Sunday, February 28, 2010

Ranger India Pale Ale

Have any of you seen the new anti-smoking ads that are being published in France? They fucking rock! Plenty of shock and controversy which might be what it takes to prevent some teenager from smoking. What a filthy fucking habit! So if this French organization can equate blowing some old dude with smoking cigs, so be it. It's not like sex in advertising is taboo, and especially not in France. Hopefully these virgins don't take this ad to mean that oral sex is good, which it is, and miss the real message of being a cigarette's bitch double-time!

This afternoon I'm watching the US v. Canada in the Olympic hockey final and drinking a Ranger India Pale Ale brewed by New Belgium Brewing Company in Fort Collins, Colorado. Yes, New Belgium in Florida! Again, compliments of my friend's recent business trip to Houston. And next month he's going to Chicago! The label has a cool green and dark brown contrast. The label also asks, "Are you a hopinista? Thank our Beer Rangers for inspiring (and begging for) this well -balanced Simcoe, Cascade and Chinook hopped IPA. 70 IBUs." And the date 09JUL10.

Lemon and grapefruit citrus aroma, lightly sweet and very nice. Grapefruit to start, hoppy, crisp and refreshing right away. No real bite or kick though, pretty well balanced. Pine flavors emerge before a noticeable 6.5% alcohol shows up toward the end. Medium carbonation with very fine bubbles, smooth and creamy. Wonderful mouth feel. A drier alcohol ending at the very end. Excellent beer and my favorite from New Belgium so far!

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Anonymous said...

Just picked up a sixer of Ranger Pale Ale, and I agree, it's a pretty tasty brew!

Beer Drinker Rob said...

Yes, anonymous, I liked it too. We don't get this beer locally, so it might be a while before I get it again.