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Samuel Adams Double Agent IPL - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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BA SCORE
84
good

1,306 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 1,306
Reviews: 287
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 11.76%
Wants: 27
Gots: 38 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Ford on 12-28-2012)
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BigJim5021

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

06-28-2013 04:57:54 | More by BigJim5021
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sgttibbs

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

06-27-2013 20:39:55 | More by sgttibbs
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Sweffin

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

06-27-2013 03:09:44 | More by Sweffin
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neckbeered

Montana

3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

06-26-2013 23:06:56 | More by neckbeered
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pascilla

Nebraska

3/5  rDev -19.8%

06-26-2013 03:46:19 | More by pascilla
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JayKay412

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

06-24-2013 23:17:25 | More by JayKay412
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GraduatedCashew

California

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

06-24-2013 17:56:48 | More by GraduatedCashew
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jburd19

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

06-24-2013 02:14:16 | More by jburd19
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beerbtl

California

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

06-24-2013 01:50:06 | More by beerbtl
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j-rod18

North Dakota

4/5  rDev +7%

06-23-2013 05:09:23 | More by j-rod18
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EricClayton

West Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

06-23-2013 04:51:16 | More by EricClayton
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IchLiebeBier

Virginia

3.54/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Light copper body; effervescent; medium frothy head, long lasting, good lacing

Smell: Malty; strong citrusy hops with a grapefruit aroma

Taste: Juicy malt on the start, quickly going to grapefruit hops; lingering hop bitterness in the end with a semi-sweet finish

Mouthfeel: juicy and slightly creamy

Remarks: not bad overall for an American IPA

Serving type: bottle

06-22-2013 02:22:16 | More by IchLiebeBier
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HarmonMW

Missouri

4/5  rDev +7%

06-20-2013 23:38:32 | More by HarmonMW
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cgarcer

Georgia

3/5  rDev -19.8%

06-20-2013 02:23:51 | More by cgarcer
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JohnTurano

Florida

3/5  rDev -19.8%

06-20-2013 01:58:33 | More by JohnTurano
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Fargrow

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

06-19-2013 20:33:39 | More by Fargrow
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Docrock

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

06-19-2013 02:15:12 | More by Docrock
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EagleTalon

Oklahoma

3.74/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours to a generous white head and excellent lacing. Bright copper color. Aroma is hop-dominant with citrus and pine prominent. No esters. Flavor is clean and lager-like as advertised with a hoppy finish. Mouthfeel is light and easy. Overall, a good tasting hoppy lager that defies style conventions.

Serving type: bottle

06-16-2013 22:13:47 | More by EagleTalon
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JimPhelps

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +7%

06-16-2013 18:23:54 | More by JimPhelps
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csmartin6

New York

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

06-16-2013 17:40:19 | More by csmartin6
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McStagger

California

3.63/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours a fairly brassy/amber color with good clarity. Carbonation is moderate, with little bubbles floating to form a khaki white head. Two fingers worth of fairly rocky foam, with moderate retention. Lacing is good.

S: Certainly smells hopped up. Lot of tropical fruit, with a touch of herbaceousness and some grapefruit undertones. Balanced with the malts, which strike me as being crystal, with some sweetness and breadiness in the mix as well.

T: Clean and crisp and straight to the point. A lot of the fruitiness in the nose is lost in the palate. It's instead replaced by a more pungent taste of herbal hoppiness. The finish is very much a lager, being clean and dry with maybe a touch of roastiness. Aftertaste of straw and milled grain.

M: Fairly light bodied, with some substance. Nothing overly wowwing about the texture.

O: Looks and smells great. Just wish they could have gotten more of the awesome fruity boquet into the taste of the beer. The lager yeast and the West Coast hop varietals don't seem to get along very well.

Serving type: bottle

06-16-2013 07:18:43 | More by McStagger
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tedho21

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

06-15-2013 12:32:51 | More by tedho21
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b1515152004

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -19.8%

06-15-2013 12:32:45 | More by b1515152004
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Gregg_Kawakami

Hawaii

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

06-15-2013 08:10:52 | More by Gregg_Kawakami
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BRYeleJR

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

06-14-2013 23:48:36 | More by BRYeleJR
Samuel Adams Double Agent IPL from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
84 out of 100 based on 1,306 ratings.