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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

305 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 305
Reviews: 112
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 10.68%
Wants: 9
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)
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ARaces23

Arkansas

3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

08-03-2013 05:58:00 | More by ARaces23
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ElGato33

California

3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

05-03-2012 15:16:03 | More by ElGato33
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brentk56

North Carolina

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

Serving type: bottle

07-20-2011 21:35:54 | More by brentk56
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seeswo

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

05-10-2012 14:22:57 | More by seeswo
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Akuma35

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

01-09-2013 01:56:55 | More by Akuma35
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Pecan

California

3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

06-16-2013 03:39:52 | More by Pecan
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GrindFatherBob

New York

3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

12-30-2013 14:34:21 | More by GrindFatherBob
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Arithmeticus

Maryland

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.

Serving type: bottle

05-19-2013 22:31:45 | More by Arithmeticus
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snpub540

California

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.

Serving type: bottle

07-06-2011 20:57:27 | More by snpub540
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JesteR14

California

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

Serving type: bottle

04-25-2012 07:20:59 | More by JesteR14
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EastBay_Nick

California

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

07-13-2013 22:09:45 | More by EastBay_Nick
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ipa247

California

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

12-13-2011 06:26:43 | More by ipa247
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spakman

California

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

02-01-2013 01:46:30 | More by spakman
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Deadhead670

California

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

08-14-2013 08:42:17 | More by Deadhead670
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Bilco

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

02-04-2013 11:18:48 | More by Bilco
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willhans8

California

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

04-24-2013 08:09:00 | More by willhans8
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Chiefmanynames

California

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

04-13-2013 19:54:12 | More by Chiefmanynames
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baklo

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

10-18-2012 04:15:04 | More by baklo
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Rast

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

04-15-2013 01:36:26 | More by Rast
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RWACKO

New York

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

01-12-2014 17:09:03 | More by RWACKO
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510a

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

06-25-2013 01:56:17 | More by 510a
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Marco_Gtz

California

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

06-30-2014 20:16:00 | More by Marco_Gtz
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JorSince88

California

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

07-26-2013 02:08:08 | More by JorSince88
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Beer4Baltimore

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

01-23-2012 21:12:36 | More by Beer4Baltimore
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jakecattleco

California

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

06-09-2013 21:48:17 | More by jakecattleco
Rampage Imperial IPA from Black Diamond Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 305 ratings.