Rampant Imperial IPA | New Belgium Brewing

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Rampant Imperial IPARampant Imperial IPA

Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing
Colorado, United States

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
A burly and bitter Imperial IPA, Rampant pours a pure copper and carries the sheen of a rightly hopped beer. The Mosaic and Calypso hops bring stonefruit to the front seat, and the addition of Centennials nod towards citrus for a well-rounded aroma. The taste expands these hops with heavy peach tones and a profoundly bitter bite. There is some malt sweetness to stand this beer up, and Rampant's finish is bone-dry.

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4.13/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours gold with a nice but short lived head. Leaves a beautiful lacing. Aroma is strong with citrus hops maybe a bit of pine.
definitely taste the citrus hop flavors but not overpowering. A very drinkable Imperial ipa especially for the price. Covers 8.5 abv well.

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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

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4.08/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

For the price this is a great Imperial IPA.I have no complaints about this beer.No need for a snobbery rating.4s across the board with a mouthfeel of 4.25.I was not a fan of the Fat Tire but having this I may revisit New Belgium more.Going to have another now.Cheers!

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3.78/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Honestly picked up a six pack of this instead of something else because it is an Imperial IPA that is priced the same as a regular 6 pack of New Belgium anything. A lot of companies will charge extra for an imperial over a regular IPA so that alone peaked my interest enough to try it.

This was a great buy, I still have one left out of the six pack and I'll certainly finish that off tonight. A lot of flavor here that hits the taste buds a little hard, but nothing you wouldn't expect from and Imperial IPA. If I had to complain I would like it a little crisper/cleaner and to go down just a little more smoothly. I'm sure I'll buy this again sometime down the road.

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Rampant Imperial IPA from New Belgium Brewing
3.78 out of 5 based on 2,901 ratings.
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