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Harpoon Pilsner

Formerly brewed at Harpoon Brewery
Style: Pilsener
Boston, Massachusetts USA


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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.13/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
A clean, crisp, light golden beer, brewed in the style of a German Pilsner. We use a blend of American malts and traditional hops to create this delicious beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bov (12007) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - JUN 15, 2000
interesting pilsner with a very good aroma

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
muzzlehatch (4835) - Beloit, Wisconsin, USA - APR 20, 2002
Bottled. Appearance very clear, bubbly, light amber, fair quick-dying head, nice lacing. Aroma definitely on the weak side, but has some nice hops, sweet malt. Flavor a little more pronounced, but nothing special; decent maltiness, light grain flavor, little hops, with an extremely short finish that leaves no aftertaste. Body perhaps a little fuller than the average pils. Drinkable, but doesn’t do anything to convince me that Harpoon is better than middle-of-the-road.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
austinpowers (2826) - New York, New York, USA - JUN 19, 2002
Amber color; crisp and Saazy. Good head, by the way. A solid American Pilsener.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Volgon (2763) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 14, 2002
It’s OK for a pilsener. Would be good for introducing a Bud drinker to real beer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PhillyBeer2112 (2761) - Oviedo, Florida, USA - MAY 29, 2001
A pretty good pilsner. Nice golden color and a big rocky white head. Nicely hopped. Smooth.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gusler (2653) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - MAY 30, 2002
Clear gold, bright white head and good lace to cling to the glass, nose is malt, crisp, clean, front is slightly sweet, top light, the finish is dry, acidic, and lightly hopped.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
obxdude10 (2270) - Pottstown, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 17, 2002
A nice bubbly head out of the bottle & throughout the pint, a bright golden color, not much of anything in particular in the aroma, very clean & crisp, refreshing, nice balance, very nice pilsener

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Hopistotle420 (1178) - Amherst, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 11, 2004
A buddy of mine dropped one of these off for me and said he found it in his closet...and didnt know where it came from, or how long it had been there...Hehe. Clear pale gold. Crisp clean malt nose. Small white head. Sweet at first, quick, light bodied, clean dry lightly hopped finish. Nothing special, perhaps thats why it isnt produced anymore.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ravidesai (978) - Bombay, INDIA - JAN 9, 2002
good czech-like pils. straw colour with an ample head. strong saaz hop aroma- however thetaste is more subdued but still a crisp and easy drinking pilsner

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
Davhgbrew (948) - Seattle, Washington, USA - OCT 26, 2002
Once again Harpoon put out a beer that I can say I like. This is a beer that the unknowledgable beer drinker as well as the beer afficianado could drink together. A simple traditional pilsner with obvious flavor that sets it apart from the mass produced pilsners.

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