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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

1,937 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 1,937
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%

1Joe1, Apr 24, 2014
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4.1/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours out a brass color, with an almost still-looking body and a thin head. Hops are strong in the nose: very earthy and herbal. Smell some caramel malts as well. Flavor is obviously hop-forwarded. Hops, as in the nose, are earthy and herbal, with the NB house taste complimenting the hop character well. Malts taste of caramel and toasted bread. Mouthfeel isn't too thick. Carbonation helps to scrub up the sweetness and bitterness. Overall, this is a solid DIPA that is outside of what I normally look for in one.

goochpunch, Apr 24, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +26.3%

bdolven, Apr 23, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

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Ludy, Apr 20, 2014
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markgugs, Apr 20, 2014
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mpenning13, Apr 19, 2014
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ttylicki, Apr 18, 2014
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caponeduke, Apr 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

asams10, Apr 15, 2014
Rampant Imperial IPA from New Belgium Brewing
85 out of 100 based on 1,937 ratings.