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

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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
Ratings:
4,195
Reviews:
516
Avg:
3.64
pDev:
13.74%
 
 
Wants:
95
Gots:
1,816
For Trade:
2
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Ratings: 4,195 |  Reviews: 516
Photo of Hackattack
4/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is a bit mellower than S.A. double rebel ipa and a little less abv. Nice light copper color...much lacing... moderate head...hoppy, yet nice notes of malt as fas as flavor goes. This is a fine ipa ......up there with all of them. Thumbs up!

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Photo of thoglund
3.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mxsluis
3.44/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jonb5
3.54/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

355ml bottle, poured into Ambrosius tall tulip glass.

A: Bronze, clear, tiny head which faded quickly.

S: Grapefruit, pine and resin which is what you expect from a beer based on the Cascade hop.

T: Followed the nose, hoppy bitterness drowned out the malt.

M: Medium body, low carbonation.

O: Standard IPA, well made but didn’t stand out from the crowd.

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Photo of JuiceMan818
4.17/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JoeLogel
3.27/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of kkazemi
3.4/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of grue_soda
3.91/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of duvel1979
2.75/5  rDev -24.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of dms1767
3.44/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Kurzman
3.89/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Branlott42
3.55/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TheItalianStallion
3.69/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of gangstabobangsta
3.59/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MaddoJay
3/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of anthony-s
4/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of pro45
3.44/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Gold with a small white head. Smell is hops, bread, malts, faint citrus notes. Tastes malty with grapefruit pith. Some hops. Well carbonated and finishes dry. The beer is unbalanced and doesn't really represent a west coast IPA but it's highly drinkable. I've also had this on draft and much prefer it over the bottle or can. My review was from the bottle.

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Photo of jvnsks
4.24/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jviveney
3/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of djatone95
4.1/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of lastmango
3.25/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Poured a light amber with a 2 finger white head that dissipated quickly. Heavy lacing. Aroma is of very faint malt and hops. Tastes of mild malt and a bit of hops. Thinner feel than expected. Moderate carbonation. A drinkable beer but Boston Beer seems to be headed toward Budville. They need to get their act together to compete with other craft beers . . . unless they want to aspire to be Bud.

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Photo of Buck89
3.52/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On tap in a pint glass. A clear golden yellow with a one-finger white head. Great lacing in the glass. Not much aroma-some faint citrus and pine notes. The taste was a bit muddled with predominant bitter grapefruit with some piney notes. A bready malt presence and a clean dry finish. Medium bodied and carbed nicely.

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Photo of Boblemo
3.43/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Chadbeer7
3.99/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of DesMoinesMike
4.03/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Samuel Adams Rebel IPA from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
3.64 out of 5 based on 4,195 ratings.
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