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Rampant Imperial IPA | New Belgium Brewing

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Rampant Imperial IPARampant Imperial IPA
BA SCORE
3.79/5
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2,901 Ratings
Rampant Imperial IPARampant Imperial IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing
Colorado, United States
newbelgium.com

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.

Added by Huffaroma on 02-24-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#16,091
Reviews:
485
Ratings:
2,901
pDev:
12.66%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
75
Gots:
811
Trade:
2
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 2,901 |  Reviews: 485
Photo of BigTrent
4.34/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Aardvarkian
4.23/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of smaddock
3/5  rDev -20.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of snarksdad
3.69/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Momon
3.85/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dsshuck
3.73/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dylanroot
3.62/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jakea
4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Red5StandingBy
3.49/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured from 12oz can with freshness date of 22JAN17 into standard pint glass.

L: Pale amber color, finger width head with solid retention.

S: Fruity hops, pine hops and almost a tangy citrus aroma. No malt smell present.

T: Strong pine hop flavor. Heavy bitterness. Very dry finish.

F: Dry so not very refreshing. Medium bodied.

O: Strong beginning to this beer, nice looks, solid aroma. Hop flavor is a little oily and the dry finish just doesn't do the job.

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Photo of evostudios12
4.1/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of oline73
3.25/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of cmoore32
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Stofko1992
3.56/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of msumike89
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of psoriasaurus
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of HermitDan
3.46/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Futbolmanby
3.69/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JPadilla
3.08/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of bdiiorio
4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MattinIdaho
3.58/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of samciatu
4.25/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Nothing all that special, but I'm in my "IPAs don't really do it for me anymore" phase

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Photo of Tigerbrau
4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Drew966
3.17/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of the_awesometeer
4.07/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

The beer is a clear pale gold color with a nice frothy white head. Has a nice piney and floral hop aroma and then citrus and tropical fruits. A nice malt backing. The taste follows the nose pretty well. Very nice IPA one of my favorites to just sit back and enjoy.

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Photo of Jcarriglio
3.99/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Rampant Imperial IPA from New Belgium Brewing
Beer rating: 3.79 out of 5 with 2,901 ratings
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