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Redhook Long Hammer IPA - Redhook Ale Brewery

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BA SCORE
75
okay

2,906 Ratings
THE BROS
67
poor

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Ratings: 2,906
Reviews: 1,137
rAvg: 3.27
pDev: 16.82%
Wants: 20
Gots: 296 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Redhook Ale Brewery visit their website
New Hampshire, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: pbrian on 03-29-2001

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
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Photo of kerry4porters
3.43/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Antc2382
3.58/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A lot of hate on these review threads for this, but I did not mind it. Not really hoppy for an IPA, that's for sure. Crisp mouthfeel with good carbonation. You could do worse but certainly can do better as well

Photo of Catracho5
3.08/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BobMessina
2.84/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of PeytonLab
3.27/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Domvan
2.66/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 2.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of spidermite
1.84/5  rDev -43.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1.5

I used to buy this when it was 1.99 at my local store. The price went up to about 3 bucks and I wish I remembered how much I dislike it, maybe the recipe changed but im just not digging the taste or the after-burn. Reminds me of drinking natty-ice at the softball field when i was younger

Photo of Harvest06
2.72/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of IreRican
3.68/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ScaryEd
2.89/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Berg-the-Boiler
3.8/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gabriel_Vaughn
2.93/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 2.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Mind4Mud
1.84/5  rDev -43.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Stay away & don't waster your time or money on this inferior "IPA"

Photo of TheSamKuehn
3.75/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of beerinabottle
3.95/5  rDev +20.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle sampled St. Stephen's day in Offaly Ireland. Did have any hop kick for me. Disappointed.

Photo of ordybill
3.92/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a tulip glass.
Aroma- has a nice citrus aroma with a hint of grains
Appearance- a golden yellow with a small white head that lingers
Taste- a nice crisp semi-tart flavor, not overpowering but well balanced
Palate- a dry beer that has medium carbonation and is also medium bodied
Overall- a really good beer from Red Hook, I would drink this again.

Photo of MrDell
3.44/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of toddysd
2.73/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 2.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of WholeLottaTricks
2.54/5  rDev -22.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Not very hoppy, which is okay with me, but hop heads will be very disappointed.

Photo of freshflesh
3.63/5  rDev +11%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Tyrannosaurus
3.44/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of hophugger
3.3/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Very light yellow gold color(almost seems too light for a IPA. Head is weak, lacing is pretty decent. I like Redhook, but it seems that most of the reviews I give them ate similar. Although, the hops bitterness, pine and citrus comes through, overall, everything seems weak and watered down. A little disappointing.

Photo of Bierman9
3.66/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

From a 12oz bottle left over in my cooler from a late-summer party... Never did try it back then... Here goes, eh?

Color is a slightly muted golden, with a bit of cloudiness, fine particulate, and minimal carbo. Head is fine, creamy and bright white, lasting a short while with ok lacing. Smelss a bit fruity, with a touch of apricot followed by some rindy grapefruit. Body is almost medium, and it has a fair amount of prickle on the tongue.

Unlike the nose, there's little in the way of sweetness in the flavor. It does have a bit of crackery malt, but nothing more in that regard. What it does have is bitterness; it's quite dry, puckery and rindy, with some grapefruit and lemon-peel present. Has little in the way of complexity or "oomph". A very run of the mill IPA.... Prosit!!

3.64/5 rDev +11.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | drinkability: 3.5

1699

Photo of duceswild
3.59/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JasonHaviland
3.5/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I feel like this beer has come a long way over the past 10 years. On draft at Burton's in Nashua NH. Bright, clean, tasty IPA. It's not going to rock your world, but it's rock solid.

Redhook Long Hammer IPA from Redhook Ale Brewery
75 out of 100 based on 2,906 ratings.