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
Ratings:
3,301
Reviews:
1,194
Avg:
3.24
pDev:
16.67%
 
 
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Poured from a 12 ounce bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance: Looks pretty good. Golden/amber/orange body. Bountiful off-white head displays decent retention.

Smell: Citric hop aroma that one would expect from an American IPA. The aroma does seem to be a little light, however.

Taste: Underwhelming. The hops and malts are present but they seem too watered down. Orange and a little pine from the hops.

Mouthfeel: Did I just drink air? Way too thin of a mouthfeel.

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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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