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RATINGS: 1314   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99   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


Skinnyviking's rating

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Skinnyviking (6383) - Copenhagen, - JUN 13, 2013
Can. Low fluffy white lasting head. Clear amber body. Mild barley malt aroma with grassy notes and hints of honey and caramel. Weak apple pear notes as well. Thinbodied watery apple pear grass caramel flavor with little hops bitternsse, low carbonation and a somewhat odd long finish.


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Lightrider (270) - Bristol, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 13, 2014
Bottle into an ale glass. Pour is a haze orange. Aroma is a grass citrus. Taste is a wash bitter. Finish is smooth.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Darwenus (485) - Virginia, USA - APR 12, 2014
Pours kind of a hazy tangerine color and actually smells pretty good. Sort of a sweet, candied citrus aroma. The flavor is not as sweet, it has some hop bite, but it isn’t very strong. Sort of watery. A little grassy hop vapor in the finish. Not awful.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
kidobutai (225) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - APR 12, 2014
Not a bad offering. Light hoppy aroma. Tiny sudsy head, amber color, good citrusy flavor.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Stuedmaster (160) - Vista, California, USA - APR 9, 2014
Pours clear golden with a small white head, slight lacing. Aroma of pine, citrus, grass, and bread. Decent flavor, nice honey-type malt backbone with a fair amount of bitterness. Isn’t too bitter, with some complexity to the flavor and palate. Has a mineral quality to the finish. Normally not my thing, but pretty drinkable.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
fridus (5) - lucca, ITALY - APR 8, 2014 does not count
Si presenta subito con una bella schiuma fine, densa e assai persistente, ha un colore dorato bello carico. Al naso non delude e si fanno sentire dei luppoli belli freschi, erbacei e lievemente fruttati, in bocca rimane un pò piatta ma tutto sommato equilibrata e beverina.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
EtTuCthulhu (897) - Columbia, Missouri, USA - APR 5, 2014
The appearance is hazy golden with a medium white and lots of fine-grain sediment throughout, and the aroma blends light malts and spruce hops. The taste is mildly bitter and slightly sour, and the palate fuses a medium body, average carbonation, slick texture, and a slightly bitter but somewhat abrupt finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
scotchzombie (285) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - APR 5, 2014
Pours gold and clear with a foamy white head that leaves lacing as it disappates to a nice coating. Very nice aroma of sweet floral citrus and fresh pine. Taste is thin and short. Grass and corn malty backbone and straight-up bitter hops out the back. Aftertaste is mildy bitter piney hops and some caramel malt. A touch of grapefruit. Not a bad session IPA and decently balanced, but for the same price, I'd take Torpedo all day.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rumproasts (2549) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - APR 3, 2014
bottle. deep golden with small head. light body with rather mild hops for an IPA. Fairly easy going for an IPA. Would like more flavor.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Inbreak (1526) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - APR 1, 2014
31.03.2014, 0,35l bottle @ Piccadilly, Bodø:
Small creamy mediumlasting head. Aroma is slightly sweet and fresh grassy, caramel malts, leafs, hop pellets, citrus peel, lawn, rubber. Taste is slightly fresh grassy, leafs, hop pellets, caramel malts, sap, lawn, citrus peel. Slightly low on bitterness, and a little thin body. Surprisingly light and easy drinking.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nazzty (820) - Ödåkra - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - MAR 31, 2014
Fruity and pleasant IPA without excessive bitterness with a great taste basically.


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