Rumble IPA
Great Divide Brewing Company

Rumble IPARumble IPA
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Great Divide Brewing Company
Colorado, United States
American IPA
3.83 | pDev: 12.01%
Nov 25, 2020
Aug 07, 2010
Very Good
Rumble IPARumble IPA
Notes: RUMBLE IPA is an American IPA with subtle nuance. Brewed with heavy handed additions of Pacific Northwest hops, this beer is gently aged on French and American oak resulting in a wonderful balance of bitterness, caramel sweetness, vanilla, and undertones of pine and citrus. Very inspiring.
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Reviewed by maddogruss from New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Based on notes from 2011. Had this on draft.
A: pours light amber body with white head with good retention and lacing
S: grapefruit smell with some subtle sweet malt notes
T: earthy malt taste with subtle hop notes
M: medium bodied and pretty good
D: ok mouthfeel and taste; pretty solid drinking beer overall
Nov 25, 2020
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Reviewed by bobv from Vermont

3.78/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
12 oz. bottle.
Bottled on MAR 19 2015!!!
Moderate pour yields a one inch very light tan head over a hazy, copper-brown body with some floaties and sticky lacing. Nose of oak, slight citrus, and even slighter pine. Taste mirrors nose somewhat with caramel from the barrel coming forward that lasts right through the finish of a little bit of pine bitterness. Good carbonation and feel; and overall, surprisingly drinkable for a 56 month old IPA, but I'd really like to try this fresh. ;) Cheers!!!
Nov 10, 2019
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Reviewed by beersampler6 from Michigan

3.59/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
A fairly disappointing beer from a brewery whose products I normally really enjoy. Pours a clear copper color with very minimal head and no lacing. Smells weakly of hops, oak, malt and a little caramel. Taste follows the nose but the flavors are very muted and there isn’t much in the way of a hoppy bitter bite. Smooth, thin mouthfeel with good carbonation. A decent tasting beer but really lacking in complexity or depth. I just expected a lot more from Great Divide. It might also be the fact that I am not used to oak-aged beers without bourbon, and I’m also not used to aged IPAs.
Jan 14, 2019
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Reviewed by mothmanscott from Georgia

3.87/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
From notes 1/12/12: Pours a hazy golden honey color with 2 fingers of frothy, uneven, somewhat lasting beige head that leaves behind a good coating of clumpy lacing. Aroma is a balance of sweet caramel malt, vanilla, citrus and pine hops. Taste is hop froward with cherry, caramel and woody vanilla expressing in the middle with the pine hops and pepper becoming more assertive shortly before and through the finish. Slightly boozy in the finish the alcohol becomes more noticeable in the slightly bitter aftertaste.
Dec 16, 2018
Rated: 3.79 by Blazer22 from Colorado

Oct 13, 2018
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Reviewed by Snowcrash000 from Germany

3.9/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
Pours a deep golden amber coloration with a medium, frothy head. Smell is quite subdued, but with notes of bready, caramel malt, citrus hops and just a hint of woody earthiness. Taste follows the nose, being dominated by bready, slightly caramelly malt and citrus hops. There are some definite, but rather subtle barrel notes of vanilla and oak to this, with slightly more prominent grapefruit, pine and light herbal notes. Finishes with a medium bitterness and just a hint of vanilla and pine lingering in the aftertaste. Smooth mouthfeel with a medium body and carbonation.

This is an odd, yet interesting one. Quite a subtle, but well-nuanced balance of bready, caramel malt, mildly resinous citrus hops and light barrel notes. While this doesn't exactly blow you away with a bold flavour profile, it's quite satisfying for its subtle balance.
Oct 07, 2018
Rated: 3.67 by Paoloboston from Massachusetts

Sep 09, 2018
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Reviewed by lordofthewiens from New Mexico

4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Amber color, a little sediment. Small off-white head with a little lace.
Aroma of citrus, pine, and vanilla. Sweet malt background.
Grapefruit taste, late pine. Some vanilla. Caramel.
Nicely bitter.
Aug 25, 2018
Rated: 3.81 by blissfulNemo from Michigan

Aug 02, 2018
Rated: 3.75 by jhlosito75 from Pennsylvania

Jul 07, 2018
Rated: 3.85 by sd123 from Georgia

Jul 04, 2018
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Reviewed by mintzmeet from Washington

