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RATINGS: 1381   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Soonah (1120) - Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA - OCT 7, 2010
Poured clear and pale copper with a short white head and decent lacing. The aroma was soapy and floral hops. A touch of sweetness. The flavor tasted like a soap dish. Lots of soap and floral characteristics. Thin body, clean finish. Meh.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Duhast500 (414) - Cumberland, Rhode Island, USA - OCT 7, 2010
Poured from the 12 bottle into a stemmed glass. The color is a dark amber-gold with about and inch or so of foamy white head and some nice lacing. The smell is a little bitter with some nice German hop presence. Some slight fruity flavor. The taste is has an interesting hop feel to it. There is no clear hop that takes over but there is a mix of bitterness that seem to mix well together. No harsh bitterness to get used to, it has a good fruit flavor. Some slight apple and grape hints with a little orange as well. The feel is medium to light and goes down pretty easy. A good IPA that is pretty drinkable, but bitter for the people used to having their taste of hops. It has a good amount of carbonation and is pretty darn smooth. I am impressed with the first taste of an IPA from SA.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gooney (389) - Portland, Oregon, USA - OCT 6, 2010
12 oz bottle from Publix - Nice, dark amber color with a quickly disappearing head. Roasty nut flavor with a great hops/malt balance. Very smooth finish. This is a surprisingly good beer from Sam Adams.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ibrew2or3 (7565) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - OCT 5, 2010
12oz bottle pours crystal clear copper with semi loose tan head leaving spotty lacing behind. The modest aroma is a bit spicy, a bit floral and a bit malty. The taste has pretty full spicy hops delivering both hop flavor and the growing hop bitterness to midway and then into the finish. I also get a bit of citrus and grassiness for moments here and there. It ends with fading bitter spicy hops that achieve really only a modest level of bitterness and then a thin layer of malts sweetness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (21773) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - OCT 5, 2010
Bottled at Stockholm Beer Festival. Clear amber, mid sized head. Comolex floral grapefruit aroma Mid sweet with clean, rounded mouthfeel and medium body. Richly hoppy with tangerine and floral notes. Marked bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Finhead (1407) - OFallon, Illinois, USA - OCT 4, 2010
A clear amber pour with off-white head. The aroma is mildly hoppy, but also has a touch of caramel. It has a zesty, bitter taste with average carbonation and medium body. It ends with a mouth-watering, bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dchmela (2854) - Orlando, Florida, USA - OCT 4, 2010
Bottle at Epcot F&W. Pours a copper amber with a thick white head. Big hop nose, berries and citrus popping through. Taste is smooth malt with a nice hop bitterness that is really well balanced. Best Sam Adams I have had in a while.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BroSpud (1894) - , Massachusetts, USA - OCT 3, 2010
UPDATED: MAY 23, 2011 Sample at Julio’s NE Beer Festival. Not all that impressed with this one. I would have figured that Sam could do better. Still, it is an IPA and that’s not all bad. 5/22/11 - Upping the rating slightly after another taste

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RasterMaster (258) - , Oklahoma, USA - OCT 1, 2010
Clear copper-amber pour into thick pillowy off-white head that quickly dissipates into sticky lacing that melts into a thin ring layer of foam as carbonated bubbles rise from the bottom of the glass. Aroma of piney hoppy spruce, toasted malt and sweet biscuits. Initial flavor or malt and bisuit that fades into bitter hoppy finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
portableparty (2169) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - SEP 30, 2010
Pour is clear copper with a creamy off white head that dissipates to a film. Aroma is a mixture of malt and hops which come off sweet. Taste is metallic and malty hops, but nothing that stands out. Palate is good carbonation and sticky with a dry finish. A so so IPA that is not bad, but will be bunched together with no real stand out characteristics.

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