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RATINGS: 811   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 Rampant’s finish is bone-dry.


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3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
bagalagalaga (151) - Indiana, USA - APR 3, 2013
This one’s better than Ranger, because it packs more alcohol power behind the super hops. The hops are bitter and citrusy.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Benzai (10131) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 2, 2015
Sampled from bottle @ Leuven Innovation Beer Festival. Clear golden color, small white head. Smell and taste malts, hops, perfumy, sweetish, lightly bitter. Hmm not a very good DIPA.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
alexanderj (3414) - Branson, Missouri, USA - AUG 1, 2015
Bottle. One of the best values around. Poured a copper color with a touch of gold; compact frothy head. Aroma of citrus, sugar, grapefruit, and fruit punch. Flavor was vibrant, if not abrupt. Orange and citrus and earthy. Briefly strong hops but mild finish

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
deyholla (8124) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUL 26, 2015
Bottle thanks to Ben! Pours a clear pale gold with a white head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has a good of resin and pine with a bit of onion and a grain backbone. Flavor combines earthy grain, pine and a bit of resin with some grass underlying.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bhenning (7) - Indiana, USA - JUL 25, 2015 does not count
Great smelling hops and caramel. Color is a warm, inviting, mellow amber. This is one smooth brew. Foamed well. Citrus notes and a twist of bitterness but in just the right amount to balance it out. New Belgium does it again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Swaroga (1758) - Brussels, BELGIUM - JUL 22, 2015
A very decent DIPA. It was a bit old but still just before the end date. Aroma typical for a heavily hopped DIPA with an extra zest and soap. The flavor is zesty and resin but since this wasn’t completely fresh it went strongly into malt side with a sponge cake background. Still nice stuff.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
PriorL (2776) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUL 12, 2015
Sample at Leuven Innovation Beer Festival. Thanks for sharing today’s beers! APPEARANCE: clear blond beer, small unstable white head. NOSE: hoppy, fruity, fresh. TASTE: hoppy, fruity, fresh.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rdixon77 (1583) - Georgia, USA - JUN 21, 2015
Nice mass-produced big IPA. Dark golden color. Aroma is peachy and piney. The taste is very dank and very sweet, with lots of peach and malt. A little much for me, but not too heavy considering the abv. Good stuff.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thefederalist (298) - Jonesboro, Arkansas, USA - JUN 16, 2015
bottle. Pours clear golden with a medium head that dininishes quickly and doesn’t leave as much lacing as I’d like. Aroma is pure grass, very thick and hop-forward. The taste is slightly sweet, moderately bitter, slightly salty. The mouthfeel is a tad too thin and there are some phenolic notes in the finish. A little rough around the edges for NB.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jlkerley (6) - Hagerstown, Maryland, USA - JUN 13, 2015 does not count
One of the better mass-produced IPA's that I've tasted. Definitely a good choice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sebletitje (7801) - Enghien, BELGIUM - JUN 10, 2015
Bomber bought @ Leuven Beer Innovation. Dorée-orangée léger, col fin blanc crémeux. Arôme offre un profond bouquet houblonné oscillant sur le résineux, renfermé, fruité et herbacé. Palais offre un profil malté pâle caramel qui se fait présent alternant un côté résineux avec une petite douceur fruitée de pêche. Retrouve un léger fini pin, malt cara pâle avec une note herbacée et pointe herbacée sur la fin.


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