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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

2,034 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 2,034
Reviews: 252
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 13.41%
Wants: 18
Gots: 289 | 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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arl62562

Florida

5/5  rDev +39.7%

03-30-2014 00:13:13 | More by arl62562
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cmbeddoe7997

Texas

5/5  rDev +39.7%

06-07-2014 23:01:23 | More by cmbeddoe7997
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davidguydude

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +39.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Wow. Sam Adams did an incredible job here copying the hop profile of the popular Stone/Green Flas/San Diego IPA.

Seems to be a bit less bitter than others of this style , but the bottle I got must be fresh and is full of hoppiness.

Will get this again. Great, especially for the price.

Serving type: bottle

02-23-2014 00:28:22 | More by davidguydude
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bcgill

Virginia

5/5  rDev +39.7%

05-24-2014 17:39:45 | More by bcgill
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Nickhelling


5/5  rDev +39.7%

07-17-2014 03:49:48 | More by Nickhelling
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Patlee3324

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +39.7%

06-16-2014 20:06:28 | More by Patlee3324
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sandielaw

Iowa

5/5  rDev +39.7%

07-25-2014 20:25:06 | More by sandielaw
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arobles4


5/5  rDev +39.7%

07-05-2014 03:45:22 | More by arobles4
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Cpapallo

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +39.7%

06-17-2014 00:29:21 | More by Cpapallo
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mercysbane

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +39.7%

02-08-2014 23:46:37 | More by mercysbane
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JDK

Ohio

5/5  rDev +39.7%

07-13-2014 02:40:03 | More by JDK
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MaddDogg84

Texas

5/5  rDev +39.7%

03-05-2014 01:14:38 | More by MaddDogg84
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TexasRedskinFan

Texas

4.98/5  rDev +39.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Samuel Adams is not one of my favourite brewers by any means. I have enjoyed their White Ale and Cherry in the past, but this beer caught my eye at a Chevron gas station in the Magnolia/Plantersville Texas forest area last week. This was an unusual gas station as it was in the middle of nowhere and had an incredible selection of beer.
I usually go thru all the points of review and make note but I drank this straight from the bottle because I was at my parent's house and my dad would have a heart attack if I poured a beer into a glass. LOL

This beer is ABSOLUTELY INCREDIBLE. It's been a long time since I had an IPA that was truely refreshing. This beer is flavourful and balanced. It has every single solid great taste that IPAs should have. The hops are right out there in front. Grapefruit, citrus, pine, wood, malt.... It's so solid but somehow they managed to make it dry. Okay I know most of you can not stand the thought of a DRY BEER. But this is what dry beer was meant to be. You can take a sip or a chug and then the aftertaste fades into nothing. Your not gonna walk around with ashtray mouth after drinking this beer.

I'm not the most fluent beer snob. But this beer is amazing. In fact I just picked up another 6 pack today. And I have to say at 6.6 ABV, this beer will sneak up on you if your not careful.

Go buy some. Try it for yourself. I promise you that you won't hate it. You might not fall in love like I have. But you won't be sorry...

HAIL TO THE REDSKINS!!!

Serving type: bottle

03-13-2014 03:45:50 | More by TexasRedskinFan
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BierStein711

Illinois

4.9/5  rDev +36.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Bottle poured into shaker pint roughly-- three finger off white head with soild retention. Pale gold body with medium carbonation

Smooth mouthfeel, some lacing.

Smell: grapefruit and orange

Taste: PIne, resin, orange, and floral hop at the finish with a bite.

Overall, this is a grand beer; I'd buy this again in a heartbeat. Props to my wife for finding this gem.

Three traits that I love

1. Solid ABV
2. Crisp and refreshing
3. Not sour, funky or too fruity

Serving type: bottle

01-30-2014 04:36:49 | More by BierStein711
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JoshuaShort13

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +32.7%

02-18-2014 01:46:04 | More by JoshuaShort13
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ffshore545

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +32.7%

07-06-2014 22:23:11 | More by ffshore545
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zerocrane

Oklahoma

4.75/5  rDev +32.7%

02-09-2014 21:38:13 | More by zerocrane
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MorganH

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +32.7%

03-03-2014 00:16:15 | More by MorganH
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BooElgin

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +32.7%

02-22-2014 21:04:53 | More by BooElgin
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axpetree

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +32.7%

06-15-2014 07:03:29 | More by axpetree
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bleedsblu

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +32.7%

03-21-2014 23:59:12 | More by bleedsblu
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SpeedyGee

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +32.7%

06-16-2014 15:44:40 | More by SpeedyGee
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Rpreskenis

Mississippi

4.75/5  rDev +32.7%

03-19-2014 00:07:53 | More by Rpreskenis
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scoobydwarf

Michigan

4.69/5  rDev +31%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

I know other people want to compare it to a full ipa and with that in mind I would give it a around a 3.5. However if I review it for what I feel like it is... I don't want to say that it's a light tasting IPA as it has a full flavor just not the full bitterness one would come to expect with a west coast IPA. It has a (and I don't like fruit flavored beer) fruity impact of grapefruit. Not sweet or overly powerful just a hint of citrusy grapefruit along with a light touch of pine. It's an IPA you can drink more than two of and they still taste fresh.

Just my two cents... Spend them or don't ;D

Serving type: bottle

07-21-2014 23:39:47 | More by scoobydwarf
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jab7

Ohio

4.55/5  rDev +27.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I don't know how many IPA's other members have tried, but almost all IPA's are rather excessive in hoppy bitterness. This Sam Adams Rebel IPA possesses an excellent finish with a perfect balance between hops and sweetness. I am going to try the Great Lakes Commodore Perry IPA next for comparison.

Serving type: bottle

06-01-2014 22:07:03 | More by jab7
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Samuel Adams Rebel IPA from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
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