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Harpoon IPA - Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall

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Harpoon IPAHarpoon IPA

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BA SCORE
82
good

3,590 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 3,590
Reviews: 1,195
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 13.54%
Wants: 57
Gots: 422 | 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:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-01-2000

Harpoon IPA is an interpretation of the classic English style using hops and malt grown in the United States.

42 IBU
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 3,590 | Reviews: 1,195 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of Pens1967
3.56/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of RAC81
3.3/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of RyanWobbe
4.33/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of woodchipper
2.78/5  rDev -23.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Look= light amber, small head
Smell= off flavor detected
Taste= Sour cardboardy malt, but not overpowering
Feel= Slight carbonation, could be more

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

Photo of BigRizz62
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of patrick68L
3.67/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dannycohen62
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JodyPowers
3.84/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kotzbauerm
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Paulieblaze
3.14/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Photo of joegallows
4/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of CharlieFay34
4.25/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Leschber
4/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of XmnwildX12
3/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Footballtennishockeygolf
3.54/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of T-34-85
3.38/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bitzer2
4.52/5  rDev +24.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

One of the best IPAs ever

Photo of Rachus
4.71/5  rDev +30.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Real good. Probably my favorite APA so far. At least best balanced in my opinion; hops to malt.

Photo of F_B_E
3.54/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

I think Harpoon IPA is a good introductory IPA for those who are interested in broadening their beer horizons but feel that most IPAs are too hoppy.

Here in Florida, Harpoon is often on special at Publix for 7.99, a good price if you just want a simple 6 pack of a decent IPA.

Photo of DavidSomers
3.8/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mikus
3.24/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of bigalsd
3.71/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of lost_sailor
3.64/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BlackhammerOhio
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Harpoon IPA from Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall
82 out of 100 based on 3,590 ratings.