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Rebel Local - Brouwers Verzet

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7 Ratings
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 7
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 8.31%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: samEBC on 03-17-2013)
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

Brabander, Jun 29, 2014
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3.85/5  rDev +3.2%

mattfancett, Sep 01, 2014
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3.9/5  rDev +4.6%

May 2013 label date (not indicating best-by but 2 years after bottling). Dusky, cloudy gold with a big head of big persistent bubbles. Do I smell dry hopping? A slight aroma of hop flower, toast, yellow fruits, a whiff of cellar. Quite unexpectedly sweet (ah, the label ingredients speak of sugar before hops), caramel, a bit of anis and sasparilla flavor, some peach and apricot. A quite herbal -- in a good way -- and restrained hop bitterness works it way in late. Mouthfeel is rather thick, not cleansed by the hops as one would expect for the style. Satisfying but not more-ish. Overall, some plus points outweigh it being not a classic example of the style.

ManforallSaisons, Jun 09, 2013
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3/5  rDev -19.6%

beerpirates, May 21, 2014
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3.78/5  rDev +1.3%

Nice decent IPA. For a Belgian beer, it misses a little bit the fullness that we find with other blond beer. But overall, a very nice beer, it sort of grew on me while drinking it. Interesting hop bitterness. Nice hoppy and herby aroma, hoppy aftertaste stays in the mouth for quite a while.

Pero1974, Nov 01, 2013
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3.83/5  rDev +2.7%

Bottle at 't Walhalla

A: Slightly hazy golden colour, white head.

S: Aroma of hops, malts, apricot and bread. Not really a typical IPA smell

T: A rather sweet flavour, light bitter and fruity. Bitter exotic fruits, grapefruit accompanied by grassy and floral noble hops.

M: Medium carbonation, soft mouthfeel, medium body.

O: Nice beer but I was expecting a more pronounced, in your face, hop presence. I think this is a rather good example of the style, nothing world class just a really decent and balanced offering from these youngsters.

samEBC, Mar 17, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

discodoni, Feb 11, 2014
Rebel Local from Brouwers Verzet
- out of 100 based on 7 ratings.