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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

2,051 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 2,051
Reviews: 253
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 13.73%
Wants: 18
Gots: 297 | 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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nickapalooza86

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a clear light orange, small white head, nice lacing, lively carbonation

Smell is sweet grapefruit, pine, oranges, tangerines, bready malt base, lemon zest

Taste is not necessarily "west coast" but more balanced to me... Grapefruit, sweet orange, bitter pine, sweet lemons, bready malt, biscuit malt on the finish, bittering hops on the finish.

Mouthfeel is medium with heavy fine carbonation, dry finish but not overly so.

Great IPA and an even better price, hope they can this one! A little puzzled by the 82 overall score, perhaps due to the fact it says Sam Adams on it??? Very clean, refreshing, balanced but with a hop heavy balance for sure. I am glad to have this and Summit Saga available for high quality but with a great cost for go to IPAs.

Serving type: bottle

02-04-2014 20:52:38 | More by nickapalooza86
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Samuel Adams Rebel IPA from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
81 out of 100 based on 2,051 ratings.