Redhook Long Hammer IPA | Redhook Ale Brewery

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Redhook Long Hammer IPARedhook Long Hammer IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Redhook Ale Brewery
New Hampshire, United States
redhook.com

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

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#45,811
Reviews:
1,210
Ratings:
3,347
pDev:
16.46%
Bros Score:
2.85
 
 
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Photo of PuffySAJ
4.23/5  rDev +29%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of npdevil27
3/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of eldoctorador
4/5  rDev +22%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of PJCarnell
3.5/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of OriginalWayOut
3.74/5  rDev +14%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Bogdawg
3.34/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of spectru
3.57/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Slightly hazy pale amber with a cream colored frothy head, fairly persistent, lacy; Mild aroma, slightly citrusy; Mild flavor, not strongly hoppy at all; Mouthfeel - smooth, slightly tangy; A pleasant, mild, drinkable IPA.

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Photo of Troy-Hawaii
3.5/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Part of a variety 12-Pack $13.99 Don Quiojte
Golden-amber color
Medium mouthfeel
Medium carbonation
Citrus, some bitterness, but fairly smooth
Overall a nice beer, but nothing exceptional.

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Photo of MGoeltz
3.3/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Electros
3.84/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of nunitn
3.48/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

It's a decent beer no complaints just nothing special here for an IPA especially with all the competition out there

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Photo of Branlott42
3.32/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of GreenBayBA
3.25/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of cjgiant
3.15/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Bottle, Nov, 2017:
Pours a darker golden; quite clear with maybe the slightest bit of haze. Head isn't huge, but revives easily, some lacing.

Nose has a bit of a stale beer note to it. Piney in a slightly wooden sense, there's a does of dry shredded wheat cereal in a box to it. It's not the newest bottle, but it's not too enticing at this point.

The taste is a little more balanced. There is still that grainy cereal malt opening and backbone, but a decent does of pine wood bitterness joins it early. The two form an earthy, damp fall morning flavor. As it warms a little citrus (orange) comes out to accent, but it's mostly one-noted. A medium to medium light body, it's just a little flat, and there is a lingering bitterness.

So not a bad beer overall, the nose was really sort of a shock and disappointing. The rest of the beer was about as expected.

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Photo of fastedward5
4.26/5  rDev +29.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

I will just say up front that I am not a big fan of IPA's because they sometimes can be way overhopped. At least, to me, as that is not my thing. And this beer isn't. To me, its hoppiness is just right so not only do I taste hops (in a moderate amount) but a lot of other flavors as well including some sweetness and maltiness (which admittedly I tend to favor). So I think if your palate runs similar to mine, you will like this beer. Very smooth for an IPA and in no way overpowering. It kept a nice head and the orange and spice flavors complemented each other. Probably a lot more than that going on, I am still new to reviewing beer! I'll definitely drink it again.

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Photo of MittenBreezeMD
2.98/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Great value for a moderately drinkable IPA. Expected drastically more aroma from a dry hopped beer but I can only slightly get grassy with a little citrus. Taste is overwhelmingly malty with no apparent hop profile other than a faint bitterness. Too much Carmel 20L in my opinion. Feel is very light aside from the maltiness on the tongue. The look is extremely clear, which I personally love. Overall very drinkable, with the value matching. I don't think I would considered this an IPA maybe just an amber or APA.

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Photo of TheIPAHunter
3/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Velivolus
3.25/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of IBUBrew
3.25/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of snowblind2000
4.49/5  rDev +36.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Not a big IPA, but a very satisfying one. Clean, refreshing, great aroma and taste. Great any time brew. Just hoppy enough and not overly filling.

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Photo of TheCrowsEye
3.04/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of redbarnbikes
2.09/5  rDev -36.3%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2

must have got a bad bottle. very skunky smell and taste. it kills me to drain pour this beer.

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Photo of nhdjinn
3.69/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

reminds me more of old school British IPA before the market went crazy for high hops and abv values
form a 1 pint can for $1.69 that alone makes this a good choice

looks crystal clear golden color good head retention
smell grassy citrus with malt
taste slight caramel with hoppy notes. not overly hoppy for abv more of a pale ale level
feel medium mouth feel
overall - for $1.69 you can not go wrong. same price as a bud 16 oz can but infinitely better. A good go to beer

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Photo of 1971bernat
3/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of nmwhitehead
3.87/5  rDev +18%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Redhook Long Hammer IPA from Redhook Ale Brewery
Beer rating: 3.28 out of 5 with 3,347 ratings