Samuel Adams Rebel Rouser Double IPA | Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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Samuel Adams Rebel Rouser Double IPASamuel Adams Rebel Rouser Double IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Massachusetts, United States
samueladams.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Bold, citrusy, and piney, our double IPA isn’t just a bigger version of Rebel IPA. Instead we explored a different balance of hop character, including Bravo & Galaxy hops, and upped the ante on their flavor and expression for a brew that’s intense yet enjoyable through every sip.

Added by Davepoolesque on 10-03-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#18,138
Reviews:
299
Ratings:
1,249
pDev:
11.05%
Bros Score:
3.7
 
 
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Photo of arizcards
3.81/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Picked up a single from TW Arrowhead 3-1-18 for $1.99. Best by January 2018 - doh, not again! Stored in my fridge since purchase.

Beer poured orange with a beautiful white head that has some great hang time.

Nose is grapefruit and orange, pretty nice.

Taste follows the nose, grapefruit and orange along with some passion fruit blends nicely with a strong malt base. Finish has a touch of pine tingle but pretty well balanced.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied and smooth.

Overall a solid beer that i would have again. I thought i had reviewed when this brew first came out but t could have been lost with past server crashes. Cheers!

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Photo of npdevil27
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Thehoff_21
3.93/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Chilmer
2.83/5  rDev -25.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of DigitGrowler
3.81/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gmartin75
3.84/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Velivolus
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of RozzieBoy
3.61/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

L - Clear, darker amber look with 1-finger foamy white head. Light carbonation with good lacing and retention.
S - Bready malt but really nothing much else.
T - follows the nose with caramel malt. Pretty bitter and alcohol warmth.
F - fairly crisp on the tongue. Full mouth feel.
O - This one really warms me up. I feel like I couldn’t find consistency with this beer but I’d like it.

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Photo of Jmar25
3.37/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of harsley
3.82/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of NiceTaps
3.06/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

12oz bottle poured into a pint glass. Very fresh.

Bold looking amber-copper color with a hearty 1-plus F dirty white cap. Good retention and lacing.

Some pine aroma mixed with musty basement air. Any pleasant aroma is playing hide n seek - and winning.

Caramel malt and harsh citrus rind.

Full bold body that runs full-on bitter.

There are good two things going for this mess; it looks good and the 8.4% abv is nicely disguised. I issued threes as a courtesy. Bitterness trumps aroma and flavor.

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Photo of BWED
3.54/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

12 oz. can poured into Willibecher.

A- Dark golden honey in color. Head is great. Off white, bubbly. Great lacing and retention.

S- Pine, citrus pith with a sweet fruity biscuit.

T- Dull pith and pine bitterness, sweetness comes in the background, but not enough to round the beer out.

M- Body is full with a long lingering bittersweetness. Dull and pithy with some alcohol warmth.

O- This beer is really heavy, and hardly has any balance. Strong bitterness.

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4.21/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Ronl12
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of FLima
3.81/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Amber copper color with a thick off-white two finger head with great retention and leaving laces.
Aroma with notes of caramels, stone fruit, pine and mango.
Flavor with notes of resin, grapefruit, spices, mango, slightly toasted malts, lychees, grains, pine, earth and caramel. Quite dry and bitter aftertaste. Bold 85 IBUs, but not really aggressive.
Medium towards full body with appropriate carbonation.
Spicy, earthy and resiny Double IPA. Very decent, but not extraordinary.

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Photo of Brendanjames
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of StevenTowne
3.98/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Bought one of these in a can (Of Course poured it into a pint glass) as part of a Rebel Variety Pack of cans. I think this is a solid double IPA and I have to say the Rebel lineup might be a serious contender for bang for the buck. These 12 packs regularly available in cans, are $15.99 at any supermarket near me and for that price you get great taste at a great price. Had for others to compete at this level.
Rebel Rouser - Head is very strange. The bubbles are overly large. Color is a light amber. Nose really isn't that prominent for a double IPA. But, flavor comes through in spades. I nice hoppiness with a decent complexity. The ABV is 8.4% and yet it does not taste overwhelming of alcohol at all. A great beer and great value for flavor lovers.

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Photo of ccryder
3.71/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JoeyJellico
3.45/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of HopsnScotch987
3.83/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of nicholas2121
4.43/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Samuel Adams Rebel Rouser Double IPA brewed by Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams), with an ABV of 8.40% This American Double/ Imperial IPA pours out a deep golden amber color with a nice white head. There is also a nice amount of lacing to this IPA it sticks to the side of the glass well. The smell is rich with hop bitterness at first. Then you pick up on some nice earthy grains and malts. There is alot going on in Samuel Adams Rebel Rouser Double IPA, this brew has the look of most American IPA's on the market. Now I'm not saying that is a bad thing. The taste is bold with hop bitterness at first a slight roasted taste. Then you pick up on some mild earthy grains and malts. The body of this IPA is a is a nice heavy. Not saying that is a bad thing. There is a lot going on in Samuel Adams Rebel Rouser Double IPA , it had a nice balance to it, there is nothing overpowering about this brew. If you are not a fan of hops this is not a brew for you. It is really hard to pick up on the 8.40% ABV in this brew. The month feel is Bold, Hoppy, Clean Smooth and Refreshing. Overall I'm giving Samuel Adams Rebel Rouser Double IPA a 4.50 out of 5. I would definitely look this brew up again giving the opportunity to. Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) did a great job with this IPA.

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Photo of TheHexIsReal
4.39/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Handsome_Steve
3.39/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

In a tulip glass. Lovely deep Amber to copper color. 1 inch of dense foam on the top and nice lacing on the sides of the glass. Aroma was a bit piney which is what I expected from a DIPA. The taste was pleasant initially but finished with a nearly metallic aftertaste. It was merely okay but I didn't feel it measured up to the other double IPAs I have had.

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Photo of Santz
4.66/5  rDev +22.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Photo of RT-Kris
3.58/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

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Beer rating: 3.8 out of 5 with 1,249 ratings