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

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BA SCORE
87
very good

342 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 342
Reviews: 174
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 9.61%
Wants: 4
Gots: 12 | 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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SargeC

Japan

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

12-30-2011 09:20:35 | More by SargeC
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KFBR392

Illinois

3.73/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Pours with a finger and a half of head which settled slightly but was very present while drinking. Dark, almost burnt orange color. Sticky lacing left behind at each level. Active carbonation was bright, a touch above average for the style.

Smell: Heavier saturated citrus with biscuity malts on the front. Some lighter tropical fruits that I associate with Simcoe pop up on the body. The finish is some bold pine and medium bodied fruits with accents of oranges, pineapple, and grapefruit.

Taste: Biscuit and caramel malts warm up the palate which parlays into some still prevalent Simcoe hop profile. Lingering citrus with some lighter tones of pineapple, mangos, and kiwis show up on the body. The finish is some pine and caramel malts.

Mouthfeel: Balanced hop bitterness with brighter fruit tones. Solid malt backbone. Carbonation fits.

Overall: I know I am a little late to the party with these, I'm sure fresher this would have even been a better beer. Will get one of these fresher next year and revisit, but regardless, this was still very solid.

Serving type: bottle

07-24-2014 00:48:04 | More by KFBR392
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tabhill

New York

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

07-23-2014 01:17:46 | More by tabhill
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Evarigan

New York

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

07-22-2014 19:00:02 | More by Evarigan
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DaftPatrick

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +3.9%

07-22-2014 18:17:59 | More by DaftPatrick
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Viperman1316

Indiana

4/5  rDev +3.9%

07-22-2014 02:16:03 | More by Viperman1316
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bubseymour

Maryland

4.2/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bottle dated best by October and drinking in July. Should be considered fairly fresh.

Appearance is very nice with excellent retention and lacing. Smell is very piney. Taste is quite pleasant for an IPA. Slight fruitiness, piney, floral and well balance malt to support.

Overall I'm finding that ole Jimmy K. is finally starting to make some decent IPAs. This Simcoe is a respectable IPA and I enjoyed it.

Serving type: bottle

07-21-2014 00:04:44 | More by bubseymour
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XmnwildX12

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

07-20-2014 22:54:24 | More by XmnwildX12
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bluntedboywonder

New York

4/5  rDev +3.9%

07-20-2014 03:31:01 | More by bluntedboywonder
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AgentMunky

California

3.74/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 ounce bottle into a DFH IPA glass.

A: Golden clear, with a fine white head and gentle effervescence.

S: Too sweet for Simcoe; these single-hop Latitudes need more hops! Hint of lemon.

T/M: Pretty good! Nicely balanced between a classic American-hop pine-ctirus and sweet-sticky caramel malts. At least this is noticeably an IPA. Enjoyable, but not exceptional. Smooth, sweet finish with nary a hint of pine or astringency.

O: Very nice. Good beer, even on its own.

Serving type: bottle

07-19-2014 04:21:25 | More by AgentMunky
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NickSaul


4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

07-19-2014 03:26:39 | More by NickSaul
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prisoner1572

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

07-19-2014 02:19:58 | More by prisoner1572
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HattedClassic

Virginia

4/5  rDev +3.9%

07-17-2014 23:05:35 | More by HattedClassic
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thatoneguymike

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

07-16-2014 03:35:41 | More by thatoneguymike
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Inglewood

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.9%

07-16-2014 01:42:59 | More by Inglewood
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nealbert

California

3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

07-14-2014 17:35:02 | More by nealbert
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allengarvin

Texas

3.8/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

The first two deconstructeds I've poured tonight had no head, but this orange-amber beer develops a medium one, so marking up the appearance. Aroma is better than the hallertau--it has that pine-resin aroma we've encountered a lot in recent IPAs. Taste has plenty of bitterness, and piney hop flavor. Malt adds a sweet component that is well-balanced. Finish is dry. About equal to the main Latitude I think. Very drinkable, but doesn't stand out.

Serving type: bottle

07-14-2014 01:04:37 | More by allengarvin
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chicagoish

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

07-13-2014 10:57:20 | More by chicagoish
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Fellysmarts

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

07-11-2014 14:17:42 | More by Fellysmarts
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juicebox

Ohio

4/5  rDev +3.9%

07-11-2014 01:56:40 | More by juicebox
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Liverocks

Delaware

3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

07-10-2014 09:54:18 | More by Liverocks
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bobv

Vermont

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

07-10-2014 05:20:00 | More by bobv
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russwilliam

New York

4/5  rDev +3.9%

07-10-2014 02:58:51 | More by russwilliam
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j0hnc2468

New York

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

07-09-2014 20:29:48 | More by j0hnc2468
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pat_usher

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.9%

07-09-2014 18:51:31 | More by pat_usher
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Samuel Adams Latitude 48 Deconstructed IPA - Simcoe from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
87 out of 100 based on 342 ratings.