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Harpoon Pilsner - Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall

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BA SCORE
84
good

12 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 12
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 10.51%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 10-12-2001)
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Jason

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +7.8%

Presentation: 12oz brown with the traditional Harpoon checkered theme label. Blurb about the brew on the neck, an ink jet printed bottled on date above the label.

Appearance: A well formed foamy white head floats on top of a very golden, and very clear brew.

Smell: Mix of bready malt, floral / spicy hop and a ghost like fruitiness.

Taste: Medium bodied with a crisp malty pale malt palate. Moderate herbal and spicy flavour amongst the semi assertive bitterness and carbonation bite. Light biscuit flavour with in the bready malt taste. Hop herbal flavour and a husky grain linger far into the after taste.

Notes: Well structured, perfect mouth feel with a German like pilsner flare. Great with a hearty chili and fresh baked biscuits.

04-28-2002 19:50:15 | More by Jason
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Rochefort10nh

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +7.8%

12-06-2011 02:24:11 | More by Rochefort10nh
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Gusler

Arizona

3/5  rDev -19.1%

The beer pours that quintessential “Pilsener” limpid gold color with a brilliant white head and a fine covering of lace. Crisp and clean, fresh and pleasing to the nose. Malt sweet at the start with a skinny top and a stinging acidity at the finish. Hops are modest and the aftertaste dry, a quaffable beer, but certainly not their best.

12-16-2002 15:08:42 | More by Gusler
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Todd

Colorado

3.9/5  rDev +5.1%

A good Pilsner. Not as light (overall) as you might expect from a traditional Pils, but none the less a good beer.

10-12-2001 08:29:43 | More by Todd
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buzzy

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

02-18-2014 00:02:56 | More by buzzy
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Stockfan42

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +7.8%

05-24-2012 02:55:37 | More by Stockfan42
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WilliamPhilaPa

Pennsylvania

3.88/5  rDev +4.6%

The color is a darker gold then most pilsners. There's a huge head that dissipates rather quickly to a small thin layer that hangs around to the finish. I found it very easy to drink with crisp/clean taste. I'm not a big fan of Pilsners but I found this one to be very drinkable.

03-02-2002 16:56:23 | More by WilliamPhilaPa
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pbrian

Connecticut

3.05/5  rDev -17.8%

Not bad, easy drinking. Miles ahead of BudMilCoors.

10-31-2001 08:33:59 | More by pbrian
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fattyre

Georgia

3.48/5  rDev -6.2%

This beer pours a clear golden yellow color with a large white semi creamy head. The mouthfeel is moderate. The smell is sweet spicy and floral. The taste is slightly astringent hoppy in front with a breadlike middle and a lingering bitter finish. This is a descent sharp drinkable pilsner that is good rather than great.

04-09-2003 20:17:20 | More by fattyre
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xXTequila

Massachusetts

4.05/5  rDev +9.2%

I am not big on Pilsners but this one i like alot.
Starts with a somewhat rocky head that goes away to a thin wispy head that stays all the way down leaving light rings the whole way. Crystal clear with a spicieness to it. I like this because it isn't as Biscuity as most Pilsners.

12-27-2001 11:47:31 | More by xXTequila
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Bunnyhop

Georgia

3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

A clear, golden yellow Pilsner with a large, white, somewhat creamy head. The smell is hoppy with a slight cedar quality. The taste is hoppy and slightly astringent with an effervescence and a slight bitter finish. the body is thin to firm in my mouth. Overall, I found it a bit hoppier than I expected for a pilsner, but pleasing none-the-less.

(source: Habersham Discount Beverage; Savannah, GA)

02-19-2003 18:13:29 | More by Bunnyhop
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jermar

Massachusetts

4.1/5  rDev +10.5%

A very good spicy pilsner with a complex taste including slight residual sweetness - very refreshing and drinkable!

03-23-2002 21:45:54 | More by jermar
Harpoon Pilsner from Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall
84 out of 100 based on 12 ratings.