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

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BA SCORE
83
good

396 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 396
Reviews: 176
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 10.96%
Wants: 3
Gots: 16 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  5.80% 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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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

Zaphog, May 29, 2012
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

srap357, Apr 26, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

tln13, Apr 22, 2012
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3.45/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Dark copper pour with a medium sized head. Minimal lacing on my class. Worried I let this sit a bit too long, but, nope, the flavor is still there. Nice sweet hoppy taste with a very smooth finish. This one is standing out to me so far out of the deconstructed series. A brilliant idea by Sam Adams.

iabeerbaron, Apr 11, 2012
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2/5  rDev -45.2%

chrispoint, Apr 11, 2012
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macrosmatic, Apr 10, 2012
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dac0152, Apr 03, 2012
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

Dbrag, Mar 30, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -31.5%

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guezarka, Mar 24, 2012
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3.63/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A- Clear amber topped with a thin, but dense off white head. Head falls slowly and leaves some nice lace rings on the glass.

S- Herbal hop notes with hints of grapefruit.

T- Bitter herbal hop notes right away, not citrus or grapefruit just a pleasant sustained bitter note. Caramel malt balances things out but the hop bitterness carries through till the finish which is dry and somewhat clean with yet more bitter herbal notes.

M- Medium in body and well carbonated. Mostly clean, the hop oil is noticeable but not too much of a distraction to the enjoyment of the beer.

O- Tried this hop before and wasn't much of a fan of it, but this has changed my mind. Not a great stand alone hop, but it would work well with lots of other hops to make some interesting flavor profiles. The 5.8% ABV is hidden and not over the top for the style. Interesting experiment from Boston Beer to deconstruct an IPA into it's hop components and let us taste them separately and then together over these six beers. Mikkeller does something similar with their single hop series and I applaud the fact that Boston Beer has taken it a step further.

ToddT, Mar 18, 2012
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Samuel Adams Latitude 48 Deconstructed IPA - Zeus from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
83 out of 100 based on 396 ratings.