Rumble IPA | Great Divide Brewing Company

Rumble IPARumble IPA
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Rumble IPARumble IPA

Brewed by:
Great Divide Brewing Company
Colorado, United States

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.10%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
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.

Added by BradLikesBrew on 08-07-2010

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Bottled on June 27, 2013.
Pours a nice amber/copper, with a nice frothy head that builds as it sits! Lace is patchy but thick.
Smells of balanced hops and malts, caramel, similar to Great Divide's other IPA's, Titan and Hercules. Pick up a little of the oak.
Taste is an expected hop, malt balance. A bit nutty, caramel malts, biscuit; not the hop forwardness as many IPA's, but still good.
The feel is more IPA bitterness, but subtle.
Overall, I like it! Good price point! Would like to put this, Titan and Hercules to a taste test one weekend.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Enjoyed on tap at Beer Kitchen. It was poured into a Belgian-style tulip glass.

Appearance - Body is a rich woody, reddish brown, close to what one might expect from an American Amber. Dark, opaque blackish red at teh center, and more cherry colors on the edges. Head is about a finger thick and off white. Dissipates after several minutes and leaves clinging, thick curtains of lacing down the side of the glass as the beer is consumed.

Smell - The oak is hard to detect here, with the flavor being dominated by fruit tones, some citrus and maybe tropical fruit. You can sense the woodiness of the oak more as the beer warms. But this is definitely IPA first and wood-aged second based on aroma.

Taste - The citrus and tropical fruits come through, with mango, pineapple and lemon zest, but now the oak is more present, bringing a collection of vanilla and caramel notes and a gentle sweetness that plays with the fruitiness of the beer. There is also some burnt sugar and hop bitterness.

Mouthfeel - A little slick and lingering, with medium body and just on the light side of moderate carbonation. Semi-dry finish.

Overall, a very tasty IPA. I haven't had too many wood-aged IPAs and this one was interesting. I'd have it again if looking for a little change-up to the hop bombs (which I love). Solid beer. In many ways sorta like a hoppy imperial red.

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Served from the bottle into a nonic glass. Bottled on 6/12/13.

A- Poured a dark clear copper color with frothy off white head with big bubbles that left webbed lacing.

S- Big caramel malt, barleywine sweetness, and pungent piney and citrusy hops. Some oak, vanilla, and toffee notes.

T- Big barleywine sweetness, caramel malt, toffee, and pungent piney hops. Some orange marmalade notes on the finish.

M- Pretty full mouthfeel, and slightly sticky and syrupy.

O- This is a highly drinkable and malt forward IPA reminiscent of an easier drinking barleywine. Moderate bitterness, decent hop character, but definitely more of a showcase for the malt.

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Rumble IPA from Great Divide Brewing Company
Beer rating: 71.3% out of 100 with 1,594 ratings
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