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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

2,109 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 2,109
Reviews: 352
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 13.26%
Wants: 37
Gots: 263 | 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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tfsimpkins, Jun 16, 2014
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3.24/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

This beer pours a pale straw color with excellent clarity. Nice fluffy head with excellent lacing. The nose is peppery and citrusy, not amazing for the style but not bad - just in the middle. The taste is sweet and the alcohol is present, the hop bitterness kicks in a second later and lingers for a few seconds after you swallow. I wish it had a more resinous hop flavor and feel. The mouth feel is o.k. Overall, this is an o.k. DIPA, it's enjoyable but really leaves you wanting more. Definitely don't drink this after an Enjoy By or Green Flash Imperial. I don't seek this out regularly but for the price it is an excellent buy. You get a nice quality enjoyable brew from a reputable co-op company, so cheers and go America!

CCStix, Jun 16, 2014
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Rampant Imperial IPA from New Belgium Brewing
85 out of 100 based on 2,109 ratings.