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

Notes / Commercial Description:
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3/5  rDev -17.8%

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3/5  rDev -17.8%

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4/5  rDev +9.6%

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4/5  rDev +9.6%

Photo of rjr8
4.25/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pretty smooth and somewhat bitter but overall a mild tasting IPA. There doesn't seem to be much of the flowery aroma I associate with IPAs, or the tang of the hops in the taste. Overall it seems to be a light IPA that would be nice for when I don't want to feel full after one pint.

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4/5  rDev +9.6%

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3/5  rDev -17.8%

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3/5  rDev -17.8%

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4/5  rDev +9.6%

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4/5  rDev +9.6%

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4/5  rDev +9.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

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3.44/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Great big froth of beige over basic bubbly copper. Aromas are nicely balanced, sweet caramel malt and citrus hops. Flavors are very bitter hops, mostly floral in character--back of the mouth, soapy almost. Flavors are not as balanced Some spiderweb lacing, and just the right amount of cap retains. Crisp, medium mouthfeel.

This is an extremely bitter beer. Not bad if I'm looking to wreck my taste buds for a while!

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Photo of Brunite
3.28/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

appearance: copper orange with a 1 finger off white head

smell: pine, grass, some malt,

taste: all pine and earthy... dry bitter hop finish,

mouthfeel: mild carbonation, medium body

overall: decent ipa but way to much pine for me. I am not getting the citrus noted I crave.

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4.55/5  rDev +24.7%

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5/5  rDev +37%

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4/5  rDev +9.6%

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4/5  rDev +9.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -11%

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4/5  rDev +9.6%

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3.34/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A- Orange with a creamy head that laces extremely well.

S- Mild piney hop aroma with a hint of sweet malt.

T- Very bland, not too much to this beer. Sweet dry bitterness that mellows out quickly.

M- Medium bodied with low carbonation.

D- I could probably drink around three of these. It's kind of bland so one is enough for now.

I was disappointed with this brew. My buddy said this was excellent, but I beg to differ. This was extremely bland, not much going for it. I guess that's what you get for a Sam Adam's product. Cream Stout is the only Sam Adam's product that has stood out so far.

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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

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1/5  rDev -72.6%

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4/5  rDev +9.6%

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4/5  rDev +9.6%

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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