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Rumble IPA - Great Divide Brewing Company

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Rumble IPARumble IPA

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87
very good

1,389 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,389
Reviews: 413
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 12.27%
Wants: 27
Gots: 84 | 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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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

WoodburyMN, Sep 22, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

jlove5, Sep 20, 2012
Photo of AlCaponeJunior
4.05/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nice orangey-tan color and clear with a considerable amount of suspended sediment but plenty of head and lace. The sediment takes away from the appearance but it's ok, the rest of this one seems to make up for it.

Aroma is malty and bready, oak and vanilla components, subdued hops, in fact the whole aroma is pretty subdued. There's also a lightly fruity component. Really the aroma starts so subtle and subdued, but as you drink and the beer warms up, it gets better and better. I think aroma is this beer's hidden secret.

Taste is smoooth for an IPA, very smooth. The vanilla and oak are perfectly blended and balanced with a moderate dose of piney and citrusy hops. Malts make a great showing too, the malty backbone shines through with plenty of toasty and bready flavors. It's a complex brew, as you would expect any oaked IPA to be.

Mouthfeel is smooth, slick, medium bodied, and carbonation is spot on for the oak-aged and vanilla components, perfectly accenting without overpowering. Slightly warming over the course of the brew. There's an oily, piney hops linger to this one, which is when the hops really shine.

Overall it's a very nice but not too overpowering oaked IPA. Very complex flavors and aroma make this a beer I'll definitely visit again.

AlCaponeJunior, Sep 20, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

bluckbeyes, Sep 20, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +24%

dearthdawg, Sep 18, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

ChrisMon02, Sep 17, 2012
Photo of tempest
3.9/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottled mid-June, poured a clear orange and left thick lacing. I'd call it a smooth, interesting IPA. The barrel character pops through the hops with gentle vanilla and oak, along with caramel malt. I'd like a little more of the juicy, citrus hop, but this a balanced, tasty beer. Give it a try, it's not too heavy for a 7% barrel aged beer.

tempest, Sep 17, 2012
Photo of bmwats
3.98/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a standard pint.

A: Clouded amber hue. Giant frothy wight head. Disintegrates slowly and unevenly, leaving plenty of dry, sticky residue, and distinctive peaks and valleys. Many layers of beer ring lacing form and persist.

S: Woody and smoky combination of light hops and molasses. Slightly floral

T: Medium hoppiness with a light smoky character. A little basil or oregano in there, too.

M: Steely hoppy feel from the start and lingering in the aftertaste. The aftertaste is a little off-putting.

D: Goes down easy. Not overly hoppy.

Atmosphere is great. Giant head and lots of lacing. Nose is hoppy and smoky, with some sweet and floral notes. Flavor is lightly hopped and lightly smoked, and well-balanced in its execution. Steely aftertaste is a little off. Overall, this is a really good quaff.

bmwats, Sep 16, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

rodlavers, Sep 16, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

squidrobot, Sep 15, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

nosavingsaccount, Sep 15, 2012
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

RDW, Sep 15, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +11%

Hopmodium, Sep 15, 2012
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

raukerman, Sep 13, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

Kornoms, Sep 12, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +11%

ikon52, Sep 12, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

Nightrain87, Sep 12, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +11%

Gagnonsux, Sep 11, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

HumphreyLee, Sep 10, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

BlackBelt5112203, Sep 09, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

acurtis, Sep 09, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

barbellsNbeers, Sep 09, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

djrn2, Sep 08, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

Jayschool, Sep 07, 2012
Rumble IPA from Great Divide Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 1,389 ratings.