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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

2,331 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 2,331
Reviews: 272
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 14.29%
Wants: 26
Gots: 413 | 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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 2,331 | Reviews: 272 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by peabody:
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peabody

Kentucky

3/5  rDev -16%

05-01-2014 22:41:36 | More by peabody
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oberon

North Carolina

3.63/5  rDev +1.7%

Pours into a nonic a clear medium golden with a sticky one finger white that settles very slowly leaving two broken rings of lace behind as it settles .Mild leafy and citric hops along with some sugary sweetness,both are light.A decent shot of citric hops upfront on the palate along with a caramel biscuit base underneath,the hops are much more fruity than bitter wich surprised me a little.Not bad,it's not something to go spend alot of money on but would be good as a "starter" IPA for somebody.

01-22-2014 23:50:44 | More by oberon
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WVbeergeek

West Virginia

3.8/5  rDev +6.4%

Rocky head from the off white head forming thick, large bodied copper hue going on. Aroma has citric notes, big fruity hop notes, lemon, lime, and alpha acids come through each sniff. Flavor includes big fruitiness, caramelized malts, bitterness rolling through with hints of tropical fruits, dank resinous hops make their presence known but the actual beer doesn't do the style justice. Mouthfeel has a resinous hop oil slickness even carbonation not much going on other than the breadiness that finishes with most Sam Adams beers. Overall I can't wait to try more Sam Adams IPAs this happens to be their first shot at a West Coast style IPA it's getting closer.

01-18-2014 08:33:09 | More by WVbeergeek
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mojohawk21

Missouri

3/5  rDev -16%

04-20-2014 13:36:42 | More by mojohawk21
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TxHopHead4

Texas

3/5  rDev -16%

04-21-2014 23:16:10 | More by TxHopHead4
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Hoppin_mad

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -2%

05-03-2014 17:44:55 | More by Hoppin_mad
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npala86

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +5%

02-17-2014 16:34:25 | More by npala86
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tbryan5

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev +5%

02-17-2014 01:08:02 | More by tbryan5
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GameOfBeers

Pennsylvania

3.92/5  rDev +9.8%

08-19-2014 00:56:46 | More by GameOfBeers
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MikeC144

Rhode Island

3.25/5  rDev -9%

04-09-2014 14:54:34 | More by MikeC144
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sabitu

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev +5%

02-22-2014 21:10:23 | More by sabitu
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Joebraggot

Michigan

4/5  rDev +12%

02-12-2014 20:31:56 | More by Joebraggot
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Akabufflaobilly

New York

3.25/5  rDev -9%

08-06-2014 16:25:41 | More by Akabufflaobilly
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SD-Alefan

South Dakota

3.75/5  rDev +5%

01-18-2014 05:39:56 | More by SD-Alefan
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DWolf

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -30%

03-03-2014 16:17:58 | More by DWolf
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SunDevilBeer

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -2%

11-21-2013 21:38:13 | More by SunDevilBeer
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TTripp725

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +5%

02-08-2014 22:06:27 | More by TTripp725
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generallee

New York

4/5  rDev +12%

Presentation: It was served on tap at Fridays restaurant.

Appearance: Rebel IPA had slight chill hazed body with a light golden color. The head was bright white, tall and soapy. It quickly settled down to a denser thin cap which hung on well and made some slick lacing on the glass.

Smell: The aroma has a good dose of citrusy and floral hops as well as some lighter pine like hops in the background.

Taste / Palate: It has plenty of hop flavor and bitterness thought out. Its hop character is mostly citrusy and floral. The malt is light and somewhat bready and cracker like. It really just sets up the hops to shine. I would say that it has a firm medium body and the finish has a nice slow hop bitter fade.

06-04-2014 07:56:46 | More by generallee
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nstroup

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +19%

02-25-2014 02:41:18 | More by nstroup
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SmellsofMahagony

Texas

4/5  rDev +12%

01-10-2014 18:33:35 | More by SmellsofMahagony
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JonBrand

New York

4/5  rDev +12%

02-28-2014 22:58:29 | More by JonBrand
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Fcip78

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +5%

07-16-2014 15:38:35 | More by Fcip78
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Doomcifer

Rhode Island

3.75/5  rDev +5%

07-27-2014 05:01:44 | More by Doomcifer
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lionnusmb

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev +5%

02-22-2014 16:32:59 | More by lionnusmb
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petewheeler

Maryland

4/5  rDev +12%

08-15-2014 03:47:15 | More by petewheeler
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Samuel Adams Rebel IPA from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
81 out of 100 based on 2,331 ratings.