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RATINGS: 1398   WEIGHTED AVG: 3   IBU: 44   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The distinctive India Pale Ale style was developed by British brewers in the 1700s in order to create a sturdy beer that could survive long sea journeys to far-flung colonies where troops eagerly awaited the arrival of this sublime liquid refreshment. Long Hammer takes the traditional IPA brewing process one step further by dry hopping, or adding hops at the end of the brewing process 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


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
drfabulous (4017) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - AUG 18, 2014
12 ounce bottle left at our house. Orange pour. Some citrus. Light malt. Little bit of sweetness. Ok, I guess.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JonnyConga (89) - Cornwall, ENGLAND - AUG 13, 2014
Bottle from shop on truro uk. Pours hazy pale yellow. Good carb but head quickly goes. Nice citrus hoppy nose. Clean hoppy citrus taste with clean bitter after taste. A very refreshing and tasty beer. Not sure it's not getting more love... ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
laiti (5700) - Helsinki, FINLAND - AUG 10, 2014
35,5 cl bottle @ home, bottled 15.08.2013
Aroma is sweetish with tropical fruits, pineapples and some gluey notes. Flavour has resiny tones, pineapples, some tropical fruits and distatnt gluey notes. Finishes with grainy and malty tones. Good.

3.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rolfc81 (63) - - AUG 9, 2014
Bottle at Vinnys. Decent IPA...............................................

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
EHSRanders (1772) - Tjele, DENMARK - AUG 8, 2014
Bottle. Clear golden colour with medium creamy white mostly lasting head. Hoppy aroma with fruity notes. Bitter flavor. Oily palate.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ZacM612 (144) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - AUG 7, 2014
Hazy pale amber color with thin white head. Citrusy hop aroma. Heavy citrus flavor, a little too tangy.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stravale (2104) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - AUG 2, 2014
Bottle from Supervalu, Kimmage, Dublin [260814]
Light golden, slight haze, frothy white head
Aroma of light malts, little hops, slight fruits, slight lemon
Taste of pale malts, some fairly bitter hops, little fruits, dull for 6.5%
Palate - soft carb, medium light body. Finish is quite dry, bitter lingering tail
Overall - Average beer, dull for a US IPA

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
MrJoller (65) - ITALY - JUL 31, 2014
Pour deep golden, aroma is fruity with cascade being more noticeable, medium lasting head. Taste is mainly bitter but lack some dry-hopping maybe, it could be that that’s an import because hop taste is not too present. Mouthfeel could be better. Overall decent but could use some improvement.

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
hot_carl (3) - - JUL 27, 2014 does not count
Not a bad beer, but not a great one either. The flavor was not bad, but let more to be desired.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Madsen1635 (264) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 26, 2014
Bottle. Clear golden pour with small white head. Aroma has pine and grass. Taste is balanced although not very complex. Nice citrus and bitterness.


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