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Samuel Adams Latitude 48 Deconstructed IPA - Hallertau Mittelfrueh - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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BA SCORE
81
good

315 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 315
Reviews: 171
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 12.26%
Wants: 4
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: JohnGalt1 on 04-26-2011)
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Justin23060

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Dark amber again. Light beige head that both stuck around clung well. Smell is shared by pine and malt in about equal portion. Hop is very drying in this one but not in a bad way. In my minds eye the hop taste more like an English ale (but with a stronger hop presence) than something from the Northern Pacific. I'll have to research that to see if my gut feeling is accurate regarding the use of Hallertau Mittelfrueh. I think the presence of at least some malt taste is a refreshing change from the hop dominating I.P.A.'s that we're all familiar with. Though... I like those too. Though I have only had 3 of the 5 single hopped beers in the deconstructed series I can tell this will not be my #1 pick. Not bad though. I can't wait to see if I can pick this flavor out of the Lat. 48 original.

Serving type: bottle

08-04-2011 06:48:09 | More by Justin23060
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Poured from a bottle into a nonic pint.

A - Pours a crystal clear copper with a one-finger off white head with little retention. Hardly any lacing to speak of.

S - Healthy aroma of mixed fruits, spruce, and a slight vegetal odor.

T - Earthy and fruity, with hints of onion and garlic mixing with grapefruit and candied orange. Slightest hint of lime. A little pine in the finish, but this is more sweet than bitter. This hop and the caramel malt base beer work very well together.

M - Medium bodied, with standard Sam Adams prickly carbonation. A hint of creaminess in the mid-palate and it works. Finishes dry.

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Samuel Adams Latitude 48 Deconstructed IPA - Hallertau Mittelfrueh from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
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