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Rampage Imperial IPA - Black Diamond Brewing Co.

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Rampage Imperial IPARampage Imperial IPA

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very good

338 Ratings

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Ratings: 338
Reviews: 115
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 10.68%
Wants: 12
Gots: 30 | 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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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%

ARaces23, Aug 03, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

brywhite, Sep 03, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

ElGato33, May 03, 2012
Photo of brentk56
3.25/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Appearance: Pours a cloudy apricot color with several inches of foam; decent lacing

Smell: Hop forward aroma, with an catty character redolent of hemp and pine

Taste: A bit of sweet malt, up front, and then we are off to the races, with a really bitter, vegetal combination of hemp and pine, that moves into the cat pee direction by mid-palate; the cat pee really dominates the finish

Mouthfeel: Medium to full body with moderate carbonation

Overall: Truly a hoppy West Coast style DIPA, but I am afraid that I just can't cozy up to the hop profile on this one; I prefer more citrus to my IPAs

Thanks, PretzelCity, for the opportunity

brentk56, Jul 20, 2011
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3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

seeswo, May 10, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

Akuma35, Jan 09, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

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

GrindFatherBob, Dec 30, 2013
Photo of Arithmeticus
3.4/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured chilled in standard ale glass @davewhite4.

A: decent head; dark copper color; low carbonation; ok lacing
S: earthy hop aroma; pancake and syrup smell
T: intense; very malty; overly sweet and very boozy; not my ideal IPA, but I can see how this would appeal to some people's ideals.

Good solid beer; glad that Rodman's had them stocked, and on sale.

Arithmeticus, May 19, 2013
Photo of snpub540
3.45/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours Slightly hazy orangish hue with a fizzy white head. Not alot of lacing left on the glass.

Smell is very resiny and slightly herbal with some nice pine notes. Citrus rind in the background.

This has a sweet malty backbone that fades into a dry crisp bitterness. Not over aggressive but it does have a nice bite and there is some slight alcohol heat in there as well. Pine and grass are the standout flavors.

Mouthfeel is a little thin and there's not a lot of carbonation here. I find myself wanting a little more bubbles. A refreshing beer that leaves a nice aftertaste.

snpub540, Jul 06, 2011
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3.48/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A- looks great. Just how you want an ipa to be. I can tell this is going to be good carbonation just by the way it pours. Constant bubble.

S- it's def smells good to my taste. Lemon, grapefruit with some bread and malt. But nothing super impressive, and after reading the label I guess I expected more an I got. That is the only complaint tho

T- good powerful taste. Lemon pine and grapefruit coming in strong like it should. The biscuity malt taste comes in and adds a great profile to this beer. Nothing lingering that you don't like. And some people talk about it being too bitter. I think it's balanced great, strong but makes you want to come back and sip some more.

M - lots of bubbles and stayes nice and perked up the entire time I sipped on the pint

JesteR14, Apr 25, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

EastBay_Nick, Jul 13, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

ipa247, Dec 13, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

spakman, Feb 01, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

Deadhead670, Aug 14, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

Bilco, Feb 04, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

willhans8, Apr 24, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

Chiefmanynames, Apr 13, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

baklo, Oct 18, 2012
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Rast, Apr 15, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

RWACKO, Jan 12, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

510a, Jun 25, 2013
Rampage Imperial IPA from Black Diamond Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 338 ratings.