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Rambler IPA - Goose Island Beer Co.

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Rambler IPARambler IPA

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82
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553 Ratings
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Ratings: 553
Reviews: 65
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 13.06%
Wants: 9
Gots: 126 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Goose Island Beer Co. visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Breyton on 08-14-2014)
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Photo of petewheeler
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Syraquse
3.39/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of McBAINx
3.41/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Shafaegalo
3.71/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cantal
4.28/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Joe_Malt
3.55/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of M1A2
3.14/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Dylan2311
4.15/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
3.84/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Appearance : nice fluffy head, 2 fingers. Body is copper-orange.

Aroma : typical amber-red smells with hop aroma. Malt presence is apparent, lots of toasted grain, some almond sliver.

Flavor : a Scottish-inspired malt comes out immediately, with a polite rush of hop and toasted grain. Some faint hints of kidney bean. Ends slightly floral with a hint of pine.

Mouthfeel : mostly light bodied, venturing into medium bodied territory a little. Reasonably creamy; inoffensive carbonation, generally good.

Overall : a good cross between an amber/Scottish ale and an ipa. I'd have it again.

Photo of ssimpson89
3.54/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JohnnyForeign
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jaemeno3
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kjkinsey
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DMarlinJ
3.96/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Mrbseward
2.63/5  rDev -26.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Pours a nice amber color, leaving a thick, creamy colored head with lots of lacing after settling. Smells of a nice warm, winter beer then boom, hops. Tastes fairly bitter, sort of smooth, and leaves a bit of dryness afterward. Overall ok, not a fan of IPAs, so a bit skewed

Photo of zfw
3.99/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This IPA has more malt flavor versus Stone or Sierra Nevada, similar to Sam Adams Rebel IPA, but leans more toward hops than the Rebel. Overall, very nice.

Photo of MoreIPAs
3.88/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of strav3894
4.18/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ffshore545
3.84/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of johnyb
3.65/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of drinkin-beeers
3.53/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DoctorEvil65
4/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ovaltine
3.89/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of RonaldTheriot
4.25/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Goose Island Rambler IPA has a very thick, frothy, cream-colored head, a clear, rust-red appearance, with heavy lacing left behind. The aroma is of strong hop resin, fruit (apricot?), tannin, brown tea leaves, bread crust, and sweet & sour sauce. Taste is of all that, with straightforward and balancing hop bitterness. Mouthfeel is light to medium, and Goose Island Rambler IPA finishes semi-dry and highly drinkable.

RJT

Photo of Mbertrand2
4.23/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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Rambler IPA from Goose Island Beer Co.
82 out of 100 based on 553 ratings.