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Samuel Adams Latitude 48 Deconstructed IPA - Mosaic
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RATINGS: 90   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Our new 2013 release features Mosaic hops, a new hop from the Pacific Northwest. They add a burst of citrus notes to the distinctive layers of German, English and other American hops, all from growing regions near the "hop belt" of the 48th Latitude. Cheers!


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dwyerpg (4354) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - MAR 19, 2013
Lots of fruity hops in the aroma, but the flavor is a bit more complex. The fruity hops and bittering hops battle to a weird tie, though the finish is quite bitter and dry. Pretty good, but not great.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gription79 (2157) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - MAR 19, 2013
Poured from a 12 ounce bottle. Big tropical fruit hops aroma, orange, guava, mango. The flavor is very similar with some bready maltiness. A solid beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAR 19, 2013

Bottle 12fl.oz.

Clear medium orange colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, moderate to heavy hoppy, citrus, grapefruit, orange - citrus. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration, caramel, grapefruit. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20130216]

4.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
retinadoc (117) - - MAR 17, 2013
About as good as it gets from a bottle. Pleasant aroma. Beautiful reddish brown color. Full, hoppy flavor, without being overly astringent. Mildly sweet. Slightly lingering finish. Rich mouthfeel. Tastes richer and stronger than average beer, without being overly hoppy or having gratuitously high ABV.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
decaturstevo (4664) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - MAR 16, 2013
Copper pour with creamy white head and lace. Aroma of citrus hops and bready malt. Sweet malt start with a resiny/citrus bite. Nice bitter that lingers. Medium body with good carbonation. Nice beer better than the 48 regular

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jkwalking05 (3491) - Arlington, Texas, USA - MAR 15, 2013
Copper in color with a decent off-white head. Aroma is of caramel, very spicy hops, citrus, floral. Taste is of caramel, spicy hops, juicy orange.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
travita (3692) - Frisco, Texas, USA - MAR 15, 2013
Bottle. The look is clear, beige decent head, and copper colored. The smell is spicy, hops, fresh hops, grassy, hay, and malt. The taste is malt, strong noble hops, grass, and interesting.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
StouterRick (32) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - MAR 8, 2013
This has more of a yeast aroma and a bigger hop taste then the regular Latitude 48. It also has more of a pleasant astringency, probably from the Mosaic hops. I’m not exactly doing back flips over this brew, but it is quite drinkable.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jmagnus87 (2219) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - MAR 8, 2013
12oz bottle poured into a shaker. Pours a clear, dark burnt orange with minimal head. Aroma of tropical fruits and citrus with a slight dose of pine. Taste is light bitter. Pine and citrus. Medium bodied with a slightly slick texture. Lively carbonation and a long finish. Overall, pretty good. Ill be drinking this again.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
desurfer (1190) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - MAR 7, 2013
Moderate citrus hoppiness with a bready malt profile. Not bad for a ’can-get-anywhere’ type beer.


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