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Latitude 48 IPA - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

Not Rated.
Latitude  48 IPALatitude  48 IPA

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BA SCORE
80
good

428 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 428
Reviews: 48
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: 14.41%
Wants: 1
Gots: 41 | 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: Hopfenpeter on 09-09-2011)
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Ratings: 428 | Reviews: 48 | Display Reviews Only:
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TomG2751

Maryland

1.5/5  rDev -57.6%

04-11-2013 16:47:10 | More by TomG2751
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dlin0sbb

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

04-03-2013 17:52:51 | More by dlin0sbb
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OMG

Indiana

4/5  rDev +13%

04-02-2013 15:33:24 | More by OMG
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Jamison85

Indiana

4/5  rDev +13%

04-02-2013 13:21:47 | More by Jamison85
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deebo

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

03-21-2013 21:21:22 | More by deebo
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beertardis

Rhode Island

3/5  rDev -15.3%

03-18-2013 12:12:39 | More by beertardis
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nzerbe

New York

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

03-17-2013 23:42:18 | More by nzerbe
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WunderLlama

Massachusetts

3.76/5  rDev +6.2%

Bottle poured in to a Sam Adams glass ( what else?)

Red russet / dark amber with a faint, consistent carbonation. Thick two finger foam quickly settled into a nice white capped layer with decent lacings on the glass

Hops with a pine aroma

Clean hoppy bitterness as expected. Medium to medium heavy mouthfeel. Hoppy bitterness aftertaste on the back of my tongue.

In fairness to the label, I should have enjoyed this more than three months ago. Hoppy IPA beer brewed in an American IPA style. Enjoyable.

03-11-2013 02:09:02 | More by WunderLlama
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Lukass

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

03-10-2013 04:11:34 | More by Lukass
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hopsolutely

Ontario (Canada)

4.09/5  rDev +15.5%

Stunned to see that I've never rated this beer, as the case I bought over 3 years ago has been very slowly enjoyed and tonight is my last bottle? Definitely no longer "fresh", the hops have faded, but still a decent beer and an indication of what a (relatively) big brewer can accomplish, if so inclined...

Still looks nice in a glass, amber with white peaks and enough carbonation to be fun to drink. The dried blood aroma of faded hops is solely due to their age (and poor care keeping) of this bottle, I well remember this beer packing a tropical aromatic punch. Likewise the taste is now malt-forward and many nuances are missing, but still an enjoyable portfolio despite being kept well beyond its date.

Not fond of the latitude moniker, but this continues to be an exceptionally well brewed beer. Thank-you, Sam Adams!

02-23-2013 05:08:30 | More by hopsolutely
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boudreaux

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

02-20-2013 20:52:41 | More by boudreaux
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hitshtwithsticks

California

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

02-06-2013 08:46:38 | More by hitshtwithsticks
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GeorgianBayPackr

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

02-04-2013 00:55:15 | More by GeorgianBayPackr
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Theshooster

Korea (South)

3/5  rDev -15.3%

02-03-2013 22:42:11 | More by Theshooster
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DmanGTR

Florida

4/5  rDev +13%

01-28-2013 21:45:56 | More by DmanGTR
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powdersoldier

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

01-27-2013 22:16:26 | More by powdersoldier
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Huffs

New York

4/5  rDev +13%

01-26-2013 01:27:32 | More by Huffs
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rgille2

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +27.1%

01-12-2013 20:49:03 | More by rgille2
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rowingbrewer

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

01-09-2013 12:45:06 | More by rowingbrewer
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SerialHiker

Illinois

3/5  rDev -15.3%

Appearance: Amber in color with medium transparency…Poured forming nice head, but that thinned after about a minute…some carbonation bubbles in the middle, but not too many…(3/5)

Smell: Classic IPA aroma…overall, pretty average…can definitely tell it’s a complex blend of hops, typical of sam adams…(3/5)

Taste: While there are multiple hop varieties in this, the flavor is very tame…nothing really stands out, though as a blend the taste is enjoyable…hoppy opening with slight bitter after taste…(3/5)

Mouthfeel: Average heaviness, average carbonation…does leave a hoppy aftertaste…(3/5)

Overall: Though I like the concept of drinking from multiple hops grown near the 48th degree latitude, this beer is pretty basic…there is little that would stand this beer out amongst the growing field of IPA in your local beer store…I’ve bought this in six pack a couple of times, but only when it’s on sale…good to try once, but certainly doesn’t stand out…(3/5)

01-06-2013 23:45:44 | More by SerialHiker
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PhawkYu

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

12-31-2012 00:38:18 | More by PhawkYu
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Sipchue

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

12-29-2012 13:35:20 | More by Sipchue
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MikeRoni

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

12-26-2012 16:16:24 | More by MikeRoni
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cherotr


3.85/5  rDev +8.8%

A- Pours from a 12oz bottle into a pint glass; perfect tan color, big head, leading to lots of lacing

S- standard ipa aroma. nothing over-powering.

T- a good amount of hops. pepper, grapefruit? lingering bitterness.

M- creamy, very smooth, lightly carbonated.

O- good.

12-26-2012 03:46:19 | More by cherotr
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Papageorgio

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -15.3%

12-14-2012 22:46:56 | More by Papageorgio
Latitude 48 IPA from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
80 out of 100 based on 428 ratings.