RATINGS: 1597   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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pleispleis (91) - Maccagno, ITALY - FEB 26, 2017
bottiglia 355 ml, schiuma media grana media persistenza, colore oro velato, al naso note agrumate sentori di frutta tropicale e pesca, carbonatazione media, in bocca frutta tropicale e pesca, corpo medio, amaro moderato che viene contrastato dal dolce nel finale.

Juks (439) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - FEB 8, 2017
Tap. Clear golden colour with small white head. Aroma is flowery, sweet, hoppy. Taste is hoppy bittersweet. Bit fizzy carbo, medium body. Regular, hoppy APA

Rex_Remes (204) - Bonyhad, HUNGARY - JAN 7, 2017
UPDATED: FEB 18, 2017 (12 oz bottle, 6.2% ABV, Virginia USA) AROMA: medium hops, green, fresh bread. APPEARANCE: slightly cloudy, medium straw yellow, good visible carbonation, light head, some residual oily lacing. TASTE: solid/moderate hops and malt taste upfront, some cloves, pine/resin, tobacco, touch of anice on the finish. PALATE: crisp and sparkly upfront, slight crwmy texture, dry hoppy finish. OVERALL: decent beer, not super hopped as many craft IPAs but ok hop flavor and bitterness. More standard ale-like instead of classic IPA. Respectable ale that would be a solid every day beer with decent body and flavor.

alang51 (81) - Essendon West, AUSTRALIA - JAN 6, 2017
One of the least ’hoppy’ IPA’s I have tried. Poured well with a nice head. The rest rather uninspiring.

mahkus (136) - Aberdeen, SCOTLAND - DEC 29, 2016
Thin head and light colour with quite a few bubbles.Not a very strong aroma or taste for an IPA.

Brewhemia (308) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 21, 2016
Interesting candy sweet aroma (synthetic apple and pear and gummibears). When swirled around some grassy aroma apears as well, but still it’s not a very nice ipa aroma in my opinion. The taste is light sweet and moderate to low bitter for an ipa. Not much ale fruitiness though some in the finish which is quite ok. Still not a great ipa I think.

HenryParadise (2) - New York, USA - DEC 8, 2016 does not count
Bitter and a little one dimensional. I enjoyed this beer much more once it was poured into a glass.

gyllenbock (9097) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 15, 2016
Bottle from Thirsty Craft Beer Shop, Singapore. Golden with a large head. Aroma of citrus, caramel, some hops and cookies. Similar taste. Sweetish and with a fairly bitter finish.

wilnatp (692) - Minnesota, USA - NOV 8, 2016
Can. In a world of over-the-top IPA’s this has no place. However, there is good hoppy notes on the nose and a nice hint of bitter taste, without a palate destroying disaster occurring when you reach for a second.

Tessic (1146) - Brantford, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 30, 2016
This IPA poured a medium Amber colour with a quick living, off white head. Scents include a little citrus, grass and a bit of hay. Little lacing. First swig was quite bitter with nice citrus hop flavour. A little caramel and juniper. Finish is quite bitter with hop flavour lingering forever. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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