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Rumble IPA - Great Divide Brewing Company

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Rumble IPARumble IPA

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1,346 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,346
Reviews: 413
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 12.27%
Wants: 28
Gots: 76 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Great Divide Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.10% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed with heavy handed additions of Pacific Northwest hops, this beer is gently aged on French and American oak resulting in a wonderful balance of bitterness, caramel sweetness, vanilla, and undertones of pine and citrus.

(Beer added by: BradLikesBrew on 08-07-2010)
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

Bustersuess, Aug 01, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

Pours an orange amber with a large lasting beige head, good lacing to the end. Aroma and Taste of dark caramel malt, earthy piney hops, yeast, some grapefruit and a bit of subtle oaky wood notes in the flavor. A medium to full body with a smooth mouth feel and moderate carbonation. Finish is sweet dark caramel malt, yeast, earthy piney hops on the end with some slight flavor of lingering oak flavor. This brew seems to be well balanced between the dark malts and the subtle hops. Overall a very good and enjoyable brew. nicely done

Samp01, May 22, 2012
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3/5  rDev -21.7%

TexAggie011, Jan 31, 2012
Photo of 100200300
3/5  rDev -21.7%

100200300, Oct 13, 2013
Photo of dowen44
4/5  rDev +4.4%

dowen44, Dec 22, 2011
Photo of MsRif
3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

MsRif, Dec 24, 2011
Photo of icehawk
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

icehawk, Aug 03, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +11%

21Maestro8, Dec 15, 2013
Photo of JoeLacy
4/5  rDev +4.4%

JoeLacy, Aug 26, 2013
Photo of thedoubler55
3.86/5  rDev +0.8%

A: A clear dark orange color that has a nice finger of off white head at the top, leaves a good amount of lacing around the glass as you drink this one.

S: A good amount of booze on the nose, with hints of caramel and oak and slight bread notes as well.

T: Up front is a stong taste of oak, hints of nuts and caramel, good mixture of bitterness and warming from malts and hops.

M: Medium bodied and moderate carbonation, nice warming sensation from the hops.

O: A very well balanced IPA, I like the oak and caramel on this one, nice warming going on as well.

thedoubler55, Aug 15, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

Jamstone714, Jul 19, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

MightiestBeard, Sep 07, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

Snellgg5, Jan 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +11%

DrIPA, Nov 30, 2012
Photo of BeanBone
3.8/5  rDev -0.8%

Appearance: A crystal-clear copper body capped by a finger and a half of creamy off-white head that fades slowly and leaves great lacing.

Aroma: Citrusy and piney hops and a little bit of oak over a solid caramel body.

Flavor: Up front, a wave of mild hops with moderate bitterness and the same notes of citrus and pine found in the nose. As the hops give way, the usual flavors of oak and vanilla in aged beers come out. Underneath it all, a solid biscuity caramel malt backbone keeps everything grounded. Just a bare hint of spice coming from the booze from time to time. It's all balanced well, but perhaps just a little muddled. Oak, citrusy hops and biscuity malt in the finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied and a little creamy with smooth medium carbonation and a dry finish. A hint of warmth from the alcohol from time to time.

Drinkability: Drinks much faster that the moderately-high alcohol content would suggest, so keep it in mind.

Verdict: Rumble is just what I expected it to be, an IPA subdued a little by time with subtle notes of oak and vanilla. In a world of a million IPAs, this one stands out nicely.

BeanBone, Oct 15, 2010
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3/5  rDev -21.7%

Alex5, Dec 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

squack, Feb 27, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +11%

brealbg, Aug 14, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

silverking, Mar 01, 2014
Photo of BrewCrew2010
4.4/5  rDev +14.9%

A: This beer pours an extremely clear amber body with visible carbonation. Sitting on top is a 2 finger rocky head, white color, that dissipates slowly leaving behind a great about of lace.

S: A strong aroma of sweet citrus/grapefruit hops balanced with piney hops. Hints of oak and vanilla are subtle, but evident.

T: A sweet grapefruit hoppy flavor that turns into a bitter piney hops flavor. The oak and vanilla soften this IPA to a more mild version of this style, but is still balanced with the light bready malts.

M: A lean, oily texture with a medium body and mild carbonation. Would have liked it to be a little more full on the palate.

D: Loved this beer. Extremely easy to drink and a fair price ($2.30) makes this a repeater.

BrewCrew2010, Oct 08, 2010
Photo of brureview
4.45/5  rDev +16.2%

Bottle date 6/12.
I thought that an older bottle date for this IPA would possibly degrade the flavor four months later. But I was pleasantly surprised.

The beer poured a beautiful copper color with a two finger head.

Strong aroma of vanilla and oak.

The mouth feel is smooth.

The finish is enhanced by the aroma which remains with warming.
There is an intense complex taste of fruit, oak and vanilla.

This is a winner. Will drink again soon.

brureview, Oct 25, 2012
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

mcsauter82, Aug 16, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

kyle86, Jun 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

ujsplace, Mar 09, 2013
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4.22/5  rDev +10.2%

Presentation: Poured into a pint glass from a bottle, as pictured, with a bottled on August 25 2010, date.

A: Medium copper with a 1/2 finger off-white head. Slightly hazy.

S: Mainly caramel and ripe citrus. Oranges or tangerines. Very sweet smelling.

T&M: Mostly citrus hops with a small bit of piney hop bitterness. Earthy and fairly well-balanced with the caramel malty sweetness. Medium to full bodied. Some roughness from the oily hops, but mainly smooth in the middle that fades to a dry hop finish.

Very nice taste. Original and very drinkable IPA.

cdizinno, Oct 11, 2010
Rumble IPA from Great Divide Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 1,346 ratings.