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Harpoon Leviathan - Triticus - Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall

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BA SCORE
88
very good

217 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 217
Reviews: 135
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 12.24%
Wants: 23
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Wheatwine |  11.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Recipe changed from the original 2005 Triticus.

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(Beer added by: Bierman9 on 06-21-2008)
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3/5  rDev -23.5%

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harrymel

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

Vintage 2011

Pours a dark brown with a confluent, skeletal surface etch of light brown foam. Smells of candied dates, some belgian sugar, some hints of toasted malts, a bit of sweet malt, some cocoa powder and a little tawny character - nice. Tastes sweet with toasted brown sugar, graham, some candied yams and plums. Tea, rice and and a little bit of malt extract syrup. Yummy beer. A bit like a simple syrup, low carb and a forgettable finish. I don't know that this really fits the wheatwine category, but I think this particular take on the beer to be fucking brilliant - I would even consider tossing a little bit of belgian yeast into this to give it a touch more depth.

12-11-2012 05:55:27 | More by harrymel
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Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -36.2%

11-18-2012 23:00:57 | More by CraftBeerGuild
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Rhode Island

5/5  rDev +27.6%

11-06-2012 21:47:07 | More by Craftonly23121
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California

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

10-14-2012 00:39:37 | More by t0rin0
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Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

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Yukon (Canada)

4/5  rDev +2%

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08-24-2012 17:47:39 | More by Cnorrisl
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New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

08-05-2012 03:05:20 | More by mattparsons
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Massachusetts

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07-01-2012 00:53:08 | More by ms11781
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4.13/5  rDev +5.4%

12oz bottle served in an oversized wineglass.

pours a dark, chocolate-brown tone with less than a finger of head that dissipates fairly quickly; minimal lacing. [edit: raising my appearance score a half point - poured my 2nd a bit more aggressively, and it brought out a much more developed head. the initial pour may have been user error. :)]

nose is of chocolate malts, dark fruits, and alcohol; interesting but not overwhelming - nice but mild, nothing too remarkable.

taste makes me wonder what's going on with my sense of smell. a boatload going on... sweet caramel and chocolate malts, strong dark fruit notes, banana, a definite smoky character, a warming boozy kick and a hoppy finish. admittedly this is not a style i have a whole lot of experience with, but i find this really tasty. uniquely, certain elements of both a tripel or BSPA and a RIS are present.

nice, full-bodied mouthfeel with some chew to it. IMO, docked points on the appearance and smell more than made up for with the taste/mouthfeel. i would definitely have this again.

original review on: 08-23-2010

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Harpoon Leviathan - Triticus from Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall
88 out of 100 based on 217 ratings.