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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
good

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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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mjw06

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3.73/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

This is pretty run-of-the-mill Sam. Which is disappointing in an American craft beer scene where the American IPA is hailed and given much creativity, complexity and distinction by their respective brewers. There's nothing bad about this beer, but nothing great either.

Great appearance with a slightly creamy head that lasts and leaves a great lacing. The smell is pretty typical and plain, but still present and pleasing. The hop character is slightly distinct from your typical Sam beer, but not much at all. The hops are fuller but a little more balanced into the overall palate. Less astringent and mildly citrusy. Palate is a little more bready and the feel is absolutely wonderful.

There are so many American IPA's out there. Almost TOO MANY, in my humble opinion. As big a brewery that Boston Beer is, it wouldn't make sense for them not to have an IPA, however it's easy for anybody's IPA to get lost in the dust of this large field and for quality's sake, this is misses the mark. Nothing distinct, just a good IPA if your a big Sam fan.

Serving type: bottle

08-21-2011 19:47:53 | More by mjw06
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Samuel Adams Latitude 48 IPA from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
81 out of 100 based on 3,032 ratings.