Rampage Imperial IPA | Black Diamond Brewing Co.

Rampage Imperial IPARampage Imperial IPA
BA SCORE
70.7%
Liked This Beer
3.85 w/ 399 ratings
Rampage Imperial IPARampage Imperial IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Black Diamond Brewing Co.
California, United States
bdbrewing.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by berkey on 04-14-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#10,240
Reviews:
123
Ratings:
399
Liked:
282
Avg:
3.85/5
pDev:
10.39%
Alströms:
3.58
 
 
Wants:
15
Gots:
55
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 399 |  Reviews: 123
Photo of MikeBogert53
3.57/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ThreeCheersforBeers
4.09/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

355ml bottle drunk at home from a snifter. Half a finger of quickly subsiding foam, some lacing that breaks quickly. Attractive hazy orange. The nose is sweet, slightly sticky malt and notable but not excessive fruit with the emphasis on tropical/mango notes, which, with the stickymess can give a strawberry-like, ever-so-slightly poptart impression. To me it maintains a good balance. Pleasant mouthfeel, decently moderate carbonation, the alcohol pops up occasionally, powerful sweet maltiness, but not syrupy, blends well with the fruitiness, which is checked by bitterness and touches of pine. No disturbing mustiness to this palate, but a desire for stronger citrus notes to offset the sweetness more. Good for a gentle evening, not for warm temperatures and striking a good balance between easy drinkability (for an IIPA) and seriousness, though tending to the former.

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Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.14/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Reviewed from notes. This was poured into a snifter. The appearance was a hazy amber to brown color with a half finger white foamy head that dissipated within less than a minute. There was some light stringy lacing glossing along the sides of the glass. The smell had some light sweet citrus hops backed up by a decent sweet sticky caramel malt. The taste followed the aroma. On the palate, this one came through pretty sticky around my tongue. I say this sat about a medium on the body with a fairly decent sessionability about it. The carbonation was somewhat sharp but still constrained enough to be a good beer. Overall, I say this was a decent DIPA I could have again though probably not necessarily one I would seek out again.

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Photo of iftcoach
4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of NickThePyro
4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Hophazzard
4.21/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of a77cj7
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of 6thstreetbrewpub
3.67/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ciocanelu
3.45/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Hazy amber color with beige head. Aroma has sweet tropical fruits like tangerine, ripe peach, overripe pineapple and also sweet malt. Taste starts with sweet malt, some fruity hops, but also some nasty stale note I get with some sips. Medium body with low to medium carbonation. Overall it's not really bad but it has some off-flavors and it's also a bit boozy.

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Photo of dcmchew
4.01/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of neil2me
4.39/5  rDev +14%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Trivelli
4.43/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of eire
4.06/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rdooley
3.9/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Vlaminck
3.79/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of scaryguy4u
4.2/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of elglueckert
3.98/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Hyptochrons
3.92/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Richard927
4.13/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of casapy
3.59/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of WCKDVBZ
4.23/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Donkster46
3.84/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Biggiekrock627
3.71/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BEER88
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of detgfrsh
3.69/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a transparent amber with a half finger head of small bubbles. Smells of orange and sugary sweetness. Very light mouthfeel, plenty of carbonation, and hops on the back end. Nice and balanced, not overpowering. Would not have guessed this was 9% alcohol.

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Rampage Imperial IPA from Black Diamond Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 70.7% out of 100 with 399 ratings
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