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Harpoon The Long Thaw - Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall

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86
very good

37 Reviews
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Reviews: 37
Hads: 283
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 8.53%
Wants: 4
Gots: 97 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: djrn2 on 01-31-2014

“Spring” in New England is a fickle friend. So we brewed a beer that could carry us through the January cold while hinting at warmer days ahead. With notes of orange peel and coriander, the soft mouthfeel of a Belgian wit, and an intense hop profile, The Long Thaw White IPA combines the warming backbone of an IPA with citrus notes indicative of the coming spring. “Spring” in New England may be indecisive, but we can help make one decision a little easier.
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Reviews: 37 | Hads: 283
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Served on tap in a pint glass.

Appearance: Golden amber with a thick white head and a lot of carbonation. Heavy lacing on the glass.

Smell: Citrus, pine and hops.

Mouthfeel/Taste: Smooth medium bodied. Taste of sweet/bitter hops citrus and pine notes.

Overall: Very good IPA! (279 characters)

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3.92/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

This one goes into my glass with a 2 finger white head, semi hazed golden apricot body with fine speckled lacing as the head fades. Aromatics bring out spicy yeast notes, citrus peel, herbal/citric hop combo this one actually tastes quite nice with the first sip thoroughly enjoyed. Hints of tangerine, oranges on the palate bitter spicy yeast components citric hop bitterness and flavor combine with some coriander spice and wit characteristics along with elements of a decent IPA. Mouthfeel finishes dry and bitter between hops and the spice mix, medium bodied sturdy carbonation it really works for me. I'm a fan so easy to drink very refreshing great mix of different styles offered in some of Harpoon's mixed packs. (720 characters)

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3.47/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle, dated 15 April 2014, poured hazy golden-yellow with a thin weak head.

Aroma: citrus hops; hay: spicing including coriander.

Flavor: hop forward with orange-lemon-grapefruit fruitiness. Juicy and lightly spicy. . Moderate bitterness.

Feel: medium body and carbonation. (286 characters)

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Like a lighter bodied version of their ipa. Very pleasant. (58 characters)

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hoppy with a bitter taste. good color (37 characters)

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Harpoon The Long Thaw from Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall
86 out of 100 based on 37 ratings.