Rampant Imperial IPA | New Belgium Brewing

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Rampant Imperial IPARampant Imperial IPA
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2,903 Ratings
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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Ratings: 2,903 |  Reviews: 485
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

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3.92/5  rDev +3.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

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4.14/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

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3.88/5  rDev +2.4%

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3.48/5  rDev -8.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

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4.36/5  rDev +15%

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4/5  rDev +5.5%

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3.88/5  rDev +2.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

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3.96/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Clear golden orange color, nice head, retention and lacing. Very nice floral and tropical mango aromas with just a touch of citrus. Taste is very fruity, with big mango flavors, a light touch of watermelon and some slight piney bitterness. Very little malt sweetness. The mouthfeel is semi-light, but crisp, especially for an IIPA, didn't get a lot of alcohol burn from this 8.5% beer. Overall, quite a nice beer, one of my favorites from New Belgium, outside their Lips of Faith Series.

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3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

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4/5  rDev +5.5%

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4.4/5  rDev +16.1%

Rampant Imperial IPA from New Belgium Brewing
Beer rating: 3.79 out of 5 with 2,903 ratings
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