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RATINGS: 1398   WEIGHTED AVG: 3   IBU: 44   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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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

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 5/20
Ctplt777 (131) - - JUL 25, 2014
Pretty okay IPA. Nothing stellar but nothing terrible. The aroma has some orange and pine qualities but I noticed a weird adjuncty smell as well which was kind of lame. Taste is alright, itís almost like a lager itís weird. Some bitterness but nothing crazy, not really anything stands out. Itís alright nothing I would seek out. Itís cheap so I guess thatís a plus. Okay beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MarkoNm (544) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - JUL 25, 2014
Pours a slightly hazy orange color, topped with very decent white head. There is a pleasantly fruity and citrusy aroma, easily picked up, but not too strong. The taste is nicely bitter, creamy feel with some citrus notes. A very nice one, really.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
charule (1117) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 21, 2014
Can from 7/11. Poured light bubbly yellow with thin head. Aroma is light old hop semi sweet. Light carb med bod. Decent taste thats balanced. Easy to drink.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
asimeow (61) - Sandsli, NORWAY - JUL 17, 2014
Bottle. Nice,white head. Pale golden colour. Smells of hops and citrus. Fresh and nice smell. A bit too astringent flavour for my taste. Hay, floral, grass, citrus. Bitter aftertaste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rdixon77 (746) - Georgia, USA - JUL 15, 2014
Just okay IPA. Hazy dark orange. Fresh musky hop nose. Taste adds a little citrus with medium bitterness. Drinkable, but not anything special.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
AtronSeige (596) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - JUL 14, 2014
Aroma: Medium-high hops; pine, resin, light spice, cirtus, fruity. Medium malt, caramel, no diecetyl, no DMS Appearance: Hazy pale gold body. Medium white head. Good retention. Flavour: Medium bitterness, medium sweetness. Well balanced, leaning slightly towards bitterness. Light lingering bitterness. Dry finish. Medium-high hop flavours, piney, resin, citrus. Light malt, bready. No diecetyl, no DMS Mouthfeel: Medium bodies, medium high carbonation. Dry finish Overall: Very enjoyable and a very easy drinking beer. The one I got was four months old, so I assume a lot of the dry hopping has dropped out. Definately a beer I can have a few of! 335 ml bottle, poured. Thanks Esme! 14B. American IPA

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
martinrumsam (524) - BARNSTAPLE, Devon, ENGLAND - JUL 14, 2014
Bottle. Slightly hazy deep gold. No head. Musky malty aroma and some pine as it warms up. Lemony citrus and moderate hop bitterness. Quite thin palate. Low carbonation. Maybe I made a mistake drinking after a Firestone Walker Double Jack

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fanofIPAbeer (12) - Ohio, USA - JUL 13, 2014
Long Hammer is an IPA that is OK. Its not poor but not excellent. A medium and dependably so IPA to me at least. A Toyota to a Lexus, if you will.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
thewired1 (17) - Orlando, Florida, USA - JUL 12, 2014
Had it draft. Very drinkable IPA. I can see myself buying more of it....... ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
nakedwhendrunk (2182) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - JUL 12, 2014
Reviewed from notes. This was poured into a pint glass every time Iíve had it. The appearance was a hazy burnt orange color along the sides and taking on a darker ruddy brown color in the center. The head was about a fingerís worth of white foaminess that dissipated within about forty seconds leaving a film of a lacing. The smell had some light sweet pine but only after a bit of warming. The taste was mainly bitter, it really took some warming to let the flavors show their face. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a fairly decent sessionability about it. The carbonation was harsh just like a good AIPA should be. Overall, everything is on par to make it a go to AIPA however, every time Iíve had it I always think that the aroma just doesnít seem to show enough.

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