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RATINGS: 268   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 maltís sweetness.


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3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dal9000 (271) - 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


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexsdad06 (6881) - Ohio, USA - FEB 28, 2015
12 oz bottle at home from notes. Pours a slightly hazy deep orange amber color with a medium sized white head. The aroma and flavor had caramel malt, biscuits, resiny, citrus, earthy hops, light spices hops, lighter bodied, mild bitterness, decent, more readily available ipa, I liked this better than most of the varieties.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
tricyclist (1030) - Florida, USA - JAN 12, 2015
For what it is, itís a respectable IPA. Itís got a hoppy aroma but not overpowering. Malt presence for sure, aroma and flavor. Some resin and pine, earthy green. Medium malt with caramel and a fuller body, medium to full. Not a favorite, but not bad at all.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerdedDave (801) - - DEC 29, 2014
slightly cloudy amber color; piney hop aroma; resiny, piney hop flavor on a medium bodied bready malt base with caramel notes

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mansquito (4069) - Nueva York, New York, USA - NOV 20, 2014
The Sampler, Brooklyn tap: Pours orange with a white head. Aroma is orange, pine, and herbs. Taste is pretty bitter. Significant amount of resin and pine are there. Lingering aftertaste. Pretty good.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Strangebrewer (970) - Chatham, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 18, 2014
bottle. Poured clear copper with a rocky off white head. Sweet malt aroma with floral hops. Medium body, butterery feel on the lips with a moderate dry finish. Toasty malt with herbal hops, pine and grapefruit notes.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
shrubber85 (8836) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - NOV 14, 2014
Bottle. Biscuit malt and grass/orange peel aroma. Golden yellow with large off-white head. Sweet biscuit malt and moderately bitter grass and grapefruit peel flavor. Nice body. Great hops.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Patrickctenchi (4722) - Coxís Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - NOV 5, 2014
Bottle: Clear copper with a tall, but quick, beige head. Mild caramel, slightly woody aroma. Taste is pine, resiny, peppery malt. Earthy, woody bitter..... Very tasty.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cornfield (5570) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - OCT 20, 2014
Carefully poured into my fancy Sam Adams glass (now, sadly shattered), this has a bright caramel body with a t5hick, dense, and sustained creamy head. Itís got an aroma of fir (no, not "fur") with a hint of grain. It tastes of pine, cereal, and a soft bitterness. The finish is dry and resinous. Not bad.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
degbert (1345) - Austin, Texas, USA - OCT 18, 2014
Bottle. Pours a dark gold-amber with orange highlights. High, lacy, large-grained head. Nose is light -- not much spice or pine notes; if anything, itís an odd mix of floral and cheddar cheese notes. Hops are muted on the tongue; thereís an orange candy overtone, a touch of spruce and sage, and a lot of malt sweetness. I think this hops doesnít play well by itself; too much Orange Crush in the end. Interesting for the experience, but not much else.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerandBlues2 (10713) - San Diego, California, USA - OCT 18, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours clear amber with a medium, frothy off-white head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is spicy, earthy and resin hops with cracker and biscuit malt. Flavor is moderate hops and bitterness, sweet malt and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.


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