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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

2,528 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 2,528
Reviews: 290
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 14.25%
Wants: 33
Gots: 501 | 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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4/5  rDev +11.7%

bexley10, Jan 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

tbeer40, Jan 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

canders0927, Jan 18, 2014
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3.74/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance is a light copper with a half finger of white head that retained for a bit. There is a decent hoppiness to the nose along with some muted maltiness. The flavor profile is more hoppy than malty, but the bitterness is not quite up to the level of the best IPAs. The finish is clean, crisp and pleasantly bitter.

This is a very fine example of the style, but nothing superb.

57md, Jan 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

memphischas, Jan 18, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +18.7%

jongullotti, Jan 18, 2014
Photo of delta490
3.28/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

A- comes out a clear lighter amber with a creamier white head. Decent retention and lacing

S- the aroma was slight hops (mostly light pine) against a faintly malt background

T- it's like a west coast IPA turned down to 6. There's the familiar hops profile but they're very much subdued. Got a weird astringency a little ways into it and then transitioned to kinda grapefruity

M-thinner and not as full feeling or resinous

O-it's a decent beer but nothing to write home about

delta490, Jan 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

abex44, Jan 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

SD-Alefan, Jan 18, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

wstitzel, Jan 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

dgeebs07, Jan 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

sgttibbs, Jan 18, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

podes, Jan 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

tedho21, Jan 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +11.7%

jkermitj, Jan 17, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.2%

gr8zehaman, Jan 17, 2014
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3.51/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A-pours a clear golden yellow color with a 1 finger white head
S- bready malts and citrus hops some pine
T- citrus and pine hops on the palate are overpowered by SA house malts not to say that is bad but the WC style is just not here on this light hops and more malt
M- medium carbonation a touch bitter with hops
O- a drinkable good brew nothing great here would have like a more pronounced WC hop taste but it is what it is a drinkable IPA from SA

gatornation, Jan 17, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Guinnsslvr, Jan 17, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +18.7%

Mrose78, Jan 17, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Jameswoody, Jan 17, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Knipp2321, Jan 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +11.7%

mletten, Jan 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Kmlund, Jan 16, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.2%

Notninja, Jan 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

ZEB89, Jan 16, 2014
Samuel Adams Rebel IPA from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
81 out of 100 based on 2,528 ratings.