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RATINGS: 1577   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
closey22 (1251) - Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, USA - AUG 14, 2014
Amber with lasting offwhite rimming head; aroma is mildly floral hoppy; Ava is lightly hoppy ; feels medium wih decent fizzy foam; finishes dry and mildly bitter

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Humlehode (313) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 8, 2014
Pours golden, almost no head. Some citrus and pine aroma. Overall an OK IPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
mfroseth (17) - NORWAY - AUG 7, 2014
Fin gyllen farge. Frisk, men bitter med passe varighet. Litt kort i smaken. Lite fyldig og svak ettersmak. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bookman10 (747) - Osseo, Minnesota, USA - AUG 3, 2014
It wasn’t bad, but not particularly memorable, either. Fairly typical IPA. Had with lunch at Fire + Ice restaurant in Cambridge, MA.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mkel07 (4352) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - AUG 1, 2014
On tap at Beer Authority New York September. This is a good all round beer with a cream foam cap and vibrant orange colour. Floral hop aromas are pleasing as is the flavour.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pricey290483 (706) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 31, 2014
got this beer in cheers bar in boston a nice easy drinking ipa good amount of hops a beer that would go really well with a burger on a nice hot day

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Darkmagus82 (2034) - - JUL 30, 2014
Transfer from BA review on 8-22-12- Poured from bottle into pint glass Appearance – The beer pours a beautiful golden orange color with a two finger white head. The head has very good retention and eventually fades to give a nice level of lacing. Smell – Even with a rather aggressive pour the aroma is very light. There are only moderate smells of grapefruit citrus hop some lemon and a very light pine smell. Taste – Begins dry and malty with a bready flavor. The hops are present right up front with flavors of a bitter nature. The hop is rather nondescript, but seems to be a mix of lemon citrus and some pine flavors. The beer remains in this state to the very end where the taste slightly sweetness with some tangerine and a light caramel flavor. While the initial taste was rather dry and unbalanced in the end the flavors balance out rather well. Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is on the drier and thinner side, with a carbonation level that is rather medium; the beer drinks rather crisp. While it isn’t bad a bit more body may have given it a nicer, less harsh, flavor on the tongue in the initial taste. Overall – While not really all that appealing from the smell or the initial tastes, the beer does finish well. It’s OK - but not all that great.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
yiannnos (1158) - , CYPRUS - JUL 29, 2014
Bottle. Hazy orange colour. Grapefruit, citrus hop aroma and flavour, not very exciting though

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
davidtjm (950) - Berlin, GERMANY - JUL 26, 2014
Can at the Global Craft Beer Festival, Berlin. Pour is gold, aroma is sweet and fruity. Taste is fruity and floral with hops bitterness on the finish. Very nice

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
OleR (4804) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 18, 2014
Glowing bronze colored. Low white top. Mild, sweet nutty malt aroma. Discreet fruity hops. Slick mouthfeel. Less than medium full. Refined sugery maltsweetness. Tight, generic bitterness. Some astringent sidenotes. Not a benchmark IPA, drinks ok though. [12 fl. oz bottle, ejoyed at home]


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