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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

2,023 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 2,023
Reviews: 343
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 13.3%
Wants: 35
Gots: 221 | 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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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Notacraftdrinker, May 11, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Beaz18, May 11, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +13%

PhillyNole, May 10, 2014
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3.36/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

It feels like a heavy beer, even above its 8.5 percent. There's a strong sweetness, caramel with a hint of lemon at the end. Fairly bitter hops. Carbonated yet a bit smooth. A bit of a metallic aftertaste. The beer feels a bit all over the place, but not bad overall.

It has a clear light gold color with a ton of lines of bubbles coming up the side and a big foamy white head with some good lacing. It has a very hoppy scent. Some caramel.

Amalak, May 10, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

millerbuffoon, May 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

jzeilinger, May 08, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

Knapp85, May 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

HuntDaddy540, May 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

Fargrow, May 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Zachtheporter, May 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

NjalThorgeirsson, May 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

fellowrs, May 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

MikeWard, May 05, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +13%

JHendu, May 04, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

DRBiser, May 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

FriedSlug, May 03, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

danthehopslamman, May 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

babyak75, May 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

ThomasAWilson2, May 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

Washu, May 02, 2014
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3.94/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nice to see this in BC. Big hop nose and mid gold colour . This is a solid DIPA that holds the ground between big hops and a strong malt backbone. Very drinkable but still assertive , I really enjoyed this beer ( much like a bigger version of Ranger). Not world class but still worth the purchase.

canucklehead, May 01, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

atrocity, Apr 29, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Jamco_76, Apr 29, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

RBuckley73, Apr 29, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +13%

MrJolly, Apr 27, 2014
Rampant Imperial IPA from New Belgium Brewing
85 out of 100 based on 2,023 ratings.