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RATINGS: 1544   WEIGHTED AVG: 3/5   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


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1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 4/20
jkuzilla (1) - - DEC 23, 2012
Poured gloden yellow with a thin white head. Straight forward solid IPA. This is definitetly a sessionable beer. Highly recommended.


2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
fletchfighters (1361) - AUSTRALIA - MAY 2, 2016
Light straw color, bright white head. Good staying power to the head. Looks nice in the glass. nose is grain, pine, citrus, Juicy nose. Taste is burnt caramel, metal, hop water, or maybe better is bong water, and roasted grain. Feel is a bit rough. Not real pleasing. not very good at all.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DwarfeD (2292) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - APR 22, 2016
Draught at The Haggerston, London. Clear golden with a small white soapy head. Medium body with moderate carbonation. Quite sweet with bitter tones. Citrus, pine, tangerine, caramel and malts. Ok brew.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
varanid99 (900) - AUSTRALIA - APR 17, 2016
Light gold with a big fizzy white head, lots of carbonation. Grainy, slightly nasty chemical smell, little bit of floral and citrus. Taste is grain, citrus, fairly heavy bitterness, a bit of a nasty chemical taste too

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
AnG_BrgNor (326) - 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....

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
brucebruce81 (356) - 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

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Frax (47) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - APR 9, 2016
Bottle from Shaws, 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.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
siofilippo (1) - ITALY - APR 1, 2016 does not count
Amara ma non troppo buon retrogusto Colere giallo oro opalino dry hopping ben percettibile

3.2
   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

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
planky84 (2713) - , 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.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
IlGagario (99) - 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, t 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, molto facile alla beva. Pi bitter che IPA, una bella birra rotonda, frangi-sete, che senza avere inutili pretese, semplice e gradevole.


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