Long Hammer IPA
Redhook Brewlab

Long Hammer IPALong Hammer IPA
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Redhook Brewlab
Washington, United States
American IPA
Ranked #3,620
Ranked #28,274
3.29 | pDev: 16.41%
Sep 04, 2023
Mar 29, 2001
Redhook Long Hammer IPA is brewed with a generous addition of hops during the boil and dry-hopped at the end of fermentation. The result is an India Pale Ale with a piney and citrusy hop aroma and flavor and a crisp finish. Redhook Long Hammer IPA is a West Coast classic, and one of America's most drinkable IPAs.
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Rated: 3.5 by benjaminsa from Vermont

Sep 04, 2023
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Reviewed by wanmei_xiatian from Washington

3.67/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Not a fan of this IPA.
Get it from a tap in a bar.
Amber color, little to no head.
Hoppy, bitterness is too overwhelming. I can’t taste the fruitiness I am looking for.
Jul 16, 2023
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Reviewed by LagerMan_US from Maine

3.69/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
It's got all the stuff hoppy IPA fans seek - citrusy, piney, etc., etc. Though I am not a big hop+ IPA fan myself, I do think this beer is carefully and well assembled, crisp, and quite drinkable. A nice offset from traditional ales and lager.
Mar 08, 2023
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Reviewed by Sigmund from Norway

3.72/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
March 2013: 355 ml (12 fl. oz.) bottle, will soon be available at Cardinal Pub & Bar, Stavanger. ABV is 6.2%. Golden colour, moderate white head. Lovely aroma of fruity (tropical fruits, citrus) and resinous hops. Distinctly hoppy flavour throughout, grapefruity and slightly spicy notes with a hint of tobacco, but the bitterness is not extreme.
Dec 02, 2022
Rated: 3.76 by QuintusHorace from California

May 13, 2022
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Reviewed by lagrluvr

4/5  rDev +21.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
A great deal at 6.97 /sixer of 12 oz.cans with packaged on dates!These are a few months old but still good...for a nostalgic glimpse into the past, this is probably the first ipa many of us ever saw in some corner store with a few video games. Still great and recommended
A nice white head, great hop notes in the nose, and a good malt balance and feel to make it crushable
Mar 19, 2022
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Reviewed by tekstr1der from New Hampshire

3.66/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Not bad, I enjoy most of what I have had from Redhook. Took the awesome $1 brewery tour in NH and drank a ton of freshie fresh brews from the pitchers at the end with my girlfriend. Super fun old man guided the tour and let us drink plenty!
Mar 16, 2022
Rated: 3.57 by DarrellK from Florida

Dec 25, 2021
Rated: 3.68 by LesDewitt4beer from Minnesota

Nov 26, 2021
Rated: 3.6 by Jonathan-Morgan from Florida

Sep 02, 2021
Rated: 5 by Dalkri from Massachusetts

Jul 30, 2021
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Rated by DHerm619

3.94/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Good looking beer, poured a 22oz bomber into a 1L Stein. Nice head, good carbonation, decent IPA for the price.
Jul 23, 2021
Rated: 3.42 by jalstontucker from Virginia

Dec 23, 2020
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Reviewed by BNSlums from Germany

3.5/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5
Copped a 12 pack of 12oz cans for the low, packaged on 7.8.20. I am already very familiar with the west coast ipa style, often piney, cedary, citrusy and drier.

L: Crystal clear light caramel, srm 9. A stiff off-white head with large bubbles. Active carbonation visible. Head dies in a minute or so. The transparency is shocking

S: Pine jumped right out of the can as I cracked it supported by a more floral citrus, not juicy. Stale bread crusts balance out the nose. The intensity is to a large degree.

T: Earthy, piney base with grapefruit sour notes. Bitterness not detected until the finish. Ranged mid to back of the palate. A little heavy on malt flavor here.

F: Rather crisp but the dark bread crumbs shut that down. Oily, medium-light body. Drinkable.

Long Hammer is one of Washington's most favorable west coast ipas. I understand why. It taste like a dewy forest but with hints of citrus so often found in ipas. This citrus was more like the orange plant than the fruit itself. It is easy to throw back but I am not sure I'd want to drink more than two of these in a light, it would get boring. However, overall a standard representation of the WCIPA.
Dec 02, 2020
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Reviewed by flgimp from Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +14%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
Very active pour into a frosted pilsner glass with foaming to a thick three finger white head. Nice lacing. Nose is very faint. Not much there. Taste is crisp and piny upfront then citrus from hops come thru. Nice but not exceptional. Feel is active with medium body nice warm even in a cold glass. I do like the bottle. Thro back design.
Sep 06, 2020
Rated: 3.5 by Velivolus1 from Vermont

Aug 03, 2020
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Reviewed by Mister_Faucher from Washington

3.42/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
16oz can served in a nonic glass.

Look- Slightly hazy golden amber color. Solid off-white head that recedes fairly quickly to a modest ring of foam. Moderate carbonation streams visible.

Smell- Citrus (grapefruit and lemon zest), some light pineapple and melon, some decaying vegetal material, caramel malt, light wet pine other grassy/herbal notes.

Taste- Similar to the aroma. Citrus and pineapple, faint melon, some vegetal funk, sweet malt and pine, moderate lingering hoppy bitter finish. decent balance.

Feel- Medium bodied, dryish side and pretty crisp. Medium carbonation on the tongue.

O- One of the old school WC original IPAs that really does taste dated and antiquated. If you'd like to try it, find it on sale.
Jul 13, 2020
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Reviewed by gatornation from Arizona

3.68/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Pours a clear light golden color . Smell has pine and citrus with sweet baked malts. A surprise on the taste and mouth feel it good citrus and pine give way to sweet bread malts , A balanced and tasty IPA would drink again.
Jul 05, 2020
Rated: 3.06 by Aquatherm_SE from Alabama

Jun 17, 2020
Rated: 3.5 by ryanf2192 from District of Columbia

Jun 08, 2020
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