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Harpoon IPA - Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall

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BA SCORE
82
good

3,333 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 3,333
Reviews: 1,169
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 13.54%
Wants: 42
Gots: 250 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
English India Pale Ale (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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Photo of sulldaddy
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

I had this beer at a local pub this evening. The beer is in a pint glass and cold.

Clear copper color with minimal head. Floral and piney hop aroma. Not too much malt presence here.

First sip. Average bodied and carbonation. Some light toffee followed quickly with heavy pine hop notes. THese pine qualities linger through the finish and after. Very smooth and easy to drink. Rather crisp and refreshing as well.

Nice brew but not more than a crisp hoppy brew. A little one dimensional but tasty and smooth make it a good beer to have with some friends.

sulldaddy, Jul 29, 2004
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

obrike, May 20, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Amedlin18, Jun 29, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

theBIERlad, Jul 29, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

ale207, Dec 14, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

BobsledTM, Jul 31, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Jemenhiser, Dec 18, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Shy5, May 31, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

ClintonRalston, Apr 05, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

HollyHops, Nov 10, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Mikeszab, Oct 07, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

bradcochran1234, Jan 29, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Shollers, Jul 06, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Leftfield00, Jun 30, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

dannymo24, Jul 22, 2014
Photo of SupaCelt
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This beer flows forth displaying an amber hue with no readily apparent tid bits of luscious ingredients tossing about in the mixture. Pretty clean. Head is fair. It seems to hold up alright and dissipates into a fair manifestation of lace. Looks alright.

Not overly pungent. Smell has floral hops and crystal malt providing a lightly toasted citrus fruit ambiance. Shiskabobbed lemon and orange. Nice.

The taste profile is fairly mellow. Mildly citric and modestly bitter without any intention of crossing over into bold territory. It is completely unoffensive and quite drinkable, but lacks the full character that this style can display. A little uninspiring in terms of the style.

SupaCelt, Feb 14, 2005
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

murphius1118, Dec 04, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Xandrose, Oct 12, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Sheesh101, Aug 30, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Shawnspl, Jul 27, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

BlakeL, Jan 22, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Hanzo, May 26, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Lomochic82, Monday at 02:37 AM
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

mralbertson, May 14, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Dapper_Dan_Man, Aug 11, 2013
Harpoon IPA from Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall
82 out of 100 based on 3,333 ratings.