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Harpoon IPA - Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall

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BA SCORE
82
good

3,153 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 3,153
Reviews: 1,163
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 13.54%
Wants: 40
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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Ratings: 3,153 | Reviews: 1,163 | Display Reviews Only:
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spycow

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

03-09-2013 23:31:56 | More by spycow
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alexgash

Connecticut

3.71/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

12 oz. bottle. Enjoy by 05/15/13.

Clear and clean medium copper body. Bright orange highlights. Small, gauzy, off-white head. Not much lacing. Fruity malt aromas peppered with spicy, piny hops. A little cookie. Smells of good balance and reminds me of a 90s American IPA (not necessarily a bad thing, mind you).

Toasted malt and herbal hop bitterness up front. Mix of fruit and caramel malt fill in. Slight sweetness. Hop flavors and bitterness pick up toward the finish. Herbal, spicy, and a little piny. Drier in the finish, but with plenty of lingering maltiness. Again, well-balanced, but hoppy enough to merit the IPA badge. Moderate body with a prickly feel.

Serving type: bottle

03-08-2013 23:38:13 | More by alexgash
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Duvel

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

03-08-2013 15:19:43 | More by Duvel
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TeeRex

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

03-08-2013 14:37:15 | More by TeeRex
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Adkins1203

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

03-08-2013 00:27:42 | More by Adkins1203
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splendidsplinter

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

03-07-2013 20:28:47 | More by splendidsplinter
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tubeyes

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

03-07-2013 20:20:02 | More by tubeyes
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TheZzyzxScarecrow

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -17.1%

03-07-2013 17:47:44 | More by TheZzyzxScarecrow
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DrIPA

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

03-07-2013 01:06:16 | More by DrIPA
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Ograd001

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

03-06-2013 11:03:40 | More by Ograd001
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buzzy

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

03-04-2013 17:55:54 | More by buzzy
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Hairrrrrrrr

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

03-04-2013 02:10:27 | More by Hairrrrrrrr
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Dooleymon

Alabama

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

03-04-2013 01:31:11 | More by Dooleymon
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goldenM13

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

03-03-2013 23:53:27 | More by goldenM13
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nzerbe

New York

3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

03-03-2013 21:27:42 | More by nzerbe
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DrkNite12

New York

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

03-03-2013 15:46:55 | More by DrkNite12
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BeerRollups

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

03-02-2013 23:57:49 | More by BeerRollups
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CapH

New York

3.09/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

A- Light amber, almost dark golden color. Nice head eroding to crisp ring.

S- Astringent malt followed by slight hop bitterness.

T- Fruity malty frontline followed by bitter hop tones in the back.

M- Crisp almost light mouthfeel. Not much body, high effervescence.

O- A solid IPA. More traditional English style than true American. Not bad at all. Nice drinking, enjoyable beer.

Serving type: bottle

02-27-2013 22:02:42 | More by CapH
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williamjbauer

West Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

02-26-2013 23:39:58 | More by williamjbauer
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bushwack

Alabama

4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

02-24-2013 18:09:18 | More by bushwack
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Bestie_Ge

Indiana

3/5  rDev -17.1%

02-24-2013 04:35:07 | More by Bestie_Ge
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jamiesmithnc

North Carolina

2/5  rDev -44.8%

02-23-2013 20:10:48 | More by jamiesmithnc
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KevinMcNeil

New York

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

02-23-2013 13:29:59 | More by KevinMcNeil
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DJB2231

Delaware

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

02-23-2013 13:22:51 | More by DJB2231
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DCav


3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

02-22-2013 01:25:37 | More by DCav
Harpoon IPA from Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall
82 out of 100 based on 3,153 ratings.