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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3,309 Ratings

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Ratings: 3,309
Reviews: 1,010
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 14.04%
Wants: 24
Gots: 280 | 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:
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3.3/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

to be a sam adams product i was suprised..

i really enjoy this beer.

Ive been looking for an IPA that wasnt 7+ % abv so i could drink a decent ammount of beers without getting really really buzzed.

at 6% this is good... also as an ipa lover i wish this was hoppier but for the price and flavor this is my daily drinker beer if I cant find somthing like two hearted ale or other very hoppy beers.

I would def. say it isnt bad and a perfect starter beer for someone who has never had an IPA.

could have been done alot better but ill accept it.

I would describe it as your very basic generic IPA

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3.43/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Deep amber, copper in color, two fingers of slightly lingering offwhite head, good lacing

Smell: Heavy citrus, hops, and florals. Offset nicely by a suble malty aroma.

Taste: Starts out malty, with a citrusy backnote. Finishes with hops and a slight metallic hint.

Mouthfeel: Not to fizzy, nice even texture.

Overall: This is my first foray into the IPA style. Im not sure if i am ready for a real hop monster, but this seems like a good place to start. It has enough maltiness to keep me from getting bitter beer face. I look forward to sampling for entries of this style in the future.

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3.78/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle into Stone RIS snifter...

A - Pours copper with a two finger off white head. Head retention is decent, and there is a good amount of sticky lacing that clings to the glass...

S - Scent is fairly docile. Pine up front with a some sweet malt, and a hint of citrus zing...

T - Pretty much follows the nose with a good amount of caramel up front and some citrus notes from the hops. Pine comes across in the finish with some lingering malt. Nice balance between hops and malt...

M - Nice and smooth. Medium bodied with a decent amount of carbonation. Finishes dry...

O - Solid session beer. Could see myself putting a few of these back. If your looking for a hop bomb, look elsewhere. This brew is well balanced, and would be a great choice for someone looking to transition into the style...


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2.75/5  rDev -22.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

pours a nestea color into a full copper brown with amber tint. off white almost cream colored 3/4" head.

smells of hops of around the 48th latitude. seriously, smells hella hoppy. undertones of wheat over a hint of barley. and hops.

tastes flat with an unflattering on-bringing, staunch aftertaste. musty background noise. off.

an odd brew from a stalwart brewer.

**tab on bottle marked FEB 2012

Samuel Adams Latitude 48 IPA from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
81 out of 100 based on 3,309 ratings.