Redhook Long Hammer IPA | Redhook Ale Brewery

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Redhook Long Hammer IPARedhook Long Hammer IPA

Brewed by:
Redhook Ale Brewery
New Hampshire, United States

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.20%

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

Added by pbrian on 03-29-2001

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2/5  rDev -38.3%

Photo of Jackalope1977
3.15/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of naterock
2.76/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 2 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Pours a very pale yellow with a tint of orange. little head that sticks lightly. looks like a budweiser with decent head.

Smells grassy and little hoppy nose, very faint and un-impressive.

Tastes slightly bitter, grassy and earthy hops are present, gives way to one of the worst aftertastes from an IPA I've ever had.

Mouth is medium crisp but the taste bothers the finish, I bought a six and will probably let them sit for a while before I finish it off, just a pathetic IPA really.

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Photo of thefluker
3/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of Giangio
3.86/5  rDev +19.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of berserker256
3.55/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Good IPA. Dark gold with a medium white head. The smell of the hop flower is abundant. Hint of pine. Tastes good. I'm not a huge fan of super hoppy IPAs but this one has a pleasant taste. Not overpowering. Nice warm feeling from the alcohol. I like that. Good beer.

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Photo of cbarrett4
3.75/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Okay, it's a rather good IPA but falls short compared to the average Oregon IPA (I use Deschutes Inversion as my standard to judge by). This one pours nicely, has a good aroma with those typical IPA notes. The texture is good, but it seems something is missing here. I felt it better than most reviewers describe, but it's that something missing...

Overall good if there is not much selection where you might be.

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3/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of JudgeRoughneck
3.24/5  rDev 0%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This is a nice crystal-clear, copper-colored beer with a thin, stay-put, white head and good, sticky lacing. Smell is good and fresh, no frills classic cascade citrus and pine. It is clean and fresh. Taste is very simple. Bracing bitter upfront barely qualifies this for IPA status. Sweetness underneath and a soapy off-flavor comes out if you let it sit on the tounge too long. This sits very light on the palate. I would've liked this beer more as a pale I think, but as an IPA its got no oomph.

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4/5  rDev +23.5%

Photo of rjs246
3.4/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This was an IPA. This was not a bad IPA. I would not seek out this IPA again but would drink it happily if it materialized in front of my facehole.

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3.5/5  rDev +8%

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3.75/5  rDev +15.7%

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4.02/5  rDev +24.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.25/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +15.7%

Photo of riderwbd
3.67/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.25/5  rDev +0.3%

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2.75/5  rDev -15.1%

Photo of boralyl
3.03/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A - Pours 1 ½ fingers of white head that has nice retention and leaves some very good lacing as it settles down. The beer is light amber in color.

S - Pretty strong flowery hops is about all I can make out.

M - Light-medium bodied beer with moderate carbonation.

T - Strong flowery hops with a sweeter malt finish. Has a pretty good balance, although the bitterness overtakes the malt for the most part. It's rather uninspiring though.

Not a bad brew, just slightly better than your average beer and slightly worse than your average IPA.

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3/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3/5  rDev -7.4%

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3.28/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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3.75/5  rDev +15.7%

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3.25/5  rDev +0.3%

Redhook Long Hammer IPA from Redhook Ale Brewery
3.24 out of 5 based on 3,301 ratings.
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