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

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BA SCORE
81
good

3,356 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 3,356
Reviews: 1,017
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 14.04%
Wants: 28
Gots: 359 | 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:
Beer added by: JoeyBeerBelly on 04-02-2010

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A solid IPA to be sure. It won't win flavor awards or puckering bitterness medals, but this is a nicely drinkable IPA.

Looks good, light amber/golden. Head is just a touch thin.

It focuses on the bright hops profiles, as i call them. Light citrus with some earth that's not quite earthy...more like grassy. Aroma gives away that this is an IPA and the citrus is noticeable. Somewhat sweet throughout, with that SA yeast poking through.

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A: Nice golden color with some haze. Lacy head.

S: Fruity hoppy aroma, but seems a little bit muted. Like I'm smelling it from far away even though I'm burying my nose in it.

T: Not real hoppy for an IPA, but it's fine I guess. More malt balance than a West Coast IPA, fruity character to hops.

M: A little on the light side. Slight dry finish.

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Samuel Adams Latitude 48 IPA from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
81 out of 100 based on 3,356 ratings.