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Rampage Imperial IPA - Black Diamond Brewing Co.

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Rampage Imperial IPARampage Imperial IPA

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BA SCORE
86
very good

308 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 308
Reviews: 112
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 10.94%
Wants: 10
Gots: 15 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Black Diamond Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: berkey on 04-14-2010)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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popery

California

4.33/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Awesome beer. It's not the most pungent DIPA, but the hop notes are strong enough and come through with some very nice aromas. It smells like a mix of tangerine rind, pineapple and pine needles. It even picks up some apricot and grapes, as it warms. It's a sweetly citric, inviting aroma. And the taste is almost better. The sweetness is quite light; not much crystal malt flavor here. The finish is dry and almost perfectly bitter, in that it's strong but never drowns out the hop notes. The aftertaste is a very long-lasting pine resin hoppiness. Mouthfeel is happily dominated by hop oiliness. Appearance is a light copper with a creamy head, white tinged with yellow. Kudos to Black Diamond for another step in the right direction.

Serving type: bottle

12-13-2010 17:20:53 | More by popery
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jamisonspitzer

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

05-26-2013 17:01:40 | More by jamisonspitzer
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mbunje

California

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

The name is not great..."Rampage", but the beer is.

The smell is of fresh, pungent, bitter hops. Grapefruit, orange, lemon.

Wow...tongue buckles a bit, the lemony fruit bitterness hits hard. Then it backs off with a dry bread like malt and finishes clean.

Medium to full bodied. Excellent carbonation.

Overall this nails IIPA style. Well done Black Diamond.

Serving type: bottle

03-03-2012 04:59:48 | More by mbunje
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yeastinfection

California

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

07-10-2012 05:56:25 | More by yeastinfection
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kylemckinnis

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

05-11-2012 01:14:56 | More by kylemckinnis
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billyshears

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

05-26-2012 14:35:51 | More by billyshears
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BWH999

California

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

12-12-2012 02:26:03 | More by BWH999
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safiske

California

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

03-31-2012 01:36:14 | More by safiske
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Braz

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

09-23-2013 16:17:20 | More by Braz
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GarrettSull

Alabama

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

10-09-2012 02:02:57 | More by GarrettSull
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brealbg

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

09-04-2012 13:56:25 | More by brealbg
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djtomain

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

07-10-2012 00:08:19 | More by djtomain
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MacStinson

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

06-11-2013 05:36:10 | More by MacStinson
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verdict603

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

12-15-2012 06:22:04 | More by verdict603
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Gregwa

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

09-24-2012 03:28:37 | More by Gregwa
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Jeysun23

California

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

08-27-2013 23:44:40 | More by Jeysun23
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lpayette

Vermont

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

05-25-2013 21:40:40 | More by lpayette
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DrinkBeerThinkBeer

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

04-14-2013 02:05:37 | More by DrinkBeerThinkBeer
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RemyLebeu

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

05-28-2013 16:38:28 | More by RemyLebeu
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ozzyj1

Delaware

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This beer was from a 22 oz. bomber. The color was a hazy orange with has a nice small bubble, white lace top carbonation.

The aroma is a nice resiny, citrus, grapefruit with a sweet malt backbone.

The taste is well balanced between the biscuit/crystal malt sweetness and hoppy bitterness. The beer finishes with a dry citrus hop finish.

This beer has a medium to full body. Smooth balanced finish.

Overall this is a very good, balanced Imperial IPA. Not overly bitter. At 9% ABV its very drinkable/smooth DIPA.

Serving type: bottle

08-22-2011 23:47:31 | More by ozzyj1
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tizride

California

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

04-27-2012 04:35:48 | More by tizride
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PEIhop

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

09-09-2012 23:59:01 | More by PEIhop
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twelveinches

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

04-11-2012 05:53:29 | More by twelveinches
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cycoduck

California

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

10-28-2012 01:19:00 | More by cycoduck
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JimmyFlatRock

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

12-18-2012 18:25:06 | More by JimmyFlatRock
Rampage Imperial IPA from Black Diamond Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 308 ratings.