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Rumble IPA - Great Divide Brewing Company

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Rumble IPARumble IPA

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very good

1,392 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,392
Reviews: 413
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 12.3%
Wants: 27
Gots: 85 | 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 +4.7%

WesM63, Jul 19, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

Jamstone714, Jul 19, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

AndrewMichael, Jul 18, 2012
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

Wheelz, Jul 18, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

valarking, Jul 18, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

pougemahone2, Jul 18, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Lovely85, Jul 18, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

dbstuart88, Jul 17, 2012
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

dsauter, Jul 16, 2012
Photo of stampfler07
4.1/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Pours a clear dark golden with a finger of velvety, off-white head

S- Strong pine hop aroma on opening the bottle, strong and distinct oak notes in the glass, some nuttiness as well

T- Strong oak flavor initially with a light nuttiness which is very similar to the aroma, moderate bitterness comes in the middle without much hop flavor attached to it, light amber-ish malt on the finish with lingering bitterness

M- Moderate carbonation, light in body, moderate alcohol feel and warming throughout

O- Balanced IPA overall, good incorporation of the oak, very apparent but not overbearing, good amount of bitterness to malt, very enjoyable

stampfler07, Jul 16, 2012
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1/5  rDev -73.8%

apowers6585, Jul 15, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

oldvines, Jul 15, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

Triples, Jul 15, 2012
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2.25/5  rDev -41.1%

Caterwaul, Jul 15, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

GringoKid, Jul 15, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Kevlee722, Jul 15, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

Greeneagle, Jul 15, 2012
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

RandyBoBandy, Jul 14, 2012
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4.28/5  rDev +12%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from 12 oz. bottle into traditional room-temperature pint glass. As with all Great Divide brews, the label is simple, yet elegant.

Appearance - Warm copper color, lots of bubbles. Looks appetizing at first sight, would easily attract me on a breezy Summer afternoon or in the heart of Fall.

Aroma - Smells bready with a hint of vanilla. Overall, a pleasing smell, but not as deep or as enticing in the way I would expect from an oak-aged beer.

Taste - Much more pleasing than the aroma. The hint of vanilla is present, as well as a wonderful hop flavor. The label does justice when it claims to have a balance of bitter, sweetness, and vanilla. The pine is there, but I'm not feeling the citrus balance.

Mouthfeel - Medium-body, easily drinkable. Sticky and leaves a lingering flavor that doesn't fizzle out like many IPA's will. Almost sticks like a merlot, but would not be unpleasant when drinking out in warm weather.

Overall - On first taste, this beer did not blow me away. A few sips in, the flavor begins to adhere to the pallet in a much more subtly pleasing way. I'm concerned with the amount of alcohol flavor for only a 7.1% beer, but it does not ruin the flavor. I was not sure what to expect from this beer, as my usual rule is "more bitter, more better," but I am pleased with it, nonetheless.

OneWheelJoe, Jul 14, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

BillyTWilliams, Jul 14, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +24.3%

baconman91, Jul 13, 2012
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

Jason_Quad, Jul 13, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

jivex5k, Jul 13, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

DonFrap, Jul 12, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

juicebox, Jul 12, 2012
Rumble IPA from Great Divide Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 1,392 ratings.