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Harpoon Celtic Ale - Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall

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Harpoon Celtic AleHarpoon Celtic Ale

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BA SCORE
80
good

729 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 729
Reviews: 360
rAvg: 3.5
pDev: 14.57%
Wants: 16
Gots: 28 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Irish Red Ale |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
Harpoon Celtic Ale features a deep amber color. The flavor is malty and complex. Celtic Ale has a moderate hop finish that, along with the generous amounts of malt, makes for a medium bodied, smooth, rich beer. Try serving Celtic Ale with a hearty stew… the beer’s robust character will complement the bold flavors.

25 IBU

(Beer added by: barleywinebrewer on 01-16-2009)
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Had this on tap at Redbones. Pour was a clear amber. Aroma was rather clean. Taste was more of the Oktoberfest variety: rather malty. I detected some husky notes as well. Pleasant, but over-all not earth-shattering, could make a nice session beer for a change.

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look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Beer pours with a nice thick head that eventually settles to a thin rim. Beer has some lacing which follows the beer down the glass. There is a metallic smell present, maybe a skunky batch? Otherwise, the smell is of amber and roasted malts. The taste is better than the smell, no metallic taste is present. Taste is of amber malt and a nice honey like aftertaste is present. The beer is balanced well, and is rather light in body, almost watery, with not a whole lot of carbonation. Overall this beer isn't bad, but it doesn't stand out either.

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Harpoon Celtic Ale from Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall
80 out of 100 based on 729 ratings.