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Harpoon Dark - Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall

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BA SCORE
86
very good

643 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 643
Reviews: 366
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 10.26%
Wants: 30
Gots: 23 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Munich Dunkel Lager |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
A blend of specialty malts gives this beer a velvety mouthfeel with roasted notes and a hint of chocolate, balanced by a subtle hop aroma. Hard to describe but easy to drink, Harpoon Dark is rich in character and light on the palate.

35 IBU

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-24-2000)
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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

patrick802, May 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

ToddKehoe, Apr 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

paulish, Mar 31, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

ZOSO2192, Mar 30, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

shigg85, Mar 26, 2014
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3/5  rDev -21.1%

Fettpopps, Mar 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

Loco_Joe, Mar 09, 2014
Photo of MarkQ617
3.49/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

My fifth offering from Harpoon. One of the first dunkels I've tried as well. Rich brown color with a lighter tan head than I'd expect. Chocolatey mocha flavor. Deep body, rich like a porter. Soft mouthfeel, though a bit grainy. Burnt aroma, pretty nice.

MarkQ617, Mar 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

dpgoblejr, Feb 23, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -27.6%

chet4, Feb 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

buzzy, Feb 19, 2014
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3/5  rDev -21.1%

bryc9194, Feb 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

gonzo000, Feb 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

AJ01923, Jan 21, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

scottbrew4u, Jan 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

jrand2621, Jan 09, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

gory4d, Jan 07, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

MattXT, Dec 24, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

tvghost, Dec 09, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

KevinDanger23, Dec 02, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Freemann, Nov 27, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

xbrettfavrex, Nov 21, 2013
Photo of GreesyFizeek
4.01/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On tap at the Old Toad in Rochester, NY.

Pours a solid medium-dark brown, with a one inch head, wisps of lacing down the glass.

Smells include toasted malt and chocolate, predominantly. Some weak coffee, maybe.

Similar taste. Great toasty malt flavors that aren't too strong, plus come cocoa powder. A bit nutty, with some vague coffee flavors. Slightly bitter.

Light to medium bodied, crisp mouthfeel, low carbonation.

A great Munich dunkel, don't have much experience with these, but I liked it.

GreesyFizeek, Nov 20, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Enriquehopnog, Nov 12, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

ajcormier, Oct 31, 2013
Harpoon Dark from Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall
86 out of 100 based on 643 ratings.