Secret Agent X9
Stubborn Beauty Brewing Company

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Stubborn Beauty Brewing Company
Connecticut, United States
Belgian Pale Strong Ale
4.13 | pDev: 8.72%
Feb 18, 2018
Jan 02, 2015
Notes: None
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Rated: 4.09 by GregSemenza from Connecticut

Feb 18, 2018
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Reviewed by CTHomer from Connecticut

3.85/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75
A: a cloudy, dull gold; 1 finger pillowy white head that receded to a wispy cap; OK lacing;

S: a balance between citrus, coriander and pepper spiciness;

T: slightly medicinal up front; from mid-palate on, it's citrusy with coriander in the background; light pepper spiciness toward the finish; no bitterness; slight alcohol warmth toward the end;

M: medium bodied; moderate to high carbonation - effervescent;

O: OK, but nothing I would seek out in the future;
May 09, 2017
Rated: 3.77 by grahuba from Connecticut

Jan 22, 2017
Rated: 3.01 by CTmantis from Connecticut

Jan 16, 2017
Rated: 4.08 by JLK7299 from North Carolina

Jan 16, 2017
Rated: 4.28 by von_kaiser from Connecticut

Dec 20, 2016
Rated: 4 by xtonytx from Connecticut

Sep 10, 2016
Rated: 4.35 by Lunchboxhead from Massachusetts

Aug 07, 2016
Rated: 4.4 by Stephan16 from Connecticut

Aug 04, 2016
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Reviewed by WillieThreebiers from Connecticut

3.83/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
On tap at Meeting House: Pours a honey gold with a finger of head that settles to a cap. Faint malt aroma... Surpisingly tasty...Belgian candy cut with bread. You can "feel the bern" on this one.
Apr 22, 2016
Rated: 4.06 by jalop from Maine

Mar 29, 2016
Rated: 4.59 by zkane98 from Connecticut

Jan 02, 2016
Rated: 3.77 by Clamzo from Connecticut

Dec 08, 2015
Rated: 4.41 by Bonesaw1127 from Connecticut

Dec 06, 2015
Rated: 4.25 by baseball636 from Connecticut

Aug 25, 2015
Rated: 3.78 by oriolesfan4 from Maryland

Jun 20, 2015
Rated: 4.46 by BGCoon from Connecticut

Mar 20, 2015
Rated: 4.55 by Psychlone from Connecticut

Mar 16, 2015
Rated: 4.02 by Durge from Connecticut

Mar 01, 2015
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Reviewed by sulldaddy from Connecticut

4.2/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
I sampled this brew at Eli Cannons on a recent lunch visit. Came to me cold in a tulip glass.
The beer is a hazy golden hue with minimal bleached white head that is only a thin edge layer pretty quickly.
Aroma is very fruity with a little yeasty bread notes. I get some green apple and pears as dominant no hints of the booziness for this 10%er.
First sip reveals a very drinkable smooth body with gentle rolling carbonation. This makes it a very easy beer to enjoy and drink. Flavor is fruity malt and pears are prevalent, I do get a little spicy yeast and again bready notes, almost like a scone. The booze is covered over and not found, I actually feel like I am drinking a dubbel more than a Belgian strong ale.
I am impressed with this beer and enjoyed drinking it with my lunch. I will look for some other brews from Stubborn Beauty and strive to visit during open hours soon.
Jan 27, 2015
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Reviewed by OntheLambic from Connecticut

4.41/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Pours clear, golden in color with a fluffy white head. Sweet with lots of pear and apple in the nose and on the tongue. Alcohol is very well hidden and only peeks through a little, as the beer warms. Dangerously drinkable. Drinks more like a Tripel than a Belgian Strong.

Very unexpected and a wonderful beer. Best in the line up, by far.

Highly recommended.
Jan 19, 2015
Rated: 4.63 by Ultra-Plinian from Connecticut

Jan 05, 2015
Secret Agent X9 from Stubborn Beauty Brewing Company
Beer rating: 91 out of 100 with 22 ratings