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

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Samuel Adams Latitude 48 IPASamuel Adams Latitude 48 IPA
3,788 Ratings
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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Added by JoeyBeerBelly on 04-02-2010

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3.34/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured from a bottle into a lager class. The appearance is a light brown which quickly transitions into a dark amber. It leaves TONS of lacing even long after the beer is finished. The smells is of tons of hops, With nothing else really going for it other than that. I honestly didn't care much for the taste. A little bit of toasted caramel malt, not as sweet as I had thought it would be although there is a faint trace of perhaps some grapefruit and even some slight orange flavor far off in the distance. The mouthfeel was pretty nice, Although heavily carbonated and foamy. Overall, A pretty standard beer. As an IPA, It slightly misses it's mark and is nothing really worth searching for

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2.16/5  rDev -39.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

a very pretty dark amber & thick head with amazing lacing throughout. A nice look for a beer. but that is where it ends for me. IPA's are suppost to follow basic hop rules par say but this beer just was not worth my time. to much on the hops, no flavor at all. pure bitterness. very heavy and a mouth feel of terrible. Not the worst IPA but damn close in my opinion.

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3.78/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12 ounce bottle into perfect pint glass, best by 9/2012. Pours fairly crystal clear orange amber color with a nice 2 finger dense off white head with great retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lasts. Some nice spotty lacing clings to the glass. Aromas of orange, herbal, grapefruit, floral, pineapple, mango, caramel, bread, earth, and light pine. Pretty nice and well balanced aromas with good strength. Taste of orange, caramel, bread, herbal, floral, grapefruit, pine, earth, pineapple, mango, and light toast. Fair amount of herbal bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of citrus, herbal, floral, tropical fruit, caramel, and light pine on the finish for a bit. Good balance of malt, hop flavor, and bitterness; with the maltiness being slightly more prominent that what is normal for an IPA. Medium carbonation and body; with a fairly creamy mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with pretty much no warming noticed after the finish. Overall this is a very nice IPA. Not over the top hoppy like most people would prefer; but has nice balance and hop flavor, and is very drinkable. Very enjoyable stuff.

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Samuel Adams Latitude 48 IPA from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Beer rating: 3.56 out of 5 with 3,788 ratings
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