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Samuel Adams Rebel IPA - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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Samuel Adams Rebel IPASamuel Adams Rebel IPA

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BA SCORE
81
good

3,248 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 3,248
Reviews: 398
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 14.25%
Wants: 64
Gots: 943 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: kylehay2004 on 06-19-2013

COLOR Bright Copper / 11 SRM
ALC BY VOL/WT 6.5%ABV - 5.1%ABW
IBUs 45
YEAST STRAIN Samuel Adams Ale Yeast
MALT VARIETIES Samuel Adams two-row pale malt blend, Caramel 60
HOP VARIETIES American Cascade, Simcoe®, Chinook, Centennial, and Amarillo
CAL/SERVING 198 per 12oz serving
SPECIAL INGREDIENTS N/A
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Ratings: 3,248 | Reviews: 398 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of curtismontcalm
3/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Decent IPA, doesn't blow you away at all but not bad.

Photo of B_G
3.56/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dcall384
3.48/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Atom_Bomb
3.41/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Corburk
3.25/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of JDizzle
3.95/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of shanegatter
3.49/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Not too bad, can taste the malt, seems to get better with every sip. Not sure I would by again, just not impressed

Photo of buckslayer50
4.1/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

My first foray back into IPA's and it got better with every sip, by the end I was sad it was gone. Really solid and pretty affordable, I would buy again for sure.

Photo of jfstilling
3.31/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Bigdoc91
2.4/5  rDev -33%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.25

Well at least hey tried. I expect more from Samuel Adams.

Photo of bmeGT
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Markd25
4.22/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ALC82
4/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jackjaffar
3.77/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BB1980
4.14/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of sethmcconkey
3.39/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Fievel
3.6/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of hopphead31415
4.29/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: A dark golden brown, but not too dark and it is crisp and clear. The carbonation is plentiful and forms a 1-2 finger thick head with a foam which turns into medium sized bubbles as it fizzes.

Smell: A noticeable maltiness that is rich with toasty bread aromas and ending in a herbal hoppiness that is subtle. At the end I get some notes of citrus, but not any grassy pines like I love in other beers.

Taste: The flavor is great and I think this beer is good for when you want a quiet IPA. It has 6.5% ABV and a cool 45 IBUs which is as low as I’d ever go, hence the idea of a “quiet” IPA. The crisp malts that form the body linger for a while before giving way to the herbal hops and some notes of nutmeg at the end. The citrus is like a tangerine flavor that gently kisses the hops and lingers for just the right amount of time. There is a pleasant after taste of resins that stay for a while on the tongue also. Very nice!

Mouthfeel: The mouthfeel is pretty standard, but nice. It is a smooth feel with just enough carbonation to give the texture. The head tickles the lips and makes the aroma amplified. The head stayed all the way until I finished this refreshing beer.

Overall: I think this is a great beer but it could be more hoppy. I love the malts though and the timed release of the various flavors is excellent. Save this one for a lazy Sunday when you don’t want to drink too much but are in the mood for a calm IPA.

Photo of Culpw01
2.77/5  rDev -22.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Not an IPA fan but

Photo of 31Sam13
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Not as robust and complex as its tougher sibling, Rebel Rouser, but it isn't bad...

Photo of Naugled
4.5/5  rDev +25.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I think this is a well crafted beer, surprisingly drinkable, reasonably priced and easy to find on tap.

Photo of stafford2
2.96/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Legates
4.14/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SepticTank
3.4/5  rDev -5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Looks like a lager. Not a bad go to IPA since it is available in a can. However, there are many, many better options.....but the price...

Photo of Hockey_Fan
3.73/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Samuel Adams Rebel IPA from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
81 out of 100 based on 3,248 ratings.