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RATINGS: 1419   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

tangentrider's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
tangentrider (144) - Alabama, USA - AUG 18, 2008
Light amber beer with a small off-white head. Aroma is sweet grapefruit. Flavor is grapefruit and slight malty sweetness. Finish is fading bitterness. Very pleasant IPA (and that’s a compliment).

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Spab (2559) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 17, 2014
12 oz bottle from Niagara Falls Wegmans. Pours a hazy bright orange colour with small white head and lots of floaties. Aroma is fruity with citric and floral hops as well as biscuity and caramel maltiness. Flavour has some nice tropical fruity and floral hoppiness and a solid biscuity malt presence as well as a little sweetish caramel. Carbonation relatively gentle. Goes down easy but has a little character.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
StevieT (732) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 16, 2014
From a bottle. Pours clear amber with a medium thick head, very smooth with a big fruity aroma and mild hoppy flavours with a lingering bitterness, not as hoppy as Id expected for an IPA, must be the dry hopping. Good stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Simonsen (711) - NORWAY - NOV 23, 2014
Flaske ftt av esp0r. Slret, kobberfarget, moderat karbonert med hvit skumtopp. Smaker malt, blomster,granbar, karamell. Ingen kraftig ipa dette. Helt grei

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mike5326 (1017) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - NOV 23, 2014
Poured from a bottle. Clear golden color, small white head. Medium floral hop nose. Medium body with a light floral flavor and a light finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
tonypreto (115) - Akron, Ohio, USA - NOV 21, 2014
12 oz bottle poured into pint glass. Subtle hop aroma, absolutely no head, no lacing. Didnt care much for the taste. Many better options available, wouldnt suggest.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ramboraffe (719) - SWEDEN - NOV 20, 2014
355 ml bottle. Clear orange amber with white head. Smell is citric and floral hops. Taste is caramel malty with citrus, floral and pine hop finish. Dry with medium bitterness and medium carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
sinte (362) - Udine, ITALY - NOV 18, 2014
Bottle 0.335L. Slightly hazy deep golden body with small, fizzy, white head, fully diminishing with virtually no lacing. Heavy hoppy (flowers, citrus) and light malty (grains, some caramel) aroma. Moderate-to-heavy bitter flavour with light-to-moderate sweet character. Light-to-medium body with watery texture; flat carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Desverger (2373) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 16, 2014
Can@The Social, Copenhagen (25DKK weekly special) - golden pour with a good white head. Aroma and taste is sweet fruity and malty, some biscuity caramel malts, citrus fruits, some pine and grassy notes, good thirst quencher and easy drinking for the abv. Nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
sandybeerme (1) - - NOV 8, 2014 does not count
Nice strong IPA. Does the trick effectively for the 195 calories. A fantastic bitter finish makes for a very enjoyable drink. No abundance of carbonation like some which means I can drink it faster. Love this bitter!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Zekada (263) - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - NOV 8, 2014
Bottle from beermerchants.com. Smell has a lot of citrus grass and fresh hops. Taste has some maltiness and some nice fresh hops, though it dosent taste very much. Palate is fresh and easy, quiet nice. Overall an oaky beer. Drinkable and easy, though it isnt very tasteful.

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