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Rampant Imperial IPA - New Belgium Brewing

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Rampant Imperial IPARampant Imperial IPA

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BA SCORE
85
very good

1,716 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 1,716
Reviews: 317
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 13.6%
Wants: 24
Gots: 115 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
A burly and bitter Imperial IPA, Rampant pours a pure copper and carries the sheen of a rightly hopped beer. The Mosaic and Calypso hops bring stonefruit to the front seat, and the addition of Centennials nod towards citrus for a well-rounded aroma. The taste expands these hops with heavy peach tones and a profoundly bitter bite. There is some malt sweetness to stand this beer up, and Rampant's finish is bone-dry.

(Beer added by: Huffaroma on 02-24-2013)
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DrinkSlurm

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4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from 22oz bottle purchased at frugal mcdugals in nashville for $3.99. Pours a golden color with lots of lacing and a bit of lingering head. Crazy aromas of candy, citrus..lots of citrus...wow citrus (pineapple mostly). Taste is different...sweet hop and lots of something i just cant fingerprint...sweet malt maybe but way more complex than that. Lots of back of the mouth flavors here and its super heavy...(its a great brew, but way to intense to end a night)...

Serving type: bottle

02-26-2013 02:41:07 | More by DrinkSlurm
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A--Gold to possible light amber color with medium to thick head and good lacing around the glass. Cloudy as well.

S--Pine and citrus primarily on the nose. I'm a bit stuffed up, so it's kind of hard to differentiate the citrus. Smells like I would expect an Imperial/Double IPA to.

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12 oz bottle poured into a pint glass. Best by date of Oct. 5, 2014. 8.5% ABV

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Rampant Imperial IPA from New Belgium Brewing
85 out of 100 based on 1,716 ratings.