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RATINGS: 1558   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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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 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jsmanigold (56) - - FEB 3, 2015
A nice light hoppy citrus taste. A good brew for a nice spring day. I reminds me more of a Pale ale, but still a good beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chinchill (2560) - South Carolina, USA - JAN 12, 2015
Consumed at the May 2011 LEAF Festival (from notes). A - Amber with a off-white head S - Exceptional aroma of hoppy citrus. Somewhat floral. Very pleasant and enticing. If only the flavor paralleled the aroma. T - Good flavor, but insufficient hop flavor for an Amer. IPA. M - Mouthfeel of an average pale ale. O- Great aroma and good flavor. Score would be higher if this was classified as a pale ale or had more hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bennetporter (185) - East Falmouth, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 11, 2015
Pours amber from a bottle with a medium quick-dissipating head, with some lacing. Aroma is not terribly hoppy like some IPAs, almost closer to a pale ale. Flavor the hops come through, again not overpowering, but strong. Maybe this is what IPAs used to be like? Good beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wbright10 (21) - - JAN 1, 2015
Bottle. Straw color with thin head that dissipates quickly. Malty with grapefruity finish. Smooth, quaffable beer. Could drink a ton of this ice cold in a summer day!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
grundsow (107) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 29, 2014
Weak. Mediocre. The label says something about no element of the beer stands out. I concur.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
geeklimit (226) - USA - DEC 22, 2014
Pours a gold yellow with a cream head that laces the glass. Light hops aroma. Taste is sweet malt with basic hops. Sickly sweet aftertaste and a sticky mouth and throat.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
atlrizzob (185) - Aiken, South Carolina, USA - DEC 18, 2014
Amber pour with aroma some piney, citrus notes. White head. Taste is crisp, Floral hops and yeast dominate. with a clean finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bebum (409) - - DEC 14, 2014
Light amber with citrine reflections, clear, lasting head with good lacing. Full body, silky texture, bright mouthfeel, good carbonation, avg length. Bittersweet, palate cleansing acidity that makes it a good pair to rich food, Citrus, richly malty, complex hoppy flavors, pleasant and satisfying IPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BadAprilia1000 (329) - Sevierville, Tennessee, USA - DEC 7, 2014
Pours a golden color with a thin white head. Aroma is floral, hoppy, grainy, grapefruit. Taste is malty, hoppy, fruity, lemon, grapefruit, citrus. Overall very drinkable, goes down smooth. Great session beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tiong (4281) - Espoo, FINLAND - DEC 6, 2014
Draught @ New York Sports Bar, JFK airport

Pours orange with a small foamy head. Aroma of fruits, pine, citrus and grass. Taste is smooth, watery and slightly fruity with hints of hops. Finish is slightly crisp and malty with some citrusy hops. Quite easy going.

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