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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

3,039 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 3,039
Reviews: 999
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 14.01%
Wants: 24
Gots: 157 | 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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BigGruntyThirst

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +12%

03-31-2013 01:17:44 | More by BigGruntyThirst
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terence

California

2.5/5  rDev -30%

03-30-2013 21:06:22 | More by terence
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vidguy17

Iowa

3/5  rDev -16%

03-30-2013 14:54:09 | More by vidguy17
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Jamison85

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -2%

03-30-2013 00:15:33 | More by Jamison85
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EMal

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +5%

03-29-2013 02:25:00 | More by EMal
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JuliusCaesar

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev +5%

03-29-2013 00:39:13 | More by JuliusCaesar
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MadScientist

New York

3.55/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A: It pours a light copper with good clarity and a finger of rocky off-white head. The head has good retention and leave some lacing on the glass.

S: A confusion of a medium Old and New World hops aromas that is mostly citrus and earthy with some and floral notes. There is a moderate malt sweetness with some caramel and bready character. It has a light bit of ale esters mixed with a low alcohol aroma.

T: The hops blend is interesting with medium-strong flavors that are again citrusy and earthy with some spice and floral highlights. There is medium caramel and honey malt sweetness against slighty more hops bitterness making for a balanced] that is modestly bitter. There is a light fruitiness from the ale yeast and a light alcohol in the background.

M: A medium bodied beer with a moderate amount of cabonation. There is slight prickle on the palate and a low warmth.

O: If you're a fan of English IPAs you probably be pleased as this is a reserved American IPA that still has brings a good amount of hops just not as much as I'd like for the style. That being said I do like the hops flavor it's just that I want more flavor, bitterness and aroma in my IPA but this could be the basis for an impressive beer.

Serving type: bottle

03-28-2013 22:51:23 | More by MadScientist
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Mullinger1980

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +5%

03-27-2013 02:37:50 | More by Mullinger1980
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DMXLOX22

Pennsylvania

3.8/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Picked up a single of this beer from my local establishment as a quick grab-n-go. Let's see how this one shapes up.

Appearance: Pours a golden, butterscotch, amber red that reminds me of a late autumn bonfire. Settles quite nicely giving off a somewhat impressive half-inch of white, somewhat foamy head.

Smell: Gives off a somewhat tropical, fruitiness that is quite impressive. Then just as I expected, a slight rush of dark, roasted hoppy almost floral scent and doesn't give off much of a pale ale.

Taste: Upon further exploration into the taste, I can defiently taste a nice flavor of dark, roasted malts and a medicore taste of possible floral hops. Something else lingers, which is possibly a grapefruit, almost nutty-like taste. Finishes with a slight wood-like taste.

Mouthfeel: Medium carbonation and moderate body. Finishes slightly dry, not bad at all. Quite easy to drink. Beware of it's smoothness.

Overall: Upon first sips, this beer was not a bad IPA to begin with. As the concoction went down, it was a bit impressive from else of what I heard. The overall texture was quite good, but missing something. Seemed too light for my reckoning. The well-balance of sweet and bitterness wasn't exactly there. I may try again in the future, but not in the near future. I would recommend to a friend (my girlfriend already enjoyed it after my offering a sample) and who knows if some time was given to improve, but nothing major. Cheers!

Serving type: bottle

03-26-2013 00:55:38 | More by DMXLOX22
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jamescweber

Florida

4/5  rDev +12%

03-25-2013 03:51:12 | More by jamescweber
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andrenaline

Ontario (Canada)

3.76/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A - Pours a clear copper colour finger of head with some retention and no real lacing.

S - Nose is dominated by bitter citrus rind and cedar sprigs, musty caramel and burnt sugar.

T - Sweet citrus rind, earthy cedar hop notes, nicely balanced with sweet caramel malt notes and a bitter citrus finish.

M - Medium bodied, smooth and a touch of dryness.

O - A tasty IPA, solid hop presence and nicely balanced. Easily sessioned and well worth trying.

Serving type: bottle

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HeyJim

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -23%

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New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -9%

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virinow

New York

3.5/5  rDev -2%

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DMB

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -2%

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OldhouseRecs

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -2%

03-20-2013 00:56:13 | More by OldhouseRecs
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Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +5%

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valkyre65

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +5%

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New York

3.75/5  rDev +5%

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Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -2%

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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +12%

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California

3.5/5  rDev -2%

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Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -2%

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New York

3.75/5  rDev +5%

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Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +5%

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