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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
87
very good

340 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 340
Reviews: 117
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 10.68%
Wants: 12
Gots: 33 | 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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3.73/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Deep gold, med-big off-white head steadily shrinks to foamy ring & wisps, no real lace.

Aroma is strong grapefruit (faintly caramelized), orange, raisiny grape juice, hint of pineapple.

Taste is spicy grapefruit up front, becoming more bitter by finish and lingering a bit too much in the aftertaste, by which time it is more peppery. It has hint of bitter orange, nice light juicy yeastiness, some good flavour and character overall, firm and holds up well. It’s also not heavy, but it is somewhat too boozy and hot, a bit one-dimensional and lacking in complexity, and somewhat off-balance with peppery-bitter grapefruit dominating a little too much. In the end, this is a good double IPA, but not great.

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: The beer is clear yellowish amber in color and has no visible carbonation. It poured with a finger high light beige head that has excellent retention properties and hardly died down.
S: Moderately strong aromas of grapefruit hops are present in the nose.
T: Like the smell, the taste is very citrusy and has lots of flavors of ruby red grapefruit and also has some bitterness.
M: It feels medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of bitterness. No crispness is detectable.
O: This beer has lots of grapefruit flavors but isn't as complex as other Some of the other Imperial IPAs.

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bomber into a pint glass.

A: Pours a transparent light amber and copper color with a limited white head that dissipates to a small ring around the top. There appears to be a light amount of carbonation.

S: There is an assertive hop profile in the nose. Sweet fruitiness and citrus fruits (grapefruit) accompany the hop backbone. There is also some hop piney aromas present. A light biscuity malt scent finishes off the nose.

T: The taste is similar to the smell but with a bit less hoppy taste and more pronounced biscuit malts. There is still the piney hops and citrus fruits as well.

M: This is a medium bodied beer, but it seems a bit watery. There is no carbonation in the feel at all.

O: This is a fine tasting IPA, but it seems a bit toned down for a DIPA. It is certainly drinkable and overall, not a bad offering.

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Rampage Imperial IPA from Black Diamond Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 340 ratings.