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RATINGS: 689   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 Rampantís finish is bone-dry.


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3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gururyan (615) - Stillwater, Oklahoma, USA - MAR 23, 2013
Poured from bottle into snifter, surprisingly pale in color for an IIPA, clear pale yellow...like piss. Smells great, packs a bitter punch with little to no aftertaste. Hides 8.5 ABV very well. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Danyel (862) - Colorado, USA - OCT 23, 2014
Bottle. Pours light, clear orange with white head. Aroma is grassy, piney, tropical, sweet. Taste has some residual sugar, pine, sweet for style, not a ton if bitterness. Not what I would want from this style.,

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ads135 (3049) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - OCT 22, 2014
Clear reddish brown with a thick head. Lots of alochol that is disguised by the sweet caramel and a nice fruity finish.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MikeNowick1986 (14) - - OCT 21, 2014
Tasty...nice subtle fruit on back end. Love the content. Packs a punch. Nice overall offering from the makers of Fat Tire.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
aumentm (44) - North Carolina, USA - OCT 17, 2014
Beautiful mix of hops and hops. Rampant is a great way to spend a night taking down the imperial india pale ale.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ansalon (1502) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - OCT 15, 2014
SWBF 2014. Pours a clear amber with a low white head. Aromas of citrus, pine cones, resin, grapefruit and orange. Taste is citrus, pine cones, resin and grapefruit. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with medium carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
matthewjk (924) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 14, 2014
A very "safe," but intensely sweet IPA--at least compared to conventional standards. Considering I donít have much faith in New Belgium, this is a nice standout. Well executed. Serving: 12oz bottle.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
biznizness (1104) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - OCT 12, 2014
Mix pack. Tremendous double IPA. Huge citrus aroma, great hop flavor and very bitter. Really liked this.

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
outlawskies (962) - - OCT 12, 2014
Julie says very air freshener Or window cleaner or a bar of soap. Julie gives a 1.0 ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kidobutai (383) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - OCT 11, 2014
Poured from a bottle. Just an epic head that lasted a good while. Clear amber color, good lacing. Citrus aroma, floral notes too, slight bite to the taste.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Maris (1000) - Canberra, AUSTRALIA - OCT 10, 2014
From a 650ml bottle on 10/10/2014. Pours a slightly cloudy medium golden with a small head. The nose is features some light fruit and resiny hops. Take a sip and you find a decent caramel malt background, lots of sweet fruit (orange, peach, apricot), and marmalade, which is set off against a nice resiny hop bitterness. Itís nicely balanced with the sweetness just prevailing. The palate is a touch creamy and the carbonation moderate. I canít really separate this from the Black Market Liberation imperial I downed last night - itís very enjoyable and well made, but lacks something to make it a really memorable DIPA.


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