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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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fiulijn (16924) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 1, 2007
Bottle at Stockholm Beer Festival 2007
Blond color. Nice hoppy aroma, some fudge. The malt body is too thin, there is the usual caramel flavor, quite strong hopping but not too special, just some dry resins. Plain.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
harrisoni (15792) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JAN 5, 2008
Bottle from Utobeer. Gold with lasting white head. American hop aroma, a little woody, some grapefruit. Fairly toned down US IPA. Malts are a bit wonky. It’s fine, but as I say needs a bit more backbone. Hops are pretty generic.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yngwie (15759) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 21, 2014
Bottle, 12oz, at Haand Festival -14. It pours an almost clear body, golden in color and with a small, white head. The aroma is piney and citrus peel-ish, with some malts kicking in. Bitter flavor with piney, citrusy hops on a backdrop of pale malts. Full-bodied, soft and nicely carbonated, with bitter, citrusy finish. I prefer the even more hop forward west coast IPA’s, but this is a really fine one anyway. 140523

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
saxo (15393) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - JAN 17, 2013
Can. Huge head with excellent duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are hops, flowers, soap, citrus, pine, grass and malt. Nice bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rlgk (15303) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 3, 2007
(Stockholm Beer Festival 2007) Bottle. Golden color, offwhite head. Sourish hoppy aroma with floral notes. Hoppy, grassy, fruity and sourish flavorQuite hoppy grassy finish. A bit boring to be an american IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (15293) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 26, 2009
A rock-solid IPA here. Sampled it at a tasting while in college. Nice golden color with a medium head. Strong hops odor and flavor. A wonderful session beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rasmus40 (14809) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JAN 17, 2013
Can @ Aarhus tasting. Hazy amber with a lasting off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and moderate hoppy - grass. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 170113

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
TBone (14784) - Pori, FINLAND - MAY 17, 2007
Pale hazy yellow, small white head. Bready, parfumic hoppy nose. Basic bready, American hoppy flavour. Standard American IPA with slight honey sweetness. Nothing wrong in this brew, but not very interesting.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (14659) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 25, 2012
Draught at Downtown Bar & Grill, Brooklyn. Clear amber - white head. Medium hoppy. Medium malty. Fruity. Caramel. Sweetness. Toasted. Bread. Dark malts.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MiP (14562) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - SEP 10, 2010
Bottle. Mild caramelly aroma. Almost clear dark golden colour. Very small white head. Good caramelly flavour. Not overly much, but enough. Slightly high bitterness, clean. Well-balanced. A good IPA for beginners.

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