Harpoon 100 Barrel Series #37 - Rich & Dan’s Rye IPA

Serve in Shaker, Tulip


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RATINGS: 317   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5/5   IBU: 54   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
This beer is brewed with our proprietary yeast – the same yeast we’ve used since first brewing Harpoon Ale – and some interesting hop varieties. The combination of Pale, Rye, Caramel 60, Flaked Rye, and Vienna yield a complex malt body that stands up to the spiciness of the rye and the pronounced hop flavor. The rye also adds a reddish hue to the beer. The kettle additions of Centennial, Apollo, and Chinook, and the dry hop addition of Falconer’s Flight add a multidimensional hop character.

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
jimgraz (11) - New Jersey, USA - JUL 5, 2012
From a large format bottle, poured into a pint glass. Poured a light amber with practically no head. Not much to speak of aroma-wise. First taste had hints of the spcies generally found in ryes, but very muted. I found this to be a disappointment, especially given how much I like Rye beers. It has none of the pronounced bite or fruit that can come with other Rye PAs (see, Founder’s Red’s RyePA or Sierra Nevada Ruthless Rye). It is not that iit is a bad beer, it just is very flat and fairly uninteresting.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dnstone (3021) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - AUG 30, 2016
Orange-gold in color with a slight sudsy head. Flavor has a rye bite and a floral hop character. A nice IPA with some bite.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
GenDV138 (6989) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - NOV 27, 2015
4 oz pour on draft at Rustico Ballston. Clear golden orange with off-white head. Aromas of citrus, toast, light spices, floral notes. Tastes of citrus, caramel, light spice, floral notes. Medium body with a dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TaktikMTL (7610) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 12, 2015
Bouteille de 12 oz achetée chez Price Chopper (St. Albans, VT) au coût de 1,70$. Arôme: Odeur de pin avec une pointe d’agrumes. Apparence: La couleur est orangée opaque avec une très faible densité de bulle. Présence d’un moyen col mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Gôut d’orange avec pointe de pin et de caramel. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement onctueuse. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Présence d’oranges en arrière goût. (Rating #6544)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
beer-yum (1549) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - NOV 10, 2015
Citrus pine aroma in a golden amber pour. Hop forward balance with surprising spicy body and finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
raymow (1565) - Bensalem, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 26, 2015
bottled - has the aroma of a lesser quality brew but the flavor is there. Nice hoppiness. Clear, light amber color.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tillmac62 (714) - Gaffney, South Carolina, USA - MAY 19, 2015
EBD 11/15/14. Pours a clear medium amber with a slight hint of garnet. World class head volume, lacing and retention. Outstanding nose of pine, citrus and spicy rye over a biscuit and caramel base. Medium body with a slick texture. Slightly above normal carbonation with a bit of effervescence in the middle and a strong burst in the finish. The flavor profile is intense, moderately complex and well balanced. It begins with a bready rye note that is a bit spicy. The middle brings a mild bitterness that has a bit of rind and pine flavor. As the bitterness fades, a rich malt sweetness comes to the forefront coupled with mango notes from the hops. The finish is a slow fade of rind, caramel and a nice rye bite.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Listigovers (1086) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 4, 2015
Hop resin aroma, reddish colour. Not too bitter, some rye afteratse, could be a bit heavier bodied, although it’s medium bodied. Decent I guess.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ordybill (1649) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - FEB 19, 2015
Poured from a 12OZ bottle into a pint glass. Aroma- Has a slight yeast and pine aroma Appearance- This brew is a great amber to orange color with a nice white head. Taste- Has an excellent flavor of citrus, pine and hops that goes down well. Palate- A medium bodied beer with moderate to high carbonation has a dry finish. Overall- I really like this beer, I don’t see it being sold often down in Georgia, but the next time I see I will pick up a few bottles.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
CelticBrew (912) - The Crystal Coast, North Carolina, USA - FEB 9, 2015
Pours from 12 oz bottle a light clear copper-amber color with a finger of frothy white, craggley head. Aroma of some light prickly rye, some malt, some tropical fruits, floral & grassy hops, and some sweet tones. Flavour of bready pale malts, fruity and floral hops, with a spicy rye in the finish. Enjoyable beer !

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Iznogud (3626) - CROATIA - FEB 8, 2015
On tap at the Harpoon Brewery, Boston. Hazy orange with white head. Citrus, fruits, pine, nice hoppy bitterness. Bit spicy.

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