Serve in Shaker, Tulip


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RATINGS: 1620   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.

JerseyGolfer's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
JerseyGolfer (5) - - JAN 22, 2013
Decent at best. It'll do in a pinch but if there are other IPA's available...I'd try one of those over the Harpoon. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
drpimento (3185) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 27, 2016
Beer is okay, nothing special. Poured with a sudsy off white head and a clear amber color. Aroma was just basic hoppy and malty. Tasted malty, hoppy, and bitter sweet. Decent body. Slightly bitter finish and drinkable. Not especially memorable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerbaaron (1982) - Arizona, USA - OCT 16, 2016
Amber with a white head. Very Floral forward. Dry. Moderate bitterness. Itís fine.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MarinEvelyn (823) - Wisconsin, USA - OCT 15, 2016
Very floral, a bit dry, citrus and hoppy. Very very floral. Quite enjoyable still.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Docavey (64) - Lehigh Acres, Florida, USA - SEP 30, 2016
Had this at the brewery in Boston with Martin but also widely available on tap. Hoppy nose. Clean amber with a light head. Crisp and balanced. Moderately hoppy finish. F Avey---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
saledio89 (7) - New Hampshire, USA - SEP 14, 2016 does not count
From 12oz bottle. Pours golden yellow, with average white head, good retention and solid lacing. Taste little hoppy, flowers, citrus. Medium bodied. Smooth at the end. Good IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
thepatrickman (907) - Durham, New Hampshire, USA - SEP 14, 2016
Can on a boat. As unabashedly old-school as they come. This is the kind of beer that probably blew New England palates away in 1993, but Iím secretly happy that itís still being pumped out. Sure, the flavor is really restrained compared to todayís NE DIPA hop bombs, but the world needs a solid, boring, and local old-school IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Scopey (12720) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 2, 2016
Keg at A back-alley boozer in Mayfair. It pours clear amber with a substantial off-white head. The aroma is pretty pleasant - sweet, sticky, juicy, plenty of orange marmalade, peach and some pine on the back-end. The taste is bitter - sweet, pine, toasted grain, some grass, orange marmalade, toffee and a touch of spice with a drying finish. Medium body and moderate carbonation. I imagine this was pretty stand-out beer back in the day, but in 2016 it is pretty damn average. Remains drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Narizao84 (21) - Florida, USA - AUG 27, 2016
Very good beer. Deep in taste and feel. Palate is quite strong. Color is great. Deep and smooth. Brownish with good stickyness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Thechasm442 (791) - Chicago heights, Illinois, USA - AUG 21, 2016
Draft. Mostly clear burnt orange with a thin white head and ok lacing. Aroma is bread with some floral hops and pine. Taste is more malt forward with floral hops, mild citrus, and a little caramel. Average mouthfeel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Idiosynkrasie (6544) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - AUG 17, 2016
355ml bottle. Crystal clear, amber colour with small to average, thick, frothy to creamy, fairly lasting and lacing, white head. Slightly citrusy and minimally grassy, hoppy aroma, hints of lemon tea, a touch of dried banana. Taste is minimally citrusy hoppy, caramel malty basis, hints of lemon tea, dry finish with a slightly strange touch of dried banana, banana leaves.

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