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

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BA SCORE
84
good

1,397 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 1,397
Reviews: 294
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 11.8%
Wants: 30
Gots: 71 | 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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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

outsider, Jun 01, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

Zaphog, May 31, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

Abe_Froman, May 31, 2013
Photo of cyclonece09
4.3/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a 14 oz "pint" glass. Pours a translucent orange with a small white head. Smells of floral hops with hints of pine. Tastes of earthy and piney hops, but with a nice lager taste. A little over carbonated, but light bodied goes down great. Overall, a very good beer.

cyclonece09, May 31, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

cwreay90, May 31, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

Daktah, May 30, 2013
Photo of DavoleBomb
3.73/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a pils glass.

4.5 A: Clear medium orange color. Two and a half fingers of pillowy off-white head. Retention is pretty good and a tons of lacing is left.

4.0 S: After having some SA fruit drinks, I'm relieved to smell an actual beer again. Hops run wild in this. Huge floral hoppiness with notes of grapefruit, pine, and herbalness. The lager is clean with a mild neutral maltiness.

3.5 T: The taste is missing big flavors and a central focus, but it's still quite tasty. It's a "mellow" IPL. Mild bitterness, moderate neutral maltiness, clean. Hops are floral foremost with a touch of herbalness and grapefruit. Faint caramel.

3.75 M: Medium body. Good moderate carbonation. Reasonable creamy and super smooth.

3.75 D: Pretty good beer with no faults.

DavoleBomb, May 30, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

Johnnyv310, May 30, 2013
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2/5  rDev -46.4%

Hopinista, May 30, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

tdmccarthy, May 29, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

TheBigBoy, May 29, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

Celtics76, May 28, 2013
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3/5  rDev -19.6%

ILikeGoodCider, May 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

tzieser, May 27, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

chudson1992, May 26, 2013
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3/5  rDev -19.6%

marct, May 26, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

BamfBacon, May 26, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

twizzbeatz, May 25, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

nmann08, May 25, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

rtig, May 25, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +27.3%

MadWolf, May 24, 2013
Photo of bmwats
3.69/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a pilsner.

A: Medium-dark golden hue. Lots of effervescence rising throughout and clinging persistently to the sides of the glass. Pours about a 3 finger, frothy, white head. Craters slowly and unevenly, leaving plenty of dry sticky residue as it does. Lots of thick lacing.

S: Hay toned malt. Sourdough bread, with a little pine hop.

T: Malty and biting hoppiness. A little twangy. Hard to describe....

M: Light and bitter.

D: Bitter but not enough to slow your pace.

Atmosphere is really nice. Nice hue, plenty of carbonation, great head, lots of persistent lacing. Nose is grainy and piney. Malt flavor with a biting hop, offset with something of an out-of-place twang. Overall, this is an interesting, and good quaff.

bmwats, May 24, 2013
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3/5  rDev -19.6%

jaswilson2, May 24, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

Tacoboomerang, May 24, 2013
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3/5  rDev -19.6%

Ecxeeder616, May 23, 2013
Samuel Adams Double Agent IPL from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
84 out of 100 based on 1,397 ratings.