BVery (8912) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - JAN 8, 2012
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Iím really enjoying this one - very slightly hazy golden pour with a white head and some lacing. Nice orange/citrus nose, good mouthfeel and carbonation. Taste is orange/citrus, some pine, and some earthy/caramel notes. Very good IPA.
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 25, 2011
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Name: Latitude 48 IPA - Ahtanum
Date: November 08, 2011
Appearance: hazy dark orange, fine beige head
Aroma: dry and earthy aroma, lightly spicy, touch of sweet fruityness
Flavor: sweet malt flavor, touch of citrus, light bitterness
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 13/20
Score: **+ /4
mar (5098) - Dallas, Texas, USA - DEC 18, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
deep amber with a cream head. mild fruit, hops, and faint citrus on the nose. chewy tropical, crisp finish. smooth and easy to drink.
BostonBeerGuru (1) - - NOV 26, 2011 does not count
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
A near superior IPA. It pours nicely with excellent head retention and a lacing indicative of a high quality beer. A floral and hoppy scent hint at a bitterness which is present throughout each sip. Itís balanced nicely with a malty copper-colored sweetness that awakens the front of the mouth. Itís not a great finisher as it leaves a sticky and hoppy acidity in its wake. Overall, a very good beer which you can be proud to bring to any party.
Cletus (6355) - Connecticut, USA - NOV 21, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours copper/gold with an off white head. Smells resiny with some spicy undertones. Taste is sticky sweet with a resiny bite on the finish.
Butters (4006) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - NOV 11, 2011
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Sampled with joe while trying to clean up some bottles before the baltimore move. Same amber pour as the base beer. light citrus pour with orange peel bitter finish. I like the way it smells better than it tastes. But the east kent goldings is still the top runner so far.
DSG (9563) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - NOV 10, 2011
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle sample at a Deconstructed tasting at Porter & Sons. Clear amber with an off-white head. Citric hops aroma with floral and piney notes and some caramelly and slightly cookie-ish malt. Sweetish flavor with some caramel, light graininess and a mildly bitter and slightly citric finish. Medium-bodied.
ScoWRee (406) - Perkiomen, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 9, 2011
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours a beautiful amber color with a thick tan foamy head. Aroma of hops as soon as the cap comes off. Taste is very hoppy. Iím not an IPA guy but, this is pretty good.
Leighton (16268) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 7, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle in NYC, shared at Sanderís apartment, while playing Scrabble. Pours clear copper with a nice, white head. Good aroma, light pine, citrus and leaves. Nice flavor, medium sweet, some faint ripe citrus. Medium bodied with average carbonation. Mild sticky finish, bit of oily pine, short to medium duration lingering bitterness. Good beer.
kmweaver (3207) - Petaluma, California, USA - OCT 6, 2011
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
12oz bottle, courtesy of our friend Nathan. Thanks, dude! Pours a deep, clear orange color; significant, fine-bubbled light-tan head with nice retention and lacing (much more than the last few). Comparatively balanced aroma next to the preceding versions: restrained orange notes, a pine and herbal quality; a mineral crispness. Medium body; medium carbonation; plenty of mineral and piney bitterness, and a much relaxed candied core relative to most of the other versions; surprisingly balanced, with a muted hop flavor and tempered core sweetness. Oddly ok relative to the last four, and while not as charismatic as the Hallertau or East Kent, equally enjoyable. Medium-length, mineral finish: toasty crystalline core, with some lasting pine and floral bitterness.