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

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BA SCORE
84
good

1,474 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 1,474
Reviews: 299
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 11.8%
Wants: 37
Gots: 110 | 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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4/5  rDev +7.2%

Photo of Wasatch
3.3/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Best By: Nov

Pours a nice clean/clear golden amber color, nice carbonation, with a very nice one-finger creamy white head, with some nice sticky lacing left behind. The nose is malty, with some hop notes, sweet. The taste is malty, slightly hoppy. Medium body with a dry/bitter finish. Overall a tasty brew, but would probably not buy again, we'll see.

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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of Robb_in_Austin
3.29/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Aggressively poured from the bottle into a pint glass.

A: poured a nice golden amber. Cream colored head that left a nice lace.

S: citrus hop aroma dominates, faint hint of malt. The aroma dies quickly for me.

T: hoppy bitterness with a bit of malty sweetness. Nice hop spice on the end. Don't notice the alcohol.

M: thin and dies quickly.

O: tasty and solid. I'd drink again. Not memorable but not bad either. I'd prefer more body.

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2.75/5  rDev -26.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

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4/5  rDev +7.2%

Photo of SSS
4.67/5  rDev +25.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Wow, very nice brew.
A-Gold, and I mean Gooold, nice white head that lingers
S-Smells like heaven, so very nice, words do not do it justice.
T-Fruit, heavy hop, grapefruit, not too sweet to start, clean bitter bite, smooth bitter finish
M-Good carbonation, light and flavorful

I highly recommend.

Photo of dar482
4.09/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

The beer comes in a golden color.

The aroma is floral, citrusy, hoppy, some bready malt.

The flavor follows with a good amount of hops. Floral, grassy, citrus notes along with some sweetness on the back and also that lagery effervescence.

A very crisp lager that holds a good amount of hoppy flavor, even at its lower ABV. Reminds me of Peekskill Hop Common, another delicious hoppy lager. A really enjoyable beer that Sam Adams has brewed.

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3.79/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Had this on 2013-07-21 in Maple Grove, MN

A - Mostly clear golden-orange with a 2-finger off-whte head and moderate lacing.

S - Light fresh bread, light orange citrus, light pine, touch of hop floral. Pleasant but not very strong.

T - Pretty tame at first with light malt, then orange citrus, bread and finally some bitterness, which does continue nicely into the aftertaste.

M - Light-medium body and medium carbonation. Pretty smooth but it gets a bit prickly towards the end of the taste, which I liked.

O - This is a tasty but not a challenging brew. Unlike Victory Prima Pils, this brew doesn't let you know it is first and foremost a lager. I enjoyed it but it won't make it into rotation.

Samuel Adams Double Agent IPL from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
84 out of 100 based on 1,474 ratings.