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RATINGS: 556   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   IBU: 43   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Brewing innovation is about asking "what if?". What if we gave an IPA a new identity and used some of our favorite West Coast hops, with their grapefruit, piney, & tropical fruit character, in a lager? The result is this boldly hoppy & and flavorful brew with the crisp smoothness of a lager. Cheers!

MALT VARIETIES Samuel Adams two-row pale malt blend and Munich malt
HOP VARIETIES Zeus, Simcoe, Citra, Ahtanum, Cascade, Centennial, and Nelson Sauvin hops


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
matthewjk (939) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 3, 2014
okay, okay, Iím sort of digging this one. The Double Agent is zest, citrus, pine, and considerably smooth and sweet. Whatever Sam calls this , it is pretty good.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
drfabulous (4193) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - FEB 2, 2014
from a 12 ounce. Nicely hopped. Decent malt build. Overall flavor is citrus and a really clean taste. Much better than I anticipated.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 9/20
mreddie (2) - - JAN 30, 2014 does not count
This beer is the bomb!!!! Great taste with a refreshing finish.....The aroma is what really got me to try it......highly recommend for you next unfound beer!

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ikigai (35) - California, USA - JAN 30, 2014
Strange combo of crisp lager style with hoppiness that didn't really work for me. Bottle was near end of freshness range so maybe a liitle past it's prime. A little too bitter without the hops flavor I like. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerfest5 (1163) - Dublin, IRELAND - JAN 24, 2014
This seems to be the new cool thing in brewing now, a lager that is supposed to taste like an IPA. My question naturally is, "why not just have an IPA". Not liking it too much.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
1guywith_aboat (252) - phenix city, Alabama, USA - JAN 20, 2014
UPDATED: MAR 6, 2014 Aroma up front is cutrus, pine, caramel, and sweet bread. Pours Crystal clear copper. flavor is very floral. Not much malt character in the taste. Thin-medium bodied. Very interesting. Slightly astringent.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerathon (1285) - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 14, 2014
Crisp and clean like a lager, yet very hop forward. The hops are a bit muddled- slight citrus and pine with a spice bite. I enjoy this newer style though (IPL).

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mikesaum (596) - Newark, Ohio, USA - JAN 13, 2014
Pours a dark gold with a white head. Aroma is a lot of citrusy hops. Taste is slightly bitter, piney,orange, grapefruit, clean finish. pretty good and easy drinking.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Acknud (1081) - Morganfield, Kentucky, USA - JAN 12, 2014
Another nice SA entry. Copper pour with a frothy head. Aroma is pine to me. The taste is well balanced with malt and hops.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
HughConway (805) - Washington, USA - JAN 11, 2014
12oz bottle from a 6er. Pours clear copper-amber, stiff white head. Aroma is hop citrus grass. Taste is clear crisp hops. Finish is clear. Itís a great "light" IPA thatís better than quite a few ífullí IPAs. If people followed this session lead, sessionís wouldnít suck.


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