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Harpoon IPA - Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall

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BA SCORE
82
good

3,152 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 3,152
Reviews: 1,163
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 13.54%
Wants: 39
Gots: 173 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Harpoon IPA is an interpretation of the classic English style using hops and malt grown in the United States.

42 IBU

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-01-2000)
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hitshtwithsticks

California

5/5  rDev +38.1%

05-12-2012 05:19:34 | More by hitshtwithsticks
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virgoJanine666

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +38.1%

03-17-2012 01:36:42 | More by virgoJanine666
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scootpolute

Texas

5/5  rDev +38.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

On tap @ '...'(I forgot the name) Locks Restaurant & the Bradley (Hartford) Airport into custom painted pint glass.

A - Pours golden, with a nice white head...- some lacing.

S - Hops and lots of sweet citrus -

T - Smooth & Bright! A good hop kick at the top, followed by some citrus, then ending with a bit of pine-like spices...Pleasant & refreshing!!

M - Great carbonation! There's a good fullness. Present, but not 'too' much fruity/sweet flavors...

D - This is a great east-coast stand-by!! I don't appreciate the last several 'B and C' grades some of the other members have given Harpoon IPA. The previous beer drinkers claim that this beer appears to be 'too-macro...' For cryin' out loud, this is one of the 1st post Bass IPAs that's been around forever (mid to early 90's) & paved the way for what everyone tastes now...was a fan in the back 'in the day' and remain one :~)

Serving type: on-tap

08-19-2011 19:48:43 | More by scootpolute
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aibkstaff

New York

5/5  rDev +38.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Best IPA ever! This beer has a beautiful deep coppery golden color. The aroma has a hoppy floral bouquet. Outstanding! The taste is wonderful. It tastes like toasty, hoppy, flowery, citrusy goodness. It has perfect balance of malt and hops. It has a terrific medium body which makes the drinkability easy and can been very habit-formering. I love Harpoon IPA.

Serving type: bottle

10-23-2008 02:35:40 | More by aibkstaff
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nmgraham

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +38.1%

05-05-2013 19:13:06 | More by nmgraham
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cquinn25


5/5  rDev +38.1%

10-13-2013 05:35:42 | More by cquinn25
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turner5648

South Carolina

5/5  rDev +38.1%

11-16-2011 01:40:41 | More by turner5648
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tammy829

New York

5/5  rDev +38.1%

11-16-2011 22:53:14 | More by tammy829
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rstephansky


5/5  rDev +38.1%

03-21-2012 15:41:12 | More by rstephansky
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JeffSuttonTX

Texas

5/5  rDev +38.1%

03-11-2013 03:12:28 | More by JeffSuttonTX
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TheOtherMike

Michigan

5/5  rDev +38.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This is another one of my go-to brews. It's sometimes hard to get but is often available in my area. It is a good session beer for me as the ABV is not too high and it goes well with most food. I haven't seen it outside of my area on recent vacations - I do check around to see what's available. So I guess I'm lucky that I can usually get this top-shelf selection.

Serving type: bottle

12-31-2010 05:18:26 | More by TheOtherMike
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Wildwilliam

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +38.1%

07-29-2013 01:21:53 | More by Wildwilliam
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tripdout

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +38.1%

06-28-2013 01:34:35 | More by tripdout
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magictalkngtacos


5/5  rDev +38.1%

07-02-2012 01:33:15 | More by magictalkngtacos
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spedprof

West Virginia

5/5  rDev +38.1%

12-13-2011 05:39:30 | More by spedprof
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Davidjames321


5/5  rDev +38.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This is the first time I tried the IPA, and it is one of the best I have tried. The taste is very smooth and goes very well with the smell. I think this might be my new favorite beer company.

From the label I would have not thought to try it, but I do know most IPA's are good. However this one has a perfect balance of taste, smell and feel. I will surely try it again.

Serving type: bottle

01-20-2013 20:23:56 | More by Davidjames321
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Harryryeguy


5/5  rDev +38.1%

07-11-2014 04:41:44 | More by Harryryeguy
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ChrisGemmiti

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +38.1%

05-21-2012 01:32:31 | More by ChrisGemmiti
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DeadGuyRyan

Ohio

5/5  rDev +38.1%

11-11-2012 02:47:08 | More by DeadGuyRyan
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Beerme09

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +38.1%

01-21-2012 19:19:43 | More by Beerme09
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BostonKyle

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +38.1%

08-21-2012 15:28:54 | More by BostonKyle
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HEADYdb

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +38.1%

05-23-2012 00:39:52 | More by HEADYdb
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wordcloud


5/5  rDev +38.1%

01-21-2013 00:28:32 | More by wordcloud
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Demian

Illinois

5/5  rDev +38.1%

04-16-2014 17:47:08 | More by Demian
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Mda1078

Rhode Island

5/5  rDev +38.1%

08-28-2013 04:11:24 | More by Mda1078
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Harpoon IPA from Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall
82 out of 100 based on 3,152 ratings.