3.65/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
Solid IPA. Actually it’s good. Not too hoppy, but also not bland. Aged in oak barrels. On tap at Safeco field. Great baseball beer. Nice subtle chaffyness.
Jul 04, 2018
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Reviewed by jmdrpi from Pennsylvania

3.86/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
on draft at the Great Divide brewery

clear, dark copper in color, bright white head. aroma is a mix of citrus and earthy hops. a touch of the oak. taste is fairly bitter, not sure I'd know if was oak aged if not told. thin to medium bodied.
Jun 23, 2018
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Reviewed by Czequershuus from Minnesota

4.51/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
This beer pours a rich copper orange with a solid head. The aroma leads with caramel, pine, toast, peach, apricot, grilled mango, and peach hard candy. The flavor starts of grasy, with loads of pine and a hint of cannabis, then moves to caramel, butterscotch, toast, and vanilla, with a hint of peach hard candy. The mouthfeel is full bodied and just a bit sticky. Overall this is a superb beer - I reacted out loud to my first sip - a genius combo of hop and wood flavors, and a style I cannot get enough of.
Jun 15, 2018
Rated: 3.75 by npdevil27 from Massachusetts

Jun 06, 2018
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Rated by pkalix from California

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
malty. bland. generic.
May 20, 2018
Rated: 2 by 1971bernat from Virginia

Jan 01, 2018
Rated: 3.77 by Deets from Minnesota

Nov 30, 2017
Rated: 3.7 by chicagoish from Pennsylvania

Oct 21, 2017
Rated: 3.75 by sposter4 from Pennsylvania

Sep 09, 2017
Rated: 4 by Narthax from Texas

Apr 30, 2017
Rated: 4.11 by Giantspace from Pennsylvania

Jan 25, 2017
Rated: 3.33 by BeerTest from Florida

Jan 14, 2017
Rated: 3.68 by Timtac from New Jersey

Jan 08, 2017
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Reviewed by q33jeff from New Jersey

2.23/5  rDev -41.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2
Clear Copper color. Aroma Is peaty, hops and barley softened by the oak. Taste is a bit soapy, and bitter. Oak is there. Not great. ..feels and tastes stale. Disappointed."

Dec 19, 2016
Rated: 4 by calcnerd from Pennsylvania

Jun 03, 2016
Rated: 3.2 by DrMindbender from South Carolina

Apr 25, 2016
Rated: 3.83 by AD17 from New Jersey

Apr 07, 2016
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Reviewed by mpyle from Maryland

3.56/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
Pale amber color, good clarity. Moderate sized white head, a bit creamy and with decent retention.

Initially smelled very oaky, but that dispersed. Some malty sweetness and muted citrus pine aromas

Big malt flavor up front, considerable amount of sweetness before the hop flavor emerges. Earthy hops and oak flavors meld decently. Finish is gently beitter with some oak. Lingering unpleasant hop flavor in finish.

Med/full body and carbonation, and a bit of warming in the finish.

Okay beer. Oak didn't add much for me. Also think this sample wasn't the freshest, so hops may have been more muted than in a fresh sample.
Mar 26, 2016
Rated: 4 by DrStiffington from New Jersey

Feb 28, 2016
Rated: 3.77 by Keepnitrl from Washington

Jan 28, 2016
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Reviewed by rodbeermunch from Nevada

3.37/5  rDev -12%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5
Copper and orange, full inch of white head. Aroma of bittering c hops and wood chips.

Hops seem to not be as strong with the competing wood flavors. Its good, nothing off, but the already caramel heavy malt bill and the wood give the beer a heavier than necessary mouthfeel overall. Bitter cuts through more than the alcohol.
Jan 28, 2016
Rated: 3.77 by firkingroovin from Illinois

Dec 11, 2015
Rated: 3.38 by Jcarriglio from Florida

Nov 25, 2015
Rated: 3.82 by needMIbeer from Virginia

Nov 11, 2015
Rated: 3.75 by BEER88 from North Carolina

Nov 08, 2015
Rated: 4 by RichH55 from Illinois

Nov 02, 2015
Rated: 4 by burtonryan from Illinois

Oct 31, 2015
Rated: 3.78 by Nurt20 from Illinois

Oct 30, 2015
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