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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

2,274 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 2,274
Reviews: 266
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 14.01%
Wants: 24
Gots: 389 | 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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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +12%

03-03-2014 21:59:45 | More by KevBot89
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Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +5%

03-03-2014 20:41:59 | More by krustster
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Texas

3.75/5  rDev +5%

03-03-2014 18:50:25 | More by IrishGermanAmerican
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DWolf

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -30%

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

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -23%

03-03-2014 14:32:28 | More by Travcofarms
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Beermasterjarrett

California

3.5/5  rDev -2%

03-03-2014 06:46:56 | More by Beermasterjarrett
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Mmcdonald79

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev -2%

03-03-2014 06:45:51 | More by Mmcdonald79
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jkn09

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +5%

03-03-2014 06:19:11 | More by jkn09
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cfitterer

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev -2%

03-03-2014 04:19:33 | More by cfitterer
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kk73

Hawaii

3/5  rDev -16%

03-03-2014 03:35:54 | More by kk73
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Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -2%

03-03-2014 03:11:16 | More by jsprain1
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Texas

3/5  rDev -16%

03-03-2014 03:01:53 | More by humpty1602
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Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +5%

03-03-2014 01:38:30 | More by JasonTaverner
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MorganH

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +33.1%

03-03-2014 00:16:15 | More by MorganH
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New York

3.75/5  rDev +5%

03-02-2014 23:58:45 | More by BltByKrmn
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zestd

Idaho

3.5/5  rDev -2%

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Walletsworth

North Dakota

3.75/5  rDev +5%

03-02-2014 22:12:38 | More by Walletsworth
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Havbeer

Michigan

3.9/5  rDev +9.2%

My wife brought home a 12 pack of this beer for me to try (good wife!). I was very impressed, in both the beer and the wife!! This very drinkable beer is Sam's best IPA yet, and the wife even put it in the fridge for me!!! Sam missed a few points on this one. For claiming to be a west coast style beer, I would expect a little more of that hoppy, citrus, IPA taste and smell. Well balanced and well priced, this one will likely be a staple in my fridge for now on.

03-02-2014 20:36:14 | More by Havbeer
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mattwjones

California

2.5/5  rDev -30%

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Kansas

3.75/5  rDev +5%

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ElijahRivera

New York

3.25/5  rDev -9%

03-02-2014 20:07:55 | More by ElijahRivera
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Bierman9

New Hampshire

3.79/5  rDev +6.2%

Had a couple of 12oz bottles in my fridge. Done with the days chores, and I hear a Rebel IPA yell....

Poured one into an imperial nonic... It is clear, with a deep golden color. There is a healthy amount of carbo swirling about, and the head is white, fine and thin, with decent lacing. Aroma has a healthy load of citrus, with a bit of pine thrown in, though it could be stronger overall. Feel has some light prickle, but the body is fairly solid.

Rebel is quite hoppy from the get-go. You might get a smidge of toasty malt, but you have to pry. Otherwise, it's rindy, pithy grapefruit all the way. There's something in there that, in my opinion, gives off a suggestion of herbal mint. The dominant aspect is the bitterness, start to finish; I'd prefer some balancing sweetness myself. Prosit!

3.79/5 rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

1636

03-02-2014 19:57:13 | More by Bierman9
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Vermont

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North Carolina

4/5  rDev +12%

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Florida

3.75/5  rDev +5%

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Samuel Adams Rebel IPA from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
81 out of 100 based on 2,274 ratings.