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RATINGS: 210   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65   IBU: 88   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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We didnít want this to be Jagged Edge on steroids. Thus rather than using the same hop combination, we chose more fruit forward hops to balance out the alcohol in the beer. The medium crystal malt adds a very subtle color and sweetness. Nugget and Millenium hops are used to bitter. Citra is a new variety to the market that has some similar properties to Simcoe but a more pleasant fruitiness; pineapple/mango aromas mixed in with pine and catís pee. Centennial brings candied orange and Amarillo adds big grapefruit. The liquid in the fermenter is dry-hopped three times- each dry hop equal in weight to the dry hop of Jagged Edge. This multi-stage dry hopping is meant to layer the different hop aromas. The beer is fermented cool to suppress fusel alcohol development, and dextrose is added to allow it to attenuate out highly, leaving very little residual sugar. The idea was to avoid that syrupy "gumsmacker" effect thatís sometimes found in Imperial IPAs. Other than barrel aged beers, this is by far our most labor intensive and expensive beer to make. Rampage fans are legion and we believe they deserve nothing less than the very best we can give them.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
nealblind (841) - Seattle, Alabama, USA - JUN 13, 2014
Orange gold pour. Huge resinous nose some peach some orange. Tastes like the hops are dry. Mid-body.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
ElGaucho (2211) - Minnetonka, Minnesota, USA - APR 24, 2014
Bomber. Rich aroma with plenty of hops and a hint of caramel. Smells faintly like a barley wine. Murky dark orange with a nice mostly white head. Beautiful lace. Initial mouthfeel has plenty of strength and is a little unrefined. May be a little too cold yet. As it warms the caramel notes are even more pronounced. Very good although not the fruity, perfume IIPA I prefer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gription79 (2264) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - APR 11, 2014
Poured from a 22 ounce bomber. Big hop notes, grassy, resinous, pine, some citrusy notes as well, bitter. The malts take backstage, as they should, bready/biscuity. A big sticky IIPA.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fcjack1 (158) - Washington, USA - MAR 28, 2014
Bomber. Pours a dark amber. Thin white head. Scent is hops and some tropical fruits. Taste is pretty hoppy with some pineapple. Good beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jjgmd (1448) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - MAR 5, 2014
Bomber. Pours a burnt copper orange color with a small head. Aroma is citrus with light pine and resin. Taste is citrusy and light and drinks rather easily with some pine and resin notes. Finishes on the same tasting notes with some mild lingering. Nice. Quaff Score 8 /10

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
zgaier (1400) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - MAR 5, 2014
Pours a golden orange with an off white head and aroma of hops and grapefruit. Taste is bittersweet, of hops, grapefruit, pine, resin, and caramel with a bitter, dry finish. Nice IPA

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
LOVEMESOMEIPA (10) - - FEB 25, 2014
Draft: great head on the glass. Great aroma with a pine smell. The balance between the malt and hops are spot on. This is a great double IPA.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gyllenbock (4716) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 17, 2014
Sample at The Bistro DIPA-Festival, February 8. A bit hazy orange with a white head. Aroma and taste of hops, citrus, some biscuits and fruit. The finish was dry and bitter. A good one.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ferris (4342) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 15, 2014
Draft - Tropical fruit and sweet malts. Cloudy orange with a thin head. Orange pith bitterness and sweet malts. Actual pleasant hop flavour is missing.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
spacemonster (82) - Igo, California, USA - JAN 31, 2014
nice citrusy nose, elements of spicey orange-peel & bold hops. pours a blaze orange with a off-white head that dissipates pretty quickly. Taste is really nice w/a zesty hop-zing and a very nice malt balance. The orange zest really stick around. over-all a very tasty Dipa.


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