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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look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Served on-draught at a Mexican restaurant in Manhattan Beach, California. Reviewed from notes. Cost was $6.00 USD plus tax and tip. Expectations were below average.

Paired with tortilla chips and guacamole.

A: Pours a half finger head of slight cream, decent thickness, and decent retention. Colour is a clear copper. No yeast particles are visible.

Sm: Cream, barley, and clean malts. Indistinct hops. A light aroma. Somewhat weak for an IPA, without much presence.

T: Some cream and restrained hops. Clean malts with some layering, but nothing notable. Hints of light milky notes towards the back end. Simple but pleasant. Balanced alright. Built decently for the style, but weak and noncommital to its flavours.

Mf: Smooth and wet, suiting the flavours and style fairly well. Adequate carbonation. Light. A bit too thin. Too smooth.

Dr: Drinkable but boring. Not a remarkable beer. I wouldn't get it again unless no better offerings were available. A decent IPA for fans of the style, but rather generic and bland all around. Don't expect a hop bomb from this one.

Pairs decently with Mexican food.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a pint glass from a 12oz can.

A - Pours a light gold, forming a good 1 inch head with medium white lace on the glass.

S - Citrusy hop aroma.

T - The hops coat the palate with a citrusy spicey flavor along with some caramel sweetness from the malt. Slight hop bite in the finish. Good balance on this IPA.

M - Medium bodied with good carbonation.

O - I see that this beer received lower ratings but I found this beer to be very drinkable. While I wouldnt replace my SN pale with this, its still quite enjoyable. Very good flavor, aroma, and mouthfeel.

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most local store now carry this

probably the lowest price hopped ale you'll find and won't be dissappointed

served in a pint glass @50°

nice lacing with good carbonation

i 've had redhook as a regular in the fridge now for several years if that gives any indication.

nice malt- hop nose with hop finish.

goes well with meat dishes and other dishes

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A: Nice golden amber coloring with about a fingers worth of head, dissipates down to a nice thick foamy veil across the top.

S: Not a whole lot going on here. Catching some floral hops and a little bit of citrus here but there isn't alot there.

T: Nice maltyness up front, with some doughy breadyness to it. Leads right into some peppery and citrus hops flavor. Bitterness is good and after taste has a little bit of sweetness with a dry biscuit taste to it.

M: Medium carbonation works well with hoppy bitterness and spice notes, higher ABV leaves a slight dry feeling for a crisp clean taste.

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