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Harpoon IPA - Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall

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BA SCORE
82
good

3,339 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 3,339
Reviews: 1,169
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 13.54%
Wants: 42
Gots: 253 | 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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Ratings: 3,339 | Reviews: 1,169 | Display Reviews Only:
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Jonesyc13, Jun 07, 2013
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4/5  rDev +10.5%

Kev1172, Jun 06, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -24%

Ant4711, Jun 06, 2013
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3/5  rDev -17.1%

RBassSFHOPit2ME, Jun 06, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

KarateShow, Jun 05, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

gfap61, Jun 04, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Skwalk47, Jun 03, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

Bqb5037, Jun 01, 2013
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3/5  rDev -17.1%

gferg10, Jun 01, 2013
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3.29/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

(another review culled from my cell phone. Please excuse the brevity.)

12 oz tap pour. 3/4 inch of white head that runs away fairly quickly. Clear, orange color. Floral hops aromas and more in the taste. Medium body, almost light. Malt is evident, the hop bite is almost an after thought. Feel like I'm drinking potpourri tea...

fostah, May 31, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

cwreay90, May 30, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

craftbeerasian, May 30, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

AMCPhD, May 30, 2013
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4/5  rDev +10.5%

Johnnyv310, May 29, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

backbaybrewer, May 29, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

domnalbrecc, May 29, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

RSGeraghty, May 29, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

klawburke, May 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev +10.5%

comfortablynirm, May 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev +10.5%

naturallight1, May 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev +10.5%

BRLockwood, May 27, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

LPJones, May 27, 2013
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3.94/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Was really wanting to love this beer, having lived in Boston and love the town. I guess the fact that I had this immediately following Sierra Nevada's Torpedo Extra IPA, it really didn't stand a chance. I'll look at this again when there's no comparison, but on first blush, this is about as generic an IPA can get (consider the comparison)...

MichaelRabdau, May 26, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

chudson1992, May 26, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

MGodduclan5, May 26, 2013
Harpoon IPA from Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall
82 out of 100 based on 3,339 ratings.