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

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3.56/5
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3,791 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

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Added by JoeyBeerBelly on 04-02-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#39,816
Reviews:
1,074
Ratings:
3,791
pDev:
14.04%
Bros Score:
3.74
 
 
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46
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4/5  rDev +12.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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2.5/5  rDev -29.8%

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3.6/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle at my in laws, poured into a pint glass. Coppery amber color small foamy head with ok retention. Caramel malt, light pine fill the nose. A malt centric IPA this one is, caramel malt provide the backbone with balance coming from pine, citrus, and grass. Mouth is light and buttery. Yum.

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3/5  rDev -15.7%

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4/5  rDev +12.4%

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4/5  rDev +12.4%

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2/5  rDev -43.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +26.4%

Photo of RedneckBeerz
4.17/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle (from a mixed 6 pack) into a Shiner pint.

The brew is a coppery/red/dark yellow and has a quickly dissappearing off white 1 finger head with fairly nice ringed lacing on the glass.

The aroma is very nice amber malts and citrusy hops.

The flavor follows the nose witth the citrus hops taking the lead with the malts bringing up the rear.

Nice medium mouthfeel, with nice carbination (still have tiny bubbles surfacing 3/4's of the way through the pint).

This is a very nice American IPA. Not on the same level as Lagunitas Sux or 2 Hearted or Ballast Point, but still very nice brew.

For me and the style guidelines a definate B+ brew.

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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4/5  rDev +12.4%

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3/5  rDev -15.7%

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3/5  rDev -15.7%

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4/5  rDev +12.4%

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4/5  rDev +12.4%

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4/5  rDev +12.4%

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4/5  rDev +12.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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3.62/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This beer has an amber hue, and the nose is sort of earthy, mildly hoppy, and actually pretty decent nose and look overall. Taste if basically what I would expect from an IPA, but maybe a little bit more on the malty side then west coast style IPAs. Pretty good carbonation. I will admit, I sometimes I feel I am too harsh on Sam Adams... this certainly is not the best IPa I have ever drank, but it's quite drinkable, and is pretty decent taste wise. It is also reasonably priced, and available all over. So in my mind, for these reasons, it is a pretty good beer.

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4/5  rDev +12.4%

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2.68/5  rDev -24.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

I'm going to cut to the chase.

This is a pale ale and not an IPA.

Don't be fooled.

Appears promising, smells inoffensive, tastes like a cheap pale ale brewed with stale hops, feels good to swallow and is easy to guzzle. but overall an unworthy representative of the style.

Move along. Nothing to see here.

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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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