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RATINGS: 790   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   IBU: 85   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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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 Rampantís finish is bone-dry.


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
seanord (5) - Renton, USA - SEP 7, 2013 does not count
Honey aroma welcomes the drinker into this amazing beer. Pretty, deep golden color with active layer of carbonation. Supreme taste, crisp enough to refresh. And a sinister, high alcohol content catches up with you for a good farewell.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Skyview (5283) - Papoose Jct, Minnesota, USA - SEP 7, 2013
Picked up a single 12-oz bottle at Heritage Liquors in Maplewood, Minnesota. Pours a semi-clear golden amber colored brew with a thick and rocky off-white head that has excellent retention and lacing. Aroma of tropical fruit, red grapefruit, a hint of pine, Ivory soap and a touch of caramel malt. Taste is full bodied, quite sweet, with flavors of tropical fruit, red grapefruit, a hint of Walla Walla onions, and white pine. Finish is strong sweetened spicy and quite bitter. Some peach nectar and tropical fruit aftertaste that lingers with the bitterness. Itíll keep the hop heads happy.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
StefanSD (2218) - Lakeside, California, USA - SEP 7, 2013
UPDATED: SEP 9, 2013 12 oz bottle from Sprouts. Pours an amber color with a medium white head that has fair retention. The aroma is somewhat weak and understated for a DIPA, I get faint citrus and a hint of caramel. The taste is bitter hops forward with grapefruit, pine, something soapy, butter and caramel. The palate is a bit greeasy and slick with medium carbonation. Finishes short and dry. Overall: Not really my cup o tea(or beer). Dactyl noticed.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
AndyW68 (1199) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - SEP 6, 2013
Clear orange with thick white head. Aroma is sweet citrus and bread. Taste is immediate astringency. Taste is sweet and bitter.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
zsb19 (168) - Cincinnati, Kentucky, USA - SEP 4, 2013
Pours clear golden with thick bubbly white head. Aroma is sweet bready malt with some floral and citrusy hops. Taste is sweet malt upfront with some peach and citrus in the follow through. Aftertaste is resinous and citrusy hops with some sweet malt in the finish. Palate is thin and sticky. Overall nice balanced easy drinking Imperial IPA.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beertholomeus (1101) - California, USA - SEP 4, 2013
Pours a clear amber orange color with fluffy white head. Pine, grapefruit, floral and hop aroma. Hop, grapefruit, peach and floral flavors. Medium body with a bitter finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dliberto (216) - Hampstead, Maryland, USA - SEP 2, 2013
UPDATED: MAY 21, 2014 Drank from bottle My favorite Beer period. This is a beer I have had multiple times and always go back to it. Taste is grapefruit, mango and pine, with a nice dry finish. Bitter but it is not overpowering and the after taste does not linger.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
paintedmaple (503) - Fenton, Michigan, USA - SEP 2, 2013
12 oz bottle...a worthy DIPA (and especially at the $10.69/6 pack price) I didnít taste the íheavy peach tonesí as advertised, but rather the usual citrus/pine, however, nicely dry on the finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sammy (9314) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 31, 2013
Very nice very drinkable DIPA, clean fresh, piney grapefruit. Well malted. Superior for the style. Grapefruit coloured body. Thanks Duff.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yngwie (14904) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 31, 2013
Bottle, 12oz. It pours a clear, dark golden body and a finger-thick, dense, off-white head leaving some cute curtains. Immediately after popping the cap, the wonderful scent of aromatic American hops hits the nose, with grapefruit, green pine cones and a generic citrusy touch. Some malty scents and a little alcohol too, but not much. Itís quite full-bodied, with a nice level of carbonation. It could maybe have had a bit more bitterness, but then, itís not so sweet that it needs it. Grapefruit and pine cones runs the rest of the show, lasting for a good while. Overall, most definitely a beer I could have again, a quite balanced and easy drinkable IIPA. 130831


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