Serve in Shaker, Tulip


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RATINGS: 1619   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (44143) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 30, 2008
Bottle 355ml. @ home.
Clear medium yellow color with a average to large, frothy, good lacing, fully lasting, white to off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy hoppy, pine. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration. Very easy to drink and in a good balance. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. (180808)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yespr (40865) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 1, 2007
Sample from tap at the brewery. Pours clear orange with an off white head. Clean grapefruit hops aroma with a malty sweetness beneath. Flavour is sweet, floral, mildly bitter. Mellow soft mouthfeel into a mild sweet finish. Vague bubblegum note. Decent ipa.<br <br Sample from cask at the brewery. Pours hazy orange with very crispy white head. Strong grapeFruity and malty sweet aroma. Soft malty flavoured with mild bitterness. Soft malty and yet floral finish. Cask drops 1 i aroma and 1 in overall compared to the tapped version.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (34690) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 14, 2004
UPDATED: JUL 24, 2006 An orange beer with a small but disppearing white head. Both the aroma is slightly sour, malty, and slightly hoppy. I loved this beer before I joined RateBeer, especially when I had it at the brewery - but 2 years and 2500 beers later it has become boring - it is a little sad, but also shows how much my world of beer has improved.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
oh6gdx (25472) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAY 17, 2007
Bottled (Thanks Degarth!). Orange colour, small white head. Aroma is hops and grass. Flavour is grass, hops and some weak caramelly hints. Not very exciting IPA.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 17, 2005
(Bottle 35,5 cl) Orangey golden with a moderate head. Hoppy and aromatic, but far from the bitterness and character found in other IPAs.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
omhper (23725) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - FEB 7, 2003
Bottled. Deep golden with big, lively head. Estery flowery hoppy aroma. Sweet and malty with soft mouthfeel and hop bitter finish. A well balanced IPA.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (23363) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 13, 2009
Bottle. Pours a clear golden color with a longlasting white head. Has a fruity malty floral hoppy aroma. Fruity malty smooth hoppy bitter flavor. Has a fruity malty hoppy finish with some bitterness in the aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (22450) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 10, 2011
20th January 2008
Very pleasant juicy hops, grapefruit dominates. A sweet malt base and a mild malty finish. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (21897) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 7, 2008
Bottle at home ... Golden orange ...light american hops ... juicy mellow lime hops ... quite sweet ... wonderfully balanced.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (21675) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - MAY 25, 2010
Practice beer courtesy of nimbleprop, our generous host, thank you sir. Straightforward IPA, tasty enough, hoppy enough, without being overbearing. No complaints.

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