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

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3.56/5
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3,788 Ratings
Samuel Adams Latitude 48 IPASamuel Adams Latitude 48 IPA
BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by JoeyBeerBelly on 04-02-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#39,503
Reviews:
1,074
Ratings:
3,788
pDev:
14.04%
Bros Score:
3.74
 
 
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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

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1.91/5  rDev -46.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

I love IPA's and Samuel Adams normally but this is one of the poorest tasting craft IPA's that I have have ever had. The appearance and aroma are nice, but when I take a sip there is an overwhelming bitterness that drowns out the hoppy taste. And its not the bitter taste that I expect from a good IPA, but one thats quite undesirable. Apart from that and a citrusy flavor the beer is rather tasteless. The aftertaste is much the same as the taste of the beer. The bitter citrus flavor lingers in the mouth for far too long.

Maybe I got my six-pack from a bad batch?

Best Before JUN12
Serial Number P009205489E

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4.25/5  rDev +19.4%

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4/5  rDev +12.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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4/5  rDev +12.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

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4/5  rDev +12.4%

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2.48/5  rDev -30.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

*Review taken from notes*

A: Hazy gold with some amber colors. Creamy-bronze head.

S: Subtle hop citrus -- nothing distinct.

T: The bitterness is overwhelming what hoppy flavors are there. Malty. Flavor is almost absent.

M: A slightly heavy body that has a very odd feel, IMO.

O: Bland to tasteless brew. Average at best. Nothing special.

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4/5  rDev +12.4%

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2.75/5  rDev -22.8%

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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