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Harvest Ale - Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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Harvest AleHarvest Ale

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BA SCORE
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277 Ratings
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Ratings: 277
Reviews: 205
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 12.87%
Wants: 3
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Weyerbacher Brewing Co. visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ClockworkOrange on 09-16-2008)
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Ratings: 277 | Reviews: 205 | Display Reviews Only:
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djrn2

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -19.6%

12-21-2011 05:34:02 | More by djrn2
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Hophead717

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +7.2%

12-11-2011 00:54:04 | More by Hophead717
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rab53

Washington

4/5  rDev +7.2%

12-10-2011 03:59:11 | More by rab53
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rlee1390

Indiana

3.98/5  rDev +6.7%

A-Clear amber orange, two finger head that leaves behind lacing.

S-Earthy hops. Mainly just hops. But good smelling hops.

T-Earthy, ends with bitterness, some burnt tones.

M-Medium bodied, little carbonation, thick and resinous.

O-A little late in the season, but I figured it was the tail end of still good. Would gladly try again next year fresh.

12-09-2011 00:47:34 | More by rlee1390
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claspada

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

12-08-2011 17:17:31 | More by claspada
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ROGUE16

Delaware

4/5  rDev +7.2%

12-07-2011 21:48:30 | More by ROGUE16
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dowen44

Georgia

5/5  rDev +34%

12-05-2011 03:11:48 | More by dowen44
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tclapper

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +7.2%

12-05-2011 02:34:49 | More by tclapper
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Naugros

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +7.2%

12-02-2011 17:10:06 | More by Naugros
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UNCCTDawg

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +34%

11-30-2011 02:53:09 | More by UNCCTDawg
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LostHighway

Maine

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

11-29-2011 14:06:11 | More by LostHighway
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nmann08

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev +7.2%

11-25-2011 17:40:07 | More by nmann08
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touchmeimsac

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +34%

11-25-2011 13:38:57 | More by touchmeimsac
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qthompso

Minnesota

3.58/5  rDev -4%

Poured from a bottle into a Spiegelau tulip.

Nice copper appearance with thin off-white head that dissipated pretty quickly leaving just a little bit of lacing.

Up front there is a lot more spice and malt than I would've expected for a fresh hop ale. I do realize that this isn't the freshest bottle around at this point but I would've expected a little more punch in the aroma. Citrus is trying to get through.

Much like the nose, this doesn't strike me as an IPA, especially not what I associate with fresh hopped ales. There is a pretty noticeable bitterness but I don't pick up on much of the citrus or resin that I would expect.

Mouthfeel is pretty thick and dry. The carbonation is decent and the bitterness certainly lingers on the tongue for a while.

Overall definitely not one of my favorite harvest ales. Not a bad beer by any means but I was hoping for a more pronounced hop presence (or at least a little more subdued malt bill). The hop lend some bitterness but not enough flavor for me.

11-24-2011 20:36:55 | More by qthompso
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jbertsch

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +7.2%

11-23-2011 04:11:26 | More by jbertsch
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Rochefort10nh

New Hampshire

3/5  rDev -19.6%

11-21-2011 18:51:47 | More by Rochefort10nh
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boxofrane

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +7.2%

11-21-2011 01:35:51 | More by boxofrane
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Yoshiplace

Ohio

4.13/5  rDev +10.7%

Light, slightly coppery color with a nice head. Minimal lacing here.

Smells very fresh and floral. Reminds me of Ithaca's Flower Power.

Tastes balanced and smooth; it's refreshing for a beer that is focused mostly on the hops.

Mouthfeel is fairly crisp with good carbonation, becoming a little thick as the beer warms up.

Overall, this is a relatively light, very tasty beer that's not as bold as your typical IPA. Probably great on tap.

11-20-2011 06:47:23 | More by Yoshiplace
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billzee

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +7.2%

11-20-2011 00:41:27 | More by billzee
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whallgren

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +7.2%

11-19-2011 19:48:07 | More by whallgren
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bacher468

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -19.6%

11-19-2011 14:07:54 | More by bacher468
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UnderPressure

South Carolina

3.33/5  rDev -10.7%

Nice copper color. Tan one finger head. 1/4 inch lingers.

Hop aroma is pretty weak. I expected way more in the aroma department. I'm actually getting a lot more malt than hops in the nose.

A nice, well rounded flavor. A little piney and floral. Nice bitterness. A nice fresh green (in a good way) aftertaste.

Thick mouthfeel. Maybe a little too thick. There's a slightly dry finish which adds a light crispness. But the body is a little too heavy for this style.

I'm a sucker for seasonals, harvest ales, etc. Some are great, some fall short. This one was somewhere in the middle.

11-19-2011 13:58:27 | More by UnderPressure
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DoctorB2B

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +7.2%

11-19-2011 03:05:32 | More by DoctorB2B
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victory4me

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +7.2%

11-18-2011 20:35:16 | More by victory4me
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HopStoopid120

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +7.2%

11-18-2011 16:29:24 | More by HopStoopid120
Harvest Ale from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
84 out of 100 based on 277 ratings.