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RATINGS: 1629   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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3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
1guywith_aboat (254) - phenix city, Alabama, USA - MAY 24, 2013
UPDATED: SEP 17, 2013 Bottle to glass. Pours orange copper color with white long lasting head. Some lacing that is not too social. Aromas of very floral and somewhat citrusy hops. Bittersweet aroma. Taste is light bitterness and easy drinking with a bready malt presence. Awesome brew. Appearance is crystal clear golden/light copper. Thin in the mouth but great nonetheless. I would buy it again. If I brewed this at home I?d be proud of it.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BrewTom (630) - - FEB 25, 2017
Citrus nose. Pale with big white head. A classic IPA that tastes like guarana. Rated by BrewTom

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Larry_Duffman (487) - - FEB 24, 2017
I poured it from the bottle into a glass. It pours amber with a white head. The aroma is earthy, floral hops. The taste is slightly citrus with bitter, earthy hops. Its not anything that stands out. Its sessionable and decent though.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JorgeLee (1978) - Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 22, 2017
On tap, hotel bar in Boston. Amber colour, white foam. Pleasant enough fruity citrus aroma. Crisp, light to medium bitterness, Cascades. Old school IPA, doesnt stand up in bitterness or aggressiveness to more modern IPAs but it goes down quite nicely and was perfectly pleasant.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
sir__v (2545) - FRANCE - FEB 21, 2017
Tap @ Euston Tap, London - UK. Color: clear amber beer with no carbonation and no head. Smell: resin and pine hops. Taste: medium body with good malt backbone balanced with resin hops. Quiet drinkable. Aftertaste: resin hops.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
IPAILagerTamer25IP (4) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 29, 2016 does not count
Pretty good Boston beer, one of the best here in the area actually - cant wait to have it on tap in their brewery.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerInHeaven (423) - Brillion, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 24, 2016
pours a clear rich gold with a medium white head. Aroma of pine and some floral. Good carbonation gives it a crisp lively mouth feel. Some moderate hop bitter creeps in. Not much in the way of citrus aroma or taste. Reminds me more of an English bitter. Still, enjoyable and refreshing.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ronritter (434) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - DEC 7, 2016
Pours a golden color not much head to speak of. Taste was ok not enough of anything for me to feel strongly one way or another. Average all away around.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Iphonephan (6648) - Jackson Hole/McLean, Virginia, USA - NOV 26, 2016
From a 12 oz. can. Pours a clear gold with an off white head. Aroma of citrus and green onion. Oily mouthfeel. Grass flavors. Bitter finish.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
PhillyCraft (6777) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 10, 2016
BB Backlog, Draft, pours a copper clear orange with large white head. Smell and flavor of sweet malt, apple, resin and stale hops. Light body with aggressive carbonation. Ruby Tuesdays uses this beer for items on their food menu....its gotta be good guys.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
drpimento (3374) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 27, 2016
Beer is okay, nothing special. Poured with a sudsy off white head and a clear amber color. Aroma was just basic hoppy and malty. Tasted malty, hoppy, and bitter sweet. Decent body. Slightly bitter finish and drinkable. Not especially memorable.


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