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RATINGS: 1461   WEIGHTED AVG: 3   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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
vyvvy (4510) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - JAN 23, 2008
Pours copper with a sudsy beige head. The aroma has green grassy / piny hops with lightly toasted malt and is very clean. Medium crisp body with spritzy carbonation. The flavor starts off well enough with the hoppiness from the aroma, but the finish is mushy with an off-bitterness. A decent IPA, but nothing that will blow you away.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
VonHayes (10) - USA - JAN 23, 2008
Not bad overall but kind of weak for an IPA. Average taste, slightly bitter. Thin texture and poor looking to boot.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JustinBennett (67) - junction city, Kansas, USA - JAN 21, 2008
bottle. poured a yellowish color. minimal head. strong hoppy smell ad taste. finishes smooth. decet ipa.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
HighlanderOne (1047) - Bergen County, New Jersey, USA - JAN 20, 2008
Poured from bottle 1/2008. Potent hop aroma. Medium amber, thin head. Nice hop flavors. Not as wildly hopped as other American IPA s. Nice hop feel in the back of the mouth. Finished nicely. A decent IPA.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
jezmez68 (403) - Chesterton, Indiana, USA - JAN 19, 2008
Wow. I used to think Red Hook was a pretty decent microbrew back in the day. So I figured their IPA might be all right, but then I took a look at the reviews here and shied away from it until I was at a friend’s place, and it appears he dived into a twelve-pack from the local "Star Mart." Pours YELLOW, which is odd for an IPA. I expected orangeish brew. Not much of an aroma. You can sort of smell the grapefruit. Is that Summit hops? Anyway, a bit of a bite, but Three Floyd’s Pride & Joy probably compares, and it’s a mild ale. Sorta too bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HopBackDoc (474) - Hatboro, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 19, 2008
On tap at the Wachovia Center. Deep golden color with thin head. Hoppy aroma. Taste was mostly bitter hops with some malts to balance it out a bit. Dry finish. Not a bad IPA on draft.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Bungalo22 (326) - Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA - JAN 19, 2008
Yellow pour and a bitter taste. Not really a fan. It was link drinking pine needles if that makes any sense.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Stix082480 (1) - Strongsville, Ohio, USA - JAN 18, 2008 does not count
I really like the way this beer taste it’s got that bold flavor that many IPA drinkers would love to drink.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
Cobra (1100) - - JAN 14, 2008
OMG, this shit is foul. For it to be a filtered beer, I sure had a shitload of floaties in my bottle. Poured out a piss yellow, with a stale, cheesy hop aroma. I couldn’t even choke down a full swallow of this sewer sludge. Certified drain pour.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
BEERGUY007 (206) - Scotia, New York, USA - JAN 14, 2008
12 ounce bottle from glenville beverage. Pours golden wit a little head, no lace. Smells hoppy, bitter and the botter lasts a long time in your mouth. Maybe alittle citrusy if you really think about it. It’s an ok beer. Ipa’s arent my thing.

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