RATINGS: 1581   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

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Robeperse (68) - - SEP 23, 2016
Bottle 0.33- Colore dorato, schiuma cremosa sottile. Al naso aromi floreali ed erbacei. Al gusto I luppoli sono in primo piano ma pi che una IPA mi sembra una APA. I luppoli americani si sentono ma sono molto armoniosi e rendono la birra se pur aromatica molto armoniosa. Quindi sentore di agrumi, erbaceo e resinoso, con finale amaro, corpo e media carbonatazione, fine a secco, retrogusto corto e amaro. Buona APA rinfrescante e ben bilanciati gli aromi.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Chopper925 (475) - Gross Gerau, GERMANY - SEP 14, 2016
Bottle. Clear deep red-golden color, thick foamy head. Piney, resinous and citrusy hop aroma. Dry, high bitter taste. Crisp, somewhat sweet and very mighty hop flavour. Malty notes at first, making room for a long piney and resinous aftertaste. Nice thick mouthfeel paired with a fresh carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
veceo (1324) - Pula, CROATIA, - SEP 13, 2016
Hazy golden color, small white head. Aroma is sweetish with some fruity notes. It seems its not fresh. Taste is, again, sweet and malty, light tropical fruits and oranges mixed with overripe feel. Yeah, its definitely not fresh, but considering other votes, freshness doesnt help it all that much...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
klaing (282) - Florida, USA - SEP 10, 2016
Clear gold, moderate carbonation, thin head. Biscuit sweet, mild hopping, very middle of the road but drinkable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nazbion (297) - Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL - SEP 5, 2016
Pours clear golden yellow with thin frothy white head. Aroma of pine and citric hops, light caramel. Taste is medium bitter with very light caramel malt sweetness. Quite dry, light bodied, lively carbonation.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Hermod (6664) - Vantaa, FINLAND - SEP 2, 2016
Draught @ viisi penni. Poured golden color with a thin white head. Farmhouse notes, strawberries, hops. Flavor has barnyard, strawberries, old hops. Not in best shape Im afraid.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Maris (1408) - Canberra, AUSTRALIA - SEP 1, 2016
From a 355ml bottle on 1/9/2016. Pours a clear light golden with a small head. The nose features lots of caramel malt with some pine. The taste is dominated by more caramel malt and some biscuit too, a good dose of sweet fruit, some honey, with some reasonably firm hops balancing things out (the dry hopping is evident). Quite light bodied with average carbonation. This is a slightly unusual, very malt forward IPA, but I really enjoyed it. Dont get why this is so lowly rated on here.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
angel77 (2611) - oviedo, SPAIN - AUG 31, 2016
botella 33 cl en el scotland yard La Virgen del Camino.. cortesa Chelo.. 31..08..2016. Lote 08:07 3 hasta 08..2016. Color mbar claro amarillento con espuma blanca Aromas y sabores suaves ligeramente citricos y herbaceos con suave amargo final. Cuerpo ligero a medio Con 6.2 vol fcil de beber. no est mal. refrescante.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeardedAvenger (361) - Addlestone, Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 22, 2016
On tap at Rose & Thistle, Frimley Green. Pleasant aroma - floral, grassy, sweeter than expected. Deep gold. Loses points for a weak head. Initially sweet before the hops come through. Medium bodied and smooth. Bitter long finish, which is slightly chalky. Grapefruit, with honey or similar underneath. I enjoy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GJF (1520) - Mount Vernon, Iowa, USA - AUG 15, 2016
Bottle from Hy-Vee. Mildly sweet IPA with nothing very distinctive to it. Its ok.

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