Serve in Shaker, Tulip


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RATINGS: 1581   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23/5   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
Filtered and force carbonated.
Ingredients: Water, Three malts, including a 2-row pale, Northwest Cascade Hops, and Yeast.
This copper colored ale is floral, medium bodied, with a crisp, refreshing finish. Originally our summer seasonal in 1993, it is now available year-round. Harpoon IPA was ranked atop both domestic and imported IPAs by Beer Connoisseur Magazine.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
trapped (1662) - New York, TURKEY - OCT 26, 2015
Draught. Clear rich yellow with medium sized foamy off-white head, grassy hops aroma, medium carbonation, grassy hoppy bitter taste, medium bitter finish. Decent brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
CJ_Pain (221) - Georgia, USA - OCT 2, 2015
On the lower end of the average scale but still respectable. Good little gateway IPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
eRock_2013 (350) - South Carolina, USA - SEP 14, 2015
Hmm not a bad IPA, just a bit on the lighter side. Pours a relatively more pale copper orange color, some weak but presentable lacing and foam. Aroma is quite appetizing, rich maltiness and grapefruit and resin hops. Taste is the same, lots of bready malt and grapefruit hops, moderately bitter. Balanced but not subtle. Palate is thin and doesn't stick in the finish, which could be a plus for casual sessioning. A little bit of sweet fruit in the aftertaste too, fresh and summery. Not too sophisticated but pleasant overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
firefly765 (189) - - SEP 10, 2015
12 ounce bottle porous a very clear orange copper color with off-white head that lasts nicely and some nice lacing on the glass. Citrus pine and mango aroma's. Light bodied high in carbonation. Nice amount of bitterness on the backend. Good IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
klaing (163) - Florida, USA - AUG 30, 2015
Clear orange gold. Minimal head. Light carbonation. Peach & melon with a grapefruit hop note. Decent. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Silvan7 (930) - Samarate, ITALY - AUG 26, 2015
on tap @ barking Crab Boston. ramata tenue, riflessi dorati e rubino. Veltata, schiuma beige molto fine e molto persistente. Aroma poco intenso, agrumata, caramellata, erbacea/resinosa. Abboccato l’ingresso, poi amara, luppolata intensamente, poco acida. Non troppo equilibrata, corpo medio, carbonatazione scarsa. Rotonda, un filo oleosa/appiccicosa. poco calda.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
R4N5H (463) - SINGAPORE - AUG 15, 2015
Draught 1/2 pint at The Three Johns, Angel Islington on 10/08/2015. Clear amber colour with a small white head. Light medium body and soft carbonation. Citrus fruit sweetness with bready malt, grain and pine hops. Long bitter finish. Nice, but not stand out.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Johnstledger8 (365) - Dublin, IRELAND - AUG 7, 2015
Draught. Pours clear golden amber with a mostly lasting foamy white head. Aroma of melon, peach, grassy. Taste is perfumey, grassy, melon. Oily mouthfeel, soft carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mrhopsbeertalk (253) - Massachusetts, USA - AUG 4, 2015
A long time ago, on a college campus not that far away, in the mid 90’s, this beer along with Sierra Nevada’s Pale Ale changed my life... or at least my beer palate. It’s been a long long minute since I’ve tried the old girl. I’m sad to say she just doesn’t stand up to todays IPAs, even at the tame end of the spectrum. The aroma is rather malty. The flavor is similar with very minute lingering dryness and bitter character. This is a beer best left in the memory banks, allowed to shine for what it once was.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
skatanarchy (203) - - JUL 30, 2015
할푼 브루어리 - IPA 5.9% ABV 93년에 처음 만들어진 대중적 스타일의 IPA. 가볍게 시작해서 홉과 알콜의 무게감이 뒷쪽에 실리는 스타일. 마일드한 전개에 비터한 테일. 평범한 맥주. 보스턴, 메사추세츠, 미국 https://twitter.com/MaekJuBot

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