New Belgium Brewing – Rampant

Fort Collins, CO

Imperial IPA

8.5% ABV

85 IBU

Rampant is a strong Imperial IPA with a nice alcoholic bittery taste. It has floral and citrus hints that are overcome by hoppy bitterness. This beer has a clean dry finish. If you’re trying to get wasted on nice beer Rampant is a good choice for the price. Beware the hoppiness. B+


Bridgeport Brewing – Kingpin

Portland, OR

Double Red Ale

7.5% ABV

75 IBU

This beer is triple-hopped with rarely grown Willamette Valley Hop varietal known as Liberty Hops. Kingpin is a full flavor red ale starting with a solid hop flavor and finishing with a nice malt. There is a little citrus punch as well as some added spice. It has a mild alcohol taste for being 7.5% and leads to an overall pleasant beer. A