RateBeer
overall
91
54
style
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 901   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54/5   IBU: 85   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
meininger (1) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAY 25, 2013 does not count
Not as bitter as some IPAs. On tap in Minneapolis at the Leaning Tower Pizzeria. ---Rated via Beer Buddy

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
wnoble (1251) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAY 25, 2013
Pours medium orange and clear. Frothy, white, standing head. Nose is fresh spicy citrus up front with a heavy background of sweet fruity hops and some malt sweetness. Flavor is grapefruit rind blended with some mild caramel malts, bready malts, and all kinds of fresh fruit complexities. Smooth bitterness but starts to linger on your palate. Enjoyed this beer.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ThisWangsChung (827) - Leonardtown, Maryland, USA - MAY 24, 2013
12 oz bottle into a pint glass. A: Pours a dark gold color with nice clarity. The head is a nice-looking three finger offwhite shade. It has a good frothiness to it, and also retains very well. Plenty of lacing is left on the glass. S: I half-imagined this would be similar to a bigger version of Ranger, and the herbal hop tones mixed with biscuity yeast told me I was right. Thereís something not entirely right sitting with me aromatically that I canít put my finger on, so Iím docking points. T: I donít like how the biscuity flavors interact with the hop profile; it almost creates a vague ammonia-esque flavor. Anyways, this unpleasant flavor fades away right before the middle of the brew, being supplanted with light piny qualities, a touch of citrus, and caramel malt. At first, Iím not enthused by the opening flavors, but they do fade away leaving a reasonable but unassuming DIPA. M: Dry and crisp. The finish washes away some of the less pleasant notes well, which helps inspire additional drinkability. This is probably the best feature. O: I was expecting an imperialized Ranger, and I got an imperialized Ranger...for better or worse. Like Ranger, I could see this one being significantly better on tap. The dry, easy drinking nature does an okay job of covering up its flaws, but there are still far superior options out there that you should pick up instead - and not even its price point can sway me otherwise.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Fatehunter (2068) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - MAY 24, 2013
Poured a big (too big) foamy head. Clear, medium straw colored body. Nice aroma of pine and lemon; a little blunted grapefruit. The taste is a dry pine bitterness throughout with an underlying sweetness that takes the edge off the bitter. Nice balance. The texture is crisp with low to moderate carbonation. Excellent.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
alcaponejunior (438) - Texas, USA - MAY 24, 2013
Clear and tan, big white head that had good staying power. Nose has tons of sharp hops notes, very earthy, slightly solventy, slightly metallic. Flavor is intense bitterness, lots of strong hops flavor, some tropical fruit, plenty of earthiness, and again, a slightly metallic note. Body is dry, medium, with pretty good carbonation and a strong bitter finish. Overall itís pretty good but doesnít really stand out. The slightly metallic notes and intense bitterness without a lot to balance it out. Itís not something I can drink more than one of in a sitting.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (15271) - San Leandro, California, USA - MAY 20, 2013
Clear golden orange pour with a nice white head. Grapefruit, pine, and floral hops. Bright citrus, a touch of pineapple, and some pine. Lightly grassy and sweet. The flavor is dry and crisp with just a hint of bread sweetness. Grass, flowers, and lots of grapefruit zest. Some orange, pine, and a little bit of bitterness on the finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
egardner01 (13) - Colorado, USA - MAY 20, 2013
UPDATED: JUN 7, 2013 Bottle. Crystal clear amber-yellow color. Pungent hop aroma, floral and almost perfumey with some cut grass. Great mouth feel. Tastes acidic with firm bitterness and resinous aftertaste. Its missing malt balance but otherwise a very good beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pablo951 (607) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 20, 2013
Had it on tap at World of Beer in Evanston IL. Poured an orange hue with even lacing. The aroma smelled like marijuana :) and the taste was hop bitter.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tia (1547) - Sandston, Virginia, USA - MAY 19, 2013
Bottle. I get floral and grapefruit. Dark golden with thin head and decent lacing. Flavor is sweet then bitter. Slick, moderate bitter finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nearbeer (4678) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - MAY 19, 2013
Pints on tap. Hazy, golden pear color with a lasting cover of cream. Dank herb, starches, caramel, resin and grapefruit in the aroma. Flavors are grapefruit, caramel, green herb, and resin. Medium body is well balanced, has medium carbonation and is dangerously drinkable.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1 « 58 59 60  61  62 63 64 » 91


Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2016,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50