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RATINGS: 1571   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01/5   IBU: 44   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Bottle: Filtered.
Available unfiltered from the cask at GBBF 2008
Dry hopped with Cascade hops to give a wonderful hop aroma but not the overpowering hop taste. Long Hammer IPA is the beer you find yourself reaching for again and again, no matter what the occasion. Long Hammer pairs nicely with grilled meats, seafood, Mexican, Indian, Thai or other spicy ethnic foods. Available year round.

Style: India Pale Ale
ABV: 6.5%
Malts: Pale, Caramel, Munich
Hops: Alchemy, Cascade, Willamette
Color SRM: 8.5
Bitterness Units: 44.0 IBU
Original Gravity: 14.40 degrees plato
Brewed Since: 1984


1.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
stchloe (968) - Portland, Oregon, USA - SEP 7, 2008
Hardly worthy of being an IPA, the hops are weak at best. Bland and light body.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tennisjoel (1363) - Rochester, Minnesota, USA - SEP 6, 2008
Yellow gold pour with minimal head. Mild IPA. It has a decent flavor. Okay with citrus, pine, lemon. Well, I think it’s a little better than the score indicates, so there may be a little bit of bias, yet it still falls short of many within its style.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
jmm635 (991) - Havertown, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 6, 2008
(Tap) Clear light orange color with a small off white head. Crisp hoppy aroma. Taste is hoppy, but balanced nicely with some malts. Light bodied.... not as bitter as a typical IPA.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DrDavid (957) - Johnson, Vermont, USA - SEP 2, 2008
(Bottle). Citrusy aroma. Light orange color with almost no head. Flavor has the IPA citrus tang, and some hops bitterness and malt background, but everything is muted and overly restrained. Not bad really, just not enough.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
probstblueribbon (3718) - Nepean, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 1, 2008
Sampled at Flour City Brewers’ Fest, Rochester NY. AU15/08.

App.: Clear deep golden, fair white froth. Aroma: Strong fresh hopes – citrus and pine, leafy, light malts. Palate: Medium body, sparse but sharp carbonation. Flav.: Very fresh leafy hops that is almost savoury, some fruitiness; dry with fair bitterness.

Didn’t love the hop flavours.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
rayOfBeer (674) - El Cerrito, California, USA - AUG 31, 2008
Poured from tap an orange-amber with a small off-white head. Aroma was a muddled aged floral hop, toast, and wet cardboard. Flavor followed with a slightly bigger floral hop presence, a somewhat malty body and a lingering dry bitter finish. Overall tastes like it could have been a nice hoppy IPA but had aged and oxidized slightly letting in some off flavors and toning down the better hop aromas and flavors. I think I’d skip over this one on most occasions.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rynoplasty (700) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - AUG 30, 2008
Pours a pale, cloudy golden brown with a small off white head. Aroma is hoppy, and the taste is citrusy, pine like hops as well but not as strong as most IPA’s. Definitely not the best IPA I have had but it isn’t bad.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
OldRaspy (292) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - AUG 29, 2008
Poured from the 12oz bottle amber in color with an off-white head. aroma is of piney hops. Flavor a slight malt with the same piney hops with a bitter hop finish.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
UCLAtoucan (6) - Los Angeles, California, USA - AUG 29, 2008 does not count
imagine a good american pale ale, but a little more hoppy yet well balanced....standard.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
maugus4ever (123) - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA - AUG 27, 2008
Pours a light gold with a thin white head. Pretty nice hop aroma, but it lacks the hoppy taste, making this taste more like an American pale ale than an IPA. This is a fairly sessionable IPA, but it is nothing special.


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