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Rampant Imperial IPA - New Belgium Brewing

Rampant Imperial IPARampant Imperial IPA

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84
good

1,495 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 1495
Reviews: 302
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 13.64%


Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing visit their website
Colorado, United States

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

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
It starts to take over. That craving for hops. The hoppier the happier. The happier the higher the IBU. The higher the IBU the larger the ABV. The higher the ABV the more we’re going to have to keep an eye on this Rampant Imperial IPA proliferating with heavy peach tones, herbal sweetness, and aromatic complexity.

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

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3.86/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass.

A - tangerine color with a reddish hue. Very clear with about 1 finger of foamy white head.

S - Nice cirtusy scents here. Grapefruit, peaches, mango's. A small amount of piney smell also. No alcohol present.

T - Grapefruit, followed by some nice piney bitterness, then you get a tad bit of the stone fruit(not as much as the nose indicated or I would have liked) followed by a mildly boozy finish. Some floral hops in the aftertaste.

M - Medium to full body, good amount of carbonation.

O - This was not a bad DIPA, not blowing my hair back but still good. At its price point not a bad buy.

Serving type: bottle

07-09-2013 04:56:57 | More by PaleZombie
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Rampant Imperial IPA from New Belgium Brewing
84 out of 100 based on 1,495 ratings.