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RATINGS: 653   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   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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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Metallion66 (104) - - MAR 30, 2013
A very light imperial ipa if that makes sense. Not very aromatic, and not really bitter. Very easy drinking. Would be a good gateway ipa I feel. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bkurtz (742) - 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 (3333) - 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 (2092) - 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 (1909) - 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 (20) - - 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 (857) - , CYPRUS - AUG 16, 2014
On tap. Hazy copper colour. Grapefruit hop aroma and flavour, finishes bitter.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
iguanodon (78) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - AUG 15, 2014
Pours clear dark gold with a thin white head, good lacing. Aroma is citrus, pine, a little floral. Taste is bitter, boozy, a little soapy.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sturmthis (386) - Ohio, USA - AUG 14, 2014
On draft. Dark golden color with almost no head. Earthy taste at first that explodes into tropical fruit. Very good beer.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hopscotch (9089) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - AUG 10, 2014
Bottle... Clear amber pour with golden highlights and a small, creamy, off-white head. Decent retention. The bouquet is a fruity, spicy swirl of honey, cantaloupe, mango and pluot with a subtle mélange of ground pepper - white, green and pink. Medium to full-bodied with a lightly creamy mouthfeel and adequate carbonation. The flavor is fruity, spicy and medium-bitter – tropical fruits, melons and caustic peppercorns. Bitter, abrasive, dry finish. I would have enjoyed this more without all the spicy, peppery hops. They mauled the fruity components.

2.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
lweiberg (109) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - AUG 4, 2014
Thought it was a little hard on the throat. Loved the bubblegum, butterscotch, and clove hints, though.


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