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Harpoon IPA - Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall

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BA SCORE
82
good

3,327 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 3,327
Reviews: 1,168
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 13.54%
Wants: 42
Gots: 248 | 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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look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Harpoon IPA
Bottle, poured into a pilsner glass.

A - Coppery gold with a little haze. A full finger of white head with medium retention and nice lacing.

S - Citrus, leaning heavily toward grapefruit, piney hops, and malt.

T - Straight-up American IPA, with plenty of citrusy, piney hops, as expected. Nice sweet malt undertones. Plenty of flavors, nothing unexpected, but definitely not a disappointment.

M - Medium body, with some lingering bitter, pine and malt aftertaste. Strong carbonation.

D - Very drinkable...or more like sippable. This is a solid beer, with no shortage of the good stuff you want in an American IPA. I'd buy it again, if I was in the mood for an IPA, and there wasn't another one available that I haven't tried or have and liked better.

G2Brew, Feb 11, 2011
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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.

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Harpoon IPA from Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall
82 out of 100 based on 3,327 ratings.