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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

2,605 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 2,605
Reviews: 295
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 14.25%
Wants: 35
Gots: 527 | 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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Photo of oberon
3.63/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

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.

oberon, Jan 22, 2014
Photo of WVbeergeek
3.8/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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.

WVbeergeek, Jan 18, 2014
Photo of Mike1jenn
4.2/5  rDev +17.3%

Mike1jenn, Today at 12:44 AM
Photo of ASirahSyrah
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

This is a very drinkable IPA with a refreshing taste; clean, light body; and an enjoyable flavor. I love the fruitiness of the beer - particularly the element of citrus on the nose and pallet - and how they blended it with the dry hoppiness of it's character.

ASirahSyrah, Yesterday at 11:02 PM
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4/5  rDev +11.7%

kgoings, Yesterday at 03:41 PM
Photo of notSweeney
4.25/5  rDev +18.7%

notSweeney, Yesterday at 06:02 AM
Photo of Trashcat
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Trashcat, Tuesday at 09:14 PM
Photo of WaynePZ
4/5  rDev +11.7%

WaynePZ, Tuesday at 01:51 AM
Photo of fossage78
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

fossage78, Monday at 10:19 PM
Photo of Samp01
3.68/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a crystal clear golden with a medium white head, slowly fading with moderate lacing. Aroma is biscuit malt, floral hops, some citrus and grapefruit notes. Taste has some mild caramel malt, citrus, tangy grapefruit and mild orange flavor, mild bitterness. A medium body with moderate carbonation on the palate. Finishes with a well balanced malt and hops bitterness, has a nice citrus, grapefruit tanginess with mild orange flavor. Overall well made enjoyable brew.

Samp01, Monday at 07:08 PM
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

beb86, Monday at 05:35 AM
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

RCLOHR267, Monday at 02:34 AM
Photo of Meb3
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

Meb3, Monday at 01:23 AM
Photo of drews240
4/5  rDev +11.7%

drews240, Sunday at 10:05 PM
Photo of Brob245
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Brob245, Sunday at 06:00 PM
Photo of Mike412
4/5  rDev +11.7%

Mike412, Sunday at 05:37 PM
Photo of curlybird
4/5  rDev +11.7%

curlybird, Sunday at 04:58 AM
Photo of Los1324
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Los1324, Sunday at 04:25 AM
Photo of Steve78
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Steve78, Sunday at 03:02 AM
Photo of Keepnitrl
3.2/5  rDev -10.6%

Keepnitrl, Sunday at 02:13 AM
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

stampfler07, Saturday at 09:15 PM
Photo of brockg
3/5  rDev -16.2%

Its like the budweiser of ipa

brockg, Saturday at 07:20 PM
Photo of MaxPowers
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

MaxPowers, Saturday at 06:30 PM
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Samuel Adams Rebel IPA from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
81 out of 100 based on 2,605 ratings.