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Samuel Adams

Samuel Adams
Latitude 48 IPA

Category: American Style IPA

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 6%
94 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional

Samuel Adams
Latitude 48 IPA

Category: American Style IPA

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 6%
Bright clear brilliant deep amber color. Bright, tropical aromas of tropical fruit custard tart, salted caramel, nougat, and peppercorns with a velvety, lively, finely carbonated, fruity medium body and a tingling, complex, medium-long finish. finish. A superbly fruity and delicious ipa.
Tasting Info
Beer Glass Style: Hoppy, smooth & mild & spicy & complex
Aroma Aroma: tropical fruit custard tart, salted caramel, nougat, and peppercorns
Taste Flavor: tingling, complex, medium-long
Bitterness Bitterness: High
Enjoy Enjoy: on its own or with food
Recipes Pairing: Duck Gyros, Corn Chowder, Vintage Cheddar
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A superbly fruity and delicious ipa.
The Producer

The Boston Beer Co. Brewery

The Producer
30 Germania St.
Boston, MA 02130
USA
1 617-368-5000
American Style IPA
Beer Glass Shaker Pint Amber.jpg
Serve in a Shaker Pint Glass
American style IPAs are deep gold to amber in color and fall between 5.5-7.5% in alcohol. They are characterized by floral and citrus hop aromas and a distinctive hop bitterness on the finish. This style originated in the 19th century when British troops and colonizers were working to develop an alternative to their standard ales in order to withstand transport to India. Today, US craft brewers have claimed the style as their own with assertive Pacific Northwestern hop varieties that stand out. Noteworthy examples of this style include: Laurelwood Workhorse India Pale Ale, Oskar Blue’s Deviant Dale’s IPA, Three Floyds Alpha King and Founder’s Centennial IPA.
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