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

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Samuel Adams Rebel IPASamuel Adams Rebel IPA
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Samuel Adams Rebel IPASamuel Adams Rebel IPA

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
COLOR Bright Copper / 11 SRM
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

Added by kylehay2004 on 06-19-2013

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3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

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4.03/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Out of the bottle, this beer pours golden yellow, white head lingers for only a short time
S- i cannot detect much in the way of aroma, more hop pine than malt
T- Nice bitter start and solid bitter finish, definite hits of tart grapefruit seem to dominate. I also get a tang (lactose) of sorts at the front
M- Carbonation helps with a peppery bite
O- Drinkable beer, I haven't had many West-Coast-Style beers, so perhaps I need more practice.

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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

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

Best by date of Dec is notched on this one

A: poured into an IPA glass to a clear light gold topped by three fingers of dense slightly off white head with good retention and nice lacing
S: smells of citrus, pine and floral hops with a little caramel sweetness
T: taste is muted hops with whispers of citrus and pine with some slight caramel sweetness. swallow is a good blast of hops on the back end with some oily floral notes that linger for some time
M: Medium on the mouth with soft and slightly prickly carbonation with a refreshing finish
O: A little weak on the front but makes it up on the back. Could be better but it isn't terrible and the hop flavors are there.

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3.82/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.68/5  rDev +30.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

I know other people want to compare it to a full ipa and with that in mind I would give it a around a 3.5. However if I review it for what I feel like it is... I don't want to say that it's a light tasting IPA as it has a full flavor just not the full bitterness one would come to expect with a west coast IPA. It has a (and I don't like fruit flavored beer) fruity impact of grapefruit. Not sweet or overly powerful just a hint of citrusy grapefruit along with a light touch of pine. It's an IPA you can drink more than two of and they still taste fresh.

Just my two cents... Spend them or don't ;D

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Samuel Adams Rebel IPA from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Beer rating: 3.59 out of 5 with 4,292 ratings