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

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BA SCORE
84
good

1,423 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 1,423
Reviews: 297
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 11.8%
Wants: 31
Gots: 83 | 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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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

brandonkr, Jul 08, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

lic217, Jul 08, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

akang, Jul 07, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

TXBulldog, Jul 07, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

petermethot, Jul 06, 2013
Photo of jeffjeff1
3.19/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Appearance- copper color, nice size head

Smell- pale malts, tiny bit of hops

Taste- light flavor of pale malt

Mouthfeel- light bodied

Drinkability- It was ok, not the best but still ok. It was very light. I don't usually like stuff this light. Good chance I won't be drinking it again but I don't really like stuff that light. Probably pretty good cold on a hot day though

jeffjeff1, Jul 05, 2013
Photo of Auraan
4.23/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured a nice amber with a one finger white head. Very pretty. Scents of pine and citrus, heavy on grapefruit, with some very faint lager fruitiness. Quite enticing. Flavor is of citrus, grapefruit pith and grapefruit heavy, pine notes dominate on the finish which is quite bitter. Malt and lager yeast flavors are minimal, leaving the hops to dominate. Mouthfeel is light bodied with high carbonation, very much like a lager. This beer is excellent, showcasing the West Coast hops, with minimal interference from malty sweetness. I thought I would have to homebrew an IPL, but apparently I wasn't the only one to think of trying this, and it seems to work quite well. A hit by Boston Beer Company.

Auraan, Jul 04, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

clemtig76, Jul 03, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

sdaly3, Jul 02, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

jzlyo, Jul 02, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

MLaVioletteJr, Jul 01, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

SDC1991, Jun 30, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

dllman25, Jun 30, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

Ejayz, Jun 29, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

tweezer159, Jun 29, 2013
Photo of jjamadorphd
4.21/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Wow, what can I say. I know I really like a beer at the first smell and taste - and this offering from Sam Adams has 'it'.

When I can taste what I smell or smell what I taste, I have convinced myself with this brew that that's what I look for in a beer. Although it pours a relatively nice golden color with a frothy lightly tanned, white head (good lacing all the way down), what blew me away was its odor. You are assaulted with a mix of lemon, orange, pears, peaches, apples, and other citrusy scents. The same goes for the taste - I think I can taste them all and then some. As a lager, it also poses as a Indian Pale Ale (not something I really like) but it balances the fruity taste just right. I was simply blown away from the start - gotta hand it to Sam Adams...

jjamadorphd, Jun 28, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

BigJim5021, Jun 28, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

sgttibbs, Jun 27, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

Sweffin, Jun 27, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

neckbeered, Jun 27, 2013
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3/5  rDev -19.6%

pascilla, Jun 26, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

JayKay412, Jun 25, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

GraduatedCashew, Jun 24, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

jburd19, Jun 24, 2013
Samuel Adams Double Agent IPL from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
84 out of 100 based on 1,423 ratings.