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

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BA SCORE
84
good

1,334 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 1,334
Reviews: 289
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 11.76%
Wants: 28
Gots: 49 | 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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Mark88

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

01-12-2014 17:38:51 | More by Mark88
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kristougher

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

01-12-2014 16:26:32 | More by kristougher
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TXhomebrewer

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

01-11-2014 22:26:40 | More by TXhomebrewer
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jedijezus

Iowa

4/5  rDev +7%

01-11-2014 21:35:56 | More by jedijezus
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Ron860

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

01-11-2014 04:54:55 | More by Ron860
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Belittle

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

01-10-2014 19:48:05 | More by Belittle
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newbrewer_zb

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

01-08-2014 17:51:39 | More by newbrewer_zb
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BigFatOgre

Rhode Island

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

01-07-2014 23:32:45 | More by BigFatOgre
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rodemey2

New York

3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

01-07-2014 04:42:37 | More by rodemey2
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eulerthegrape

California

4/5  rDev +7%

01-05-2014 23:38:06 | More by eulerthegrape
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PittBeerGirl

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

01-05-2014 19:53:30 | More by PittBeerGirl
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BrunoH

New York

3/5  rDev -19.8%

01-05-2014 19:47:11 | More by BrunoH
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ArmedsouthernEr

Mississippi

3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

01-04-2014 21:23:34 | More by ArmedsouthernEr
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jucifer1818

Florida

4.19/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: Vibrantly clear. The beers lagger visuals are quite striking. A decent head comes with this one, but dissipated before I could snap a picture. But when it was their, I have to say, the beer looked amazing. 4.5\5

Aroma: pine\tar sap, wood, and big giant resiny hops. If their was hops where a tree, this is what its amber sap would smell like. A bit of bready mixed in as well. Very well pronounced hop flavor (especially since I'm getting over a cold and cant smell very well right now!). 4.25\5

Taste: this tastes like everything that the smell suggested that it would be. This beer tastes of huge amounts of hop resins, and its all up front. The neutral hop bitterness (what might be described as the IBU's) is also pretty noticeable. Id place it in upper-medium areas. It might be far too much for a new drinker, but anyone who likes IPA's should be comfortable with this beer. And as for the lager components, they work rather well. The clean flavor of the lager helps accentuates the hops, and the beers natural beady sweetness helps counter its hopping even at such a low alchol level. 4.25\5

Mouthfeel: for the abv and style, the mouthful is actually not too light. Fairly nice, sweetish, with a decent dose of carbonation (tho a bit more would make it feel better). 3.5\5

Overall: This beer is really gave me no surprise, as I had had it before and rated it fairly well. But that was almost a year ago, and now that I like hops more, I like this beer a lot more as well. I'm not sure if they made it better over the time or if its just me changing, but I give it a 4.25\5. A very nice brew, and an example of how Boston Brewing can defiantly do something very new and interesting.

personal score:90\100. Would try again. good work BB!

Serving type: bottle

01-04-2014 00:32:34 | More by jucifer1818
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Sam_C

Georgia

3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

01-01-2014 23:21:34 | More by Sam_C
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rudabegga9

Georgia

4/5  rDev +7%

01-01-2014 16:06:30 | More by rudabegga9
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rworkman

Alabama

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

12-31-2013 07:15:20 | More by rworkman
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tmm313

Georgia

3.88/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Crystal clear amber body. Poured a 1/4 finger head. Pretty good lacing.
S- Tropical fruit, grapefruit, pine, caramel, bready malt, lemon, and a little dank.
T- Tropical fruit, lemon, grapefruit, pine and burnt toast. Bitter aftertaste with a touch of grapefruit.
M- Medium, oily body. Lightly drying with some lingering bitterness.
O- This is a pretty good beer. Its on the lighter side, but is nicely balanced and flavorful. There was a nice toasty, bread-like character that went well with the west coast hops. The tart lemon flavor added a nice dimension as well. I can see this being a really good session beer.

Serving type: bottle

12-30-2013 16:21:52 | More by tmm313
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kguard

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

12-30-2013 01:26:03 | More by kguard
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RobDB

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +7%

12-29-2013 21:20:39 | More by RobDB
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En29356

Texas

4/5  rDev +7%

12-24-2013 22:05:02 | More by En29356
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WoodBrew

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

12-21-2013 23:30:12 | More by WoodBrew
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Moheban

California

4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

12-21-2013 05:14:48 | More by Moheban
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NHhomebrewguy

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

12-21-2013 01:02:17 | More by NHhomebrewguy
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MPSTARR

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

12-21-2013 00:45:26 | More by MPSTARR
Samuel Adams Double Agent IPL from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
84 out of 100 based on 1,334 ratings.