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RATINGS: 1327   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Samuel Adams® Latitude 48 IPA is a unique IPA brewed with a select blend of hops from top German, English, and American growing regions all located close to the 48th latitude within the “hop belt” of the Northern Hemisphere. The combination of hops in this beer creates a distinctive but not overpowering hop character. The beer is dry hopped with Ahtanum, Simcoe®*, and East Kent Goldings hops for a powerful citrus and earthy aroma. The hop character is balanced by a slight sweetness and full body from the malt blend.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mcox90 (1563) - Wilton, New Hampshire, USA - NOV 14, 2010
12 oz bottle, Pours a clear deep copper with a 3/4" foamy white head. Clean, fresh hop aroma without being to strong. Same with the flavor. Nice hop flavor with a subtle malt sweetness. Doesn’t try to be to much. A "session" IPA if you will.Palate is light to medium. Nice, easy to drink brew.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pkbites (693) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 13, 2010
Nice dark copper pour with a rich, malty, off white head. Aroma is of delicious bakery and citrus floral caramel. Great bitter taste and aftertaste. The after swallow is a bit water and affects the overall score. Otherwise this is a delightful "where have you been all my life" brew.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
eaglefan538 (2898) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - NOV 13, 2010
Bottle at company function, totally thrilled to see a decent choice vs. Yueng, Coors light, etc.... Too bad the RBers won’t give this a better score cuz of the Sammy on the label of just a 12oz bottle. Pour was amber in color decent head and lacing. The aroma was a good mix of the hop tell tales: floral, citrus, and pine. The flavor followed, fairly full hop profile with a decent amount of bitterness. Toasted malts, cereal, juicy fruit malts. Mouthfeel was average to moderate in body, on target for carbonation. Nice job, Sammy, even if it isn’t loaded with over-the-top highly uber flavored American style hops.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
unclemike (2269) - Ft. Riley, Kansas, USA - NOV 12, 2010
Pours copper/amber with a medium sized head. Aroma is lovely with a lot of floral hops. Medium in body with a good amount of carbonation. Flavor is a bit mild for an IPA, but there are enough hops to make it worth while. Better than most of the Sam brews out there.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
vyvvy (4025) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - NOV 12, 2010
Pours clear amber / bronze with a dense soapy beige head. The aroma has bready toasty malt, some dry caramel, earthy hops, some sweetness, light soap and a British slant to it. Medium body with a bit of roughness and lots of flowing carbonation. The taste begins fairly dry with lots of earthiness to it. It is quite woody as well with some toasty malt that is on the tree bark side. The finish has more bark and pine cones along with harsh hoppiness. Okay IPA.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pwn3d (1961) - Manhattan, New York, USA - NOV 12, 2010
Bottle enjoyed at Uncle Marios.. byob. A bit underrated.. strong hop character for a single ipa. Very pronouced and somewhat aggressive. Great IPA.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dyetube (1183) - McKinney, Texas, USA - NOV 11, 2010
This beer pours a rich amber with a medium white head. The aromas are citrus, grass, and pine. The mouthfeel is sticky and bitter with a heavy body. Cheers!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
philbertk (1873) - Seattle, Washington, USA - NOV 11, 2010
Boston Beer Company--Samuel Adams--Latitude 48 IPA--2010 12 oz. Bottle. 5.80% ABV. 55 IBU’s? (3.5 / 5.0) Thin lacy white head. Clear very thin bright dark amber color. Earthy mild floral hop front. Dry sweet crisp tangy zesty earthy thin toasted caramel hop resin infused mild fruit biscuit Euro hop IPA body. Dry hop spice bitter mild citrus end. Noble Euro IPA. Sampled on 11/10/2010 from 6-Pack purchased for $9.99 at The Greenwood Market, Seattle on 11/10/2010.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
502Che (999) - @, CAMBODIA - NOV 10, 2010
Bottle. Solid but very simple. Not too much hop variety/complexity, but still pleasant and bitter. At its price though ($8/6pack) I will probably revisit this one.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JK (4520) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - NOV 9, 2010
Surprisingly good ipa. It gushed from the bottle. Thick, lacing head. good hop aroma immediately. Dry hops in the flavor, balanced by sweet malt and bread. Grapefruit aftertaste.


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