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Samuel Adams Rebel IPA – Cascade | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

Heavy doses of Cascade hops bring notes of citrus and spicy pine with just enough bitterness to draw you back for another sip. Read More »

Samuel Adams Rebel Grapefruit IPA | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

Samuel Adams Rebel Grapefruit IPA is the newest addition to the Rebel family of IPAs, which are brewed to showcase a wide range of hop intensities and characteristics. Rebel Grapefruit is brewed with real grapefruit for a big punch of citrus that amplifies the tropical fruit and citrus notes of one of the Sam Adams brewers’ favorite West Coast hops, Mosaic. Read More »

Samuel Adams Rebel Rouser Double IPA| Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

This west coast style Double IPA is the 2nd IPA in the “Rebel” family and it will use American, Australian and New Zealand hops. Look for Rebel Rouser to come in at 8.4% ABV. Read More »

Angry Orchard Iceman Hard Cider (10% ABV) | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

Cider House Collection #2: Inspired by the tradition of Ice Ciders in Quebec, Canada, Iceman uses the process of freezing the juice from culinary and bittersweet apples to produce a rich, complex and unique cider with a crisp apple taste and notes of caramel and toffee. This cider is sweet but not cloying. The addition of oak-aging yields a smooth and pleasing vanilla character. The result is a perfectly balanced, full-flavored cider that delights the palate with clean apple notes and a lingering toffee finish. Read More »

Samuel Adams Rebel IPA | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

On today’s episode we take a look at the newest offering from Samuel Adams. Rebel IPA is their take on a classic west coast IPA. Check out the review to see what I thought. Cheers! From the brewer: “Rebel IPA is brewed with 5 varieties of West coast hops: cascade, simcoe, centennial, chinook, & amarillo. It’s everything we love about West coast style IPA’s. Big citrus & grapefruit flavors with subtle pine notes for a flavorful refreshing brew.” Beer Geek Nation craft beer reviews Read More »

Samuel Adams New Albion Ale | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

Jack McAuliffe’s pioneering spirit paved the way for the American craft beer revolution. We’re rereleasing his original Pale Ale, with its distinct American hop character for the first time in 30 years in honor of Jack and his contributions to craft brewing. Cheers! Beer geek nation craft beer reviews Read More »

Samuel Adams Merry Mischief Gingerbread Stout | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

This rich dark brew entices with the aromas of the holidays, hinting at the merriment and spices within. The flavor of gingerbread comes alive beginning with the smooth sweetness and heartiness of dark roasted malts and a touch of wheat. But it’s the intensity and spices of cinnamon, clove, nutmeg, & ginger that add a wicked kick for a jolly playful brew full of merry mischief. Beer Geek Nation Craft beer reviews. Read More »

Sam Adams Fat Jack Double Pumpkin Ale | Beer Geek Nation Beer Reviews Episode 386

This rich and luscious brew indulges in flavor with over 28Ibs of pumpkin per barrel, for a full bodied sweetness and deep russet color. Classic pumpkin pie spices of cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and allspice ignite a warmth and spark that’s deepened by an undercurrent of roasty smoked malts. The result is a delectable brew full of enveloping layers of flavor and spice. At Samuel Adams we love experimenting. This series of limited edition brews represents some of our favorite small batch creations. Style: Pumpkin Beer Hops: East Kent Goldings, Fuggle Malts: Samuel Adams Two-Row Pale Malt Blend, Caramel 60, Special B, Smoked Malt Extras: Real Pumpkin, Cinnamon, Ginger, Nutmeg, Allspice Read More »

Samuel Adams Norse Legend (Sahti Beer) | Beer Geek Nation Beer Reviews Episode 355

This ancient Finnish-style brew dates back to the 1500s as one of the oldest continuously brewed styles. Deep amber in color, this rugged brew’s distinctive aroma and flavor comes from aging on a bed of juniper berries. The herbal, woodsy, and ripe citrus character of the juniper enlivens a sturdy and smooth malt backbone for a fresh and flavorful brew. At Samuel Adams we love experimenting, This series of limited edition brews represents some of our favorite small batch creations. Read More »

Samuel Adams Cinder Bock (Smoked Dopplebock!) | Beer Geek Nation Beer Reviews Episode 316

Sam Adams has just released 4 beer in the brewery’s new Small Batch Series, and aren’t stopping there. Cinder Bock looks to join the crew next year. Cinder is billed as a “rauchbock” or smoke bock. Unusual and playful this half-breed brew begins with a rush of smoky, almost savory, aromas and flavors. The distinctive campfire smokiness of a rauchbier lingers and beings to reveal the rich and velvety malt smoothness of a double bock with a notes of toffee and caramel. This roguish brew transforms from its bold start to a hearty and satisfying finish. Read More »