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RATINGS: 687   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   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 Rampant’s finish is bone-dry.


4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
SPDickerman (975) - Texas, USA - SEP 3, 2014
Pours clear golden orange with a large white head. Smells strongly of grapefruit and other citrus. Taste is bitter, bitter, bitter, and bold citrus flavors. Medium-bodied with a wet texture and soft mouth-carbonation, New Belgium Rampant Imperial IPA finishes with a lingering bitter dryness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sawbuck (341) - Round Lake, Illinois, USA - SEP 3, 2014
Nice piney hop aroma...fresh. Some notes of lemon and grass. Lighter orange than anticipated, clear...white head. Nice mix of sweet, rich caramel malt up front, quickly followed by an even bitterness. Bitterness is tame at first, but then livens up towrds the finish. Medium mouth feel with a somewhat dry finish. Bitter aftertaste is medium to light for the style...not off-putting. Some alcohol bun also. Not bad

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
FestDecBeet (170) - - SEP 2, 2014
Look: pours a dark yellow. Very clear. White thin head. Smell: sweet fruit. Slight tropical fruit. Tangerine. Mango. Citrus fruit. Juicy fruit gum Taste: tangerine. bitterness on the back. Feel: slight dryness. Medium carbonation. Overall: good beer. Not as boozy as expected. First drank: home 9/2/14

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kevinsenn (1092) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 31, 2014
Bottle. Sweet resin and c-hop aroma. Taste is balanced but boozy, mostly resinous and peach flavors. Nice.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bkurtz (831) - PERU - AUG 26, 2014
Pours a clear golden with a fluffy head with some lacing. Nice aromas of citrus and pine. The taste is fruity, peach? Well balanced and complex with some bitterness at the finish. I really like this one.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mkel07 (3554) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - AUG 23, 2014
Bottle from The Wine Emporium November 2013. This is a big hoppy beer that takes a bit of work to get through. Citrus dominates the aroma and the finish is long and dry.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Chudwick (2173) - Cincyucky, Kentucky, USA - AUG 21, 2014
Taster at brew haha - nose is citrus. Sip adds lemon peel and a malty backbone. Fairly bitter. Somewhat light for the style.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 17/20
Davros (1991) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - AUG 19, 2014
Pours amber with a large head. Nose shows overt resinous, piny and grassy hops with sweet backing from lashes of clean malt. Very hoppy flavours. Very piny, grapefruit-like and citrussy. Orange peel or orange bitters. A fair bit of sweet clean malt balances things out. Carbonation is too high.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
scottcowley (23) - - AUG 17, 2014
This IMPERIAL IPA is a very piney bitter, citrus tasting beer. This beer is probably only going to be enjoyed by real beer drinkers that enjoy good beer . Not the best IPA but worth a try.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
yiannnos (893) - , CYPRUS - AUG 16, 2014
On tap. Hazy copper colour. Grapefruit hop aroma and flavour, finishes bitter.


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