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RATINGS: 1601   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23/5   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.

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3.1
Thechasm442 (1006) - Denver, Colorado, 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.

3
Idiosynkrasie (7952) - 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.

3
cgil68 (43) - - AUG 15, 2016
Overly floral not much on citrus and malt to balance. Good color and slight creamy white head. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
TheJester (2543) - Cavan Monaghan, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 7, 2016
On tap at Dodd Stadium in Connecticut. Nice to find an IPA at a minor league ball game, even if it is a rather mediocre one. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
Padron4KM (811) - Chandler, Arizona, USA - AUG 7, 2016
12 oz bottle. Hazy, dark golden, thin white head, decent lace.Aroma ifs citrusy, orange, pine, light caramel malt. Flavor is pine, orange. There is a touch of alcohol heat too, even though this isn’t tall that high of abv.

3.3
17Beer (415) - Connecticut, USA - JUL 28, 2016
Citrus scents, mostly oranges and hops. Orange gold pour with fast dissipating medium bubble head. Very sour hoppy flavor. Crisp and drinkable. Nicely balanced IPA.

3.2
LazyPyro (1585) - Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 16, 2016
355ml bottle. Clear golden orange with a one-two finger white head, good lacing and retention. Aroma of floral citrus hops, pale malt. Taste of citrus floral hops, sweetish malts, hardly any bitterness for an IPA. Flavours are more malty than hoppy. Medium body, medium carbonation. It’s alright but not noteworthy.

3.4
blackisle (2811) - Amsterdam IJburg, NETHERLANDS - JUL 16, 2016
Bottle 35.5cl. Poured into a stemmed lager glass. Clear medium amber, average frothy white to off-white head, half-way lasting, fair lacing; aroma pale malts, caramel, orange, pine, hay; smooth taste, medium sweet and bitter, malty, light toffee, piney, grassy; mild sweetbitter aftertaste, fruity and malty notes, ends with a mild dry bitter touch; medium body, oily texture, soft carbonation; pleasant and easy to drink ipa.

3.3
Andrew196 (1991) - Katy, Texas, USA - JUL 8, 2016
UPDATED: JUL 8, 2016 Clear gold, spritzy white head, yields to wispy. Aroma of hops, berries, orange and some soapiness. Taste comes around, decently balanced, some sweet breadiness in the finish. Saved itself after the soapy aroma thing

3.2
Zymurgeist2 (2364) - Redwood City, California, USA - JUN 23, 2016
Tap at New York Sports Bar in JFK. Clear light copper-gold with full white head that is chunky. Beyond that, my west coast bias doesn’t allow me to to get the plot - ever - on these malty IPAs. Boring and one dimensional.


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