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RATINGS: 1571   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01/5   IBU: 44   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
AnG_BrgNor (505) - Bergen, NORWAY - APR 15, 2016
Bottle. Cloudy golden with small short lasting head. Hops and grains in tha aroma. The taste is medium bitter and is dominated by grains with some hops in the background, There is something about it I dont quite like so much, something metalic/acid in the taste. I dont know if its old, the bottle is marked Aug 10 15 - 8 months ago....

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
brucebruce81 (389) - Wyoming, USA - APR 15, 2016
This was a good IPA it was smoothe and very hoppy but not overly bitter it had a good mid drink hop flavor ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Frax (60) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - APR 9, 2016
Bottle from Shaw’s, packaged 12/11/15. Poured into a pint glass clear gold, lightly carbonated. Thin white head, moderate lacing. Nutty aroma, lightly hopped, could be sessionable but ABV is higher than it seems. According to the ratings this should be terrible, but seems pretty decent to me.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
siofilippo (6) - ITALY - APR 1, 2016 does not count
Amara ma non troppo buon retrogusto Colere giallo oro opalino dry hopping ben percettibile

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Migdaone (2) - - MAR 25, 2016 does not count
Redhook is a big fan of dry hopping which sounds much dirtier than it is. 6.2% alc. 7 euro, bevuto a woodstock milano

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
planky84 (2866) - Lee, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 25, 2016
Bottle at the Barrel and Horn, Bromley. Gold pour with a white head. Citrus and vanilla aroma. Crisp citrus flavour. Refreshing brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
IlGagario (115) - Modena, ITALY - MAR 23, 2016
In bottiglia. Colore giallo oro velato. Schiuma alta, soapy, di buonissima persistenza. Olfatto maltato e resinoso. Carbonazione media, frizzante. Aroma di resina, tè agrumato e malto di impostazione english bitter. Gusto terroso, mediamente dolce, poi amaro, a seccarsi. Luppolatura morbida, tipicamente cascade. Corpo da leggero a medio, trama da watery a oleosa. Dissetante e di buona scorrevolezza, è molto facile alla beva. Più bitter che IPA, è una bella birra rotonda, frangi-sete, che senza avere inutili pretese, è semplice e gradevole.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
mintzmeet (444) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAR 19, 2016
Nice refreshing light tasting IPA. Very well balanced, non intrusive hop profile. A tiny bit grainy flavor, but all around solid beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerRenter76 (831) - Texas, USA - MAR 19, 2016
Originally rated on 8/22/08. On my third as i type, I was pleasantly surprised by longhammer, partially because my expectations were not too high to begin with. It pours a dark golden yellow hue. Decent white cap disappated to a thin head, yet it leaves good lacing. Aroma of some citrus, but mostly floral, taste was similar with a lasting bitterness, and a very slight aftertaste of berries. Overall it is a pretty good IPA, especially for those new to the style, but for those seeking that super hop blast this will be an average brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rondphoto (4053) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - MAR 17, 2016
bottle @ Fresh Thyme / Newport KY --- Clear medium/light amber color, long-lasting off-white head, lace cobwebs. Taste is malt that allows solid hops to ride on its back through a medium finish. Pretty straightforward, but it works well enough.

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