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Title: Ranger IPA
Post by: euge on March 25, 2010, 01:57:59 AM
New Belgium Ranger IPA. 70 IBU. 6.5 ABV. Very Hoppy with a slightly sweet finish. Balanced. Perfect.

You have to try at least one.
Title: Re: Ranger IPA
Post by: Beertracker on March 25, 2010, 04:37:38 PM
Sounds good! I liked their Hoptober which btw I'm still polishing off, so I'll definitely replace it in the beer fridge with some Ranger.  8)
Title: Re: Ranger IPA
Post by: francisabooth on March 25, 2010, 05:02:27 PM
I was lucky enough to have New Belgium's Ranger IPA.  I loved it!  The pine/citrus aroma and sweet malty finish was fabulous.

This beer has inspired me to try to clone it.  So I ordered 8oz each of Chinook, Simcoe, Cascade hops.

More details coming... Follow my homebrewing of Ranger IPA here:

http://www.homebrewingadventures.com/wordpress/?p=954 (http://www.homebrewingadventures.com/wordpress/?p=954)


New Belgium Ranger IPA. 70 IBU. 6.5 ABV. Very Hoppy with a slightly sweet finish. Balanced. Perfect.

You have to try at least one.
Title: Re: Ranger IPA
Post by: mnstorm99 on March 28, 2010, 11:31:55 AM
This beer suprised me a bit, as I have not been overly impressed with NB beers.  I would say Fat Tire was still their most interesting to me. This one was very nice and in my preferred IPA style, less bitterness and more flavor/aroma from the hops.  Very nice beer.
Title: Re: Ranger IPA
Post by: mikebiewer on March 31, 2010, 04:28:18 AM
I have been meaning to pick up a six pack of this...I always seem to go right past it though.

I'll put it up on the list next time around!

Thanks!
Title: Re: Ranger IPA
Post by: pinnah on April 01, 2010, 05:52:48 PM
This beer suprised me a bit, as I have not been overly impressed with NB beers. 

+1.  I had this out of a can last night.  On the can it says "we're hoppy, you're happy" ;D
Title: Re: Ranger IPA
Post by: mikeypedersen on April 01, 2010, 06:28:37 PM
I love NB's Lips of Faith beers, but most of their regulars kind of dissapoint.  I always liked 1554, and this beer was also surprisingly good!