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RATINGS: 1496   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Are you a hopinista? Thank our Beer Rangers for inspiring (and begging for) this well-balanced Simcoe, Cascade and Chinook hopped IPA. 70 IBUs


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5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
beerskinner (24) - North Dakota, USA - MAR 16, 2011
UPDATED: FEB 22, 2013 The aroma of barley being malted is present and is absolutely killer. It is like drinking cotton candy. This brew is a great brew and is probably unmatched. It don’t get no better. update: re-rate to a 5. It is a great brew that is unmatched.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tonypreto (40) - Akron, Ohio, USA - NOV 18, 2014
22 oz bottle poured into pint glass. Pours a perfect golden color with a thin fluffy white head. Smells really hoppy. Tastes just as good as it looks ans smells. Unbelievable value. Would for sure recommend, especially for the cost. Probably gonna be in my rotation.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sevenlee (1373) - Central Coast, NSW, AUSTRALIA - NOV 16, 2014
Pours a clear golden colour with a white head. Aroma is malt, fruit, pine, and dusty hops. Taste is medium sweet leading to a hoppy finish. Not bad.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Woweezowee (30) - Indiana, USA - NOV 14, 2014
I’ve only had this out of the can and I must say it’s a very tasty beer. The price point ($14 12 packs) somehow adds to the flavor! The beer doesn’t smell great at all (canning has always effected the aroma for me) and doesn’t look at all impressive in a glass, but the flavor packs a huge hop punch with just enough malt balance to keep it from being a plain-ol-hop-bomb. Being from Indy, I’m more of a Midwestern/malty IPA fan, and this beer seems to fall well enough between LA and Indy in both style and actual location. It’s not a palate wrecker but the bitter hops do let themselves be known. A great go to beer that should always be easy to find almost anywhere, but nothing ultra original. Just plain good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
wollipam (16) - - NOV 12, 2014
Very pleasant IPA aroma. Smooth and tasty going in. Slightly bitter going down but very enjoyable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
benfergy (208) - Valley City, North Dakota, USA - NOV 11, 2014
The aroma has plenty of hops, and the hops evoke a citrus aroma. As I sip, I taste some floral hops as well, and the malt is of a light bread note. The taste is slightly bitter, but not unpleasantly so. The body is medium. A rather good IPA! Of the New Belgium IPA’s, I prefer Rampant, but Ranger is plenty good as well.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
MrFecesious (1039) - British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 10, 2014
On tap at blackbird. Hazy gold. Aroma of tootsie roll, tropical fruit juice blend, biscuit, citrus. Taste is fruit sweetness, and citrus rind bitterness. Tangy mouthfeel with a low-lying bitter dry finish.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Clarkdvm (151) - Florida, USA - NOV 9, 2014
Can. Smells better than tastes. Hops galore. If IPAs are your favorite then you will think it is great. Personally, bit metallic with lingering bitters.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Obfuscate (53) - - NOV 9, 2014
Very well balanced IPA. Goes down really smooth. Clean golden color would get again

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Digzis (90) - Nancy, FRANCE - NOV 2, 2014
Belle IPA pas trop amer aux notes de miel, d’agrumes, citron et légèrement herbacée. Un ensemble assez agréable qui a contribué à sauver une soirée pleine de galères à Las Vegas.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TysonFSU88 (12) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - OCT 24, 2014
Bottle, Everyday style IPA, nice easy to drink flavor. 6.5%, would buy again! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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