005: Red Hook Longhammer, Your Everyday IPA

Red Hook Longhammer IPA: 4/5

Beer has become one of my passions over the last few years, and I love to share that passion with others. In that spirit I plan to bring regular Monday postings on the best and the worst of the things I try. But, before we dive into this first one I would like to make a few disclosures.

1. I am not a beer snob. I can just as much joy in guzzling half a dozen Miller High Lifes as I can in slowly sipping my way through 3 or 4 intricate craft beers.

2. I am not a beer nerd. I plan on starting to brew one day soon, but I have no intimate knowledge of the science and art of beer making.

3. I am not a beer┬áconnoisseur. My palette is not intricate and refined. Sure I can pick out things like a strong citrus or coffee flavor, and I can tell the difference between things that are bitter and sweet, but at the end of the day I usually can’t tell you a whole lot about the flavor profile of a beer.

Now that that’s all off my chest, let us begin.

 

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