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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

2,056 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 2,056
Reviews: 253
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 13.73%
Wants: 18
Gots: 300 | 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:
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

(Beer added by: kylehay2004 on 06-19-2013)
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BB1313

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2.85/5  rDev -20.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

12oz bottle poured into a pint glass. Pours a transparent burnt golden with a fluffy white head that fades and leaves great lacing and retention. Looks great. The aromas are very subtle and not too exciting. Tons of caramel malts. Lots of breads. Some faint orange peel and other citrus notes. The flavors are very sharp and bitter. Very earthy. Lots of grass and pine needles. More caramel. The malts are there, but they actually do take a backseat in the flavor department. I understand these flavors can be extremely enjoyable to some, but it just doesn't work for me. It becomes a little one note after awhile. I was hoping for a bit more hop flavor based on the awesome hop lineup that's featured in this beer. They definitely nailed the hop bitterness though. Maybe some black pepper in the mix. Finishes slightly spicy. Mouthfeel is on the lighter side of medium-bodied; very active carbonation.

I'm personally not too crazy about this one. It doesn't really have that west-coast vibe that I was expecting. It's fine, but it's nothing that going to get people excited.

Serving type: bottle

01-23-2014 21:12:45 | More by BB1313
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Samuel Adams Rebel IPA from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
81 out of 100 based on 2,056 ratings.