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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

3,020 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 3,020
Reviews: 998
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 14.01%
Wants: 24
Gots: 146 | 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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MikeB20

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3.78/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

P: 12oz bottle into a perfect pint glass.

A: Pours a hazy dark golden color with a two finger foamy off white head. Lacing sticks throughout the glass and is quite impressive.

S: Citrus, lemon peel and pine hop aromas with some fresh herbal notes. I thinkt he best way to describe the overall aroma is fresh. Very little in the way of malt on the nose initially but as the beer warms some caramel begins to come through.

T: A nice citrus rind bite up front from the hops followed by just a touch of malt sweetness with a lingering bitterness and some of those pine resin flavors. Clearly leans toward being bitter but overall there's a nice balance going on here. Easy drinking.

M: Slick and full but finishes dry. Not much to note here but it's good for the style.

O: I've been wanting to do a review of this beer for a while now. This is one of the better offerings to come out of the Boston Beer Company in the past few years. A solid IPA that might not grab a serious hop head but it's very approchable and easy to recommend.

Serving type: bottle

10-02-2013 19:43:57 | More by MikeB20
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Samuel Adams Latitude 48 IPA from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
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