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Portsmouth Hop Harvest
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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.51/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Brewed with 80 pounds of fresh picked centennial and cascade hops.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
thornecb (4291) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - SEP 21, 2011
Pours deep hazy gold into a shaker. Off-white head with little retention recedes to hug rim. Apricot and pine aromas. Soft with roasted nuts and caramel upfront turning spicy before the lasting resin finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
PilsnerPeter (3028) - Flushing, New York, USA - OCT 2, 2010
Tap at brewpub: Orange with a white ring of head. Clean grainy simple aroma. Light toasted barley. Light body. A touch of toasted light crystal malt and a touch of grassy hops. Simple, one dimensional.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jblauvs (1339) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - SEP 27, 2010
copper pour at the brewery with an offwhite head. aroma is earthy, bitter, fresh, light but creamy mouthfeel. flavor is subtle, not knock your socks off bitterness. But the flavors work for me, earthy resinous local hop variety, some light orange rind bitterness, and a bit of caramel/crackery maltiness. nice easy drinking

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AirForceHops (2939) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - SEP 25, 2010
on tap @ he pub. Pours a light tan head that laces with copper color. Aroma is fresh citrus hops, medium malt. Taste is fresh citrus hops, medium malt, bitter finish. OK/mild carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dogfish120love (912) - Westfield, Massachusetts, USA - SEP 22, 2010
The aroma is faint for an ipa and slightly earthy. The appearance is a burnt orange with minimal lacing. the boy is maltier than usual and the palate is a bit watery. An easy drinking IPA with locally grown hops from a great brewpub

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Goodgrief (1762) - Middletown, Delaware, USA - SEP 20, 2010
Wow, Iím a big fan of the Brewery and of all Centennial based IPAís. This was disapponting. Expecting something like SN Celebration...um, no. Well, it could have been SN Celeb...watered down. Really weak, watery and bland in all regards. I almost canít believe it. So disappointing. It was almost like they messed up the recipe or something. Got a little better as it warmed, but still underwhelming.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
koopa (338) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 26, 2010
Appearance: Pours a deep auburn with honey orange folds. The head is minimal and off white. It shows little retention and lace but a nice hop oil sheen remains like a film across the top of the glass! Smell: Super dank hop oil over a bed of dark earthy malty goodness. Taste: Wow this is a fantastic tasting brew. Loads of fresh cascade and centennial hops in a red style ale! Barely any bitterness despite the massive hop flavor! Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with just enough carbonation to get by but I would like some more carbonation! Drinkability: I could and would love to drink this all day! Serving type: growler Reviewed on: 10-30-2009

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
corby112 (2214) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 29, 2009
Pours a dark ruby/coppery color with deep dark burnt orange hues when held to a light source and a two finger foamy yellowish head that slowly fades into a lasting ring. Spotty lacing. Earthy floral hop aroma with some dank oily notes and subtle citrus as well as a prominent caramel malt scent. Slightly biscuity with a bit of toasted nut. Iím not sure how old the bottle is but itís not smelling as fresh and/or hoppy as I expecting. Chewy resinous mouthfeel with some fresh earthy floral hops. Slightly creamy body with a slightly roasted caramel malt back bone that provides some nice balance. Hints of biscuit, toast and roasted nut. The malt presence is a little heavier than I prefer but the dry bitter hops still shine through. You can still taste how fresh the hops are and while they are most dominant up front, the pleasant dry bitter flavor lingers throughout into a slight dry finish. The ABV is very well masked without even the slightest alcohol warmth, making it very drinkable.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
lb4lb (2453) - Austin, Texas, USA - JAN 3, 2009
Bottle in trade from Pastor (joepais) Thanks! Pours a dark amber with a light beige head. Smell is very muted, dull floral hops. Taste is smooth balanced and some hops in the flavor but low bitterness. Medium body and carbonation. Earthy malt and hop flavor. Definitely doesnt have a fresh hop flavor to it in the traditional sense but it is nice and drinkable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BelgianBeerGal (3102) - Panama City, Florida, USA - SEP 29, 2008
Draught sample at the brewery (Hop Harvest ONE on the chalkboard). A very balanced IPA that didn’t floor you with hops. The hops were definitely citrus in character, more like grapfruit rind. Nice and easy to drink and rather refreshing.


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