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

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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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The color of this beer is a dark amber that is very clear; no cloudiness at all. The head poured thin and stayed thin, but there was decent lacing throughout the drink.

The smell is mainly hops. The malt and citrus flavors that exist are not very present in the smell. The hoppy smell is very piney and dominates.

The taste is nice. I taste a strong hop flavor that is pine based followed by a distinct and bold bitter citrus flavor (I relate it to grapefruit). Both the hops and the citrus flavor are bitter, which really makes this IPA bold. A hint of malt at the end but not much at all.

The mouthfeel is carbonated but not too much and not enough to make the brew undrinkable. It is smooth upfront and then the carbonation settles on the tongue.

Overall I enjoyed this beer. I am fond of IPA's so I like the bitter flavor and biting citrus notes. If it were a little stronger (6% is not bad though) I think I would like it even more.

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poured from bottle into pint glass

A- Orange in color with a thick frothy cream colored head

S- Caramel malts, pine and citrus

T- Citrus bitterness along with caramel malts

M- Medium in body with fair carbonation

O- Pretty solid, maybe a little mild or an IPA but more kick than a pale ale for sure.

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Samuel Adams Latitude 48 IPA from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
3.65 out of 5 based on 3,785 ratings.
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