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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

316 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 316
Reviews: 172
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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Ninjabrew

Illinois

3.1/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Ok once again got to hand it to SA for their idea here. This is the 2nd of the series I tried and I have to say I'm not impressed. Good to know what hops are respomsible for this taste. I recognize it now and it's not for me. People tend to call this taste earthy but I find it taste like rust (or iron). Yes it's bitter but more in a unpleasant rusty metal way than a natural grapefruit like bitterness of the simcoe hops.

Serving type: bottle

05-22-2011 19:31:50 | More by Ninjabrew
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neenerzig

Ohio

3.9/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured out of a 12 oz bottle into my Sam Adams beer glass. This beer pours a very clear, medium amber color. Has a nice thick, creamy looking head about 1/2-2/3 inch thick when first poured. Eventually settles to a nice 1/4 inch with very nice lacing and a nice thick white ring lining the inside of the glass. Excellent head retention here. Aromas of caramel malt sweetness followed by citrus and pine hops and settles out with a hint of spice. the taste is pretty much the same, slightly toasted caramel malt sweetness upfront that gives way to piney, earthy, citrusy hop goodness. Not too bitter. A nice balance of the malty sweetness and the bitterness from the hops. Rounded out with a bit of a peppery spice bite. Has a crisp, smooth, slightly prickly, slightly stick and chewy, resinous mouthfeel. This one really coats the inside of my mouth and does not want to leave. The mouthfeel is also medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Worth a try for sure.

Eric

Serving type: bottle

07-13-2014 05:40:13 | More by neenerzig
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chicagoish

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

07-11-2014 22:07:41 | More by chicagoish
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Fellysmarts

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -16.4%

07-11-2014 14:19:04 | More by Fellysmarts
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bobv

Vermont

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

07-10-2014 05:21:57 | More by bobv
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russwilliam

New York

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

07-10-2014 02:29:56 | More by russwilliam
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juicebox

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

07-10-2014 02:12:40 | More by juicebox
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pat_usher

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

07-09-2014 18:52:23 | More by pat_usher
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TempeBeerMan

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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.

O - Pretty solid overall. Probably the most balanced IPA of the Latitude 48 Deconstructed series.

Serving type: bottle

07-08-2014 01:28:14 | More by TempeBeerMan
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tdm168

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

07-06-2014 00:07:03 | More by tdm168
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kjfinnerty

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

07-05-2014 00:34:23 | More by kjfinnerty
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mattreitz49

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

07-04-2014 22:00:57 | More by mattreitz49
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MPSTARR

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

07-04-2014 20:54:44 | More by MPSTARR
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PhilMiller

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

07-04-2014 00:13:49 | More by PhilMiller
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Harrisjo


3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

07-03-2014 21:09:50 | More by Harrisjo
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MarkQ617

Massachusetts

3.31/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

I thought this was a slightly above average IPA, definitely nothing special. Tried it as part of the Latitude 48 "Deconstructed" pack like I assume everyone else did. Kind of a cool idea from Boston Beer. Anyway, this was probably the one I liked the least out of the bunch. It was kind of weak and herbal, just not really what I'm looking for in an IPA.

Serving type: bottle

07-03-2014 21:07:17 | More by MarkQ617
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ZAP

Minnesota

3.4/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Not a real assertive hop presence to this on the aroma or the taste but enough to get a feel for this hop in this beer...kind of an oily, herbal impression....I like the flavor....definitely Hallertau which I love in Pilsners. It certainly works fine here as well as a single hop in this IPA but the overall drinkability is more like an APA than an IPA.

Overall this hop seems better in a beer with a cleaner malt profile like a pilsner but I think this is decent enough as a pale ale. Scores though reflect it as an IPA.

Serving type: bottle

07-02-2014 04:29:42 | More by ZAP
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MaximumYuks

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

06-30-2014 00:35:20 | More by MaximumYuks
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Stofko1992

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

06-27-2014 02:47:33 | More by Stofko1992
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FakeDeniro

Minnesota

2.5/5  rDev -30.4%

06-25-2014 23:51:06 | More by FakeDeniro
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yuenglingfan101

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +25.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into pint glass. whiskey colored beer. Pretty mild for an IPA. Not much bitternes or citrisy but a very drinkable beer. one could drink this beer over and over again on a hot day and quench your thirsty. A bit of a thick head but thats okay by me

Serving type: bottle

06-25-2014 18:42:01 | More by yuenglingfan101
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dgeebs07

New York

3/5  rDev -16.4%

06-24-2014 00:42:17 | More by dgeebs07
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NickSMpls

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

06-23-2014 23:40:22 | More by NickSMpls
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LXIXME

New Mexico

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

06-23-2014 02:19:31 | More by LXIXME
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DoubleMalt

New York

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

06-22-2014 20:54:29 | More by DoubleMalt
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Samuel Adams Latitude 48 Deconstructed IPA - Hallertau Mittelfrueh from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
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