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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

2,345 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 2,345
Reviews: 275
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 14.29%
Wants: 26
Gots: 418 | 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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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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jamesg60

New Jersey

3.68/5  rDev +3.1%

08-30-2014 18:12:48 | More by jamesg60
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Alex-Alkis

Sweden

4.04/5  rDev +13.2%

08-30-2014 10:06:38 | More by Alex-Alkis
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mikeblomberg


1/5  rDev -72%

08-30-2014 02:58:00 | More by mikeblomberg
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LiquidAmber

Washington

3.61/5  rDev +1.1%

Poured from a bottle into a Seattle Beer Week pint glass. Pours a medium golden amber with a half finger white head that dissipates to a patch foam; light slippery lacing. Aroma of mild bready malt, citrus and grassy hops, hints of tropical and stone fruit. Flavor is neutral malt with an immediate burst of hop alpha oils, resinous, but without much herbal flavor. Finish is grassy, citrus hop bitterness and a slight buttery flavor. Medium bodied. Not quite my idea of a West Coast IPA, but maybe I'm spoiled. It's almost unfair to compare an East Coast hopped beer of unknown age or storage to the readily available fresh West Coast ales made nearby, but here and well within its drink by date (October). A nice IPA, but does not have lively, herbal hop flavors that would make it great. I feel like Boston Beer sometimes pulls their punches in order to a make pleasant ales that won't offend anyone, and this may be the case here. I hope that fresh from the brewer this is a good representation of a West Coast style IPA, but this bottle does not make that cut. Has the right hop profile and tastes OK, but I won't revisit it.

08-30-2014 02:35:10 | More by LiquidAmber
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Bis4beer70

Indiana

3/5  rDev -16%

08-30-2014 01:24:59 | More by Bis4beer70
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jtnord

Colorado

3.25/5  rDev -9%

08-30-2014 01:07:58 | More by jtnord
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H0PHead108

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +12%

Hands down my favorite Sam Adams offering. They nailed a WC IPA

08-30-2014 01:04:22 | More by H0PHead108
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direwolf00


4.5/5  rDev +26.1%

08-30-2014 00:07:56 | More by direwolf00
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hophugger

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -9%

poured a nice golden color with a big white head that laced quite well. Aroma is floral, hoppy and citrus. Flavor is pretty balanced with hops and citrus. Nice hoppy, crisp finish that leaves just the right amount of lingering taste, A very good IPA and one that I will drink again

08-29-2014 22:30:42 | More by hophugger
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BcOneSeven

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2%

08-29-2014 20:16:33 | More by BcOneSeven
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Baldjosh

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -2%

08-29-2014 00:35:46 | More by Baldjosh
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JohnnyChicago

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -2%

08-28-2014 23:05:48 | More by JohnnyChicago
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lkelly2171

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -16%

08-28-2014 19:43:02 | More by lkelly2171
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kwhallick

Manitoba (Canada)

3.1/5  rDev -13.2%

08-28-2014 14:20:18 | More by kwhallick
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Heynau10

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +12%

08-28-2014 02:21:04 | More by Heynau10
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Hramosfor


3.96/5  rDev +10.9%

08-28-2014 01:28:04 | More by Hramosfor
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smithj4

New York

3.75/5  rDev +5%

08-28-2014 01:07:48 | More by smithj4
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Mgm54

New York

3.64/5  rDev +2%

08-27-2014 22:52:55 | More by Mgm54
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JayNat

Mississippi

2/5  rDev -44%

08-27-2014 22:22:48 | More by JayNat
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frlrv1020

Florida

3.72/5  rDev +4.2%

08-27-2014 20:11:59 | More by frlrv1020
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Caddant

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +26.1%

08-27-2014 19:49:42 | More by Caddant
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ssarkozi1

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -2%

AN OK IPA not bad, not great

08-27-2014 17:32:19 | More by ssarkozi1
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djnickelb

Vermont

4/5  rDev +12%

not bad , not amazing....the hop flavors are not very distinct and all kind of meld together into a decent, kind of sour, brew.

08-27-2014 17:17:40 | More by djnickelb
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Samuel Adams Rebel IPA from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
81 out of 100 based on 2,345 ratings.