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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

1,941 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 1,941
Reviews: 336
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 13.56%
Wants: 34
Gots: 187 | 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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3.8/5  rDev +1.1%

Onawen12, Sep 14, 2014
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shoretaxi, Sep 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

zachlink720, Sep 12, 2014
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4.68/5  rDev +24.5%

NodakEric, Sep 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Brob245, Sep 11, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +13%

gentryka, Sep 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

SteveMcGlone, Sep 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

Swim424, Sep 09, 2014
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3.16/5  rDev -16%

wieshefe17, Sep 08, 2014
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2.92/5  rDev -22.3%

joshwindholz, Sep 08, 2014
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3.92/5  rDev +4.3%

Rgfleischer, Sep 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

ShepardCommander, Sep 07, 2014
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3.88/5  rDev +3.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

Ale-up, Sep 07, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -26.9%

Not sure I knew what to expect from this beer but it didn't sit right with me. Perhaps I have gotten away from enjoying the big beers and opting instead for session beers. The hop was in my face and i was unfamiliar with the hops in play. I might not have been in the right mood for this beer or it isn't my style to judge. That being said the Ranger IPA is one of my favorites.

scottieie, Sep 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

12oz Brown bottle with pry-off cap and best by date of "16NOV14" Poured into a snifter.

Appearance: Pours a bright, clear gold with 2 fingers of head and great lacing

Smell: Hop forward with citrus zest and slightly subdued

Taste: Bright citrus hop flavor up front with the bitterness falling with a very dry finish

Mouthfeel: Slightly thin but moderate carbonation

Overall: There is a great amount of hop flavor going on, but what is even more impressive is how dry it finishes. A great offering from New Belgium and a solid DIPA thats available in 6 packs.

Tuck_leepulin, Sep 06, 2014
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Wortman1998, Sep 06, 2014
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Rampant Imperial IPA from New Belgium Brewing
85 out of 100 based on 1,941 ratings.