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RATINGS: 1339   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.


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3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hartung32 (234) - Indiana, USA - JAN 30, 2013
Decent; as a fan of IPAs, I've had worse. Not one I'd buy on its own unless there aren't other options. Sam Adams can do better... ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Obfuscate (98) - Minneapolis, - DEC 21, 2014
Solid offering from Samuel Adams. Pretty session able for an IPA. Nothing overpowering but you get the hops, bitterness, and dryness you expect in an IPA it just won’t blow you away, which is sometimes appropriate.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mabel (6673) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 12, 2014
[6172-20140207] Bottle. Piney needle aroma. Slightly hazy, orange body with a long-lasting creamy off-white head. Mild grainy earth pine flavour. Medium body. Average. (6/3/6/3/13) 3.1

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
VT (1666) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 9, 2014
355 ml bottle. Pours a clear pale amber-golden with a resilient pale beige head. Aroma is herbs, fruits, candies. Flavor is caramel, red candy and brown sugar. Finish is herbal, resinous, pine treeish, cedar treeish. Lingering pine and herbs. Medium body, sticky mouthfeel, average carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ochniczek (80) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 2, 2014
355ml bottle. very dark orange colour, clear. medium whitehead, very good lacing. aroma of sweet tropical fruit - mango, pineapple. similar in taste, some fruity sweetness rather low, temporary bitterness. moderate carbonation

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Partisn92 (11) - Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 30, 2014
The label says it doesn't overpower you with hops. But it tastes like somebody accidentally spilled the entire barrel of hops in the vat and called it an IPA. In fairness, it's not awful. Just very hoppy ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Oysteib (96) - NORWAY - NOV 21, 2014
From bottle. Nice citrus aromas. Citrus taste, more specifically orange, with good bitternesd at the end.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gbgbrouge (152) - SWEDEN - NOV 19, 2014
Poured from bottle, amber with medium creamy head. Aroma is kind of sweet with notes of fruit and syrup and pine. Taste is bitter but well balanced with a slightly sweet malt body, notes of caramel, dried fruit and resin. Light bitter finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Block (1489) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - NOV 14, 2014
This felt more like a summer IPA. Airy, light, lighter fruits with a good hop nose and finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
espenra (884) - Kurland, NORWAY - NOV 9, 2014
35.5cl bottle from Systembolaget. Best before 2014-06-01. It poured a copper colour with a medium big white head. Although it was well after the best before date the aroma is still massive hops, malts, pine and some dark caramel or toffee. Aroma is bitter. Lots of resin and pine. More malty than hoppy by now, but hops are noticable after a little while. Lingering aftertaste with notes of citrus and hops. Wish I had tried it when it was fresh.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GG (2326) - NorCal, California, USA - NOV 3, 2014
12oz bottle - Part of the Harvest/Fall pack of 2012. An above average, if not fantastic IPA no matter how you slice it. Wonderful aroma, solid hop profile with a minimalistic approach to the malts, which I loved. The 2 bottles I had went pretty quick. This could stand up pretty well to some of the great IPA’s out there.


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