Ranger | New Belgium Brewing

BA SCORE
86
very good
5,942 Ratings
RangerRanger
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:
5,942
Reviews:
1,314
Avg:
3.83
pDev:
12.79%
 
 
Wants:
119
Gots:
1,526
For Trade:
3
User Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters | Alström Bros
Ratings: 5,942 |  Reviews: 1,314
Photo of intangible
2/5  rDev -47.8%

Photo of Klif
2/5  rDev -47.8%

Photo of fafa50
2/5  rDev -47.8%

Photo of 30helens
2/5  rDev -47.8%

Photo of Sbjeff
2/5  rDev -47.8%

Photo of garyford
2/5  rDev -47.8%

Photo of optimus_beard
2/5  rDev -47.8%

Photo of juanbon
2/5  rDev -47.8%

Photo of NeverSettle
2/5  rDev -47.8%

Photo of aflies
2/5  rDev -47.8%

Photo of jophish17
2/5  rDev -47.8%

Photo of bmjivi221
2/5  rDev -47.8%

Photo of SuperHeavy
2/5  rDev -47.8%

Photo of Rpreskenis
2/5  rDev -47.8%

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

Photo of Alpha309
2/5  rDev -47.8%

Photo of jgreenward
2/5  rDev -47.8%

Photo of Doonzman
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

69 characters

Photo of whatchathink
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-

 491 characters

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

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

Nothing special, just a beer

28 characters

Photo of robco32
2.12/5  rDev -44.6%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Too hoppy, didn't like the taste

32 characters

Photo of Rodekill
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.

 395 characters

Photo of SeanPatin
2.2/5  rDev -42.6%

Photo of ByMySword
2.25/5  rDev -41.3%

Ranger from New Belgium Brewing
3.83 out of 5 based on 5,942 ratings.
  • About Us

    Founded in Boston in 1996, BeerAdvocate (BA) is your go-to resource for beer powered by an independent community of enthusiasts and professionals dedicated to supporting and promoting better beer.

    Learn More
  • Our Community

    Comprised of consumers and industry professionals, many of whom started as members of this site, our community is one of the oldest, largest, and most respected beer communities online.

    Learn More
  • Our Events

    Since 2003 we've hosted over 60 world-class beer festivals to bring awareness to independent brewers and educate attendees.

    Learn More
  • Our Magazine

    Support uncompromising beer advocacy and award-winning, independent journalism with a print subscription to BeerAdvocate magazine.

    Learn More