Ranger | New Belgium Brewing

BA SCORE
86
very good
5,948 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:
5,948
Reviews:
1,315
Avg:
3.83
pDev:
12.79%
 
 
Wants:
119
Gots:
1,531
For Trade:
3
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 5,948 |  Reviews: 1,315
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3/5  rDev -21.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

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1.75/5  rDev -54.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +11%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

Photo of chugalug06
3/5  rDev -21.7%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Very light orange (urine) appearance. Full white fluffy head. Great lacing.

Light, very, very light. earthy, dirty, latex...?

Watery, thin, missing much complexities. Bitterness is very mild and doesn't stand out. This brew is awkwardy light and too relaxed. For sessionable, it's nailed and spot on. For a top tier IPA it's near the bottom. Not memorable.

A very "safe" IPA, there's nothing challenging about this beer. It's run-of-the-mill, IMO. It could be a nice canned option, but for a couch time IPA, it just doesn't fit into my schedule. I want better from NB!!!! Not sure I can purchase again.

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3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

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4/5  rDev +4.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

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4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz bottle

Pint glass

Very strong "pine flavor" after taste with a "skunky" smell when the bottle is first opened

Smooth with little carbonation

For the money, the is the best IPA available in the Unites States. Very strong "hoppy" flavor.

New Belgium Ranger is highly recommended for all IPA lovers.

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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +11%

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4/5  rDev +4.4%

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4/5  rDev +4.4%

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3/5  rDev -21.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

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4/5  rDev +4.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

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4/5  rDev +4.4%

Ranger from New Belgium Brewing
3.83 out of 5 based on 5,948 ratings.
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