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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

1,938 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 1,938
Reviews: 336
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 13.56%
Wants: 34
Gots: 186 | 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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4/5  rDev +6.4%

Zanico, Mar 15, 2014
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Tyler_m, Jul 31, 2014
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Harvey98, Jun 03, 2013
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FriedSlug, May 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours golden amber with a thin, white lasting head. Trailing lacing sticks.

The smell is of citrus and herbal notes.

The taste is of citrus - especially orange and grapefruit with herbal bitterness. It is backed by a firm pale malt and caramel backbone. Alcohol shows, but not too raw. It has a fruity, bitterish, boozy finish.

Juicy, it slides down easily despite high abv.

This is a fruity, hoppy, strong imperial IPA. Very nice!

jwc215, Nov 27, 2013
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

Jameswoody, Mar 02, 2013
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powpig2002, Apr 25, 2014
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stoney1031, Jun 15, 2013
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BrewtalHonesty, Oct 12, 2013
Rampant Imperial IPA from New Belgium Brewing
85 out of 100 based on 1,938 ratings.