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RATINGS: 798   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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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bigguns22 (721) - Maryland, USA - MAR 28, 2013
This is one of the easiest drinking imperial pale ales I have had. Pour is copper in color with a large white head that pillows and last. Aroma is crisp,clean and hoppy. Very flavorful but not a taste bud killer hoppy and a little sweet. Flavor stay on your palate but in a good way.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
shigadeyo (3192) - Harrison, Ohio, USA - MAY 30, 2015
Aromad of peach and toffee with herbal undertones. Clear golden color, frothy off white head, smooth carbonation. Flavor is much like the aroma and bottle description: herbal with hints of peach, stone fruits, light caramelization; moderate bitterness overall. Alcohol is hidden, but catches up with you quickly! Medium body, calm and smooth texture. Very balanced and really easy to drink at 8.5% ABV!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CopterScott (187) - Kansas, USA - MAY 29, 2015
golden color with a thin white head. aroma is pine hops with some fruit. flavor is pine and citrus hops with some malt.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
mfhennig (116) - McHenry County, Illinois, USA - MAY 28, 2015
Another beer that doesn’t have to stop to change colors. Piney citrus aroma, maybe a hint of malt. Better flavor than Ranger, not as bitter. Next time I see a New Belgium brew in the store, I’ll leave it there.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ElManana (982) - Scheldewindeke, BELGIUM - MAY 26, 2015
Bottle at Leuven Innovation Beerfestival, thanks for sharing! Low carbo, citrus, malty, too sweet & sticky to me. Dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
markextrae (1894) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 26, 2015
bottle sample at LIBF, poured a pale golden colour with a white head. citrus, malts, sweet peach notes, stone fruits, mango, orange, pine, fresg flowers, grains, fruit juice, slight alcohol notice, quite balanced, bit of a dry aftertaste. nice

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
77ships (5041) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - MAY 25, 2015
Thanks! Sampled 650 ml. bottle @ Leuven Innovation Beer Festival. Pale golden, little head. Nose is onion, very fresh hops, garlic & barnyard raw hops,… Taste is same raw fresh barnyard, onion & garlic hops but it is also oddly sweet on top, sugar & white bread,… Yeasty body,… Not bad but if only it was less sweet & less yeasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (34580) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 25, 2015
22 fl oz bottle. Grapefruity and slight pine hoppy. Smooth fruity and slight peachy hoppy. Bitter and crisp fruity. Grapefruity and smooth finish. Bitter and smooth fruity finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JorisPPattyn (8337) - Ursel, BELGIUM - MAY 25, 2015
Pale clear gold, head reduced to rim. Pure fresh citrus hops. Different esters, lupulin. Bitter hops, Thai herbs, floral. Light to medium bodied, hopoil-slick, very dry feel. Excellent IIPA, New Belgium can do it too.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Maakun (1313) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 24, 2015
Bottle at Leuven innovation festival. Clear golden with white head. Lots of herbal hops, marihuana, orange, syrupy sweetness underneath a thick bitterness. There’s some fruits but this is way more on the dank weed side. Medium bodied with sticky feel. Nice one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
vipinvelp (2691) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - MAY 22, 2015
Clear dark yellow, big fluffy lasting lacing foam head. Bittersweet aroma and taste. Lasting aftertaste. (Houston 201505)

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