Redhook Single Barb IPA | Redhook Ale Brewery

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Redhook Ale Brewery
New Hampshire, United States

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by Truh on 06-21-2007

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 3 |  Reviews: 3
Photo of ppoitras
3.55/5  rDev -11%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Screw-top growler filled at the Cataqua brewpub in Portsmouth, NH.

First imperial pint pours with a 1/4" light beige head, over the clear dark amber brew. Uneven head recedes rather quickly, with lots of sticky lasting lace. Aroma is lightly sweet, with a sedate earthy pine hops character. Taste stays the course, moderately malty upfront, earthy bitterness through the close. Mouthfeel is smooth, and drinkability is pretty good. Comes together pretty well, just looking for a bit more assertiveness in all areas, I guess.

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Photo of joepais
4.45/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On tap at the Cattaqua Public House summer 07. Poured copper nice white head turns to thick lace.

Hoppy spruce aromas fill your nose

.sweet almost citrus flavor nice hoppy bitter finish

Clean crisp mouthfeel

I drank this beer all summer at the cataqua might even cry when they finish it up hopefully the barlywine is as good

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Photo of Truh
3.98/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Only needed one to snag a keeper with this one on 6/20/2007. 16-oz. pint in a shaker glass at the Cattaqua Public House.

Tremulous ¼-inch of alternating tight and loose foam with a nice lace. Light garnet to amber hue and placidly clear with some slow lane action going on. Freshly squeezed grapefruit nails the nose up front along with some allspice and a light aluminum tincture. Nice, flavorful hop balance on the tongue that won’t blow away a hop head, but more up front than the ubiquitous Long Hammer; as it warms, some grassy notes reveal themselves. Extremely sessionable ale.

One of the best Redhook offerings I’ve had since I quaffed Winterhooks on a December night in 2001 at the pub, Ecco’s “Invisible Cities” read in one sitting.

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Redhook Single Barb IPA from Redhook Ale Brewery
3.99 out of 5 based on 3 ratings.
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