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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

2,717 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 2,717
Reviews: 304
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 14.25%
Wants: 41
Gots: 586 | 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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3/5  rDev -16.2%

swierczt, Oct 16, 2014
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2.6/5  rDev -27.4%

Cobrabob428, Oct 16, 2014
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4.24/5  rDev +18.4%

Mattfjord, Oct 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

DrFunkenstein, Oct 16, 2014
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3.84/5  rDev +7.3%

hoppyhoppy, Oct 15, 2014
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3.64/5  rDev +1.7%

stoney1031, Oct 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

wvofficer, Oct 15, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

Rice_Nate_25, Oct 15, 2014
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4.1/5  rDev +14.5%

devilshaircut, Oct 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

Jack_Frost79, Oct 14, 2014
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4.4/5  rDev +22.9%

Galamaga1, Oct 14, 2014
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3.52/5  rDev -1.7%

3ricks, Oct 14, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +25.7%

This beer is good. Too good for a mass produced IPA. So smooth. Nice IPA finish. The balance is superb. You only know you have drank an IPA from the aftertaste. Killer finish. Like walking in the woods and biting a pine tree. The alcohol is hidden. Some science behind this one as your usual IPA ain't this smooth.

CamuMahubah, Oct 13, 2014
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5/5  rDev +39.7%

Rickyjcnj, Oct 13, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

kniles38, Oct 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev +11.7%

Great flavor, good bite to it

kz4777, Oct 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev +11.7%

Bdel34, Oct 12, 2014
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5/5  rDev +39.7%

rhester14, Oct 12, 2014
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2.55/5  rDev -28.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Marketed as west coast style and i don't know what that means but i tried it anyway because i like beer. The smell of this beer was really sweet. It was so sweet i thought it was a fruit beer which i really do no like. Fruit should be hard as rock in a cake around Christmas time, but that is a story for another time. Anyway, this IPA from Sam Adams has a bit of hoppiness that dissipates rapidly. It feels OK and it looks OK but there is nothing daring about this - in my mind the brewmaster was trying to please everybody.

HopsScotch, Oct 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev +11.7%

OCSA_1978, Oct 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

Nuggetz, Oct 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev +11.7%

Pours a crystal clear golden straw color with a large thick white head that leaves nice lacing down the 20oz pub glass.

Smell is great with a nice hop presence of pine and earthy notes. Smell is very strong as well.

Taste is really hoppy with those piney, earthy hops coming through. I dont get as much of the malts to balance it out that I like in my favorite IPAs but still a really good taste.

Mouthfeel is medium with a nice carbonation.

Overall a really good, very reasonably priced IPA. Availability is really good as well so this beer could turn into a go to very quickly in my opinion.

ArchimedesSox, Oct 11, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

fivetime, Oct 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

oldvines, Oct 11, 2014
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3.52/5  rDev -1.7%

kwlindsay, Oct 11, 2014
Samuel Adams Rebel IPA from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
81 out of 100 based on 2,717 ratings.