Samuel Adams Latitude 48 IPA | Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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Samuel Adams Latitude 48 IPASamuel Adams Latitude 48 IPA
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Samuel Adams Latitude 48 IPASamuel Adams Latitude 48 IPA

Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Massachusetts, United States

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Rotating

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

I poured this into a tulip type goblet glass and there was quite a bit of foam immediately. I would say that I got about three fingers. This led to some pretty good looking lacing on the glass. I like the reddish-brown coloring.

The smell gives you quite a bit of citrus off the top.

The flavor is pleasant, but not earth shattering. It has some citrus, and the flavor is a bit muddied with a lack of balance between the hops and malt.

This is a decent IPA. Nothing earth shattering here, but I wouldn't turn it away the next time it is offered.

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look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured from bottle into a pint glass.

A - Mostly clear brown, slight reddish-amber color, only about a finger of head even with an aggressive pour. Nice lacing, though.

S - Hops.

T - Hops. Flowery with a little citrus. Maybe even a little bit of pine flavor. That part reminded me of gin, but in a beery sort of way.

M - Smooth and the hoppiness stays with you for a bit. Bitter, but not overpowering.

O - Though not personally a fan of hop-heavy beer, this is one of them I like more. Mostly because it's not particularly strong.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a Samuel Adams Boston Lager glass. Taken from Sam Adams's "Harvest Collection" seasonal variety pack.

Appearance: Pours a translucent, bright brown color. Has a large, frothy head that dissipates slowly and leaves behind considerable lacing. Looks nice.

Smell: Smells strongly of Simcoe and other aromatic hops. Enticing...

Taste: Strong hop flavors throughout with enough maltiness to not make it overwhelming. Earthy notes dominate with a hint of pininess. Leaves a great hoppy aftertaste.

Mouthfell: Well-carbonated and medium-bodied.

Overall: A slightly above average IPA. I not sure about the decision to include it in a fall seasonal pack, but it probably works pretty well year-round. Not bad, but not something I would go out of my way to buy

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Samuel Adams Latitude 48 IPA from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Beer rating: 3.56 out of 5 with 3,791 ratings
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