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Harpoon 100 Barrel Series #37 - Rich & Danís Rye IPA

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RATINGS: 312   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   IBU: 54   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This beer is brewed with our proprietary yeast Ė the same yeast weíve used since first brewing Harpoon Ale Ė and some interesting hop varieties. The combination of Pale, Rye, Caramel 60, Flaked Rye, and Vienna yield a complex malt body that stands up to the spiciness of the rye and the pronounced hop flavor. The rye also adds a reddish hue to the beer. The kettle additions of Centennial, Apollo, and Chinook, and the dry hop addition of Falconerís Flight add a multidimensional hop character.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tillmac62 (404) - Gaffney, South Carolina, USA - MAY 19, 2015
EBD 11/15/14. Pours a clear medium amber with a slight hint of garnet. World class head volume, lacing and retention. Outstanding nose of pine, citrus and spicy rye over a biscuit and caramel base. Medium body with a slick texture. Slightly above normal carbonation with a bit of effervescence in the middle and a strong burst in the finish. The flavor profile is intense, moderately complex and well balanced. It begins with a bready rye note that is a bit spicy. The middle brings a mild bitterness that has a bit of rind and pine flavor. As the bitterness fades, a rich malt sweetness comes to the forefront coupled with mango notes from the hops. The finish is a slow fade of rind, caramel and a nice rye bite.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Listigovers (482) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 4, 2015
Hop resin aroma, reddish colour. Not too bitter, some rye afteratse, could be a bit heavier bodied, although itís medium bodied. Decent I guess.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ordybill (598) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - FEB 19, 2015
Poured from a 12OZ bottle into a pint glass. Aroma- Has a slight yeast and pine aroma Appearance- This brew is a great amber to orange color with a nice white head. Taste- Has an excellent flavor of citrus, pine and hops that goes down well. Palate- A medium bodied beer with moderate to high carbonation has a dry finish. Overall- I really like this beer, I donít see it being sold often down in Georgia, but the next time I see I will pick up a few bottles.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
CelticBrew (912) - The Crystal Coast, North Carolina, USA - FEB 9, 2015
Pours from 12 oz bottle a light clear copper-amber color with a finger of frothy white, craggley head. Aroma of some light prickly rye, some malt, some tropical fruits, floral & grassy hops, and some sweet tones. Flavour of bready pale malts, fruity and floral hops, with a spicy rye in the finish. Enjoyable beer !

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Iznogud (1455) - CROATIA - FEB 8, 2015
On tap at the Harpoon Brewery, Boston. Hazy orange with white head. Citrus, fruits, pine, nice hoppy bitterness. Bit spicy.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jow (2659) - New York, USA - JAN 29, 2015
Tap at stags head in honor of IPA thread today. Pours dusty brownish orange. Nose is earthy and of tropical fruit. Tastes of pineapple, peach, mango, earthy, rye spice, pine and caramel. Palate is nice full mouthfeel. Lingeringinh finish

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rjplumer (645) - Foxboro, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 20, 2015
Sweet fruit aroma. Two finger bubbly head. Body is a clear deep amber color. Sweet fruit malt with only a mild bitter taste. Has a velvet apple crisp like feel and taste.

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Brewlizard (8) - Dunwoody, Georgia, USA - JAN 10, 2015 does not count
These people here drinking same beer...?.pours like a brown ale in draft....perfect soft head, creamy...... Not like an IPA?..but FANTASTIC.....smoothe as silk .... Zero bitterness....well balanced...great medium body ...very quaffable....will seek out again

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jflopsu (815) - New Jersey, USA - DEC 8, 2014
Pours gold with light white head. Has a citrus and sweet fruit aroma. Has a citrus and floral hop aroma with some pine, grains, and some spices. The spices and bitter hops linger slightly.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bkurtz (991) - PERU - NOV 14, 2014
Bottle - Pours a clear golden with a creamy head. Citrus aromas of peach and pineapple, nice. Aromas continue in the taste followed by rye notes, bitterness, and a dry finish. Fairly complex, interesting and enjoyable.


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