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RATINGS: 1576   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Filtered and force carbonated.
Ingredients: Water, Three malts, including a 2-row pale, Northwest Cascade Hops, and Yeast.
This copper colored ale is floral, medium bodied, with a crisp, refreshing finish. Originally our summer seasonal in 1993, it is now available year-round. Harpoon IPA was ranked atop both domestic and imported IPAs by Beer Connoisseur Magazine.


2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Silvan7 (885) - Samarate, ITALY - AUG 26, 2015
on tap @ barking Crab Boston. ramata tenue, riflessi dorati e rubino. Veltata, schiuma beige molto fine e molto persistente. Aroma poco intenso, agrumata, caramellata, erbacea/resinosa. Abboccato líingresso, poi amara, luppolata intensamente, poco acida. Non troppo equilibrata, corpo medio, carbonatazione scarsa. Rotonda, un filo oleosa/appiccicosa. poco calda.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
R4N5H (350) - SINGAPORE - AUG 15, 2015
Draught 1/2 pint at The Three Johns, Angel Islington on 10/08/2015. Clear amber colour with a small white head. Light medium body and soft carbonation. Citrus fruit sweetness with bready malt, grain and pine hops. Long bitter finish. Nice, but not stand out.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Johnstledger8 (261) - Dublin, IRELAND - AUG 7, 2015
Draught. Pours clear golden amber with a mostly lasting foamy white head. Aroma of melon, peach, grassy. Taste is perfumey, grassy, melon. Oily mouthfeel, soft carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mrhopsbeertalk (226) - Massachusetts, USA - AUG 4, 2015
A long time ago, on a college campus not that far away, in the mid 90ís, this beer along with Sierra Nevadaís Pale Ale changed my life... or at least my beer palate. Itís been a long long minute since Iíve tried the old girl. Iím sad to say she just doesnít stand up to todays IPAs, even at the tame end of the spectrum. The aroma is rather malty. The flavor is similar with very minute lingering dryness and bitter character. This is a beer best left in the memory banks, allowed to shine for what it once was.

1.6
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
skatanarchy (173) - - JUL 30, 2015
할푼 브루어리 - IPA 5.9% ABV 93년에 처음 만들어진 대중적 스타일의 IPA. 가볍게 시작해서 홉과 알콜의 무게감이 뒷쪽에 실리는 스타일. 마일드한 전개에 비터한 테일. 평범한 맥주. 보스턴, 메사추세츠, 미국 https://twitter.com/MaekJuBot

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ktwse (2840) - SWEDEN - JUL 17, 2015
Pours clear amber with low white head. Aroma of pine, citrus, grapefruit, light fruit. Taste is light mellow pine bitter with a fruity and perfumey finish. Light, smooth body with soft carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tfontana (180) - Fremont, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 15, 2015
Bottle from Harvest Market, Bedford NH. Aroma is slight resinous hops, some basement funk, bready malts. Appearance is clear pale orange-yellow with ring of white head around the edges of the glass with minimal lacing and trace sparkle. Taste is mild fruity sweetness followed by mild bitter. Palate is medium bodied with thick texture, average carbonation and mild, long bitter finish. Overall, pretty pedestrian.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
John25 (1135) - Middletown, New Jersey, USA - JUN 27, 2015
Bottle. Dark burnt orange gold with big lacing. Orange malted tangerine all the way. Light floral aspects. Solid. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jrwhitney6 (380) - - JUN 24, 2015
At Myrtle Beach. Light gold color, translucent. Decent nose - floral and citrus. Taste is crisp but simple - some grapefruit and caramel, and a muted hop presence. Decent but nothing special. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dacrza (649) - Great Meadows, New Jersey, USA - JUN 24, 2015
Date: June 24, 2015...Vessel: basic table glass...Occasion: last day of a three-day trip to Point Pleasant...Appearance: golden peach, effervescent body; white, creamy, half-finger head; body is transparent; glass drains with vibrant lacing... Aroma: as advertised, a caramel malt and citric hop blend that balances favorably; secondary hints of pine, orange, and melon make for an alluring entrance...Palate: peaceful, soft start; a bit thin, but the malts add a creamy, medium-bodied finish... Taste: the caramel malts take the lead, giving way to slightly bitter hops; drinkable and refreshing, with soft fruit and almost no pine...an East Coast IPA that could almost be a pale ale in profile...Overall: a nice match for a sunny, poolside beach day, with no overwhelming features to suggest a nuanced or groundbreaking beer; having been at this game a while, Harpoon deserves credit for doing what they do well, and this is a standard I recall from my early drinking days...a vacation-worthy beer...


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