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Samuel Adams Latitude 48 Deconstructed IPA - Mosaic (2013) - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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322 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 322
Reviews: 77
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 9.7%
Wants: 3
Gots: 15 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Damian74Shensky on 02-02-2013)
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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Latitude 48 IPA (hopology)
SA (Boston BC)
20130519
12oz to Adelbert’s snifter
6% ABV
IPA
Best by Jun 2013, bought ~4/3/2013

A – Poured nicely with one finger of head, which subsided quickly. A clear amber/garnet color. Pretty transparent.

S – Tropical fruit like pineapple and mango with orange. Wet pine and a little grass. A tiny earth slightly, buttery smell. Doesn’t really detract.

T – First sip was buttery. Wet pine, a little grass, and buttery. Not really getting any tropical fruit tastes. Not very bitter. Getting a little orangey-plum flavor now.

M – Medium, smooth, low carbonation (not very tingly), finish isn’t dry. A bit syrupy at times, not what I’d expect, though I don’t think it’s bad.

D – Pretty good but the buttery taste detracts. The ending isn’t super bitter or piney, which I like. Mouthfeel is good but not to style. I think I may have waited too long to get around to reviewing it. The buttery taste and extra thickness and smoothness are I think a result of excess age. Though it was refrigerated the whole time.
4, 3.75, 3.5, 3.75, 3.75.

Serving type: bottle

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This beer looks like an English pale ale, with it's copper hue, but has the had of an American ale. It's white foam leaves lacing around the glass, and I am a sucker for a rich copper color.

The mosaic hop has been described as smelling of blueberry and I definitely get something fruity and blueberry like in the smell. More like a blueberry popsicle rather than the actual fruit, but it is fruity, none-the-less.

There is a firm bitterness initially, that is balanced by a fruity caramel sweetness. As I drain the glass, the bitterness loses its effect, and the beer seems a little sweet. Perhaps it could be drier?

This beer is a nice showcase for Mosaic. If it could dial the sweetness back, it might be more drinkable, but it is a really nice beer as is.

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Samuel Adams Latitude 48 Deconstructed IPA - Mosaic (2013) from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
84 out of 100 based on 322 ratings.