Samuel Adams Latitude 48 Deconstructed IPA - Ahtanum | Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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Samuel Adams Latitude 48 Deconstructed IPA - AhtanumSamuel Adams Latitude 48 Deconstructed IPA - Ahtanum

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by JohnGalt1 on 04-26-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a pint glass
A: Aggressive pour yields 3/4 finger white head with good retention. Chill-hazy dark amber. Dark for an IPA, but typical of Latitude 48.
S: Bright citrus with a wave of caramel, some pineapple. Quite nice.
T: Subdued flavor that has pronounced bitter points and some dark fruit esters. Slight off cardboard flavor. Decent, though slightly astringent.
M: Effervescent, maybe a tad too much. Smooth otherwise. A tad phlegm inducing.
O: Fairly good. I'd order another, but wouldn't buy 6 of these.

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This one has a nose of a lot of oils, but could stand to be a bit more vibrant. Flavor profile is smooth with earthy tones joining for a smooth and mellow ride. It isn't abrasive or outlandish. I think it's important to keep in mind that this is a single hopped beer, so there is going to be a different outcome than what would come from other multi-varietal IPAs. Based on that, I like this one. It strikes me as somewhat English in execution. Smooth feel. Easy drinkability. It's nice and a good way to start.

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Samuel Adams Latitude 48 Deconstructed IPA - Ahtanum from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Beer rating: 3.65 out of 5 with 314 ratings