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RATINGS: 817   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
scottw86 (1150) - Maryland, USA - JUL 20, 2013
Poured a golden color with an off-white head. Aroma has lemons and spices. Taste is slightly creamy and very hoppy with some interesting barnyard flavors. Some cheese as well with a malty backbone. Overall pretty good!

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
BobFrapples (49) - Bryan, Texas, USA - JUL 19, 2013
Pours a bright, clear brass color with a respectable head. Gentle lacing. Aroma is very delicate hops and fruit. Taste is heavier on malt and lighter on hops than one would expect from an imperial IPA. Overall a pretty good beer, but I think it rates low for its category. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
moonbug (67) - Bryan, - JUL 19, 2013
Very peachy hopped aroma. Light brass and effervescent. Initial taste of hops and slight malt. Dry finish. Fairly light for an IPA...just to my liking. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
foosnbrews (145) - Parker, Colorado, USA - JUL 18, 2013
Beer poors light gold with a large white head. Aroma I of citrus with a minor solvency note. Flavor is medium sweet, dank citrus hop, and medium high bitterness. Body is medium, with hop sticky texture, and low carbonation. Overall nice beer. I’d like to have this again.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jeffs515 (123) - Ogden, Utah, USA - JUL 16, 2013
Aroma is very sweet soapy citrus. Appearance is clear brown light carbanation creamy off white head that stays thought the beer. Thick lacing. Very nice appearance. Taste is very citrus piny with some floral vegetable very nice and clean. Very easy to drink for a double that is fairly high in alcohol. Overall one of my favorite imperials yet.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
morrdt (715) - Dirty Mo’, North Carolina, USA - JUL 15, 2013
Six pack from the local Harris Teeter here in Huntersville, NC. Pours a nice copper color with a small head. Hoppy notes abound in the aroma - taste has a subtle citrus note with a bit of sweetness to accompany the bite the alcohol gives this. Clean finishing, very drinkable. Well played New Belgium.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
AWISLguy (1820) - Wisconsin, USA - JUL 14, 2013
Bottle from local gas station in the Dells. Pours a orangish copper with an off-white head. Aroma has major bittering hops. Citrus, pine, pitted fruits and more citrus. Taste is of grapefruit and pine with plenty of caramel back. Some sweet and pitted fruits. Medium bodied. Quite strongly bitter. A nice one if you are looking for a bitter IPA.

4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MattyKakes (112) - Virginia, USA - JUL 14, 2013
Pours light gold. Citrus pear grapefruit aroma. Green grassy yet sweet palate. Overall a great strong IPA. Not too overbearing

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madvike (3105) - Middleton, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 11, 2013
Bottle - Light clear amber pour with a off-white head. Nose is grassy, herbal, and a bit citrusy, with dry pale malt and just a hint of heat. I don’t get the "peach tones" in the taste, but there is some fruitiness along with more herbal and light grass notes. Not too bitter, but very dry. No astringency, and only a bit of heat considering the 8.5%. Loving the fact that this isn’t big, sweet and boozy. Well-carbonated and smooth in the mouth. Bravo, New Belgium.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beergeek23322 (2602) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - JUL 9, 2013
Bottle. Pours light amber with a white head. Citrus and caramel aromas. Buttery flavors with a bit of hops and alcohol burn on the finish.


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