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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

1,777 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 1,777
Reviews: 321
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 13.33%
Wants: 26
Gots: 135 | 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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dmgeng

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4.14/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Got this after reading the review in Zymurgy Mag.

A - Deep golden color. Mostly clear with lots of white head and strong lacing.

S - Extra strong hop fragrance with lots of herbal and resiny tones. Could smell it before I picked it up. Almost perfume like from the magnitude of aromatics.

T - Full flavored with a pungent hop character that has resin, herb, and some fruit with alcohol and malt to round it out. Light bitterness for such high IBUs but that is due to the larger amount of late additions and strong maltiness.

M - Strong mouth-feel with over the top carbonation. Lingering finish with hops, malt, and alcohol.

Overall, a solid IIPA. Good aroma, flavor, feel, appearance, but doesn't have my much preferred citrus character usually in an iipa. This brew isn't a light beer but if you like big, resiny, and complex beer I'd recommended it.

Glass- shaker

Serving type: bottle

07-17-2013 00:26:09 | More by dmgeng
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Rampant Imperial IPA from New Belgium Brewing
85 out of 100 based on 1,777 ratings.