Release Samuel Adams' Hop-ology seasonal IPA pack

Discussion in 'Beer News & Releases' started by AutumnBeerLove, Apr 30, 2012.

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  1. nicholasofcusa

    nicholasofcusa Aspirant (223) Jan 14, 2006 Pennsylvania

    Totally agree. Sam Adams makes some of the worst IPAs in the craft beer world. I can get a 22oz of Third Voyage for $3 and still always pass it over. The Deconstructed is a great idea, but they need a much better base beer for it to be worth while.
    The only Hopology beer I thought was any good was the Tasman IPA.

    My brother was recently telling me about how much he enjoyed the Rebel IPA, so I view it with guarded optimism and would like to give it a shot. However I've only seen it for like $9.50/sixer. When I can get Lagunitas Maximus and Southern Tier 2xONE for approximately the same price I'm skipping Rebel every time.
     
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  2. GreesyFizeek

    GreesyFizeek Poo-Bah (5,368) Mar 6, 2013 New York
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    Where did you find/hear this? I tried to look up info on if it was coming out again and I couldn't locate anything. The Deconstructed sounds like a really cool pack.
     
  3. audioserf

    audioserf Aspirant (253) Sep 3, 2010 Connecticut

    Latitude 48 is completely forgettable. Rebel was decent but nothing I'd go out of my way to drink again. I agree that Sam Adams is not punching in its weight class in the American IPA game.
     
  4. CharlieHustleHops

    CharlieHustleHops Initiate (0) Mar 24, 2014 New Jersey


    Single Hop Hallertau won Gold at GABF a couple years back in the English IPA category
     
  5. WeaponTheyFear

    WeaponTheyFear Aspirant (240) Mar 9, 2008 Connecticut

    SA needs to make a German or English variety pack. Probably wouldn't sell though but I would buy it.
     
  6. HeislerGold

    HeislerGold Initiate (79) Oct 19, 2013 Michigan

    I strongly disagree. I've had both fresh and while Latitude 48 is a solid IPA, Rebel tastes more like a pale ale. I'd take Latitude over Rebel any day.
     
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  7. BathSaltTrader

    BathSaltTrader Initiate (0) Aug 12, 2013 Florida

    This sentence is funny on many different levels.
     
  8. HoptimusMax1mus

    HoptimusMax1mus Disciple (305) Jul 10, 2012 Arizona

    Yes I prefer Lattitude as well. It has a more unique taste and does not "claim" to be be anything like Rebel(which is ok but not really "west coast" imo).
     
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