Ranger | New Belgium Brewing

BA SCORE
86
very good
5,945 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:
5,945
Reviews:
1,315
Avg:
3.83
pDev:
12.79%
 
 
Wants:
119
Gots:
1,529
For Trade:
3
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look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a bottle into my Duuel Pint glass.

Appearance: Not as much head as expected but left some promising foam streaks along the upper edge of my Duuel pint glass. Mostly copper color with a tinge of gold

Smell: Smell was very citrus-y but not overwhelming as there was a distinct piney hops aroma as well. Very pleasant. Caught a bit more of a spicy pine smell as a drank the beer.

Taste: Very easy to drink. Could taste a lot of pine hops along with lemon and grapefruit suggestions. Had an earthy taste that I couldn't recognize. Something that seemed to add a bit of a spicy flavor but I couldn't put my finger on it.

Mouthfeel: Very refreshing and smooth with almost no unpleasant aftertaste. Stayed pretty fresh in the glass for a short period of maybe 15 minutes or so. Better than some beers that turn skunky pretty quickly (i,e, Heineken, Sam Adams)

Overall: An excellent offering from New Belgium. Couldn't stop drinking it until I was through the 6-pack lethally quick. Definitely a good starter beer for someone being introduced to IPAs or just a stalwart addition to a variety pack of a craft beer lover!

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Ranger from New Belgium Brewing
3.83 out of 5 based on 5,945 ratings.
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