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

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BA SCORE
84
good

1,493 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 1,493
Reviews: 302
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 11.8%
Wants: 38
Gots: 133 | 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:
Beer added by: Ford on 12-28-2012

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Ratings: 1,493 | Reviews: 302
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Poured from a bottle into a pint glass. This beer is a dark amber color and produces a nice, long lasting head. The taste is very hoppy, in fact more hoppy than I like. I hate IPAs, but I'd thought aid give an IPL a try. I don't hate it as much as the IPAs, but I'll stick with the original Boston Lager next time.

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A: Pale orange with a one-finger head
S: Pine & citrus rind initially with caramel & malt as well
T: Burnt malt, not nearly as fresh as the nose
M: Medium-bodied with pleasant carbonation though a bit burnt/bitter
O: This has a lot going for it, I'm just not sure why the palate tastes burnt given the rest of the beer is decent, but that makes me not a fan

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Samuel Adams Double Agent IPL from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
84 out of 100 based on 1,493 ratings.