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Harpoon 100 Barrel Series #49 Brown IPA

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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 3.49/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Sweet, roasted notes of chocolate and honey malts combine with Chinook, Simcoe and Amarillo hops in this welcome addition to our family of IPAs.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
FlandersNed (52) - , Indiana, USA - AUG 27, 2015
22oz bottle. Should’ve drank this over a year ago, but it got lost in my cellar, so I won’t ding it for age. Tasted just like what I thought an 18-month old brown IPA would: Carmelized malt, dulled hops, hints of oxidization. Do not age this!

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerRenter76 (303) - Texas, USA - JUL 13, 2015
Originally rated on 5/31/14. Poured a mid to deep brown body with a finger or so of light brown head.Aromas of grapefruit, and pine hops with hints of chocolate malt as it warms a bit.Flavor has some earthy hops in the front, with some dark malt and nuttiness on the finish.Medium, creamy body with medium carbonation.Overall its unimpressive.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Slubgob (235) - West Hartford, USA - JUN 11, 2015
Bottle into tulip. Dark amber, somewhat sparse cream head. Bit too cold initially, seems like a more or less typical IPA with a darker, malty body and reasonable not overly hopped profile. As it warms up, the impression holds, with a touch more dark notes, like light chocolate in the mouth and a slightly earthy scent. Overall, kind of a brown ale-IPA hybrid, fairly easy drinking but rewarding a bit of attention too.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (12291) - Washington DC, USA - DEC 28, 2014
22oz bottle. Medium beige head atop clear copper body, nice lacing. Aroma is moderately sweet, molasses, caramel, orange, light grapefruit, chocolate, honey. Taste is moderately sweet, grapefruit, some caramel, light molasses. Light-medium body, nicely drinkable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (8000) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - DEC 23, 2014
Bottle. Pours a clear brown with a medium sized tan head. Soft malt, a bit of hops. Medium bodied, nice hop presence.. malty into long bitterness. Balanced and easy drinking. Quite nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SuperTiti33 (772) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 20, 2014
Brune aux reflets rouges. Belle mousse blanche. Caramel. Torréfié. Chocolaté. Fine/mince et fraiche. Fruité. Caramel brûlé. Très bien.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ron (3057) - Rochester, New York, USA - SEP 19, 2014
Bottle. Pours brown with Amber tint and with a tan head that leaves a ring. Chocolate roasted malt aroma with citrus and pine aromas. Chocolate and roasted malt start, followed by citrus then pine flavors. Malty backbone with some resin.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (16394) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 26, 2014
Draft at Mahaffeys. Dark cloudy brown, bright tan head. Aroma of boozy and herbal chicolate raisins. Taste is dark fruit and roast. Tasty.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
adnielsen (10137) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - AUG 23, 2014
Bottle @ gmellison via trade. Pours a reddish brown appearance with a light brown head. Somewhat toasty and nutty, a bit dusty, caramel aroma. Moderate bitterness. Fairly malty flavor with a touch of coffee and some caramel. Earthy hops. Ok.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
LBIguard (41) - - JUN 21, 2014
Had at klobys Very light and almost watery. Not much hops on nose. Much darker color than an IPA ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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