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RATINGS: 265   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Samuel Adams Latitude 48 Zeus IPA is brewed with only Zeus hops from the Yakima Valley area of WA. The hops are added at three points during the brewing process -- bittering, late kettle and dry hopping. Zeus Hops contribute bitterness and an intense, pungent resinous pine flavor. This brew leans strongly toward the hop character, but is softened by the malt’s sweetness.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tommynh (47) - - AUG 20, 2014
Nice golden color, pours with a huge head, nice scent and a good IPA taste, this one probably gives the backbone to the latitude 48 beer ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
NikkTwist (1744) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 20, 2014
Draft at Moriartys. Clear dark amber pour with a slim foamy top. Strong Zeus hops. Earthy, woody and resiny. Medium-dark caramel malt backbone. Autumn leaves. Burnt orange peels. Some breadiness as well. Sharp bitter bite in the finish.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dal9000 (201) - Ohio, USA - AUG 14, 2014
Pours dark brown with a thick white head. Malty sweet slightly pine hoppy flavor. A little bitter but very smooth. ---Rated via Beer Buddy

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
MacBoost (1399) - Pouring Bus, New York, USA - AUG 14, 2014
Pours a copper color with a white head. Aromas of pine and caramel. Taste is semi sweet and bitter. Flavors of pine sap, caramel candy, rough vegetal bitterness. Brutally bitter and vegetal. Finishes bitter and shitty. No.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Darkmagus82 (1812) - - AUG 10, 2014
Poured from bottle into pint glass Appearance – The beer pours a nice amber color with a massive amber tinged head. The head has fantastic retention, lasting a very long time, with it eventually fading to leave a wonderful level of foamy lace on the sides of the glass. Smell –The aroma of the beer is a nice blend of pine, citrus, and earthy hop smells. Backing these aromas are some nice smells of a bready and doughy nature giving a rather balanced smell to the brew overall. Taste – The taste begins with sweeter bready and moderately hopped flavor. The sweeter flavors are mainly of a caramel nature with some light hints of an orange and tangerine sweetness mixed within. The hop upfront are largely of a grapefruit citrus nature with some hints of an earthy hop there as well. The citrus and earthy flavors grown stronger as the taste advances onward, with them being of comparable strength at the end. Some other hop flavors of a light earthy and floral nature develop as well, and mix with the malty and sweet, as well as the other hop flavors, to leave a rather pleasantly bitter but balanced hop flavor to linger on the tongue. Mouthfeel – The body is a bit above average with the carbonation level being average. The moderateness of both the carbonation and thickness are really nice for the more balanced tastes of the brew. Overall the feel was well done. Overall – This was a malty and moderately sweet but hop balanced IPA with a rather easy drinking taste and feel. Overall rather well done.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
arnold931 (625) - Iowa, USA - AUG 10, 2014
Bottle. Pours clear dark copper with nice off white head and lots of lacing. Nose is pine with some malt sweetness. Taste is bitter pine. A little malt sweetness.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BREWMUSKCLES (2300) - New Jersey, USA - AUG 10, 2014
hard to appreciate after having had the mosaic. brew is good with one dimensional ivy hop flavor and some caramel type malt. some flower in the aroma.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Luvystypotables (789) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - AUG 4, 2014
A mild aroma of hops nothing distinctive, pours a clear copper color. Dry chalky taste with a dry mouth and a mineral palate.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
kidobutai (419) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - AUG 4, 2014
Poured from a bottle near the end of the night. Spoiled fruit smell, but the taste is sweeter.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
CopterScott (158) - Kansas, USA - JUL 31, 2014
Clear amber color with about a half finger of off-white head that persists and leaves good lacing. aroma is pine and grass hops with light malt. Flavor is the same with a bitter finish.


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