overall
90
52
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RATINGS: 940   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54/5   IBU: 85   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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 Rampants finish is bone-dry.

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4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
presario (4903) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 13, 2014
Very nice mix. Strong tasty alcohol. Restrained malt without excess weight. Delicious candy hops. A fun beer to drink.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
AbbeyRoade (544) - Missouri, USA - DEC 11, 2014
Pretty impressed. Juicy big aroma and herbal hoppy resinous flavor. Smooth mouthfeel. Strong hop but not bitter.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
patricks110 (2468) - Alberta, CANADA - DEC 10, 2014
Pouring out a bright golden copper hue with a thick pillowy head a shade off white with tons of sticky lacing that coats the glass. The nose is emphatically hopped with notes of citrus and tropical stonefruit standing out with grassy and hay floral notes. A nice toasted caramel and honey sweet malt in the mid palate that should balance nicely with the mounds of fruity hops and bitter notes on the finish. Beautiful hop and fruity flavours abound with peach, stonefruit, pineapple, grapefruit and pine resin all making appearances. The finish is bitter and crisp with a sticky resinous mouthfeel that adds to the astringency. A bit of warm booziness finishes the flavour profile as moderate hop notes linger into an aftertaste with dry stoenfruit notes.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TXBadger (2658) - Dallas, Texas, USA - DEC 4, 2014
Pours a clear golden color with white head. Citrus, floral notes, grass and hay on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with a little sweetness then turns to hop bitterness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ed5388 (3254) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - NOV 29, 2014
12oz bottle from Ptaz. Pours a clear dark golden color with a small foamy white head. Aroma of sweet grain, grass, old citrus fruit, and ripened pineapple. Taste of syrupy malts, sweet ripe citrus fruit, grass, pine, and some booziness.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
FROMTHEBOTTLE (70) - Ontario, CANADA - NOV 28, 2014
Bottle. Pour was typical DIPA. Healthy foam head dissolved into a whisper thin ring. Pour has a sheen to it that would suggest a more viscous mouth feel. This was not the case as the bitterness of the forward hops assault your palate. Peach and citrus notes are definitely present but are overshadowed by the bitterness of the hops. Finish was strong but fleeting.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JohnnyJ (5457) - San Diego, California, USA - NOV 28, 2014
Bottle. Clear medium gold pour, with an off white head. Sweet malt, citrus, bread, a bit sugary, moderate hoppiness. Nothing wrong, its just not a very good DIPA.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
andrewje41 (3269) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - NOV 27, 2014
22 oz bottle pour. Pours a clear golden color with a fizzy head to it. Light citrus aroma with light hops. Decently bitter, good flavor throughout. Kind of a bready malt flavor with a hop finish. Pretty good imperial to go to when options are limited. I enjoy this beer regularly.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DSG (12523) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - NOV 27, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting at the Beer & Beyond shop. Thanks troubles. Clear golden. Pleasant citric hops aroma. Flavor has light malt sweetness, citric hops and a lingering bitter finish. Medium-bodied. Nice and very easy-drinking for 8.5%.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
julesjis (256) - Oregon, USA - NOV 27, 2014
Poured from a 12. Appearance is lighter than I would expect from an Imperial. The aroma is your standard DIPA with a sweet nose. Flavor is slightly piney balanced out by a nice malty flavor.


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