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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

326 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 326
Reviews: 113
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 10.94%
Wants: 10
Gots: 20 | 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)
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

Nolen12, Aug 08, 2013
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3.8/5  rDev -1%

22 ounce bottle into tulip glass, no bottle dating. Pours moderately hazy orange amber color with a 1-2 finger fairly dense off white head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Spotty foamy lacing clings on the glass. Aromas of big orange zest, lemon zest, grapefruit, tangerine, peach, pear, caramel, floral, pine, grass, honey, bread, toast, and floral earthiness. Nice aromas with good balance and complexity of citrus hops and caramel/bready malt notes; with good strength. Taste of orange zest, grapefruit, tangerine, lemon zest, peach, floral, pine, grass, light caramel, bread, toast, light honey, and floral earthiness. Fair amount of earthy pine bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of citrus, citrus zest, peach, floral, grass, pine, light caramel, bread, light honey, and floral earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice balance and complexity of citrus/floral hops with a moderate caramel/bready malt balance; and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and medium-full bodied; with a slick, fairly creamy, and lightly sticky mouthfeel that is good. Alcohol is well hidden with only a slight warming noticed after the finish. Overall this is a very good imperial IPA. Very nice balance and complexity of citrus hops with moderate caramel/bready malt balance; and very smooth to sip on for the gravity. A very enjoyable offering.

superspak, Aug 07, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

jkball01, Aug 07, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Cynic-ale, Aug 05, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

Ultra-Plinian, Aug 04, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

ARaces23, Aug 03, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

JorSince88, Jul 26, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

b-one, Jul 22, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

EastBay_Nick, Jul 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

jderosia603, Jul 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

Aewachiw, Jul 07, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

DSkilling, Jun 30, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Jmick28, Jun 30, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

indiana, Jun 30, 2013
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3.89/5  rDev +1.3%

Burnished amber with a 1 finger ecru head which lasts for a spell leaving nice lacing.Definately effervescent.

Aroma is an equal blast of sweet malt and dank hops.

Taste is evenly balanced with the dank oily hops blended with a steep malt bill, with a touch of syrupy sweetness to it, certainly qualifies a big beer.A touch of booze is present,mostly in the throat. Moderate bitterness continually tempered by the malt sweetness.

Mouthfeel is slightly oily, a bit on the heavy medium side for the style,and slightly prickly carbonation.This one is a sipper, and the finish isn't even near dry.

Overall, those that appreciate big hops and equally big malt will appreciate this one. If a dry finish and tropical aroma/taste are important qualities to you, you might want to pass.

Hendry, Jun 28, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

510a, Jun 25, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

DK420, Jun 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

hockeypuck, Jun 22, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

Rheaume17, Jun 21, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

danwho, Jun 17, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

beerinNV, Jun 16, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

Pecan, Jun 16, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

ChalupaBatman, Jun 12, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

MacStinson, Jun 11, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

2beerdogs, Jun 10, 2013
Rampage Imperial IPA from Black Diamond Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 326 ratings.