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RATINGS: 301   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   IBU: 54   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
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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.


3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bebum (310) - - NOV 8, 2013
Medium amber, small head. Full body, intense flavor, rich, smooth and well balanced mouthfeel, great length. . Medium bitterness kept under control by sweet background. Hoppy, malty but not very distinctive. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
airrick2003 (516) - Louisiana, USA - NOV 2, 2013
Appearance: nice gold color, mostly clear but may have a haze to it, has a medium to large head that is beige in color Aroma: cream, citrus, pine, faint Taste: smooth subtle maltiness, has a bitterness kick in towards the finish, creamy Palate: strong c02, light mouthfeel, bitter aftertaste Overall: a smooth and creamy tasting beer with a bit of a bitter finish, not terribly complex but not bad ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerbill (3452) - Laurel, New York, USA - NOV 1, 2013
On draught at Diegoís in Newport, RI. Arrived to the table a hazy amber with a thin linen white head that lasted through the first two sips and laced the glass well. Pleasant aroma of pine with a few spicy notes of rye. The flavor is malt with a bit of rye spiciness to it followed by some moderate pine hops bitterness. Mild dryness at the finish. Medium bodied. Solid.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DialSquare (2755) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - OCT 26, 2013
Bottle from ABC on Apalachee. Copper pour with thin dirty white head. Aroma is sweet malt and cereal. Tastes are orange, pine, pepper and toffee. Light bitter finish. Yeah, pretty decent.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
merc7186 (2144) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - OCT 26, 2013
A: Amber Hue, Passes Some Light, White Head, Outstanding Lacing S: Rye, Semi Sweet Malts, Mild Resin T: Rye, Resin, Semi Sweet Malts M: Decent Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Mildly Sweet, Semi Dry Overall, pretty nice Rye IPA and somewhat surprising from Harpoon.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bavarian81 (56) - Massachusetts, USA - OCT 23, 2013
pretty good IPA. verry nice amber/copper color. Aroma has more prevalent citrus notes than hop notes in the aroma. Taste is citrusy up front with a hoppy finish. Pretty good!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kermis (5413) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 21, 2013
Sampled at Rattle N Hum, NYC. Pours hazy dark golden with an off white head. Aroma of rye, peach, caramel malt and grapefruit. Flavour is moderate sweet and moderate to heavy bitter. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pumpmaster (1139) - Pembroke Pines, Florida, USA - OCT 20, 2013
3 ounce sampler at the Grovetoberfest Miami beer festival 10/13/12. Very good!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerFanDan17 (1001) - Brunswick, Maine, USA - OCT 19, 2013
A nice, smooth rye IPA. Nice hop balance with a healthy bitterness. Pours a dark golden with a thick, frothy head. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
carboloader (674) - Houston, Texas, USA - OCT 18, 2013
Complex hop profile with loads of pine and spicy peppery rye. Not the best Rye IPA Iíve had, but far better than other Harpoon offerings Iíve consumed. I love this category in general!


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