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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

2,053 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 2,053
Reviews: 253
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 13.73%
Wants: 18
Gots: 298 | 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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rangerred

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3.66/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle into a pint glass.

Pours a clear medium gold with a one finger white head. Actually pretty decent head retention and lacing. I am pleasantly surprised.

Aroma is very nice. Tons of tropical citrus along with just the slightest bit of pine. There is almost a minty-ness about it. Not much malt at all.

The flavor provides a big shot of orange and grapefruit along with the mint that was present in the aroma. Also some earth but it is a bit muted. Bitterness is quite high and the flavor is still lacking the malt balance that I am looking for. Mouthfeel is fairly hefty but a bit on the sticky side.

Overall, for a Sam Adams beer I am very impressed. This one exceeded expectations and is really a well-made IPA. Something I will definitely have to pick up again.

Serving type: bottle

02-27-2014 02:46:17 | More by rangerred
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Samuel Adams Rebel IPA from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
81 out of 100 based on 2,053 ratings.