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RATINGS: 1346   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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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
KajII (783) - Macon, North Carolina, USA - JUL 18, 2011
Bottle. The pour was a very clear medium brown with a slight yellow hue that layed around the edge of the glass. The head was average in size (about 1 to 2 fingers) with a nice rocky appearance that stuck around for a nice while which created some really nice lacing that rolled down the glass as you drank it. The aroma was a mix of sweet and bitter with a nutty bread malt, a nice resin hop with a mild dose of a sweet yeast and also had notes of citrus and dried fruit. The flavor had a mild sweet-bitter feel to it with just a hint of dried fruit at first then had an increase in bitterness and a nice hoppy finish with mild citrus note at the end leaving the flavor to hang around for a nice while allowing full enjoyment of this brew. Mouthfeel was light to medium in body and very dry in texture with a mild carbonation. Overall a nice balanced IPA with the bitter and sweet working quite well together.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
robobeerbelly (73) - Wisconsin, USA - FEB 16, 2015
very good flavor. impressive IPA from what i have had. i would have to say the flavor is probably it’s best part. i would get it again.

3.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
MissAl (1) - - FEB 13, 2015 does not count
This hoppy IPA provides a refreshing burst initially with an aromatic finish of spice. Aftertaste is clean. This beer is good alone or provides a refreshing combination with food.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
konungen (111) - - FEB 6, 2015
Kopparfärgad öl. God doft av humle, malt och karamell där humlen inte tar över. Smak i samma bana där malten får lite mer utrymme än i många andra Ipa. Lätt sötma och beska. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Milter (203) - Nyborg, DENMARK - JAN 28, 2015
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

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bennetporter (149) - East Falmouth, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 13, 2015
Pours an amber from a bottle with a medium-sized cream colored head with medium bubbles. Aroma is a great dry hopped citrus and resin, just smells sticky. Flavor is not quite as strong, a good malty background to balance the hops, but I feel the hops could be a little more potent. Good beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MrOrla (116) - Odense C, DENMARK - JAN 2, 2015
Amber/clear color , thin white head.Aroma of caramel and pine. Hoppy, grape pine. A simple IPA, nothing special but decent.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
alexsdad06 (6307) - Ohio, USA - JAN 1, 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, citrus, earthy, hops, grass, some light spices, lighter bodied, mild bitterness, decent, more readily available ipa.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Obfuscate (176) - 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 (7015) - 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 (1708) - 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.


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