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Samuel Adams Latitude 48 Deconstructed IPA - Mosaic
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RATINGS: 113   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   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!


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sonnycheeba (3362) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAR 24, 2013
Bottle. Pours clear amber with thin, creamy off-white; decent retention and spare lacing. Aroma is caramel and cookie malts, figs, light toffee, floral and pine hops, and light maple syrup. Flavor is balanced sweet malts and grassy hops with supporting pine, mixed berries, and light toast; dry finish with some lingering hop bitterness. Medium body and low carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
dmac (3905) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - MAR 22, 2013
12oz bottle from pineypower. Poured a rather good looking medium to fuller density deep orange amber with an average foamy off white head. Aroma is dirt and earthy citrus fruits, old flowers and dough. Good body that is medium overall with slightly stronger carbonation and an almost chewy feel. Flavor is much like the aroma with lots of earthiness, some dirty citrus, lighter bread and some old flowers. Meh, seems a little to dirty/earthy to me.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Spab (2294) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 20, 2013
355 ml bottle from LCBO. Pours a clear amber colour with white cap. Aroma is spicy, modestly citrusy hops with caramel. Flavour has an interesting mix of hoppy notes with some distinct spiciness, citrus and even a little pine, as well as some underlying caramel. Moderate bitterness and a fairly astringent finish. A little different but still quite enjoyable.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dwyerpg (4508) - 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 (2235) - 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 (34282) - 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 (120) - - 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 (4930) - 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 (3640) - 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 (3856) - 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.


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