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Redhook Long Hammer IPA - Redhook Ale Brewery

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BA SCORE
75
okay

2,639 Ratings
THE BROS
67
poor

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Ratings: 2,639
Reviews: 1,105
rAvg: 3.27
pDev: 17.13%
Wants: 15
Gots: 171 | 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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Twpsyn, May 07, 2014
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2/5  rDev -38.8%

This beer gets a lot of hate. I agree it shouldn't be considered an ipa, but it would be a decent pale ale.

A- Nice lacing, two finger white head, medium carbonation, light amber in color.

S- Olive oil, hops, malt backbone.

T- Olive oil that gives way to bitterness and finially a weak malt backbone.

M- Medium mouthfeel.

D- Could easily do a six pack or more but that just me.

Got a 12 pack of this beer for a steal. Not a bad beer to have around the house for a kick back or bbq. Certainly not complex, but well balanced and sessionable. The type of beer you want when you dont want to think too much about the subtl nuiances of the beer but just want something boozy and pleasent.

dcook11, Sep 04, 2010
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2/5  rDev -38.8%

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2/5  rDev -38.8%

A - "Kristal" clear, looks like a macro-lager.

S - Fresh, fresh, fresh hops masking an otherwise phenolic, "sterile" scent. "It smells like a dentist's office," was a friend's take.

M - Watery, medium carbonation; again, maco-lager.

T - Dank hops surrounded by phenolic notes - tastes like a homebrew.

D - A little too phenolic. Came as no surprise when I noticed that this was affiliated with Busch, I've had a few Red Hooks that I like but this is definitely not one of them.

yourunclewalt, Jun 24, 2007
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2/5  rDev -38.8%

I tried this beer on vacation in NC and was pretty happy to find another IPA to try....

The color was probably one of the lighter IPA's i've seen with it being a golden pale

Pour was very clean and not much head on it...seemed very carbonated and with a soda pop-like bubble to it.

Smell was just okay. there was a hint of aroma but probably towards the bottom when compared to other IPAs

Taste followed the smell with there feeling like i wasn't getting the whole taste....like it was missing something...but there was a decent bitter to it.

Drinkability was light but not enjoyable. I found myself good and 2 bottles then decided to move on to something else.

In all, it was good to try once try but not exactly what I'd expect from an IPA.

chadhops, Jun 30, 2009
Redhook Long Hammer IPA from Redhook Ale Brewery
75 out of 100 based on 2,639 ratings.