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

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Samuel Adams Latitude 48 Deconstructed IPA - Mosaic (2013)Samuel Adams Latitude 48 Deconstructed IPA - Mosaic (2013)

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340 Ratings
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Ratings: 340
Reviews: 78
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 9.43%
Wants: 3
Gots: 17 | 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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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

NickSaul, Jul 19, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +21.3%

DennisDullea, Jul 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

Icemann383, Jul 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

Viperman1316, Jul 16, 2014
Photo of neenerzig
4.06/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured out of a 12 oz bottle into my Sam Adams beer glass, this beer pours a clear, medium amber color. Has a nice, fluffy white head that is about an inch thick when poured. Eventually settles to a nice thick ring lining the inside of the glass along with quite a nice surface coating of foam and lost of lacing. Quite excellent in fact in the lacing department here! Aromas of nice, slightly toasted, caramel malt, some spicy nuttiness, and the distinct fruityness brought on by the Mosaic hops. Has a good, slightly toasted caramel malt sweet flavor front that gives way to the aforementioned spicey nut-esque flavor and is rounded out by somewhat bitter hops with hints of orange and pineapple for sure! Has a slightly crisp and prickly, smooth, slightly sticky, a bit frothy, medium to full bodied mouthfeel with light to moderate carbonation and a dry finish and somewhat bitter aftertaste. A very good, solid effort here indeed from the fine folks at The Boston Beer Company!


neenerzig, Jul 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

thatoneguymike, Jul 15, 2014
Photo of allengarvin
4.05/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

This orange-amber beer features a pretty small head--looks just like the previous deconstructed one I poured. The aroma is definitely better than the hallertau though--this mosaic has a really nice kind of toasty, spicy nut character. It's a delight to smell. I haven't encountered this before. Definitely better tasting too, with high bitterness, delectable hop flavor. Malt is present but the drying effect of the hops keeps it from the sweet overall character of the hallertau. Dry finish.

Now this is a decent beer. Better than the original Latitude by a long-shot. I've still got a simcoe to try tonight, but I doubt it will top this. SA should definitely make this a permanent edition.

allengarvin, Jul 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

therica, Jul 12, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

NappyB, Jul 12, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

Fellysmarts, Jul 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

MrJuengling, Jul 11, 2014
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3/5  rDev -19.1%

Whiskeydeez, Jul 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

bobv, Jul 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

juicebox, Jul 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

pat_usher, Jul 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

ThaHealer, Jul 06, 2014
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3.78/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured a 12oz bottle into a Sammy glass. Had a lovely, deep copper color. Was ever so slightly hazy, and had plenty of steady carbo. Head was a 1/2" layer of frothy, off-white foam, with nice lacing on the glass. Aroma was not too strong, but I did get some piney, earthy hops. It felt fairly smooth, though I found it a little on the thinner side of medium for body.

Tasted of some light caramel malt at the outset. Then it became piney and rindy. Also in the mix were some herbal, minty notes. Is that the Mosaic? Not overly complex, but still fairly drinkable. Prosit!!

3.78/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75


Bierman9, Jul 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

PhilMiller, Jul 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

mattreitz49, Jul 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

GFD400, Jul 04, 2014
Photo of MarkQ617
3.91/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Had this as part of the "Deconstructed" 12 pack out of the bottle, and looking through my reviews I realized this is my fifteenth Sam Adams review. I should branch out more. Anyway, of the 12 pack, this was one of my favorites of the hop varieties. It was a little stronger than some others, which I enjoyed. Great aftertaste. Really liked it.

MarkQ617, Jul 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

hayesjw, Jul 03, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

VonZipper, Jul 02, 2014
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3.64/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bottle into a nonic pint.

A - Pours a crystal clear copper with a one-finger, off white head. Small amount of patchy lacing.

S - Medium strength aroma of candied fruit, earthy pine, onion, and a hint of cat pee.

T - Strong flavor of candied fruit (mango, mandarin orange), mild spruce, garlic, fresh cut grass, and mint. I really like the flavor of this hop. Base beer doesn't come through much at all on this one; it's a Mosaic bomb basically. Packs a lot of hop flavor punch for it's ABV.

M - Lighter side of medium bodied, with standard Sam Adams prickly carbonation. Drying finish.

O - I discovered I really like Mosaic hops. As a beer? Ehh....I'd drink it again but wouldn't seek it out.

TempeBeerMan, Jul 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

MaximumYuks, Jun 30, 2014
Samuel Adams Latitude 48 Deconstructed IPA - Mosaic (2013) from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
84 out of 100 based on 340 ratings.