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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

3,086 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 3,086
Reviews: 999
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 14.01%
Wants: 24
Gots: 180 | 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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Cyrano41

Virginia

4/5  rDev +12%

11-21-2011 16:55:02 | More by Cyrano41
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PirateBier

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +12%

11-21-2011 10:56:56 | More by PirateBier
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blackened1339

New York

4/5  rDev +12%

11-21-2011 05:54:57 | More by blackened1339
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manutd103

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +12%

11-21-2011 01:50:08 | More by manutd103
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Nightrain87

California

4/5  rDev +12%

11-20-2011 23:44:33 | More by Nightrain87
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ZacharyJ

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +12%

11-20-2011 22:24:26 | More by ZacharyJ
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kingstonma

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +12%

11-20-2011 21:36:29 | More by kingstonma
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cfinch2

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +5%

11-20-2011 20:53:06 | More by cfinch2
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jenray

Texas

3/5  rDev -16%

11-20-2011 14:58:45 | More by jenray
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NuclearDolphin

Minnesota

2.35/5  rDev -34.2%

Poured into a 12oz Pint Glass

Appearance - Pours a transparent Dark Amber/Crimson color with a spongy & foamy 3 finger head. Leaves behind a good amount of lacing

Smell - Typical citrus and grapefruit flavors you'd come to expect out of an IPA, but not in an overtly strong sort of sense. In fact, the smell is quite mild and not overpowering at all. The hops are also not very strong at all

Taste - Subtle piney hop flavors with a slight citrus/grapefruit flavor. There isn't really that much going on in regards to flavor, which is unusual for an IPA. It's not offensive in anyway but it's also not what I'd call good.

Mouthfeel - There's no carbonation to speak of at all; It's a fairly smooth beer in an almost creamy sense and it's easy to drink. Body is fairly light as well, which helps add to the drinkability

Overall - All in all, it's a fairly weak IPA in terms of taste. Sure it's a good starter IPA; It looks good and it's pretty easy to drink, but the flavor is fairly bland for an IPA. Hopheads should look elsewhere for a good IPA

11-20-2011 02:13:34 | More by NuclearDolphin
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mjfisher

Maryland

3.2/5  rDev -10.4%

This was a beer that I got in the brew masters collection. It has great amber color, with a good head. Lace it present throughout the enjoyment of the drink.
It is a beer that is not for novice drinkers. Nor is it a drink that is to drink solely by itself. To me it is a pairing type of beer. I had my first under the advice of eating spicy foods with it. It was wonderful. But me being the novice I am, I took the other bottle late that week and that I would enjoy it while sitting on the porch. Wrong. The bitterness of the hops and after taste was something to be almost undesirable.

Overall a good beer though.

11-19-2011 18:46:59 | More by mjfisher
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Wally1912

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +12%

11-19-2011 18:44:11 | More by Wally1912
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athouve1

North Dakota

4/5  rDev +12%

11-19-2011 17:21:51 | More by athouve1
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vickersspitfire

Texas

3.68/5  rDev +3.1%

This looks like a nice beer, it topped off with a thick off white/tan head that’s bubbly with no lacing (the lacing appears only after it warms up) and last quite a while. The body itself is crystal clear and is a medium amber color: there’s mild carbonation. It smells like your typical IPA, strong hops dark and spicy fruits and not much else. It has a medium to light mouth feel. It filled with hop flavors, spices and is slightly bitter overall. This is a pretty good beer overall.

11-19-2011 16:43:03 | More by vickersspitfire
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DeltaGolfSierra

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev +5%

11-19-2011 04:29:21 | More by DeltaGolfSierra
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Arvo

Michigan

4/5  rDev +12%

11-19-2011 04:27:48 | More by Arvo
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DoctorB2B

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +12%

11-19-2011 03:34:30 | More by DoctorB2B
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dacrza1

New Jersey

3.8/5  rDev +6.4%

Situation: Relaxing--period...
Glassware: Kisatsky' Pub pint...
Appearance: thick, crunchy, serious white head--pumpkin-orange body with slow and steady effervescence--excellent lacing...
Aroma: perfumed fragrances--as expected, an IPA bouquet worthy of multiple wafts...
Palate: bright, punchy palate that is medium-bodied--fulfilling and filling....
Taste: an IPA through and through--enjoyably hoppy but light enough to have multiple drinks...
Overall: the detriment? I cannot taste the uniqueness of this IPA...a qualtiy, predictable beer whose recipe may subtly rearrange elements of other S.A. IPAs...I shouldn't complain, though--this is quality, after all...

11-19-2011 03:34:06 | More by dacrza1
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10MoBeers

Ohio

5/5  rDev +40.1%

11-19-2011 01:18:26 | More by 10MoBeers
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aficionado

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +12%

11-18-2011 18:12:23 | More by aficionado
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Bilco

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +12%

11-18-2011 11:44:49 | More by Bilco
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BrewHawkeye

Iowa

3/5  rDev -16%

11-18-2011 05:32:01 | More by BrewHawkeye
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cadaugherty

Illinois

4/5  rDev +12%

11-18-2011 05:29:40 | More by cadaugherty
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GorgonSed

Texas

5/5  rDev +40.1%

11-18-2011 04:25:28 | More by GorgonSed
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aanth

California

3/5  rDev -16%

11-18-2011 04:11:43 | More by aanth
Samuel Adams Latitude 48 IPA from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
81 out of 100 based on 3,086 ratings.