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RATINGS: 777   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.

Ughsmash's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ughsmash (7275) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - APR 29, 2013
Bottled. Poured clear, lighter orangey-golden with a tall, creamy, sticky khaki head.. looked great! The aroma picked up fresh grass, citrus, and floral hoppage over sweet honey-kissed caramel and biscuity malts.. well-balanced. The flavor found bitter, resiny peach and perfumy hops throughout, with caramel and biscuity malts supporting.. dried out on the finish, leaving bitter stonefruit and perfumey notes. Medium-bodied with a good feel/flow through the palate.. engaging and enjoyable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
YigSvartka (174) - Manitoba, CANADA - APR 21, 2015
Transparent gold hue with many visible bubbles and a minimally sized white head. Potent aroma containing notes of malt, caramel, citrus, spruce, mango, and flora. Full bodied. Malt backbone featuring vigorous spruce, hops, and citrus with bitter finish. Certainly a big boy beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BroSpud (1806) - , Massachusetts, USA - APR 21, 2015
On draft at World of Beer. Very tasty IPA, similar to a Dogfish 90. Notes of citrus and pine. Nice dry finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ZacM612 (274) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - APR 21, 2015
Pale, hazy amber with white, lacing head. Aroma is full, strong, piney and citrus, with some floral notes. Bitter, but balanced flavor, citrusy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
UXO (652) - CANADA - APR 16, 2015
Pours clear pale amber with two fingers of dense off-white head, good retention and excellent lacing. (4/5) Nose is citrus and pine resin, caramel malt, floral, mild stone fruit. (7/10) Taste is moderate sweet, moderately strong bitter, mild pepper spice. (7/10) Medium body and slightly oily texture, moderate carbonation, lingering bitter and slightly peppery finish. (4/5) Big and beefy, but without the degree of malt forwardness I often associate with some IIPA’s. Initially decently well-balanced between the hops and the malt, with the big hops taking over in a lingering bitter and peppery finish. I’d like brighter citrusy hops, personally, but quite serviceable as it stands. (15/20)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
fakebeersnob (209) - Saginaw, Michigan, USA - APR 12, 2015
For an Imperial IPA the smell has a strong malty smell along with the citrus hops smell. Color is copper with a thin lacing Not getting the peach mentioned. I get a bit of citrus, and strong pine at the back. A bit of sweet malt underneath. As it warms I get more of a grapefruit flavor to it. Overall it is a pretty decent IPA and good for the price point.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mintzmeet (308) - Seattle, Washington, USA - APR 2, 2015
Smells like any IPA. But my gosh! This a strong one...strong citrusy and piney hops. Complex hop bitterness.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Listigovers (420) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 26, 2015
Smells like a flower garden with a slightly citrus note. Golden amber with a forever lasting white head. Extremely complex hop bitterness in the aftertaste, great sparkling palate with a medium body to balance out the dry finish. Not over the top in any way other than quality and flavor, just wonderful. Extremely fresh tasting.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
notayankee (22) - Arkansas, USA - MAR 17, 2015
Bottle pour into Goblet. Half-inch head faded out pretty quickly, but leaves nice lacing. Aroma is hops, hops, and a hint of floral and citrus notes. Appearance is golden with a slight reddish tint, not quite as deep as copper. Taste is, as expected, very hop forward, sweet and bitter but very clean and with an abrupt end with just a slight soft lingering bitterness. Medium body with a slightly oily texture. Carbonation is visible but not fizzy, nor flat -- average I guess if there really is such a thing with IPAs. You may note I use a lot of modifiers here. This is a complex beer but the bottom line this is a pretty sublime IPA and if you’re into those sorts of things you should try this brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jspronck (126) - BELGIUM - MAR 16, 2015
Amber color with copper hues, white head, floral, citrusy and hoppy aromas. Dry bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
djd07 (5039) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAR 11, 2015
On tap at the Ginger Man. Pours a clear orange with small off white head that lasts. The aroma is floral and stone fruit. Medium mouth with nice citrus and lingering bitterness, hides alcohol well, very good.

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