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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

2,235 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 2,235
Reviews: 376
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 13.23%
Wants: 38
Gots: 337 | FT: 2
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:
Beer added by: Huffaroma on 02-24-2013

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.
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

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4/5  rDev +5.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

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3.46/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance:
Clear, golden body with a decent, pure white head - about half an inch. Light carbonation and a bit of lacing.

Aroma:
Sweet tropical fruit and floral fragrances. A hint of pine. A bit dull but effective.

Taste:
Follows the aroma; sweet and piney. Clean finish and not a trace of alcohol.

Mouthfeel:
Medium bodied. Lightly carbonated. Dry finish and a tad chalky.

Overall:
Not a bad offering from a brewery I'm honestly not that fond of. Approachable and pretty easy to drink. Worth checking out.

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3/5  rDev -20.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +19%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

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4/5  rDev +5.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

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4/5  rDev +5.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

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3.36/5  rDev -11.1%
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.

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3.25/5  rDev -14%

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Rampant Imperial IPA from New Belgium Brewing
85 out of 100 based on 2,235 ratings.