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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

3,032 Ratings
THE BROS
84
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Ratings: 3,032
Reviews: 999
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 14.01%
Wants: 24
Gots: 151 | 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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JamesMN

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3.4/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Semi-translucent amber with a soapy off-white head. Looks a little dark for an IPA but doesn't look bad at all.

Aroma: Piney hops with a little citrus. Prevalent caramel malt and a little breadyness.

Taste: Getting about half hops and half malt. But the hops don't really hold up their end of the bargain. They lack the citrus burst that really amps up and defines an American IPA. Definitely drinks more like an East Coast or English style. A bit of raisin or dried fruit in there.

Mouthfeel: Good level of carbonation and on the lighter side of medium bodied. Pretty drinkable.

Final Thoughts: American IPA is my favorite style and this beer really isn't doing it for me. It's not unwanted as part of a sampler 12-pack but I wouldn't seek it out on it's own.

Serving type: bottle

08-18-2012 01:58:56 | More by JamesMN
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T - Citrus, honey malt,and pine.

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Samuel Adams Latitude 48 IPA from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
81 out of 100 based on 3,032 ratings.