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RATINGS: 1638   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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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
JerseyGolfer (5) - - JAN 22, 2013
Decent at best. It'll do in a pinch but if there are other IPA's available...I'd try one of those over the Harpoon. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


2.9
mjg74 (3093) - La Mesa, California, USA - JUN 22, 2017
Bottle from Trader Joeís. Light hoppy notes up front. Some soapiness to it. A bit of a metallic twang to it. Very mild old school IPA. Some bready flavors as well. A little vegetal. Not a very good IPA.

3.1
tommann (3718) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 13, 2017
355ml bottle. Pours orange gold with a large head. Aroma is spicy, bready orange. Taste has bready orange squash. Some boiled sweets. Light spice.

3.3
jjsint (3012) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - JUN 12, 2017
Keg at the Flying Pig, Cambridge. Deep golden and clear. Heavily carbonated with a large but quickly disappearing white head. A fair bit of lacing is left. Light resin, citrus, cantaloupe, banana in the nose. Iím used to IPAs with exciting aromas and the passive nature of this one is a bit of a surprise. Simple bittersweet taste. Not so much to it although itís agreeable. Some slightly astringent hop bitterness near the end. Melon on the aftertaste. Heavy carbonation on the palate. Well-enough put together that it can survive being on the bland side.

3.4
DavyK (133) - East Kilbride, SCOTLAND - JUN 10, 2017
Can from Asda. Aroma is faint. Bit of grain and corn. Lovely golden colour, thin lacing. Really tight palate: bright resin and bitterness, but overall taste doesn't linger. Decent, for what it is. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
MrTipple (4803) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 30, 2017
Grain and cereal malts, caramel, floral hops, light grass, wet straw. Clear gold, small, creamy, white head. Light sweet. More pale grain malts, caramel, more floral hops, soft carbonation, medium bodied. Unexciting IPA. Keg at Euston Tap, Euston.

4
drostj (113) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - MAY 29, 2017
Bottle. Moderate hop flavor with slight bitterness and a nice touch of citrus. Smooth and easy to drink - nice hot weather beer.

4.1
Martin243 (1149) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - MAY 27, 2017
355cl bottle from a 4 for £6 deal at ASDA Metro Centre. Poured into a 1/2 glass. Bright gold with a white head. Aroma of honey and gorse flowers. This contributes to the floral and honey flavours. Overall, quite restrained, which is no bad thing when so many IPAís can seem shouty and attention-seeking. Not that this is bland: itís smooth, easy drinking and satisfying, and I wish I had another in the fridge. Out of the four, the one Iíll definitely buy again.

3.1
guil0000 (433) - New Brunswick, CANADA - MAY 8, 2017
Pours a clear golden amber color with a small white head. Floral nose with a bit of citrus. Also a bit of caramel malts. Taste is medium sweetness, light biterness, medium body. Not aweful but nothing special.

5
westknife (107) - New York City, New York, USA - MAY 3, 2017
You know what this beer is? Itís an IPA mothafuckaaa! You bet it is! Thatís it!

3.2
theprof (932) - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - APR 24, 2017
Tap. Pours amber thin white top broken lace. Aroma is floral hops.Taste is more bitter sour than sweet although the fruit tones remain. I guess more rind than flesh. Medium bodied with soft carbonation and an oily finish


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