry. Whatcha think? Just a bad IPA in my opinion. If you like an all earthy hay-type IPA then you might like this. Really hard to finish. D-

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2.09/5  rDev -45.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

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2.1/5  rDev -45.2%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 3 | feel: 1 | overall: 2.5

Nothing special, just a beer

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2.12/5  rDev -44.6%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Too hoppy, didn't like the taste

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2.13/5  rDev -44.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

I like the new look of the label, but the beer itself was disappointing. Thin body, no malt backbone. It tastes like fizzy hop water. The hop character is funky in every way - nose, bitterness and flavor. Perhaps a little more malt to back up the hops would help, but it's not a good beer at the moment. I like balance in beer in general, and especially in hoppy beers. This one doesn't deliver.

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2.2/5  rDev -42.6%

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2.25/5  rDev -41.3%

Ranger from New Belgium Brewing
3.83 out of 5 based on 5,939 ratings.
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