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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

1,867 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 1,867
Reviews: 330
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 13.6%
Wants: 31
Gots: 152 | 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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Knapp85

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

05-08-2014 22:38:14 | More by Knapp85
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HuntDaddy540

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev 0%

05-08-2014 19:31:29 | More by HuntDaddy540
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Fargrow

Michigan

4/5  rDev +6.7%

05-08-2014 13:37:56 | More by Fargrow
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Zachtheporter

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

05-07-2014 21:20:47 | More by Zachtheporter
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NjalThorgeirsson

Colorado

4/5  rDev +6.7%

05-07-2014 05:32:04 | More by NjalThorgeirsson
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fellowrs

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev 0%

05-06-2014 22:21:47 | More by fellowrs
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MikeWard

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev 0%

05-05-2014 22:04:06 | More by MikeWard
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JHendu

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +13.3%

05-04-2014 21:36:17 | More by JHendu
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DRBiser

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev 0%

05-04-2014 02:30:19 | More by DRBiser
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FriedSlug

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +6.7%

05-03-2014 22:46:38 | More by FriedSlug
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danthehopslamman

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

05-02-2014 22:58:59 | More by danthehopslamman
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babyak75

Washington

4/5  rDev +6.7%

05-02-2014 20:19:24 | More by babyak75
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ThomasAWilson2

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev 0%

05-02-2014 19:51:13 | More by ThomasAWilson2
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Washu

Indiana

4/5  rDev +6.7%

05-02-2014 03:21:33 | More by Washu
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canucklehead

British Columbia (Canada)

3.94/5  rDev +5.1%

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.

05-01-2014 00:38:43 | More by canucklehead
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atrocity

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev 0%

04-29-2014 19:01:04 | More by atrocity
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Jamco_76

Arkansas

3.75/5  rDev 0%

04-29-2014 18:55:20 | More by Jamco_76
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RBuckley73

Nevada

3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

04-29-2014 16:18:57 | More by RBuckley73
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MrJolly

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev +13.3%

04-27-2014 21:39:55 | More by MrJolly
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barczar

Kentucky

3.81/5  rDev +1.6%

Pours a brilliant deep golden with a frothy ivory head that lingers.

Resin, dank hops, and cat urine form the initial aroma, with pine and an underlying grapefruit character adding depth.

Flavor reveals tart grapefruit, citrus pith, and toasted bread, finishing fairly bitter, resiny, and piney. Dank hop notes weave throughout. Earthy hops dominate the aftertaste.

Body is moderate to full, with fairly high carbonation and noted alcohol warmth.

Good beer, but not one that stands out. Not overly bitter, with good malt support. The flavoring hops are fairly diverse. Obviously not one of the more recent varieties of hops, though.

04-27-2014 20:02:25 | More by barczar
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jaswilson2

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

04-27-2014 11:49:20 | More by jaswilson2
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squirrel49

South Dakota

3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

04-27-2014 03:51:39 | More by squirrel49
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owenlift

Kentucky

1/5  rDev -73.3%

04-27-2014 02:16:58 | More by owenlift
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JeffSK

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev 0%

04-27-2014 01:22:05 | More by JeffSK
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bdelonj13

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev 0%

04-27-2014 00:22:34 | More by bdelonj13
Rampant Imperial IPA from New Belgium Brewing
85 out of 100 based on 1,867 ratings.