Serve in Shaker, Tulip


on tap

Regional Distribution

Add Distribution Data
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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Megan (101) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - NOV 4, 2005
An old reliable. My sister lives right near the brewery and has gotten for me before. Medium to light pour and mouth feel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
nick76 (4322) - Tampa, Florida, USA - DEC 6, 2005
UPDATED: AUG 11, 2009 The aroma is not super hoppy but has a bit of citrus. It is however balanced. The appearance is golden with a slight orange hue. The head is average. The flavor is buttery with lots of malt and a raised hop flavor. The palate is thin but it works ok with this one. Overall this one is not bad at all. But, the finish is a little metallic and astringent.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 14/20
tinydancer (52) - Gibsonville, North Carolina, USA - DEC 22, 2005
Clear yellow, much like a pills. Very thin head. Aroma is of light hops. Palate is a little fizzy and thin. Flavor reminds me of a Samuels Smithís india ale a little. Iím a little dissappointed with this beer. There a lot of good IPAs out there, but theis ainít one. This IPA taktes a little watery, has a matalic bitter taste and finishes quick with a light aftertaste. Just not that muich here

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BeerBlockaid (683) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - JAN 24, 2007
well laid banana nut and floral hops. strange combo but thats what I tasted. Easy session beer requiring minimal thought process. caramel and citrus ending.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
LilKem (1213) - Marietta, Ohio, USA - APR 1, 2007
orange-yellow color with some thin white head. some hops on the nose, some orange and pine hops with a little lemon and light bitterness that dissipears fairly quickly. lots of malt in this one rounding it out.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
callmemickey (3891) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 19, 2011
UPDATED: JUN 9, 2012 A: Dark amber body. 2 finger off-white head. Good retention and lacing. S: Generic caramel malt and non-deScript earthy hop bitterness. T: While decent, this could be the IPA at any mediocre brewpub. Its got a generic caramel malt base, somewhat bready in parts and mildly bitter earthy, piney hops. M: Somewhat thick and chewy. Lively carbonation. Muddled finish. O: Eh. Not bad. But I donít really want to drink "not bad." I am spoiled, I guess.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jhamp9 (1384) - Corinth, Texas, USA - JAN 21, 2012
Poured orange with a film of head and little lacing. Aroma was floral and some pine. Taste was very floral almost perfume. There was some bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mnurda (1214) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - NOV 7, 2012
On tap at McCormick and Schmick in national harbor. Pale straw colour. Not my favourite ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mhyzdu (11) - - JAN 9, 2013
Simple and smooth ......................................... .......................................... ......... ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
umich03jm (2993) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - MAR 26, 2013
Bottle. Pours a clear, bright golden orange color with small white head that lingers a while. Aroma is floral, slightly stale, and some biscuit malt too. Taste is very floral and dry. No sweetness to counter the strong bitterness. Lots of biscuity malt which helps a little. Dry, dry finish, lingering floral taste. A very uninteresting IPA but not terrible.

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page  1 « 135 136 137  138  139 140 141 » 159

Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2015,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50