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Samuel Adams Latitude 48 IPA - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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Samuel Adams Latitude 48 IPASamuel Adams Latitude 48 IPA

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BA SCORE
81
good

3,035 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 3,035
Reviews: 999
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 14.01%
Wants: 24
Gots: 154 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: JoeyBeerBelly on 04-02-2010)
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GarthDanielson

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3.85/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass, the beer has a nice amber-copper coloring. No head on the beer. There are smells of hops (obviously), but also a sweet smell (maybe citrus?). The beer has a heavy hop forward flavor that hits all over the front of the tongue. The bitter hops flavors are balanced with the sweetness of the malt, and the beer is light and crisp. The beer is a little lighter than my preference for IPAs, both in body and ABV, but it's a pretty tasty foray for ol' BBC. Very easy to polish off a six pack, but might not seek this particular one out again, unless for a party setting where mass-consumption is the norm.

Serving type: bottle

12-19-2010 00:25:36 | More by GarthDanielson
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Samuel Adams Latitude 48 IPA from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
81 out of 100 based on 3,035 ratings.