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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

2,022 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 2,022
Reviews: 252
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 13.41%
Wants: 18
Gots: 284 | 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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lochef81

Michigan

3.54/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

This ale pours a deep amber color with a thick white lasting head. The nose is one note...all hops. The flavor is very fresh and refreshing with citrus and pine hoppy notes. Unfortunately this beer is one note. Its very enjoyable and sippable. But There's no depth or complexity. Worth trying but don't stock up on it.

Serving type: bottle

02-09-2014 05:38:54 | More by lochef81
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A- Out of the bottle, this beer pours golden yellow, white head lingers for only a short time
S- i cannot detect much in the way of aroma, more hop pine than malt
T- Nice bitter start and solid bitter finish, definite hits of tart grapefruit seem to dominate. I also get a tang (lactose) of sorts at the front
M- Carbonation helps with a peppery bite
O- Drinkable beer, I haven't had many West-Coast-Style beers, so perhaps I need more practice.

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Best by date of Dec is notched on this one

A: poured into an IPA glass to a clear light gold topped by three fingers of dense slightly off white head with good retention and nice lacing
S: smells of citrus, pine and floral hops with a little caramel sweetness
T: taste is muted hops with whispers of citrus and pine with some slight caramel sweetness. swallow is a good blast of hops on the back end with some oily floral notes that linger for some time
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Samuel Adams Rebel IPA from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
81 out of 100 based on 2,022 ratings.