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Redhook Long Hammer IPA - Redhook Ale Brewery

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Redhook Long Hammer IPARedhook Long Hammer IPA

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2,703 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,703
Reviews: 1,108
rAvg: 3.27
pDev: 17.13%
Wants: 17
Gots: 194 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Redhook Ale Brewery visit their website
United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
The generous addition of hops both during and at the end of the fermentation process (dry-hopping) gives our India Pale Ale its characteristic bitterness and piney citrus aroma and flavor. The medium body, crisp finish, and moderate alcohol and IBU levels makes this one of America’s most drinkable and best-selling IPAs.

44 IBU

(Beer added by: Musky on 01-10-2007)
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3/5  rDev -8.3%

dugly2ugly, Feb 17, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -15.9%

Kevlee722, Dec 01, 2011
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3.75/5  rDev +14.7%

dankjohn, Aug 17, 2013
Photo of Andrew041180
3.51/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - somewhere between blonde and copper. Some visible carbonation, little head and lacing. Not great examples of what I look for in an IPA.

S - muted, but the scent of hops is detectable.

T - pleasant, but not spectacular. I taste the hops up front with a mild lingering bitterness. Pine more than citrus, malt plays a smaller part.

M - smooth, and without a sticky residue on the finish. Easy to drink.

O - I have recently been craving hops, so this one caught me at the right time. I liked it, nothing I would seek out, but far from something I would pass over.

Andrew041180, Jun 05, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +7%

AGust82, Nov 28, 2013
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3/5  rDev -8.3%

DeFaz, Oct 25, 2013
Photo of Rudgers73
3.7/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured into a pint glass. Pale yellow with a bit of cloudiness. The head is about a finger thick, frothy with decent lacing. The hops are piny and bitter at the end. Well balanced, flavorful and just the right strength makes this a good beer. Wonder why it isn't rated better?

Rudgers73, Dec 28, 2006
Photo of Naes
3.38/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

This is a golden colored IPA with a small white head that leaves a good amount of lace.
The aroma is a faint amount of pine.
The flavor is also mildly piney, with a slight grapefruit twinge. There is also a slight toasty malt presence near the finish, followed by the bitter hop aftertaste.
Mouth feel is light bodied and generously carbonated.
This is not a stand out IPA, but a good one that goes down way too easy.

Naes, Nov 20, 2005
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3.5/5  rDev +7%

OB1, Feb 02, 2014
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3/5  rDev -8.3%

andy1701, Sep 12, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +7%

erha2, May 19, 2012
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3.05/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Unique bottle, kinda stubby but not at the same time. Pours a pale orange beer with a small to medium sized head. Slightly hazy. Floral hops and oranges come out of the nose and a wheat malt-like backing. Nothing out of this world.

Interesting taste, floral and citrusy in front, harshly bitter in the back. It's sort of an odd bitter, somewhat medicinal maybe, close to unpleasant. That medicinal bitterness tends to linger for a while in the aftertaste. A little salty as well, making for a weird mouthfeel. Some nice floral and citrus hop tastes hidden in there, but maybe there was a little too much dry-hopping or something because all of these seemed to be drowned out for the most part by the bitterness. I'm all about more hops in beer, but these seem a bit strong and odd for a regular IPA and a flavor or two are definitely off.

chodinheaven, Aug 20, 2011
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2.5/5  rDev -23.5%

BeerNDoggerel, Apr 21, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +14.7%

Larrydoherty, Jan 24, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +14.7%

JHendu, May 10, 2013
Photo of a0lbudman
3.76/5  rDev +15%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A-hazy gold white head with a good lace
S-a piney citrus hop smell with hints of malt
T-hop comes in at first then you get a citrus pine hop aftertaste, then the malt comes in to smooth it out in the finish
M-medium body and medium carbonation
O-good hop bitterness with a nice clean finish

a0lbudman, Dec 22, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -0.6%

sebaastionb, May 24, 2014
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3/5  rDev -8.3%

TypsiYpsi, Aug 27, 2012
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3/5  rDev -8.3%

DaveRinn, Jan 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +14.7%

mpenske, Oct 13, 2014
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3.52/5  rDev +7.6%

GameOfBeers, Aug 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev +22.3%

earljones199, Mar 16, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This beer was not one of the greatest IPA'S I have had. Its appearance and smell was not something to talk about. The beer itself was barely drinkable. I did not enjoy the mouthfeel of the beer it did not give a great filling taste like some other IPA'S I have had. The taste itself was somewhat citrusy with some flowery taste at the end. The drinkability of this beer for me is not good, it is not a beer I would like to try again.

thedoubler55, Nov 04, 2010
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2/5  rDev -38.8%

Casterbridge, Aug 12, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +7%

wilfonzo, Mar 19, 2012
Redhook Long Hammer IPA from Redhook Ale Brewery
75 out of 100 based on 2,703 ratings.