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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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
slowrunner77 (6160) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 1, 2014
"label best by march 2011, sampled 2/5/11. didn’t taste like the hops were fresh, but it was a month b4 best by date, so maybe it’s just mellow and not incredibly aromtic. bicuity malt heavy, ever so slightly, with some nice bittering hops. pleasant enough but nothing stood out. profile more like a pale or english ipa, though i’d try again if i saw it fresh. 2md time was 3 months before date...still not a favorite. maybe a tenth better as it was a little fresher, but pretty tame and on the boring side for an ipa."

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BOSSbrewer (2068) - Arkansas, USA - SEP 27, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours a clear yellow. Aroma is citrus with some grapefruit. Some pine also. Flavor follows. Very nice and drinkable IPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
worldbeertaste (1702) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 26, 2014
Orange with a thin, white disappearing head. Nice smell of melon, grapes and soft hops. Caramel. Nice taste of fruity hops with a dry caramel finish. Decent IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
generallee08 (717) - New York, USA - SEP 23, 2014
On top of a rich amber brew sits a thick clingy head. This head is a creamy off white colored foam that lasts all the way to the bottom of the glass and makes cool lace rings and patterns along the way. Mostly I get citrusy hop notes with lighter pine notes and some mellow sweet and lightly toasted maltiness. Just like the nose suggested I get plenty citrus and spicy hop notes with mild pine backing it up. This is all set up on a nice malt base with some light caramel malt and bready sweetness. The palate is smooth medium bodied with average balanced carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SNL (323) - - SEP 16, 2014
Bottle. Clear caramel color, small offwhite head. Not much Nose, a little fruit. Crisp taste, malty finish with a hint of hops. Medium body, average carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
miyauchi38 (403) - chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 8, 2014
甘さがまずく&# いまいち

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Johnsense (877) - - SEP 7, 2014
clear copper pour, a finger of head. Grassy, mild pine and grapefruit, sweet malt a little more prominent than I would like in an IPA. Decent enough for what it is.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wolffish (262) - Saint-Donat, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 4, 2014
Bien goûteuse au départ mais ça s’estompe un peu trop vite. C’est bien malté, résineux mais un peu léger en saveur...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Randy4Beer (271) - - SEP 3, 2014
Pours a coppery hue with foamy white head. Aromas are a touch lighter than expected, but consist of floral hops, a hint of citrus grapefruit. Tastes are fairly balanced with a bit more malt than the hops which are producing a lemon/lime flavour with only the merest hint of pine. Overall, definitely a bit too mild of an IPA for my palate which has welcomed many a hop bomb.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
alex_alkis (357) - SWEDEN - SEP 2, 2014
Light in flavor and the finish is not so good. Obviously drinkable but not very good for being an IPA.

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