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Harpoon IPA - Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall

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BA SCORE
82
good

3,170 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 3,170
Reviews: 1,163
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 13.54%
Wants: 41
Gots: 178 | 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: 3,170 | Reviews: 1,163 | Display Reviews Only:
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klythjohan

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

04-20-2013 22:34:13 | More by klythjohan
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alex_hart

Oklahoma

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

04-20-2013 16:09:44 | More by alex_hart
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rhino54

California

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

04-19-2013 14:54:48 | More by rhino54
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Michaeldmanley

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

04-19-2013 04:44:25 | More by Michaeldmanley
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scmoore81

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +10.5%

04-19-2013 02:18:07 | More by scmoore81
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speracado

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

04-18-2013 05:25:45 | More by speracado
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ZJPierce

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

04-18-2013 01:02:32 | More by ZJPierce
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Wortman1998

New York

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

04-17-2013 20:09:54 | More by Wortman1998
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Beergelden

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

04-17-2013 11:37:55 | More by Beergelden
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CorvetteMike

Rhode Island

4.36/5  rDev +20.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

First introduced to this IPA at Brewery in VT. Sampled many Harpoon beers at tasting, and this is my favorite. Enjoyed this brew for many years.

a: Typical amber color
s: Citrus, and slight hop smell
t: Smooth taste, my favorite IPA
m: Medium body with slight citrus after taste
o: Favorite Eastcoast IPA

Will be visiting Harpoon Brewery in Boston soon.

Serving type: bottle

04-16-2013 15:43:05 | More by CorvetteMike
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VTWicked

Virginia

4/5  rDev +10.5%

04-16-2013 00:44:31 | More by VTWicked
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BraveGator

Georgia

2.75/5  rDev -24%

04-15-2013 01:52:14 | More by BraveGator
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HangingJohnny

Florida

4/5  rDev +10.5%

04-14-2013 00:14:22 | More by HangingJohnny
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eabdelbaki

Louisiana

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

04-13-2013 11:36:26 | More by eabdelbaki
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CoCambria

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

04-13-2013 09:39:53 | More by CoCambria
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safaricook

Netherlands

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

04-11-2013 13:23:49 | More by safaricook
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Lee_Hancock

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

04-07-2013 19:45:55 | More by Lee_Hancock
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TheBigBoy

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

04-07-2013 14:23:22 | More by TheBigBoy
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wroywel

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -17.1%

04-06-2013 21:31:18 | More by wroywel
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JG-90

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

04-06-2013 21:25:52 | More by JG-90
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Andrew041180

Massachusetts

3.3/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Pours a light amber/copper with 1 finger of head the reduces to a film, but never quite vanishes. Slight trace of lace on the glass.

S - I shoved my nose deep into the pint glass and smelled... nothing.

T - Unusual flavors for an IPA. Must be malt heavy, as it seems almost sweet to me, with a little bit of a bittery hop finish. The finish isn't half bad. No distinct flavors that I could point to. Tastes like a Harpoon. The beer. Not the whaling implement.

M - Thinner than I would like, but not too bad. A little above average.

O - For me this is one of those beers that I would order at a Boston sports bar when there are few better alternatives. And this does happen.

Serving type: bottle

04-06-2013 11:30:37 | More by Andrew041180
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polopaul20

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

04-05-2013 19:54:55 | More by polopaul20
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tbryan5

Louisiana

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

04-05-2013 15:11:33 | More by tbryan5
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BigRedGator

Georgia

3/5  rDev -17.1%

04-05-2013 13:31:38 | More by BigRedGator
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ClintonRalston

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

04-04-2013 23:45:33 | More by ClintonRalston
Harpoon IPA from Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall
82 out of 100 based on 3,170 ratings.