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

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Samuel Adams Rebel IPASamuel Adams Rebel IPA
BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

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

Added by kylehay2004 on 06-19-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#40,530
Reviews:
544
Ratings:
4,319
pDev:
13.93%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Ratings: 4,319 |  Reviews: 544
Photo of Chilmer
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of lemonox
3.79/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Jared40
4.56/5  rDev +27%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A great IPA love the smell and not too overly hoppy. Pours a nice copper color with good head to the beer. Very easy to drink and a great beer for the summer time. I haven't had a Rebel IPA in years and I really do love Samuel Adams beers this is one of their best offerings. By the way the packaging Samuel Adams does for this beer is great.

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Photo of DigitGrowler
3.68/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of achepil
2.95/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of flaskman
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I just purchased an outdated 12 pack for 7.99 to help take the pressure off the expensive stuff. I was leary as I am not much of a Sam Adams fan but was surprised at how good it was. It poured goldenish with a decent head. It smells like a decent IPA and tastes like a decent IPA. Floral, hoppy, and well balanced. I would not go out of my way to seek it out but at a good price I found it to be quite enjoyable. I can best describe it as a decent thirst quenching crushable IPA. Not a stand out but I have nothing bad to say about it. I liked it.

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Photo of Canalfisher22
3.77/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of IgnatiusReilly
3.52/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BarryMFBurton
3.31/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of QuentinDishaw
1.88/5  rDev -47.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 2.25

Photo of noahts
3.52/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of beersampler6
3.46/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Not a bad IPA from a company not usually associated with craft beers. Nice darker amber color with mild head, not much lingering lacing. Smells faintly of floral and citrus hops. Tastes of mild floral and citrus hops and malt. Some mild bitterness throughout but actually quite pleasant and not overwhelming at all. Fairly light mouthfeel, some medium carbonation throughout though it faded somewhat as the beer warmed. All it all, a fairly decent IPA that I would drink again in a pinch.

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Photo of Livyatan1996
3.54/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.44/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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4.06/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.59/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of NodakEric
3.12/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Buck_Jones
3.69/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BWED
3.7/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 oz. can poured into Willibecher.

A- Golden with nice clarity. Off white head. Bubbly, but doesn't retain well, and does leave much lacing.

S- Bitter citrus, pithy, pine, and a bit of sweet orange. All hop.

T- Fairly clean in flavor, though a dull citrus sweetness, and some mild pine.

M- Medium body. Carbonation is smooth. Finish is mostly clean with a faintly bitter linger.

O- Nice single IPA. Some good hop character without being over the top.

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3.77/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of pin
3/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Taterturnt
3.65/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.25/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of brewnme
3.75/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Samuel Adams Rebel IPA from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Beer rating: 3.59 out of 5 with 4,319 ratings