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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.


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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
can8ianben (1325) - Souderton, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 9, 2012
Pretty tasty! Not sure if it is the rye, but this beer gives off more of a pine tree hop presence rather than citrus... wish it were the other way around. But never the less, a good beer. Glad it is in their regular lineup.


1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
outlawskies (961) - - OCT 12, 2014
Julie. Says. It is more grassy and hoppy not a Julie beer she gives a 2.5 ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
umich03jm (2043) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - OCT 1, 2014
From backlog. Bottle. Pours a clear golden orange with a small head that quickly fades. Aroma is spicy and floral with a hint of citrus. Taste is smooth with lots of spicy , floral, and citrus hops. Some pine too. Psicy rye bread finish. Alittle dry but pretty refreshing. Solid rye ipa.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BroSpud (1706) - , Massachusetts, USA - SEP 25, 2014
12oz bottle with no mention that it was a 100 barrel series on the label. Best buy date was a couple of months before I drank this even though I just purchased it from the store a few days ago. Not sure it had anything to do with the past best by date but I was a little disappointed with this one. Pretty average IPA with the rye flavor masking most of the other flavors. Itís just OK.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mtdewa1 (323) - rome, New York, USA - SEP 19, 2014
Aroma is floral and malty. taste is floral, grapefruit, pine and some bitter citrus. Malty backbone is nice with the floral taste. Spicey rye notes. Nice mouthfeel. Well done ipa.

3.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jkeyz42 (3) - - AUG 26, 2014 does not count
Great for lovers of a good, bitter IPA. Pours hazy gold with a thin head. Beautiful fruity flowery aroma, nice bitter taste on the front and a solid aftertaste. Not too complex but a solid IPA with a tasty rye flavor

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
NallePalle (118) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - AUG 7, 2014
Draught at brewery tour, Harpoon, Boston. Overall nice beer, not.a typical IPA, not that pronounced fruitiness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
aracauna (3094) - Georgia, USA - JUL 29, 2014
Clear. On the dark side of amber. Soft malt. Rye spice is needed addition. Fruity hops.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bosco (167) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - JUL 29, 2014
Copper/orange. Thin head and lacing. BB date is 5/15/13 Consumed on 7/29/14 oops. Stored under refrigeration. Dry palate with sweet finish. Will have to try a fresher bottle.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kramer (5034) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 12, 2014
Bottle. Pours a clear copper body under a one inch frothy beige head. The nose is a mix of caramel and light rye with just a little spicy and floral hops. The flavor is a little too heavy on the caramel, largely dulling the spiciness from the rye and the floral hops. Pretty muddled on the overall, too much sweetness in here. Light to medium bodied with soft fizzy carbonation. Not up my alley all that much.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Maxbier (313) - Maryland, USA - JUN 30, 2014
Draft pour copper with tan head. Strong citrus aromas. Pleasant hop bitterness with strong balanced rye malt flavor. Grassy/citrus hop finish, but the rye malt really shines in this IPA.


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