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

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1,458 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 1,458
Reviews: 297
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 11.8%
Wants: 33
Gots: 91 | 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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Photo of robebo44
3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

Photo of the_awesometeer
3.54/5  rDev -5.1%

Appearance - Great looking beer. Dark gold with a nice foam head that laced the glass.

Smell - My nose was overwhelmed with the hoppy and piney smell

Taste - Nice hoppy taste without an over powering bitter taste. Slight hint of citrus flavors with a touch of pine.

Mouthfeel - Medium bodied with descent carbonation.

Overall - I am not huge into hoppy beers but this one is actually good. Has an actual nice hoppy taste without being extremely bitter.

Photo of notSweeney
4/5  rDev +7.2%

Photo of LiquidAmber
3.74/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a Seattle Beer Week pint glass. Pours a medium coppery amber with a thin white head that dissipates to patches. Aroma of sweet biscuit malt, light piney and grassy hops. Flavor is biscuit malt, grassy hops with light piney and citrus elements. Finishes with grapefruit and citrus hop bitterness and citrus rind. Medium bodied. Exactly what is expected from a India pale lager, with a classic lager body with distinctive grassy hops with piney and light resinous notes. The hops are well balanced with the crackery malt. A little of the distinctive Boston Beer light butteriness in the finish.

Photo of Mark-Leggett
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of fossage78
3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

Photo of BoJengs
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of MaxPowers
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of Maxb611
4/5  rDev +7.2%

Photo of AndyPandy_
4.04/5  rDev +8.3%

Photo of car2052
4.26/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle from a Hop Tour Sixer to a Pint glass.

A: Clear, Burnt Orange. One finger white head that diminishes after a short bit. 4.
S: Strong hop smell, one of strong orange peels, light berry, and other tropical fruits. Very nice. 4.5
T: Taste follows the nose, but the hop flavor is not as strong as it was in the smell. The most evident flavor is of orange and citrus flavor. Sweet, light bready malt balanced the slight bitterness of the hops. Finishes crisp with hardly any aftertaste. 4.25
M: Light to medium body, nice finish. 4.
O: Although this is a lager, It does laps around your standard BMC beers, boasting stronger malt flavor and lovely hop bitterness. The bitterness isn't overwhelming, so I think many people would enjoy this beer. I sure did!

Photo of elihull
3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

Photo of Brams17
3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

Photo of CKav
3.52/5  rDev -5.6%

Photo of Washuffizi98
3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

Photo of JayQue
3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

An interesting mix of a mild IPA and a crisp light lager. Some citrus, balance between bready malt and light bitterness with a good size head.

A little different than a standard IPA and much more interesting than a good many lagers. This beer isn't great, but is worth a try. Went well with dinner.

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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

Photo of Jesse13713
3.68/5  rDev -1.3%

Photo of tjcamm
3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

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3.72/5  rDev -0.3%

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4/5  rDev +7.2%

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3.95/5  rDev +5.9%

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3.52/5  rDev -5.6%

Samuel Adams Double Agent IPL from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
85 out of 100 based on 1,458 ratings.