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Harpoon 100 Barrel Series #46 - Kettle Cup 2013 Hoppy Belgian Style Blonde
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RATINGS: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 53   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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A delightfully drinkable Belgian-style ale with a big kick of American hops.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (12033) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 15, 2013
22oz bottle. Large white head atop apple juice body. Aroma is medium sweet, soap/lemon, some Belgian yeast spicy, orange. Taste is medium sweet, apple, some straw, Belgian yeast spicy, light lemon. Soft light-medium body.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcwattsrugger (11432) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - NOV 14, 2013
22oz bottle @jts 5/10/4-disappearing white-yellow. A-lemon/perfumy/peach, lt malt. T-perfumy/nail polish remover/spice hops, lt malt, yeast.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerandBlues2 (10691) - San Diego, California, USA - JUN 25, 2013
Bottle at home. Pours lightly hazy orange with a large, frothy off-white head, long retention with good lacing. Aroma is earthy, citrus, minty, and dank hops with barnyard and farmhouse yeast notes, and biscuit malt. Flavor is moderate hops and bitterness with supporting malt, earthy Belgian yeast, light fruity esters and a dry finish. Medium body and moderate carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtclockwork (10627) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 19, 2013
Bottle shared by Jay at 5K/10K/4K tasting at my house. Pours cloudy yellow gold. White head. Nose and taste of grass, lemon, light spicy hop and light malt. Medium bodied. Good lawnmower beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Drake (10406) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - JUL 30, 2013
Bomber from Bestway. Pours a hazy yellow color with a medium sized frothy white head. Good head retention. Aroma of tropical, citrus hops with pale malts and some earth. The taste is spicy, herbal, peppery, tropical hops, pale malts. Medium bodied. Decent.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
adnielsen (10037) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - NOV 16, 2013
Bottle @ home, courtesy of a real fucken chill trader. Pours a hazy golden appearances with a cream colored, lasting head. Spicy floral, tropical fruity hoppy, mango, pineapple aroma. Fairly juicy, mango, orange fruity, spicy yeasty, big bright herbal hoppy flavor with a touch of bubblegum. Pretty tasty.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (7700) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - MAY 18, 2013
Bottle that I took to James’s 4k/5k/10k tasting. Pours a lightly hazed gold with a thin white head. Big bright citrus hops on the nose, light musky yeast. Medium bodied, grassy. Nice musk and dusty hop bitterness. Wonderfully easy drinking, nice change of pace.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
blipp (6869) - San Diego, California, USA - JUN 3, 2013
Bottle. Pours gold with a white head. Dry Belgian yeast, flowery and fruity notes, light spicy notes, and a medium bitter flowery hoppy finish. Really damn drinkable and quite delicious.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
swoopjones (6864) - Buffalo, New York, USA - AUG 8, 2013
draft at Coles, citrusy forward Belgian ale, lots of orange, fruity Belgian yeastiness. Decent dose of bitterness. One of my favorite from Harpoon

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
jredmond (6142) - Manhattan, New York, USA - JUN 11, 2013
Sampled at Clockwork’s 4K/5K/10K gathering 2013. Bottle pours a golden yellow body with white lacing. Aroma is spice and grain. Mouthfeel is medium to thin with prickly carbonation and lots of spice and a very unpleasant graininess. Some bitterness in the back as well.


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