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Ranger | New Belgium Brewing

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3.77/5
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5,959 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
Ranking:
#18,713
Reviews:
1,315
Ratings:
5,959
pDev:
13%
Bros Score:
3.88
 
 
Wants:
121
Gots:
1,543
Trade:
3
HISTOGRAM
 
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Ratings: 5,959 |  Reviews: 1,315
Photo of jlmontague
3.08/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of nater919
3.64/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ivegot3Dvision
3.41/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Jwale73
3.96/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy orange-gold with a rocky, half inch, bright white head. Delicates ringlets of lacing are revealed as the head recedes. Nose expresses citrus rind, a light peppery quality and biscuit malt. Taste follows nose with the addition of a piney characters towards the finish and a more assertive malt profile that suggested by the nose; albeit not at all unpleasant. Mouthfeel is light-medium in body with an assertive carbonation and a kiss of oiliness to the texture. Overall, a solid offering with a nice blend of citrus, piney notes and malt - none particularly overwhelms and it all balances out nicely. Well done.

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Photo of NYR-Zuuuuc
3.62/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jeremiah_Nelson
4.46/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Leiermann
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Brian74
3.81/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dsa7783
3.96/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A good, drinkable IPA. On tap at Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza. More or less was what I expected. Didn't leave much to be desired. Sessionable in my opinion. Moderate hop backbone with pine and citrus flavors apparent. Good stuff. Recommended.

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Photo of rmank
3.9/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Zylod
3.77/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dzb5359
3.33/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JackScott
3.79/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jonnydrinker
3.74/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Thomas_Wikman
3.96/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

New Belgium is an old well known craft brewery that has some good stuff including this IPA.


(L) It has an amber clear hue with an inch thick white head.


(A) It has a nice aroma of pine and citrus


(T) The taste is piney, grapefruit, orange, there’s some dankness, pretty good.


(F) Smooth, slightly carbonated, clean and crisp, drinkable and affordable.

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Photo of CraigP83
3.59/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Clear dark orange, very earthy aroma for an ipa almost a pine and snuff smell. Taste is pine astringent and floral. Certainly terrible with glutinous volume of ipas on the market I'd have a hard time reaching for this, the price is certainly attractive though

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Photo of cbaz
3.94/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of davidloyless
4.2/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of andrenaline
3.99/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Bendover80
2/5  rDev -46.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of DoubleMalt
3.68/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CayseyW
4.08/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Junichi
3.93/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of J_T_Arlington
3.97/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Looks an amber with good lacing.

Smells Herbal, Pine and citrus right off the bat.

Tastes orangey and piney. Picking up some bready malts. Very herbal.

Bitter, herbal, clean; my first IPA, and so has a special place in my heart.

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Photo of belgianvan
3.7/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Ranger from New Belgium Brewing
Beer rating: 3.77 out of 5 with 5,959 ratings
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